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Today's News

  • Senior Lunch Menu — May 21, 2017

    The breakfast and lunch menu for the Las Vegas/Pecos Senior Centers, with 2 percent milk served with all meals. Menu for May 22 to May 26.

    MONDAY
    Breakfast: Scrambled egg, tortilla, yogurt, and peanut butter
    Lunch: Baked fish squares, tartar sauce, green beans, potato wedges, and yogurt

    TUESDAY
    Breakfast: Cereal, English muffin and peanut butter
    Lunch: Beef and cheese enchilada with red chile, pinto beans, Spanish rice, crackers, and vanilla pudding

  • Que Pasa - May 21, 2017

    5.21.2017
    SUNDAY

    2 p.m.
    The Farmers Market video produced by Molly Smollett will be shown in the Highlands University Media Arts and Technology Building. The showing is free and open to the public.

  • Students of the month - May 21, 2017
  • Fidget toys aren’t just hype

    By Katherine Isbister
    University of California, Santa Cruz

    The fidget spinner craze has been sweeping elementary and middle schools. As of May 17 every one of the top 10 best-selling toys on Amazon was a form of the hand-held toy people can spin and do tricks with. Kids and parents are even making them for themselves using 3D printers and other more homespun crafting techniques.

  • Dear Teacher - May 21, 2017

    By Marge Eberts and Peggy Gisler

    Question: I am very proud of my middle school and high school children’s academic achievements. They score off the charts on standardized tests. Is this high level of achievement likely to continue when they are adults? — High Achievers

  • Wrapping up the school year
  • All-district - Thirteen players, one coach from LV earn District 2-4A recognition

    All-District 2-4A teams for baseball and softball have been announced and include a number of Meadow City athletes.

    SOFTBALL
    After leading Robertson (21-8) to the district championship and a No. 2 seed in the Class 4A state tournament, Michael Quintana was honored as Coach of the Year.

    It was the second such title in as many years the Lady Cardinals have won since Quintana took the helm. It’s also the program’s fourth consecutive district championship.

  • Ten Rangers earn acclaim

    The Mora Rangers enjoyed one of the better seasons in the recent history of the school’s baseball program, rising to a No. 4 seed in Class 2A under Coach Manuel Benavidez.

    Mora (19-7) ranked as high as No. 2 in the class at one point, behind eventual state champion Lordsburg, to whom the Rangers lost in the 2A state semifinals.

    The Rangers also landed 10 players on the all-district team this spring.

  • Tennessee split for Topes

    Albuquerque Isotopes

    The Isotopes were held scoreless for the first seven innings Thursday night before plating two runs in the eighth, but that would be the only scoring they produced as the Redbirds took the series finale 4-2 at AutoZone Park. Albuquerque and Memphis split the series 2-2 while the Isotopes finished their eight-game road trip with a 4-4 record.

  • British soccer camp June 5-9

    Area youngsters age 3 to 14 are invited to register for the annual Challenger British Soccer Camp, coming June 5-9 to United World College in Montezuma.

    Participants develop speed and agility, juggling, foot skills, passing and control, dribbling and shooting, taught by a team of British coaches.

    First Kicks (ages 3-4) runs from 8 to 8:45 a.m. and costs $80 for the week. Half-Day (ages 5-14) runs from 9 a.m. to noon and costs $124. Those who sign up for the half-day camp may opt for additional Golden Goal session from 1 to 3 p.m. ($47).