Education feature: Superintendent requires advanced placement classes

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File photo Clovis Christian School Superintendent Ladona Clayton requires all high school students to take advanced placement classes. By Liliana Castillo: CNJ staff writer Clovis Christian School’s new superintendent spent her first 21/2-months on the job revamping. Among Ladona Clayton’s targets — college readiness programs, professional development for teachers, the evaluation process and even the […]

Tough morning for American hammer throwers

American hammer throwers had a tough morning in Beijing and none of the three advanced to the medal round at the U.S. Olympics.

May 19, 1973

Clovis school administrators were planning graduation ceremonies at Leon Williams Stadium. Officials said 474 seniors were scheduled to receive diplomas. … Cherries were 49 cents a pound at Bob’s Fruit Market, 621 Prince. … The Clovis YMCA was sponsoring advanced and beginning adult ballroom dancing courses. Costs were $13 for members, $15 for non-members.

Richardson unveils redesigned high school plan

CNJ Staff Gov. Bill Richardson last week unveiled his plan to redesign high school education in New Mexico, according to a press release from his office. The initiative seeks to better prepare high school students for college and careers, the release said. The governor requested the Public Education Department partner with the Legislative Education Study […]

IHOP completion nears

CNJ STAFF The IHOP Restaurant being built near the Prince and 21st street intersection will be open within the next week or two, according to IHOP corporate spokesperson, Patrick Lenow. He said the building is designed to seat 132 patrons and will be the 10th IHOP location in New Mexico. The restaurant will employ between […]

Students’ test scores improve from last year

Staff and wire reports SANTA FE — Just over half of New Mexico’s fourth graders lack proficiency in reading and a similar portion of eighth graders failed to meet a math proficiency standard, according to 2004 test scores released Thursday by the Public Education Department. The test was administered to fourth and eighth grade students […]

Jackson falls in quarterfinals

CNJ STAFF ALBUQUERQUE — Recent Clovis High grad Perry Jackson advanced to the quarterfinals of the Sun Country Amateur Match Play Championship at Four Hills Country Club before losing on Friday to defending champion Robert Gonzales of Albuquerque 2&1. After qualifying for round-of-32 match play on Thursday morning, Jackson advanced by defeating Brett Greer 2&1. […]