Feb. 5 Education Digest

La Casita Elementary School awarded for bilingual program

La Casita Elementary School was awarded $3,000 from the Public Education Department in recognition of its outstanding bilingual program, according to a news release.
La Casita was one of 31 schools in the state recognized at the Bilingual Education Awards on Jan. 30.
Schools were selected based upon English language learner student progress toward English proficiency and academic improvement.

Clovis High student to compete in statewide poetry contest

Clovis High School student Sarah Frost will compete in New Mexico’s Poetry Out Loud contest on Sunday.
For the first time, New Mexico’s competition was statewide with more than