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A Taos High School student was detained by police Monday (Feb. 26) at the school after allegedly making a threat to "shoot up the school," according to Taos Police Chief David Trujillo. The … more
Parents and community members in Peñasco were alerted to a possible threat against the schools Tuesday (Feb. 27) after a post on social media sparked some parents to alert the … more
In hopes of promoting a safer future for schools, high school students in Taos are planning... more
Every so often, teachers, counselors, bus drivers, lunch workers and principals at a school know when they have "the class," those students who, … more
As a former teacher himself, Howie Morales has skin in the education game. Since taking office in January as New Mexico's lieutenant governor, he's been one of … more
It takes a measure of courage to ask the girl you like to the high school prom.Nicholas Santistevan has courage in spades. But the girl, the one he's liked since … more
April Winters of Taos Pueblo was among representatives of the Eight Northern Indian Pueblos to attend a national summit along with LANL (Los Alamos National Laboratory) Foundation's early childhood … more
Hannah Gunther, a member of the Colgate University Class of 2019, has earned the fall 2017 Dean's Award with Distinction. Gunther is a graduate of Taos High School and is from Ranchos De Taos. … more
Lisa Comer Hamilton has accepted the position of Superintendent of Peñasco Independent School District, effective July 1. She replaces Marvin MacAuley, who recently took on the Mora … more
On April 6, Taos Charter School's own Bintoro Maeder, will be heading to Albuquerque to try to win the State National Geographic Bee. The National Geographic Bee is a … more
C.J. Grace, who stepped up as principal of Taos High School in June, welcomes the changes coming down the pike for New Mexico schools. "Governor [Michelle Lujan] … more
What Emma Gonzalez (Parkland, Florida) has begun, we wish to continue, even here in our tight-knit community of Taos.Another school tragedy has spearheaded a … more
The sky's the limit for the 21 graduates from Taos Academy who took their final steps as high school students Friday (May 18).As students and parents … more
Vista Grande High School in Taos is striving to ensure that all of its students soar high and never fall through the cracks. For the fourth year in a row, … more
Imagine getting preventatives for the two greatest pitfalls of high school - suicide and pregnancy - without even leaving the building. Taos High School has teamed with El Centro Family Health to make that a reality. more
It’s often hailed as a big perk for parents burdened with long lists of school supplies, clothing and shoes to buy before the start of a new school year — necessities that can cost up to hundreds of dollars per child. more
This is the first in a set of stories exploring the difference among Taos County schools the state Department of Education grades as A or F. What do those grades mean? more
Musician, theater director and activist Arsenio Córdova has died. He passed away Sunday (Sept. 22) in his El Prado home after a long battle against cancer, cared for by his partner and wife … more
As students decide where to pursue college or vocational programs, our goal is to help them identify a healthy range of schools in regard to admissions selectivity and affordability. We encourage every student to apply to at least one in-state program. more
They wore aluminum foil turrets fashioned over their mortarboards. They had red ribbons woven festively in their hair or strands bleached blond. Many were young but some … more
By Cody Hookschooks@taosnews.comAs ferocious spring winds tore through the Peñasco Valley on Saturday morning (May 25), the high school graduation ceremony seemed well protected in the … more
A Google search about how to approach college and scholarship essays will yield so many results it will make your head spin. There is such noise surrounding this step - it is almost debilitating. Students and parents alike agonize over what might be the catchiest topics, but there are no right or wrong subjects. more
Hundreds of people participated in an afternoon parade celebrating the Taos Tigers football team for winning their first-ever state championship. more
Come and meet the school board candidates Wednesday evening (Oct. 9) 6 - 8 p.m. at the VFW Post on Old Highway 3 in Questa. Candidates will discuss their goals, their backgrounds and qualifications … more
Rowan Kinney of Taos Boy Scout Troop 98 completed the requirements to earn the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in Scouts, on November 12, 2017. He received the award on December 23, in a Court … more
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