Lectures touch on drinking, role of education in good choices

Peter DeBenedittis has dedicated his life to helping people understand how mass media can have an effect on the lifestyles they choose. DeBenedittis, a media literacy and prevention specialist, will speak to Clovis and Texico youth on Thursday about the importance of media literacy. DeBenedittis said he will expound on the theory that higher education […]

Vote on $20 million in school bonds less than three weeks away

In less than three weeks, Clovis voters will be asked to uphold current bond rates to provide $20 million for new buildings and upgrades for the Clovis Municipal Schools District. The election is 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 7 at 10 polling locations throughout the city. Early voting is ongoing until May 3 during […]

Lectureship unites sci-fi, fantasy writers

Aliens, witches, vampires and goblins were common topics of discussion this week as science fiction and fantasy authors, young writers and fans of the genre descended on Eastern New Mexico University for the annual Jack Williamson Lectureship. CMI staff photo: Christina Calloway A panel discusses science fiction classics in television, film and literature Friday at […]

Spring student activities in full bloom

This spring Clovis High School is in full bloom. Among the several professional certification programs offered through CHS, several have recently returned from conferences and/or competitions, triumphant with wins. The ProStart Culinary Program, headed up by Judy Uerling, took third in the recent New Mexico culinary competition, this being the second year her students have […]

Education Digest: April 11, 2013

ENMU team takes design award Eastern New Mexico University communication services won the Gold Award (first place) for design improvement at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education District IV Conference March 24-26 in Fort Worth, Texas, according to an ENMU news release. The winning publication was designed by Jim Dodson, Scott Kendall and […]

Legend featured in Lectureship

Prepare for a science fiction invasion as authors, aspiring writers and lovers of the genre alike flock to Eastern New Mexico University Thursday and Friday to celebrate one of the genre's pioneers, Jack Williamson. CMI file photo Jack Williamson, who died in 2006, is celebrated annually with the Lectureship that carries his name at Eastern […]

Pulling off charity work

Jayden Garza-Pepin has collected aluminum can tabs for a year to help children who may be struggling with health issues — and for fun. CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Jayden Garza-Pepin, 5, of Clovis shows McDonald's' area supervisor Bruce Lamb beverage can tabs he collected as a fundraiser for the Ronald McDonald House in Lubbock. […]

Meetings Watch: Clovis Community College Board of Trustees

The Clovis Community College board of trustees took the following action at its Wednesday meeting: The board approved an open meetings notice resolution, complying with New Mexico statutes requiring an annual resolution. The act also requires a calendar of meetings adopted annually. Regular meetings for the board are generally scheduled for 8 a.m. on the […]

Prevention best tool against bullying

Clovis Municipal Schools takes bullying very seriously. Bullying is a challenge that commonly crops up in schools everywhere. It used to be that when a student went home, they could at least be granted reprieve from bullying behaviors. Now, however, with kids perpetually plugged in electronically through social media and cell phones, it becomes increasingly […]

Clovis High senior reflects on day as county manager

Clovis High School senior Henry Martin shadowed county manager Lance Pyle on the job on Tuesday as part of the county manager for a day program. On Tuesday, Martin attended a county commission meeting, toured county facilities, reviewed the county budget and rode along with a sheriff's deputy. CNJ staff photo: Benna Sayyed Clovis High […]