Española School District Superintendent Fred Trujillo told the School Board at its March 18 meeting the District would receive about $5.5 million in COVID relief funds.
The Española School District Board heard at its March 18 meeting a presentation by Vince Campion, of Clear Energy Solar New Mexico. The company is proposing installing solar systems on District buildings.
In a few years, an astronaut on the International Space Station or even on a mission to Mars might eat a chile pepper or another plant as part of a meal. That astronaut would have students at Española Valley and McCurdy to thank for the research that led to that space-grown food.
The Northern New Mexico Board of Regents approved a proposal to be sent to the state Higher Education Department for a new associates degree in Nuclear Operations.
The Española School Board did not approve a request to purchase a backup generator that would supply power to Española Valley High School in the event of an outage.
Española Valley High School is proposing changes to District School Board policies that affect student grading procedures to streamline the process and provide incentives for students to succeed.
Northern New Mexico College received $20,000 out of an $80,000 grant to New Mexico Colleges from the production of the hit series “Better Call Saul.”
New Mexico school districts are concerned about Department of Education guidelines that require schools to have in-person learning in order to be eligible to participate in New Mexico Activities Association-sponsored athletic events, putting districts in an uncomfortable position.
Española Valley High School students will return to school on campus by Feb. 22 and athletes are on track to start the 2021 sports season by the end of the month.