Education column: Secondary schools undergo improvements

Further to recent reports, our secondary school sites have also been undergoing improvements during the summer months, thanks to the efforts of our operations department. Anyone driving by Marshall Middle School will have noticed not only a great deal of construction on the north end of the campus, but a whole new building going up. […]

Hounds rebuild secondary

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CNJ staff photo: Kevin Wilson ENMU running back Corey Thomas gets past defenders Curtis Jackson, left, and Sau Fauhala during the team’s scrimmage on Saturday morning at Greyhound Stadium. Dave Wagner BLACKWATER DRAW — With talented cornerbacks Rodney Mitchell and Tavius Bigelow and safety Tillman Stevens gone to graduation, Eastern New Mexico University will have […]

Clovis Christian School hopes to consolidate campuses

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Illustration: David Petty Phase I of Clovis Christian’s east campus is the left wing. The rest of the construction, phase II, will cost $6 million. Clovis Christian School has had two buyers interested in their secondary campus on Hinkle Street this year. The school is hoping to sell the 98-year-old building to move the entire […]

Education, not politics, should be schools’ priority

Priorities. I am trying to teach my grandson Jason about priorities, and even Mikayla my granddaughter, to whatever extent that concept can be grasped by a 6-year-old. One of my favorite classroom observations comes from my friend John, a middle school Spanish teacher in Florida, who reinforces with each group of students that “My primary […]

ENMU designated ‘military friendly’

By Argen Duncan: Freedom New Mexico In services for military members, their spouses and veterans, Eastern New Mexico University is among the top 15 percent of post-secondary schools in the nation, according to the magazine G.I. Jobs. The magazine has given ENMU the “Military Friendly School” designation. “At Eastern New Mexico University, we very much […]

Military feature: County road presents problem for Cannon

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Courtesy photo: Cannon Air Force Base A MC-130W aircraft taxies on Cannon Air Force Base’s flight line. By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer Cannon Air Force Base officials are working to comply with a Federal Aviation Administration and U.S. Air Force requirement regarding a secondary base runway’s proximity to a county road. Base officials discovered […]

Crimes at Clovis secondary schools rising annually

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Graduates prepared for future

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CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle Kelsey Massey and Ryan Schaap are among 17 students graduating today from Clovis Christian School. By Helena Rodriguez: CNJ staff writer Six girls and 11 boys will sail from the Eagles’ nest of Clovis Christian School today as they graduate from the private, Bible-based school. For seniors Kelsey Massey and […]

Education feature: Clovis Christian outgrows current facility

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Clovis Christian seventh-graders exit Sherill Wofford’s class on the left and Max Kralicek’s on the right after class Wednesday at school. Increased enrollment has allowed the school to have two seventh-grade classes. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Ryan Lengerich: CNJ staff writer The hallways at Clovis Christian School are narrow. Lockers don’t face each […]

ENMU’s Johnson switches sports

By Dave Wagner BLACKWATER DRAW — Randy Johnson used up his college eligibility in basketball last spring at Eastern New Mexico University, but he wasn’t ready to give up sports. So he approached ENMU’s football coaches about the possibility of playing this fall. Given the chance during spring practice, the coaches liked what they saw […]