Education
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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
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
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
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
Update, 8:33 a.m.: 8th Judicial District Court Taos and Taos city offices are on a two- hour delay; see the full article for more updated closings. more
About once a month, snow rangers hike, ski and snowshoe their way to the tops of the mountains in Northern New Mexico. They have a … more
Community members gathered at UNM Taos Bataan Hall Thursday for a discussion about the landmark Yazzie/Martinez v. New Mexico case as the deadline for the state respond rapidly approaches. Taos … more
The state education department has adopted the SAT - heavily revised to be more culturally sensitive, according to some - as its primary tool to measure New Mexico high school student achievement. more
What is the Two-Mill Capital Improvements Levy (SB 9), and why is it important? … more
Fifth-grader Joaquin Rose says he's competitive, likes studying and loves learning about the world. So the National Geographic Geography Bee - or GeoBee to its fans … more
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