Young talents abound in Nutcracker

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newspapers A Christmas tradition is continuing for a pair of local schools, as audiences have four chances to catch “The Nutcracker,” starting tonight and running through Monday. Clovis’ Lincoln-Jackson Arts Academy has the first performance, tonight and Friday. Sunday and Monday finds dance classes at Eastern New Mexico University’s Extended Learning […]

11/27 Letters to the editor

Reason for school merger hypocritical The Nov. 15 school board meeting was historical. With little compassion shown by the board, except for two, and certainly not by the administration, an execution date has been set for the guillotine to fall on Lincoln-Jackson Arts Academy. Despite the objections of both communities, hundreds of students from Bella […]

Merged schools may not be as effective

CNJ Readers I am pleased to have my daughter in her third year at Lincoln Jackson Arts Academy. I support the arts-infused education provided by LJAA and would be glad to see that same education provided to any interested child. That said, I’m concerned about the proposed merger with Bella Vista Elementary. First, LJAA has […]