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On Tuesday (June 23) the New Mexico Public Education Department released its guidelines for allowing K-12 students back into the classrooms for the first time since March, when schools across the state were shut down for in-person attendance after the outbreak of a highly infectious novel coronavirus. more
Enos Garcia Elementary and Taos International School, along with Vista Grande High School and Peñasco Elementary, received some welcome news - along with … more
On behalf of True Kids 1 and Taos Municipal Schools, I would like to thank our community for your extraordinary support of local families during our recent laptop fundraising drive. In the campaign, over $70,000 was raised through contributions by more than 40 individuals and foundations. This allowed Taos Municipal Schools to purchase 100 MacBook Air laptops for students. more
With all the travails Taos county educators are dealing with these days, they really needed some good news – and it arrived in spades May 14. Vista Grande High School, Peñasco Elementary, Enos Garcia Elementary and Taos International School all received $150,000 grants to implement their plans for restructuring as community schools under phase two of the state Public Education Department’s Community Schools Initiative. more
Dear Community, Today’s (March 27) announcement that New Mexico schools will not reopen this (academic) year means that our state’s 2 million students will be out of traditional … more
New Mexico students won’t return to regular classrooms this school year as the state continues fighting the spread of COVID-19, the deadly illness caused by coronavirus. more
Pickup sites and bus delivery routes have not changed since last week, except that three new drive-through pickup sites have been added: Gusdorf Housing at 750 Gusdorf Rd.; the trailer park behind Walmart at 205 Camino de la Merced; and LMNOC radio station at 827 Paseo del Pueblo Norte. more
Vista Grande Charter High School administrators recently announced receipt of two sizable grants under the state's Indigenous Education and Community Schools Initiatives and outlined plans to restructure the school's curriculum to focus more on indigenous education. more
With the recent closing of New Mexico schools due to COVID-19, Kit Carson Internet is working with Taos schools, University of New Mexico, LOR Foundation, True Kids 1 and Adobe to help provide all children who attend any school in the Taos area with access to online learning.  more
When New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced last week that all K-12 schools in the state would close for at least three weeks to help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, districts faced a big challenge: how to help students who need food. more
At a special meeting last evening (March 9), the Peñasco school board voted 3-2 to reverse its March 3 decision and renew superintendent Lisa Hamilton’s contract for the 2020-2021 school year.  more
Questa Independent Schools sent students home early Thursday (Sept.  19)  due to an unknown threat. The district sent out an alert to parents and staff about 12:45 p.m. that said, "due to … more
The Taos News Back to School Guide is your comprehensive guide for the new semester. more
Turning a parking lot into a “secret garden” is first-grade teacher Connie White’s dream come true. And now it’s bearing the fruit of a statewide STEAM organic farming … more
If Taos kids are asked to write an essay about their summer, many will have stories to share about the fun they had at summer camps. All kinds of activities were offered this summer in and around … more
Perhaps this sounds like a catchphrase, but the data speaks for itself. Our tagline is “Education Elevated” because this school community reaches for the stars in the beautiful Sangre de … more
Charter schools are indeed public schools. They are granted greater flexibility in regard to their operations, yet are still held accountable for growing student achievement. Because charters are … more
Are you a rising high school senior with plans to pursue a certification, vocational education or a two- or four-year college degree? Have you completed your GED/HSE (High School Equivalency) and are … more
Andy Leonard is a science teacher (primarily in physics and environmental science) at Taos High School. He understands that the oil and gas industry is part of the New Mexico economy — as is … more
Get your comprehensive guide to all the school information in Taos and beyond for the upcoming year in this week's The Taos News. more
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