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 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...

 
 News    May 19, 2017 

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),...

 
 News    May 19, 2017 

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,...

 
 By J.R. Sykes    News    May 5, 2017

TIGER CLAWS

The Aztec High School English Department is working collaboratively with J. R. Sykes, Publisher and Editor of the TALON, to produce an Aztec High School newspaper beginning in the fall of next year. A journalism class is being offered wherein...

 
 By Kathy Sansing    News    May 5, 2017

KOOGLER COUNSELORS CORNER

Koogler Middle School's Natural Helpers meet every Friday morning. The students have come up with two major activities for our school. The first is called Hustle Kindness. Anybody at Koogler can...

 
 By Debbie Israel    News    April 28, 2017

GROWTH IN AT-RISK STUDENTS

The Aztec School Board met on April 20, and heard from Superintendent Kirk Carpenter some of the changes that will be made next year in light of state budget cuts. He told board members that there...

 

PROMOTED

AHS JROTC Cadet Corporal Mariah Adair was promoted to Cadet Sergeant and Cadet Mike Pittman was promoted from Staff Sergeant to Sergeant First Class FOR THEIR FUNDRAISING EFFORTS...

 
 By Liesl Dees    News    April 28, 2017

KIDS COLLEGE HOSTS STEM CAMP

Kids may be counting down the number of days to the end of school, but the Kids Kollege staff are counting up to the number of days before summer classes begin June 5. Registration is now open for...

 

AHS JROTC RAISES $1100

J.R. Sykes, TALON publisher, presented a check FOR $1100 to AHS JROTC as the result of A SUCCESSFUL FUNDRAISING partnership with TALON...

 

LYDIA RIPPEY STUDENTS GET FREE SHOES

Lydia Rippey students were provided free shoes as part of a "charity begins at home" partnership between Timberline Church, Aztec Police Department and the shoe company. The shoe company has...

 
 By Debbie Israel    News    April 28, 2017

THE EGGS DROPPED

The second graders at Lydia Rippey Elementary in Aztec recently held an "egg drop" competition. Each student was tasked with packaging a raw egg in hope that it would not break when dropped from the...

 

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION

McCoy and Lydia Rippey will be holding Kindergarten preregistration on Mondays from April 24 until May 15th. The registrations will be 2-4 pm in the office of each school. Please bring birth certificate, shot record, and proof of residence (anything...

 
 By Neily Snook    News    April 14, 2017

DI OF THE EARTH ADVANCES TO GLOVAL FINALS

After achieving honors for creativity, teamwork and innovation at state level academic tournaments, “DI of the Earth” has earned the right to compete in Destination Imagination’s Global Finals, the world’s largest celebration of student...

 
 By Debbie Israel    News    March 24, 2017

EVERY 15 MINUTES

Each year the San Juan County Office of Emergency Management takes their program, Every 15 Minutes, to a local high school, in the hopes of driving down the numbers of crashes involving young people...

 

MOSIAC ACADEMY

"At Mosaic, I get to work and learn, AND it is fun! I love it here!” --Adam McNally, Mosaic Academy 1st grader Mosaic Academy is currently accepting applications for kindergarten students for the 2017-2018 school year. In addition, applications...

 

LOCAL CADET's WIN NATIONAL AWARD

Every fall, Army JROTC Cadet Command based out of Ft. Knox, Kentucky, assigns the annual JROTC cadet essay topic as part of the national essay contest. This year, the first place overall of all of 5th...

 
 By J.R. Sykes    News    March 17, 2017

RAIN FOREST OF THE SEA

Savana Lewis is a 4th grader at Blanco Elementary in Mrs. Espinosa's class. The class was doing science projects on ecosystems of the world. Savana's project was about the Coral Reef in the Western...

 
 By Debbie Israel    News    March 17, 2017

ART @ PARK

Ms. Tracey Taylor, the art teacher at Park Avenue Elementary, sees every student at Park just once every three days. Right now her classes are enjoying a student teacher, Chelsea Uebel, who is...

 
 By Debbie Israel    News    March 10, 2017

STUDENT COUNCIL BRINGS HOME AWARDS

Members of the Aztec High School Student Council were very proud of the Platinum Award they brought home from their State Conference. They came before the School Board on March 7 to show the...

 
 By Rashel Korte    News    March 10, 2017

TURNING DREAMS INTO REALITY

Many people spend their entire lives trying to discover their passions and dreams and tryin to turn them into a reality. Disabled students at Aztec High School have Cammie Leplatt and the support of...

 

AHS JROTC

Cadets will begin their Spring FUN-draiser next week. They areworking with TALON again this year, building on last season’s successes. The Cadets are raising funds to travel to Washington DC this summer, and to help support their Freedom Tour....

 

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