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Education

  • Memorial Middle School Honor Roll, Nov. 6

    Seventh Graders

    Carrillo, Estrella E

    Gallegos, Isaiah Robert

    Harris, Kristalynn C

    Leger, Trey J

    Martinez, Alexia M

    Medina, Corazzon

    Mello, Eduardo William

    Montano, Tomas J

  • Looking for a ‘fair’ opportunity

     By Margaret McKinney/N.M. Highlands University

    Highlands University hosted its Fall Career and Internship Fair Nov. 2 in the Student Union Ballroom.

    The Office of Career Services organizes the Career and Internship Fair each fall. More than 40 employers participated.

  • NMHU students network at Hispanic conference

    By Margaret McKinney, N.M. Highlands University

    A contingent of four students from New Mexico Highlands University learned best practices for career building and networking at the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities’ annual conference.

  • October — a month of many causes

    Here are some submitted photos taken at West Las Vegas Valley Elementary and Middle School during October, when Red Ribbon Week, Week With Out Violence and Breast Cancer Awareness Month were recognized.

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  • Disney musical is final season concert for NMHU’s music department

    The Highlands University HU Singers present Disney: Through Light and Dark Saturday, at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 4 p.m. in the university’s historic Ilfeld Auditorium, 900 University Ave

    The Disney extravaganza includes a two-act medley of songs from 15 Disney musical movies through the years ranging from Cinderella, Mary Poppins, and Sleeping Beauty to Aladdin, Little Mermaid, and Lion King.

  • UWC staffer honored for fundraising career

    Submitted to the Optic

    During her 30-year career, Christie Baskett, vice president for advancement at the United World College-USA in Montezuma, has raised more than $136 million for nonprofits across the nation.

  • Students of the Month: Luis E. Armijo Elementary School

    Here are the Luis E. Armijo Elementary students of the month for October 2017: Andres Trujillo, Emily Herrera, Patrick Gurule, Savannah Souvannalath, Miles Cavanaugh, Noah Rivera, Kiana Garcia, Donovan Lujan and Jessie Dimas.

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  • Poet Lyla June Johnston to perform at NMHU

    By Margaret  McKinney, N.M. Highlands University

    New Mexico Highlands University presents internationally known Native American performance poet and musician Lyla June Johnston on Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the Student Center Ballroom, 800 National Ave.

  • New customer relations coordinator chosen

    By Margaret McKinney, N.M. Highlands University

    New Mexico Highlands launched a one-stop-office for students to receive answers regarding student services like financial aid and registration

    Michelle Bencomo is the new customer relations coordinator.

  • Students of the Month: West Las Vegas Valley Elementary and Middle School

    Here are the West Las Vegas Valley Elementary and Middle School students of the month for October 2017. In the front row, from the left, are kindergartner Ariela Saiz, third-grader Luciano Ortiz  first-grader Sophia Cannone, second-grader Julissa Acosta and fourth-grader Angel Gutierrez. In back are sixth-grader Kasey Lopez, eighth-grader Israel Ortega, seventh-grader Nicholas Gibbs and fifth-grader Aaliyah Cruz.