Education Calendar 2/26

Today • Music in Our Schools Week Grand Concert, 7 p.m. at Marshall Auditorium. • Parkview Elementary first- and second-grade musical, 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at the school. Friday n El Desayuno Kiwanis Piano Festival, 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at Marshall Auditorium. • Lincoln-Jackson Arts Academy Drum Corps Performs at the Capitol Building […]

‘Music Week’ begins

By Ryan Lengerich Janet Bernard studied music therapy in college, but said there weren’t enough jobs in the field. So she went back to school for her education degree. Now in her third year as Lincoln Jackson Elementary School music teacher, Bernard said she doesn’t regret the decision at all. “I love it because it […]

Marshall Junior High to host “Rock-A-Thon”

Reporter’s Notebook New Marshall Junior High choir director Kimberly Hale should be able to get acquainted with her students rather quickly after an all-nighter of rockin’ tonight. Of course, in this case, the participants in the junior high choir’s “Rock-A-Thon” will literally be rocking the the night away — in rocking chairs. The event is […]

Students test their cantilever stylin’

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Sarah Stujenske, 13, center, fellow Yucca Junior High Student Jessica Gordon, 13, right, and Gattis Junior High Student Alysha Salguero, 12, left, work on a cantilever during a project Wednesday at Marshall Junior High School. Photo: Eric Kluth. By Sue Gilmore Laughter and excited conversation split the after-school quiet Wednesday at Marshall Junior High School. […]

Howe, Ozelle

Ozelle Howe Services: Have been held. Mrs. Ozelle Ratliff Howe, 90, a longtime resident of the Fort Sumner Valley, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Aug. 27, 1913, at West in Quay County to Add C. and Grace Lawson West. She married Arville Marshall “Mark” […]

Lucero, Alfredo

Alfredo Lucero Services: Have been held. Alfredo Lucero Jr., 82, of Fort Sumner, died Monday, June 16, 2003, at University Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on Aug. 6, 1920, in Valdez Bluff. He attended school in Fort Sumner. He served with the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged on Nov. 24, 1945, with […]

Gallegos, Richard IV

Richard Gallegos IV Services: Have been held. Richard Gallegos IV, infant son of Richard and Stephanie Gallegos of Clovis, died Thursday, June 12, 2003, in Clovis. He was born that same day in Clovis. Survivors include his parents; one sister, Marissa Gallegos of Clovis; grandparents, Richard and Hope Gallegos of Clovis, Jesse and Maria Valero […]

Marshall, Shirley

Shirley Marshall Services: Have been held. Mrs. Shirley Mae Marshall, 71, of De Baca County, died Tuesday, June 10, 2003, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center in Roswell. She was born on March 7, 1932, in Fort Sumner, to Thomas Shirley and Myrtle Mae Patterson Conwell. She attended Fort Sumner public schools. She married Hubert […]

Long road, well-traveled

By Gary Mitchell Talk about being true to your school. Two Clovis school employees — a special education teacher at Marshall Junior High and a teaching assistant at La Casita Elementary — have spent more than a third of a century teaching in their respective schools. Pat Bass, 63, will retire from Clovis schools this […]

Old CHS tradition wouldn’t fly today

By Don McAlavy An event popular in the late 1930s through the mid-’40s would never have happened in more recent times. Once a year, in the late spring, Clovis High School Principal R. E. Marshall would let school out for tree fights in front of the high school building at Seventh and Main. It was […]