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Renovations underway at Silver High School  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

As a continuation of the district's general obligation bond projects, the Silver High School campus and building are receiving major renovations this summer and ...



Vandals close Silver High School Friday  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

Classes were canceled at Silver High School on Friday after two suspects broke into the school Thursday night and sprayed fire extinguishers and poured baby ...



Camp Verde cross country hosting 24 hour relay fundraiser  Verde Independent

Camp Verde cross country runners train at the Camp Verde wrestling room on Thursday. VVN/James Kelley. mugshot photo. By James Kelley | jameskelley520.



Silver High mourns senior with big spirit  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

Last week, 19-year-old Silver High School senior Steven Flores walked the halls of his school, just weeks before his graduation. Friends called him by his ...



SHS fight leads to charges, suit against teacher  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

A former coach and teacher at Silver High School charged with battery after breaking up a fight at the school last year had a criminal case against him dismissed ...



Silver High sees spike in campus fights  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

Within two weeks at Silver High School, there have been around six fights reported on campus, according to the school's principal. While there is no clear reason ...



Silver graduates charge into a new chapter of life  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

The chilly weather didn't stop the excitement of the newly graduated Silver High School students receiving their diplomas Thursday. There were around 150 ...



New principal coming to Cliff — but no building  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

Silver Consolidated Schools administrators made the trip to Cliff on Wednesday for a meet and greet with Cliff community members, and topics discussed ...



Students head to DC for competition  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

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Another teacher on leave following sexual allegations  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

Another teacher in the Silver Consolidated School District has been placed on administrative leave following allegations of sexual misconduct with a student.



Cliff graduate hired as new principal  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

Janean Garney will be returning to her former stomping ground as the new Cliff School principal, the Silver Consolidated Schools announced Friday.



Silver City news and events  Silver City Sun-News

SILVER CITY - A southern New Mexico businessman has announced he's running for New Mexico District 39 state representative. Luis Terrazas, a Republican, ...



New fire marshal to make changes in Silver  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

As the new Silver City fire marshal, Kylle Marshall plans to educate the people on fire hazards and safety, develop different types of programs and be accessible ...



Class of 2032 graduates — from pre-K  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

Students of the Silver Scholars Academy received their pre-K diplomas Tuesday, an achievement they should experience again when they graduate from high ...



Two to seek re-election to Silver school board  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

Superintendent Audie Brown told members of the Silver Consolidated Schools Board of Education during their Monday meeting that the deadline to declare for ...



Silver High graduates 137 students  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

Silver High School was the last of the Silver schools to host a commencement on Friday, but they had the most to graduate — 137 students. The audience ...



State visits elementary schools for 'A' achievement  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

More than 100 schools in New Mexico received an A in this year's school grades from the state of New Mexico, and Silver's Jose Barrios and Cobre's San ...



Soldiers remembered during Memorial Day  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

Those who attended the Memorial Day ceremony at Fort Bayard National Cemetery on Monday remembered those who gave their lives while serving the United ...



Silver City students bring home awards from National History Day, advance to finals  Las Cruces Sun-News

Several students from Silver City took home awards and will advance to the national history competition in June.



UPDATED: Police seek man in Fort Bayard Credit Union holdup  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

Police are searching for a man who robbed the Fort Bayard Federal Credit Union in Arenas Valley on Monday morning. Mike Burns, public information officer for ...



Portillo named Silver's permanent police chief  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

Fred Portillo, who has served as interim chief for nearly a year, is officially chief of the Silver City Police Department. Portillo's transition from interim police chief ...



Silver City Police blotter Oct. 23-24  Silver City Sun-News

The following information was obtained from the Silver City Police Department. Oct. 23. Request Officer: Police responded to Silver High School on North Silver ...



Silver Schools superintendent gets 2-year extension  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

After a two-hour closed session during a special meeting Monday night, the Silver Consolidated Schools Board of Education and Superintendent Audie Brown ...



Silver Consolidated Schools enrollment up by 54 students  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

Silver Consolidated Schools has added more than 50 students just since the beginning of this school year. Associate Superintendent Curtis Clough told the ...



Silver Pre-K accepting new student applications  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

Silver Consolidated Schools' new pre-kindergarten, or Pre-K, school is accepting applications for children who turn 4 years old before Sept. 1, and more than ...



Silver votes to close, merge OHS  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

The cash-strapped Silver Consolidated Schools Board of Education voted Monday evening to close and reorganize Opportunity High School, despite a great ...



Silver schools to hold off on armed guards  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

After months of pushing for armed guards at each of the Silver schools, there is a chance there will not be any guards at all — at least for now. During their ...



Science competition draws hundreds to WNMU campus  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

The Western New Mexico University campus was filled with hundreds of middle school and high school students Saturday during the Southwest Regional ...



Silver Schools sees new configuration  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

Students in the Silver Consolidated School District head back to school this week to a new school configuration that will place all kindergarten students at Sixth ...



District bans jeans, cleavage, approves budget  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

Silver Consolidated Schools teachers, administrators and district employees now have to follow a new staff dress code policy, which the school board approved ...



Student mechanics headed to nationals  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

Silver High Auto Shop teacher Jay Arredondo is training the next generation of auto mechanics, *service* technicians and bodywork artists. Some of these boys ...



Silver High teacher pleads no contest to sex with student  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

A former Silver High School teacher and coach has pleaded no contest to four counts of criminal sexual penetration for having sex with a 17-year-old male ...



Tu Casa gets 24/7 licensure  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

Tu Casa, the federally qualified facility that seeks to fill a gap in care for people with behavioral health issues — mental health, substance abuse or dual ...



Oaxaca named Silver High School principal  Silver City Sun-News

SILVER CITY —\u00a0On July 1, assistant principal and athletic director, Victor Oaxaca of Silver High School, will take on a new responsibility. He will be the ...



Teacher gets probation in student sex case  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

A former Silver High School teacher and coach who pleaded no contest to having sex with a 17-year-old high school student will not do any jail time and does ...



Silver's first winter guard to perform at regionals  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

For the first time ever, Silver High School has a winter guard team and they will be put to the test today as they compete in El Paso at the West Texas Colorguard ...



Daily Press newsroom, circulation staff change  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

The Daily Press has made several staff changes within its newsroom and circulation department since the beginning of the year, including hiring two reporters ...



Silver school board appoints Diaz to District 4 seat  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

The Silver Consolidated District school board appointed local ob/gyn Michelle Diaz to the District 4 seat vacated by Justin Wecks. Wecks resigned in October ...



A Beautiful Day: Three with Grant County ties run in Boston Marathon  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

This time around, Grant Countians Daniel Soliz and Tammy Grado just wanted to enjoy the moments of the Boston Marathon. Born in Silver City and a Cobre ...



Principals, police join forces for school security workshop  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

More than 80 people — including Grant County law enforcement officers and school administrators — participated in a crisis management workshop which ...



Goodbye, L&I: Downtown's lone art supply store selling out its stock  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

Downtown's arts community is at a turning point, as Leyba and Ingalls Arts sells out its stock of art supplies in preparation for the supply store being shut down.



Education, community prepped Bingaman for attorney general, Senate  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

The November ballot will include two candidates for statewide office who were raised in Grant County, but 36 years ago, Silver City figured even more heavily in ...



Silver High gets new band uniforms  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

The Silver High School Band will be competing in new uniforms this year when they go to qualify for the state competition in early March. Candy Milam, the ...



3 coaches fired at Silver High School  Deming Headlight

SILVER CITY — Three head coaches for softball, baseball and basketball were fired, two administrators were placed on administrative leave, and 17 other ...



Eddie Flores appointed to Silver school board  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

Silver Consolidated Schools has a full board again after the appointment of Eddie Flores to fill the final vacant seat. Flores, who previously served on the board, ...



Silver City Police blotter Oct. 4-7  Silver City Sun-News

The following information was supplied by the Silver City Police Department. Oct. 4. Game & Fish: A caller in the 1400 block of East Highway 180 notified police ...



Silver High bowling dominates in first year  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

It has been more than 20 years since Silver High School has had an official bowling team, and now, after their first year back, the Silver High bowling team ...



Vocals at the ready: Kiwanis hosts annual sing-off  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

Rain poured down but spirits were lifted with Christmas carols during the Kiwanis annual sing-off on Friday at Gough Park. After canceling the first-ever sing-off ...



Silver volleyball coach suspected of having sex with student  Silver City Sun-News

The Silver High School\u00a0head volleyball coach has been charged with having sex with a student.



Grant Countians take spots atop state's government  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

As 2019 began early Tuesday morning, Grant County natives took their place on the state's largest political stage, part of a statewide Democratic sweep that took ...



Jose Barrios is top school again in Silver School District  Silver City Sun-News

The New Mexico Public Education Department issued its School Grading Report Card for 2017 and Jose Barrios Elementary School in the Silver Consolidated ...



Socorro's brightest to compete in Science Olympiad | News  El Defensor Chieftain

The brightest students from Socorro High School, Sarracino Middle School, and Cottonwood Valley Charter School will be competing with teams of students ...



UNM grad and mom a ‘role model’  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — After dropping out of two colleges, local woman gets 2nd master's degree.



Lougee to let educator's licenses lapse  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

An embattled elementary school principal has agreed to let his New Mexico educator's licenses lapse and never apply to teach in the state again, under a ...



Colts capture Class AAAA wrestling crown  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

At least in Class AAAA, Grant County is the wrestling capital of New Mexico. And the Silver High School Fighting Colts and Cobre High School Indians made a ...



Teacher Trewern remembered at SHS  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

Hundreds of former and current students, friends, colleagues and family truly loved John Trewern, based on the hundreds who turned out for a memorial *service* ...



Bakery offers students more than just pastries  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

It's hard to find a place to park at La Bonita Bakery around 3:30 on a school day but the smells of traditional Mexican pastries wafting through the air promise to ...



Silver High softball wins state championship  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

Going into Friday's championship games at the Fuddruckers State Softball Championships in Albuquerque, the Silver High School Lady Colts softball team only ...



Portillo named interim chief  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

Capt. Fred Portillo might just be the youngest officer to be named chief of police of the town of Silver City. At just 30 years old, Portillo has spent his entire career ...



Streib's order to fire coaches sparks conflict  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

On Monday afternoon, three coaches were called by Silver Schools Superintendent Lon Streib to an office in the high school where they were told, “Listen to ...



Fair preps students for future  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

Silver High School hosted its Career Fair on Tuesday where more than 30 organizations and businesses talked to more than 400 students, from sophomores to ...



Diaz is named head football coach at Silver High  Silver City Sun-News

It's official! Raul Diaz was named the head football coach of Silver High School, and will start those duties.



Silver advances to semifinals of state softball tourney  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

The Silver High School Lady Colts shook off some early jitters Wednesday as they knocked off the Lady Chieftains of Shipwreck in the first round of the Class ...



Foreign exchange students are making a lifetime bond with Silver City families  Silver City Sun-News

SILVER CITY — Two Grant County families have opened up their homes to a couple of foreign exchange students. The Vinson and Pierpont families have ...



Silver City Police Blotter — May 29-June 4  Silver City Sun-News

The following information was obtained by the Silver City Police Department. May 29. Harassment: Police responded to Western NM Title & Loan on East ...



Pride brightens up Gough Park  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

Silver City's Gough Park exploded Saturday with rainbow flags, fashion and music at the third annual Silver City Pride Festival. Attendance was up a great deal ...



Silver City Police Dept. promotes 10 officers  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

Silver City Police Chief Ed Reynolds announced in a press release on Monday that he was promoting 10 Silver City police officers, ranging in rank from corporal ...



Silver art students leave lasting impression  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

School might be over for the summer but two Silver High art students have left their mark in the school's library that future students will enjoy for years to come.



Alamogordo school board names superintendent of schools  Alamogordo Daily News

At their regular meeting on Jan. 16, the APS Board of Education voted unanimously to hire Perry on as superintendent until 2020.



Silver superintendent bought out; Carter appointed interim  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

A nearly four-hour executive session in the already space-limited Silver Schools Administration Building boardroom — with a police-enforced maximum capacity ...



LAW ENFORCEMENT: Silver City Police Blotter  Silver City Sun-News

See what the Silver City Police Department responded to from March 2 to March 4.



Longtime teacher and former mayor dies at 81  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

Many people knew Librado Maldonado as a Silver City town councilor and mayor. Many more knew him as a longtime teacher and eventually principal of Cobre ...



Silver City police blotter Aug 2-6  Silver City Sun-News

The following information was obtained by the Silver City Police Department. August 2. Accident with Property Damage: Police completed a report in the 400 ...



Garcia Richard wins New Mexico land commissioner race  Santa Fe New Mexican

Democrat Stephanie Garcia Richard shattered the glass ceiling Tuesday by becoming the first woman in New Mexico elected to serve as state land ...



Making History: Students headed to Nationals for History Day  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

Fourteen students from Silver High School are headed to College Park, Md., in June to compete in the national competition for National History Day. The group ...



Silver softball to play for state championship  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

The Silver High School Lady Colts are back in the state softball championship round. Thursday afternoon, the Lady Colts, the top seed in the tournament, beat ...



Garcia Richard touts education background in New Mexico land commissioner race  Santa Fe New Mexican

The land commissioner has the largest impact you can have on school revenue,” she said in a recent interview.



Built in Australia Down Under, former Miss Silver City is personal training and competing in bodybuilding  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

She's the most radiant woman on stage. Of the five impeccably muscular competitors, she's also the most curvaceous, built, polished, confident. She's the winner ...



Southwest New Mexico high school marching bands gear up for the new season  Las Cruces Sun-News

LAS CRUCES - Two weeks before the school year began, students in high school marching bands were already at work. Being a band member also usually ...



WNMU Welcomes Four Alumni Into School of Education Hall of Fame  WNMU News

Western New Mexico University inducted four alumni into the School of Education's Hall of Fame this spring. Honored for their exceptional professional careers ...



Musical's cast brings whole families together onstage  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

First-time director Bryce Wooton is assembling Theatre Group New Mexico's upcoming production of “Once Upon a Mattress,” guiding a 23-member cast made ...



NM House District 22 candidate Merritt Allen  Albuquerque Journal

NAME: Merritt Hamilton Allen POLITICAL PARTY: Republican OCCUPATION: CEO, Vox Optima LLC CITY OF RESIDENCE: Tijeras RELEVANT EXPERIENCE: ...



CP Thompson joins Daily Press staff  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

Thompson is a lifelong Silver City resident and graduate of Silver High School, Class of 2013. While in high school, he played football and baseball, where he ...



Sundevil Senior Shines in Final Appearance | Sports  Rio Grande Sun

It was the same thing, just a different day and different jersey for Española Valley High School's Ryan Trujillo. The Sundevil senior did exactly what fans in the ...



Homecoming at Cobre, Silver Friday  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

Above is the Silver High School homecoming court. The queen and king will be crowned during tonight's football game as the Colts host the Lions of Clint, Texas ...



Students put to the test for Science Olympiad Competition  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

Around 400 middle and high school students gathered on the Western New Mexico University campus Saturday for the Southwest Regional Science Olympiad ...



16th annual Ultimate Fitness Turkey Trot raises $6,649 for Luna County Healing House  Deming Headlight

Thanksgiving Day at the 16th annual Ultimate Fitness Turkey Trot, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018.



Senior Completes Four-Peat | Sports  Rio Grande Sun

With or without the support from his peers and school, Javier Tapia was going to do what he knows best anyway — and that's winning state championships.



Shawn, Christen, Coleton and Areena train and race as a family  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

Twelve-year-old Coleton and 7-year-old Areena Rogers lifted their knees high, imitating their mom, Christen Rogers, who stooped over every so often to whisper ...



Pojoaque has Big Presence at Softball All-Stars  Rio Grande Sun

An improved 2019 spring season for the Pojoaque Valley High School softball team paid dividends for its coach and two senior players.



Farm Bureau still fighting for ranchers after a century  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

The more things change, the more they stay the same. For the New Mexico Farm and Livestock Bureau, even after 100 years of advocating for local ranchers, ...



Students prepare for NHD nationals  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

Nearly two dozen students from Silver Schools qualified to go to nationals in Washington, D.C., next month to compete in the National History Day competition.



Second half closes Deming Headlight's 2018 year in review  Deming Headlight

DEMING – The following is a look back at the final six months of 2018 through the Pages of the Deming Headlight: JULY. 4 – A warrant was issued for Hector E.



Silver boys advance to state semifinals  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

The Silver High School Fighting Colts beat the Shiprock Chieftains 74-40 in the state quad-A basketball tournament at the Santa Ana Star Center Wednesday ...



Casting director to help actors get the part  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

Fourteen lucky locals will get some tips from New Mexico casting director Faith Hibbs-Clark, CSA, of Good Faith Casting, next week. Hibbs-Clark has more than ...



Pojoaque Clinches District 2-4A | Sports  Rio Grande Sun

Pojoaque Valley High School senior third basemen Rianna Arellano's extending catch across her body on a line out to end the top of the third inning wasn't the ...



Gas leak closes Silver High Tuesday  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

Silver High School canceled classes on Tuesday after a teacher discovered a gas leak under a building on campus. Silver High Principal Beth Lougee said the ...



New Mexico Senator Howie Morales stumps in Luna County during race for Lt. Governor  Deming Headlight

DEMING – If there is one thing Howie Morales can build on in his shot at becoming New Mexico's next Lt. Governor, it's branding. “It's name and identity,” said ...



Coach gets 300th win  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

Silver High School's Claudie Thompson, left, was honored Monday afternoon for compiling his 300th win as head baseball coach of the Fighting Colts. The mark ...



Historic Silco Theater reopens  Deming Headlight

SILVER CITY, N.M. — The historic Silco Theater had its grand opening on Thursday, April 21. Members of the Silver City community and individuals who were ...



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