• Mescalero

    More than just a tournament

    ALBUQUERQUE – High school basketball tournaments are usually frenetic affairs – weekends filled with games and, hopefully, good competition. There’s one tournament in Albuquerque every Christmas break which adds to the overall madness, yet it’s an addition students, coaches and teachers alike enjoy. The tournament is the Striking Eagle Native [...]
  • Carrizozo

    These ’Zozo students are serious foodies

    A majority of people – both before and after they graduate from high school – will hold down some sort of job in the food service industry, even if it’s filling in orders at a fast food restaurant. But some of those hospitality jobs can pay a considerably higher wage, [...]
  • Nob Hill

    Students a part of history

    Nob Hill and Sierra Vista students and teachers participated in a ceremonial steel beam signing, Jan. 8, at the site of the new Nob Hill replacement school construction site. Nob Hill and Sierra Vista Primary students and teachers affixed their signatures to a beam that will be a permanent part [...]
  • Ruidoso

    When students run the show

    RUIDOSO – Imagine a class in which the students are in charge. That’s pretty much the situation with Destination Imagination, a class at White Mountain Elementary. Seven students in fourth and fifth grades are taking part in an edifying community service project at GoodLife Assisted Living, and it was all [...]
  • Ruidoso

    RMS chess club gets competitive

    The educational benefits of playing chess are well documented. Chess has been shown to increase focus, improve memory, boost reasoning and problem-solving skills, and develop creativity. In the fall of 2015, Galen Farrington proposed making chess and its associated benefits available to the students at Ruidoso Middle School. By December [...]

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Robots compete at Mescalero

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It’s the robo-apocalypse! No, actually it’s not. It’s a VEX Robotics Competition, and it’s being held, Jan. 20, at Mescalero High School. Six high schools from New Mexico and Texas are coming to the Sacramento Mountains to test their creations in pitted contests against other robots, with the first competitions to start at about 9 a.m. “It’s eye-opening to see [...]

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Carstens named ENMU-Ruidoso president

Eastern New Mexico University-Ruidoso’s College Board unanimously recommended Dr. Ryan Carstens be named the president of ENMU-Ruidoso at their meeting on Dec. 20. ENMU President Dr. Jeff Elwell concurred and Carstens accepted the position. He […]


CPS updates

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story and photos originally ran in the Cardinal Chronicle, a monthly newsletter published by students at Corona High School. They have been minimally edited for style issues. On Nov. 29, the junior […]