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 News    April 21, 2017 

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....

 
 By Debbie Israel    News    March 10, 2017

AZTEC SCHOOL BOARD MEETS

The Aztec School Board said their heartfelt "see you laters" to outgoing member Mitch Waggoner. Waggoner has been on the board for close to 19 years, and has served as president and vice president....

 
 By Lisa Bailey    News    February 24, 2017

FIRST LEGO LEAGUE COMPETES IN LOS ALAMOS

Los Alamos is a hotbed of science, boasting the nationally recognized Los Alamos National labs and a rich history, being home to events such as the Manhattan Project. It seems a perfect backdrop for a...

 

AHS CLASS OF '77 PLANS REUNION

AHS Class of ‘77 Plans Reunion The 1977 graduating class of Aztec High School is planning their 40th class reunion to be held June 23 -25, 2017. We are looking for classmates who are interested in attending. There will be a mixer at Hidden Valley G...

 

HELP OUR CHILDREN

Two of our local McCoy Elementary School students recently lost their father. We would like to collect money to donate to the family to help out during this difficult time. Donations will be accepted (in person, or mail) at McCoy Elementary School,...

 

AZTEC SCHOOL BOARD

The Aztec School Board met on Feb. 9 and took action on several items, including approval for graduation dates for 2018 for AHS and Vista Nueva High Schools, approval of the AMSD calendar for the...

 
 By Mary Hayes    News    February 17, 2017

DAR NAMES GOOD CITIZENS

The annual Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizens Awards & Presidents' Tea was held on Sunday, February 12 at San Juan College. The Desert Gold chapter also celebrated their 50th...

 

LOW TURNOUT TO SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION

Preliminary results on the local school board elections held on Feb. 7 have been released by the San Juan County Clerk’s office. Aztec had two people running unopposed: Fran Dobey in Position 1 and...

 

Let's Raise Some Dough

McCoy Elementary School is holding a fundraiser. On Wednesday, Feb. 8, order carryout or delivery from your Farmington Papa John’s Pizza at regular menu price, and Papa John’s will donate 35% back to McCoy. Coupons cannot be used for...

 

State Cuts School Budgets

District to Face More Cuts The 2017 Legislative Session is underway, but this session is unlike any in my twenty-seven years of education. Our Legislators have a very difficult job ahead of them...

 
 By TALON Staff    News    January 27, 2017

Students get tough on Self Defense

On Monday 1/23, students of Aztec's Vista Nueva High School were treated to live demonstration and exercises in the fine art of personal self defense from SJC Sheriffs; The National Self Defense...

 
 By Debbie Israel    News    January 20, 2017

Aztec School Board

The Aztec School Board voted to renew Mr. Kirk Carpenter's contract as Superintendent for three more years. This decision came at the end of their special meeting, which ws held prior to the regular...

 

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