School menus — Oct. 30

Clovis elementary Monday: Breakfast — Smucker’s waffles. Lunch — Toasted cheese sandwich, chicken noodle soup, veggie coins and ranch, fruit. Tuesday: Breakfast — Pancake on a stick. Lunch — Sloppy Joe, corn, vegetable medley, vanilla cookie. Wednesday: Breakfast — Strawberry/banana french toast. Lunch — Green chili stew with pork, toasted cheese sandwich, ranch salad, fruit. […]

Education column: Book fairs expand horizons

It was Scholastic Book Fair week again for many of our elementary schools. Peeking in the library at Cameo Elementary, Pat Archibeque, school librarian, was bustling about, organizing materials and arranging things for classes coming to the library that day. Large, silver cases on wheels, filled with books, were “parked” in the corner of the […]

School menus — Oct. 16

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Smucker’s waffles. Lunch — Cheeseburger on a bun, tater tots, veggie coins with dip, fruit. Tuesday: Breakfast — Bean and cheese burrito. Lunch — Hawaiian chicken, steamed broccoli, glazed carrots, pineapple pudding. Wednesday: Breakfast — Cinnamon roll. Lunch — Chicken quesadilla, seasoned pinto beans, garden salad and ranch, fruit. Thursday: […]

School menus — Oct. 9

Clovis elementary Tuesday: Breakfast — Egg and cheese biscuit. Lunch — Chicken nugets, mashed potatoes and gravy, garden salad and ranch, fresh fruit. Wednesday: Breakfast — Pancakes. Lunch — Nacho supreme and salsa, spanish rice, shredded lettuce, fruit cup. Thursday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza. Lunch — Deli sandwich, lettuce and tomato, pickle chips, apple wedges. […]

Education column: Mesa’s new principal shares plans

Mesa Elementary has a new principal, Julie Howell, and this past week we had an opportunity to talk about education. Although this is Howell’s first principal position, she has 18 years in education under her belt. As a classroom teacher, she’s taught in the Roswell and Dexter school districts before returning to teach in Clovis. […]

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Clovis elementary Monday: Breakfast — Smuckers waffles. Lunch — Beefy mac, corn on the cob, chilled peaches, cookie. Tuesday: Breakfast — Bean and cheese burrito. Lunch — BBQ porky ribs on a bun, tater tots, garden salad and ranch, cake. Wednesday: Breakfast — Cinnamon roll. Lunch — Bean tostada and salsa, spanish rice, lettuce and […]

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Clovis elementary Monday: Breakfast — Smucker’s waffles. Lunch — Chicken nuggets with dipping sauce, seasoned green beans, blueberry whip. Tuesday: Breakfast —Egg and cheese biscuit. Lunch —Sloppy Joe on a bun, corn, steamed carrots, vanilla cookie. Wednesday: Breakfast — Pancakes. Lunch — Roasted chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, steamed veggies, orange smiles, whole wheat roll. […]

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Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Frudel. Lunch — Popcorn chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn on the cob, fruit. Tuesday: Breakfast —Pancakes. Lunch —Mac and cheese, seasoned green beans, chilled mixed fruit, whole wheat roll. Wednesday: Breakfast — Cinnamon roll. Lunch — Pig in a blanket, corn, cole slaw, oatmeal cookie Thursday: Breakfast — Yogurt […]

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Clovis elementary Monday: Breakfast — Smucker’s waffles. Lunch — Cheeseburger on a bun, tater tots, veggie cuts with dip, fruit. Tuesday: Breakfast — Egg and cheese biscuit. Lunch — Hawaiian chicken, steamed broccoli, glazed carrots, pineapple pudding. Wednesday: Breakfast — Pancakes. Lunch — Chicken quesadilla, seasoned pinto beans, garden salad and ranch, fruit. Thursday: Breakfast […]

Education column: James Bickley principal focuses on school’s strengths

Taking the opportunity the other day to visit with one of our elementary principals, I learned about some of the things that would be happening during this upcoming year at their school. Carlos Carrillo, principal at James Bickley Elementary, focusing on strengths, shared, “we have great teachers at James Bickley, who work very well together […]

School menus — Aug. 28

Clovis elementary Monday: Breakfast — Egg and cheese biscuit. Lunch — Roasted chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, steamed broccoli, fruit, whole wheat roll. Tuesday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch — Ham and cheese hoagie, garden salad and ranch, steamed carrots, cookie. Wednesday: Breakfast — Bean and cheese burrito. Lunch — Corn dog, […]

School menus — Aug. 21

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Egg and cheese breakfast taco. Lunch — Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes and gravy, fruit, whole wheat roll. Tuesday: Breakfast — Cinnamon roll. Lunch — Cheeseburger on a bun, tater tots, lettuce/tomato/pickle, blueberry whip. Wednesday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza. Lunch — Pig in a blanket, mini carrots and ranch, corn, banana […]

New principal at Mesa Elementary

CNJ staff Julie Howell has accepted the position of Principal at Mesa Elementary School. Howell, an instructional coach at Cameo Elementary since 2008, will begin her new position July 21. Prior to her position at Cameo, she was a teacher at Parkview and Lockwood elementary schools, and was a student teacher in 1994 at Sandia […]

Education column: Elementary schools getting facelifts

Continuing with news from the Clovis Schools’ Operations Department and their summer activities: The front of Barry Elementary got a facelift recently. The multi-colored rocks and plants replaced the long row of juniper trees along the front of the building. The new look is cleaner, crisper and there’s no more chance of junipers blowing over […]

Education digest — June 9

New director of operations, principal hired Clovis Municipal Schools has hired a new director of operations and principal at Ranchvale Elementary School. Both will begin their new positions at the start of the 2011-2012 school year. Former Clovis High School, Yucca Middle School and Bovina High School Principal Jody Balch has accepted the position of […]

School menus —May 22

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Cook’s choice. Lunch — Cook’s choice. Tuesday: Breakfast — Cook’s choice Lunch — Cook’s choice.

School menus — May 15

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch — Hot dog in a serape, tater tots, mixed veggies, arctic ice. Tuesday: Breakfast — Smucker’s snack’n waffles. Lunch — Beefy nachos, pinto beans, lettuce and tomato, cookie. Wednesday: Breakfast — Egg and sausage biscuit. Lunch — Italian sub (homemade sub roll), tater tots, […]

Zia students re-enact history of Clovis

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Zia third-grader Amber Washburn explains Wednesday about the pioneers of Clovis in the 1930s to Clovis living history museum attendees. Liliana Castillo Fourteen Zia Elementary School Gifted and Talented students re-enacted the history of Clovis in a living museum Wednesday. The students created scenes from the four eras of Clovis’ […]

Art educational assistants being cut from elementary schools

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Highland Elementary art educational assistant Mary Amaro goes through examples of the various types of art mediums and methods Wednesday her class has worked on during the school year. Clovis Municipal Schools administration has chosen to eradicate the position of art educational assistant next year at the elementary schools to […]

School menus — May 8

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch — Soft taco and salsa, Spanish rice, lettuce and tomato, chilled fruit. Tuesday: Breakfast — Smucker’s snack’n waffles. Lunch — Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes and gravy, garden salad and ranch, marshmallow fruit salad. Wednesday: Breakfast — Egg and sausage biscuit. Lunch — Taquitas and […]