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AZTEC SCHOOLS KICK OFF YEAR WITH CONVACATION

Last Thursday morning Aztec Municipals Schools opened their annual Back to School Convocation with a rousing performance by the Imagine Band. The band, including eleven students and three staff,...

 
 By Tania Prokop    News    August 4, 2017

NEW TEACHERS IN TOWN

A new school year always brings great anticipation. This year Aztec Schools will welcome twenty-three new teachers who will join our school family. Site administrative teams have worked diligently to bring on the best candidates to become part of...

 
 By Kirk Carpenter    News    August 4, 2017

SUPERINTENDENT'S CORNER

Kids Eat Free Yes, that is right ... kids eat free at four of our six schools this next school year. Thanks to some great work by our Comptroller, Ms. Malinda Fowler, who found out that more than one...

 
 By Grant Banash    News    August 4, 2017

AZTEC SCHOOLS SAFETY PROTOCOLS

The New Mexico Public Education Department requires all public schools to perform emergency drills during the school year. Each school must complete nine fire drills and three additional drills which are used to address other school related...

 
 By Dorothy Nobis    News    August 4, 2017

BLOOMFIELD RAMPS UP FOR NEW SCHOOL YEAR

While getting kids ready for school is a priority for most parents this time of the year, it isn't just students who are gearing up for a new school year. Bloomfield Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kim...

 

SAN JUAN COLLEGE EXTENDS HOURS

To provide students with additional time to prepare for the fall semester, San Juan College Educational Services Center (Clock Tower Building) will stay open until 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday, August 14 through August 26. The Center will be open...

 

AHS GETS NEW AIR CONDITIONING & HEATING UNITS

Grant Banash, Director Of Operations for Aztec Schools, told TALON that they have been updating the old heating and air conditioning units at Aztec High School. They took down seven old HVAC pieces,...

 

BHS GIVES AWAY CARS FOR PERFECT ATTENDANCE

Bloomfield High School took a new approach to reducing school absences and raffled off two cars donated by local businesses to student's with perfect attendance. At the end of the school year, there...

 
 By Kirk Carpenter    News    June 9, 2017

SUPERINTENDENT'S CORNER

I want to start this article off by saying “Thank you!” Thank you to our great staff for another successful school year. I would also like to thank the parents, our community, our business...

 
 By J.R. Sykes    News    June 9, 2017

CARDBOARD BOAT RACES

Students from Koogler Middle School in Aztec participated May 19th in the annual 2017 "Don't Sink the Tiger" cardboard boat race. Advanced science classes from 6th, 7th and 8th grades participated, ta...

 

FIRST GRADERS EARN "CAMPING" TRIP

Elementary school is all about setting the foundation that will shape the rest of our lives. While this does include educational basis, it also sets the standard for interpersonal communications and...

 
 By J.R. Sykes    News    June 2, 2017

5TH GRADERS TACKLE SPACE X

According to Tom Ober, Park Ave. 5th grade science teacher, the Space X project changed the world, showing us that Astronauts need social skills like teamwork and collaboration as much as science...

 
 By J.R. Sykes    News    May 26, 2017

First Grade Authors Publish Book

This fun, full color and fantastic book was written, illustrated and published by Mrs. Bates' 1st grade class, 2016-17 at Lydia Rippey Elementary, Aztec. The stories are about a magic pair of shoes...

 
 By Ginny Jones    News    May 26, 2017

Angels' Garden News

The McCoy Angels’ garden is being readied for the annual memorial ceremony on Wednesday, May 31, at 6 p.m. We will dedicate one plaque this year: the 17th children’s plaque. In 2014 we dedicated the first-ever adult plaque, to honor those...

 

Summer Lunches in Bloomfield

Just a reminder regarding our first CYFD Summer Food Kick Off. The Kick Off will be on Tuesday, May 30, 11:30 to 1:00 at Salmon Park, 301 N. Fifth Street, Bloomfield. I hope you all can join Bloomfield Schools in kicking off the summer with some...

 
 By Jessica Selph    News    May 26, 2017

Students See the Grand Canyon

As the year draws to an end, 8th grade students from Mosaic Academy are given an opportunity of a lifetime (OR given a grand opportunity). It has become tradition that the school send off their gradua...

 

Congratulations 2017 Graduates Vista Nueva High School

Tatiana Aragon • Ciera Babcock Summer K Bustillos • Cami Nicole Cornell Michael Downey • Samantha Rannae Gifford John Ellis Hubbard IV • Tyler D Mateo Anjelika Savedra • Courtney E Tiley...

 
 By J.R. Sykes    News    May 26, 2017

Lydia Rippey Plays "Hookey"

Friday, May 19th at Riverside Park in Aztec, the Kindergarten class enjoyed a day out of the classroom fishing. Sponsors of this very popular annual event provided food; instruction on fly tying;...

 
 By Dale Anderson    News    May 19, 2017

AZTEC GRADS COMPETE IN ARIZONA

New Mexico State University engineering students from Aztec spent three days successfully competing in the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Design Build Fly competition held in Tucso...

 

PRESENTING THE AHS CLASS OF 2017

AHS Honor Graduates (Top 10%) James Patrick Alire Danielle T. Andrews Ashlynn D. Atwood Brianna R. Bradford Ashlynn Bradley Cierah C. Clowe Kaitlyn D. Cutbirth Dalton G. DeBerry Raelynn Dusenbery...

 
 By Amy Hayes    News    May 19, 2017

PROM TIME

My name is Amy Hayes and I teach special needs kids at Farmington High School. A few years ago, my co-teacher Kymbr Mordecki started taking our students to prom. She worked hard to get everything for...

 
 By Susan Kerschion    News    May 19, 2017

COWBOY DAYS AT MCCOY

Howdy partner! On Friday, May 5 McCoy Elementary School had their "Cowboy Day." It was a full day of fun activities for all the kids. They had stick horse races, roped a bale of hay (it was a cow),...

 

AZTEC SCHOOL BOARD PRESENTS AWARDS

Judy Englehart, Federal Programs Director and Tania Prokop, Deputy Supt., were both awarded the New Mexico School Board Association "Excellence in Student Achievement" Award at the May meeting of the...

 
 By Ken Bone    News    May 12, 2017

AHS STUDENT EXPELLED OVER SNAPCHAT STORY

In recent news, a local Aztec teen has been expelled in wake of posting a controversial snapchat story. On Easter Sunday, Tyler Clements, a freshmen at Aztec High School posted a picture with a gun on his snapchat with the caption “Don’t come to...

 

MISSING BANNER

Some time over the 2015-16 school year, 7 banners belonging to the Angels' Garden at McCoy Elementary disappeared. This was not discovered until right before the annual memorial ceremony, last year,...

 

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