• News for Education

    Tuesday, May 21, 2019
    Leadership Portales recently announced a new program aimed at helping local youth explore opportunities for growth through summer and after-school programs such as camps, classes, leagues and arts training. The program offers a "passport" certificate worth up to $100 toward a program. The application must have a teacher, coach or church leader's sponsorship. The deadline for submission for the ...read more
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    Thursday, March 28, 2019
    The Portales Rotary Club honored the winners of the annual 4-Way Test Essay contest on Wednesday, March 27. The students entering were from the Portales Junior High School classes of Ginger Golden-Fowler (8th grade) and Sara Meeks (7th grade). Winners for 8th grade were first place Jenna Brown and runner up Malia Poyer. Seventh grade winners were first place Kaylynn Belew and runner up Abby ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 26, 2019
     Notice of Vacancy FLOYD MUNICIPAL SCHOOLS PreK Instructional Assistant Possess a Level III Educational Assistant License or be Eligible for an Educational Assistant License with a minimum of an associate of arts in early childhood education in NM. Applicant must: 1) Be able to pass an employment verification Background Check; 2) Have knowledge/experience working with young students. 3) PED ...read more
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    Thursday, March 21, 2019
    NOTICE OF VACANCY FLOYD MUNICIPAL SCHOOLS HS History and Physical Education with Coaching Opportunities 2019-2020 Applicant must: 1) Hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree and be eligible for or have obtained proper PED License 2) Willingness to Coach various sports 3) Be able to pass an employment verification check; 4) Have knowledge/experience/commitment to teaching. 5) Possess the ...read more
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    Thursday, March 21, 2019
    NOTICE OF VACANCY FLOYD MUNICIPAL SCHOOLS Kindergarten Teacher 2019-2020 Applicant must: 1) Hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree and be eligible for or have obtained proper PED License 2) Bilingual or TESOL Endorsement teachers are encouraged to apply. 3) Be able to pass an employment verification check; 4) Have knowledge/experience/commitment to teaching. 5) Possess the ability and ...read more
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    Thursday, March 14, 2019
    Roosevelt County Chamber'sLegislative ReportMarch 13, 2019  Only three days left!The frenzy is growing as the Saturday noon session's end looms. Much has been accomplished but several important items are still undecided. Those things still dangling in the balance are the minimum wage bill, tax reform, a measure to tap the permanent fund and recreational marijuana. At the same time capital outlay ...read more
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    Thursday, March 07, 2019
    Roosevelt County Chamber'sLegislative ReportMarch 6, 2019  Legislative pace checked in SenateJust when many thought nothing would slow the out-of-control wildfire that has been the 2019 New Mexico Legislative session the Senate showed it still has a conservative stripe. The more aggressive House version of the minimum wage increase proposals, HB 31 ran aground in the Senate Corporations and ...read more
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    Thursday, February 21, 2019
    Roosevelt County Chamber'sLegislative ReportFeb. 21, 2019  Second Amendment SanctuaryPerhaps the biggest legislative news of the week didn't occur in Santa Fe. With all but two of New Mexico's County Sheriffs lining up against several gun-control legislation they took the fight back home as bills began passing through the two state houses. The sheriffs began introducing resolution to their ...read more
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    Thursday, February 14, 2019
    Roosevelt County Chamber'sLegislative ReportFeb. 13, 2019  Almost Halfway HomeThe 60-day session of the New Mexico State Legislature will reach the halfway point tomorrow and that is also the deadline to file bills. Things have been rolling at breakneck speed, especially when compared to recent years when the budget was tight. Money in the bank and a Democratic majority in both houses as well as ...read more
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    Thursday, February 07, 2019
    Roosevelt County Chamber'sLegislative ReportFeb. 6, 2019  Minimum Wage Bills of ConcernAs we noted in previous weeks, one of the initiatives we're tracking most closely in Santa Fe are efforts to raise the minimum wage. We reported on HB 31 which has been the fastest moving bill and would raise the minimum wage to $10 this spring and then head to $12 an hour by 2021. This bill also removes the ...read more
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