Monday morning briefing: Summer guides, summer learning and the mystery of life

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Monday briefing. Spread the word The annual Summer Activities Guide is ready to be delivered to elementary schools and

May Day celebration

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Freedom New Mexico: Tony Bullocks James Bickley Elementary School fourth and fifth grade students take part in the 63rd annual May Day celebration by winding the poles Friday on the front lawn of the school. Tony Bullocks James Bickley Elementary School fourth and fifth grade students take part in the 63rd annual May Day celebration […]

Education column: Mesa Elementary students excel

Students have been excelling again at Mesa Elementary. One student recently won the New Mexico Arbor Day Poster contest. On May 17th the Arbor Day society will be at Mesa at 1:30 p.m. to present the young lady with her poster framed and a savings bond. Other activities include a tree being planted at the […]

School menus — May 1

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch — Chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, pineapple tidbits. Tuesday: Breakfast — Smucker’s snack’n waffles. Lunch — Frito pie, broccoli salad, chilled fruit, cookie. Wednesday: Breakfast — Egg and sausage biscuit. Lunch — Chicken fajitas and salsa, Spanish rice, seasoned pinto beans, […]

School menus — April 24

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch — Chicken tenders, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, whole wheat roll, applesauce cup. Tuesday: Breakfast — Smucker’s snack’n waffles. Lunch — Sloppy joe, tater tots, fresh broccoli with ranch, cake. Wednesday: Breakfast — Egg and cheese biscuit. Lunch — Spaghetti and meat sauce, […]

School menus — April 17

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch — Corn dog, corn on the cob, steamed broccoli, pineapple tidbits. Tuesday: Breakfast — Smucker’s snack’n waffles. Lunch — Beefy nachos and salsa, pinto beans, garden salad and ranch, cherry applesauce. Wednesday: Breakfast — Egg and cheese biscuit. Lunch — Hamburger on a bun, […]

Education digest — April 14

Students participate in state competition Clovis Municipal Schools Gifted and Talented students participated in the state competition of the Stock Market Game, according to a news release. The game provides students a way to learn about investing. Mesa Elementary students won second place and Zia elementary students took third place. The teams will be honored […]

School menus — April 10

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch — Chicken sandwich, tater tots, lettuce, tomato, pickle, marshmallow fruit salad. Tuesday: Breakfast — Smucker’s snack’n waffles. Lunch — Frito pie, California veggies, lettuce and tomato, cake. Wednesday: Breakfast — Egg and cheese biscuit. Lunch — Mac and cheese and franks, garden salad, ranch […]

Education column: Giant maps to visit elementary schools

If you happen to be in the vicinity of Zia Elementary or La Casita Elementary schools next week, there is a distinct possibility that you may see students hopping across the Amazon, hiking across the Andes, or stretched out in the rain forests of Brazil as part of an interactive trek through the continent of […]

Honor rolls — April 3

Melrose Elementary First grade April Arenivar Aiden Aikman Brody McAlister Paityn Nicholson Johanna Roybal Katelynn Skinner Matthew Tello

School menus — April 3

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch —Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans adn fruit, whole wheat roll. Tuesday: Breakfast — Smucker’s snack’n waffles. Lunch — Cheeseburger on a bun, tater tots, lettuce, tomato, pickle, fruited jello. Wednesday: Breakfast — Egg and cheese biscuit. Lunch — Chicken quesadilla, pinto […]

School menus — March 27

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch — Chicken potato bowl, fruit, whole wheat roll. Tuesday: Breakfast — Smucker’s snack’n waffles. Lunch — Beefy mac and cheese, English peas, chilled peaches, oatmeal cookie. Wednesday: Breakfast — Sausage biscuit. Lunch — Hamburger on a bun, tater tots, lettuce-tomato-pickle, cake. Thursday: Breakfast — […]

Education column: Sandia Elementary staff always pushing to improve

Just before spring break, I went by Sandia Elementary to talk with Principal Matt Vetterly. It was an interesting process, because we were delightfully interrupted over and over again by passing students who had to greet the clearly beloved Vetterly. I asked all about Sandia, and Vetterly was so eloquent and described so well what […]

School menus —

Clovis elementary Monday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch — Chicken tenders, mashed potatoes and gravy, steamed broccoli, pineapple tidbits. Tuesday: Breakfast — Smucker’s snack’n waffles. Lunch — Corn dog, tater tots, carrots and ranch, cake. Wednesday: Breakfast — Sausage biscuit. Lunch — Spaghetti and meat sauce, green beans, fruit, whole wheat roll. […]

Press release: Woman arrested for childrens’ truancy

Clovis, NM ~ Ninth Judicial District Attorney Matthew Chandler announced today that Nicole Pitcock, age 34, was arrested today on two (2) counts of Forgery (4th degree felonies) and two (2) counts of Compulsory School Attendance Violations (petty misdemeanors). In November of 2010, Pitcock was notified by officials at a Clovis elementary school that both […]

School menus — March 6

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch —Chicken sandwich, tater tots, lettuce, tomato, pickle, 7 marshmallow fruit salad. Tuesday: Breakfast —Smucker’s snack’n waffles. Lunch —Frito pie, California veggies, lettuce, tomato, fresh fruit. Wednesday: Breakfast —Sausage biscuit. Lunch — Mac & cheese, garden salad and cheese, ranch dressing, fruit and cookie. Thursday: […]

Asbestos found in Texico schools

CNJ staff Asbestos has been discovered in the Texico Municipal Schools cafeteria and an elementary school classroom, school officials said Wednesday. Superintendent R.L. Richards said safety precautions include roping off the cafeteria while students use a newly-constructed cafeteria. Richards said Cures Environmental of Albuquerque, a licensed abatement company, was hired to perform removal of the […]

School menus

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch — Chicken tenders, mashed potatoes & gravy, green beans, chocolate pudding. Tuesday: Breakfast —Smucker’s snack’n waffles. Lunch —Cheeseburger on a bun, tater tots, lettuce, tomato, pickle, cookie. Wednesday: Breakfast —Sausage biscuit. Lunch — Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes & gravy, green beans, fruit, whole wheat […]

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Clovis Elementary Tuesday: Breakfast —Whole wheat pancakes & syrup. Lunch —Corn dog, tater tots, cucumber slices & ranch, fruit salad. Wednesday: Breakfast — Breakfast burrtio. Lunch — Chicken potato bowl, fruit, whole wheat roll. Thursday: Breakfast — Cinnamon roll. Lunch — Beefy mac & cheese, corn, chilled peaches, amish cookie. Friday: Breakfast —Blueberry muffing square. […]

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Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch — Hamburger on a bun, corn on the cob, fruit, lettuce-tomato-pickle, valentine cookie. Tuesday: Breakfast — Smucker’s snack’n waffles. Lunch —Grilled cheese sandwich, chicken noodle soup, finger veggies with dip, fruited jello. Wednesday: Breakfast — Egg & cheese biscuit. Lunch — Frito pie, mixed […]