The spirited sound of gospel: Concert set for Saturday

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Clovis High School choir director Chuck Tipton leads the gospel choir in “Praise His Holy Name” during rehearsal Wednesday at the high school. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth By Eric Butler Choir group members are used to singing a wide range of music. Gospel music, however, is best known by singers in church choirs rather […]

Student Profiles 11/20

PERRY JACKSON Perry Jackson, 18, is the son of Phil and Camille Jackson and is a senior at Clovis High School. Tell us about your pets? My pet is a cocker Spaniel named Maggie. She is about two years old and I have had her for about a year. What is so great about your […]

Validity of language arts curriculum questioned by school board member

By Gary Mitchell When assistant superintendent for instruction Ladona Clayton reviewed the materials adoption/curriculum revision schedule for language arts Tuesday night, a Clovis school board member questioned its validity. Board member George Banister first asked who required the changes in the language arts curriculum revision timeline. “The State Department of Education,” Clayton said. “But the […]

Choirs fare well in Southeast Disrict

CNJ Staff Clovis school choirs captured their share of top honors in the Southeast District Vocal Festival held in Clovis at Marshall Auditorium on April 9-10. Choirs from throughout southeastern New Mexico competed in concert and sightreading. Three adjudicators evaluated the concert area and one judged sightreading. Choirs earning superior ratings in either concert or […]