During Northern New Mexico College’s Sept. 24 Board meeting, President Rick Bailey said he wants all teachers, staff and students who are taking on-campus classes to get vaccinated.
Northern New Mexico College was awarded a $5 million grant for its Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) program from the U.S. Department of Education. The award was announced at its Sept. 24 Board meeting.
Española School District Security Director Christian Lopez caught up the School Board Sept. 2 with where his investigations stood in regard to the many District burglaries over the past few months.
The request for approval of a $122,710 purchase order for three trucks from Tillery Chevrolet GMC by the Española School Board Aug. 19 kicked off a lengthy argument among Board members.
Ironically, about three hours after an Española Valley High School parent complained about too much being spent on basketball and not enough on other sports, the School Board considered spending $44,575 for basketball.
The Española School District requires $120 million for repair, renovation and replacement costs for its existing buildings, according to an extended examination of needs and facilities by Certified Educational Facilities Planner Marilyn Strube.
The Española School District Board went to school at its Aug. 12 meeting and were lectured on REDINet and how it works, how it serves the District at the various schools and options that may be available for certain schools in the near future.
Sarah Specht and Alan D. Bowers, of Carr Riggs and Ingram CPAs on Aug. 12 presented the 2020 audit to Northern New Mexico College regents. The Board approved the audit unanimously.