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Lockdown lifted at West Mesa High School  KOB

West Mesa High School, in Albuquerque, has been placed on lockdown.



West Mesa HS lifts shelter-in-place  KRQE News 13

A shelter in place has been lifted at an Albuquerque-area high school Friday.



West Mesa celebrates girls basketball state championship  KOB

West Mesa High School celebrated their state basketball championship Monday.



Prep basketball: West Mesa guards take over in 63-51 victory  Albuquerque Journal

A week ahead of a hugely important road trip, the West Mesa High School girls basketball team earned its first statement win of the 2018-19 season.



Prep hoops: Sentimental sendoffs for West Mesa girls, St. Pius’ Segura  Albuquerque Journal

Saturday was a celebration of the outstanding careers of Maiah Rivas and Esperanza Varoz. It was also a reminder of how quickly time can pass, even for ...



West Mesa, St. Pius win in district semis  Albuquerque Journal

Carter's 30 points spark Eldorado boys past Farmington in 2-5A semi.



Vet Mustangs are going to be tough to beat in 5A  Albuquerque Journal

Will this be a truly magical season for the West Mesa High School girls basketball program? Mustangs coach Manny Otero isn't ready to even whisper about ...



Man who caused West Mesa lockdown accused of abusing 2-year-old  KRQE News 13

Police say the man who caused a lockdown at West Mesa High School earlier this week was being chased by the family of a 2-year-old girl who he allegedly ...



Prep football roundup: West Mesa tops Rio Grande, wins first in ’18  Albuquerque Journal

This was not, Anthony Ansotigue said, the way he envisioned his first win as West Mesa High School's head football coach. And it was slightly unorthodox, the ...



Golden moment for West Mesa High  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The hemlines are shorter, the graduating class is smaller but the excitement is the same. Three hundred nine students graduated from ...



APS’ Selfless Seniors 2019 to be honored  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Each year, the APS Education Foundation recognizes high school seniors who have selflessly given back to their schools and ...



West Mesa High gets $27.1M in renovations  Albuquerque Journal

SANTA FE, N.M. — Albuquerque Public Schools officials recently dedicated $27.1 million in renovations at West Mesa High School that included 70,000 square ...



$27 million project finished at West Mesa High  KRQE News 13

An Albuquerque high school is set to unveil a major transformation.



West Mesa students see costs of drunken driving  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — West Mesa High students got a first-hand lesson on the consequences of driving while intoxicated Thursday thanks to a Bernalillo County ...



West Mesa selects football coach  Albuquerque Journal

Five years ago, Anthony Ansotigue thought he was ready. He interviewed to be Cibola High School's head football coach, thought this was his time. "I was ready ...



Prep wrestling: Volcano Vista edges La Cueva, wins APS Invite  Albuquerque Journal

With four champions, including one of the event's most outstanding wrestlers, Volcano Vista won Saturday afternoon's Albuquerque Public Schools Invitational at ...



APS planning on $13 million in security upgrades  KOB

The Albuquerque Public School District is asking the state for more than $7 million to help pay for security at 70 schools.



ABQ weather-related closures, fatal wreck reported  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Editor's note: The Journal is expecting delivery delays due to road conditions, according to Robert Rivera, circulation director of ...



APS celebrates West Mesa work  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Steel beams are rising into the sky at West Mesa High School – the beginnings of an $18.8 million project to replace an aging ...



BWW Feature: Nominations Announced for 2019 New Mexico High School Musical Theatre Enchantment Awards  Broadway World

In addition to performances from schools nominated for production prizes, the Best Actor and Best Actress nominees perform for judges live that night.



Saluting local teachers for Teacher Appreciation Week  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — To salute area teachers for Teacher Appreciation Week last week, the Rio Rancho Observer asked administrators at the city's two largest ...



APS applies for millions in safety upgrades  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — 70 schools are included in application for special legislative funding.



Suspect charged with throwing baby against wall  Albuquerque Journal

Police say a man was high on heroin when he threw his girlfriend's 2-year-old daughter across a bedroom Monday, leaving her hospitalized with broken bones ...



NM natives take on varied roles in the U.S. Navy  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A 2012 West Mesa High School graduate and Albuquerque native is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard a unique guided-missile ...



Bill may dash inmate hopes at Albuquerque charter school  Santa Fe New Mexican

ALBUQUERQUE — Nobody has to be in Leilani Maldonado's life skills class. The women housed in the F-unit at the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention ...



Face to Face with Tim McCorkle: He’s ‘old school’ with heart  Albuquerque Journal

Albuquerque High Principal Tim McCorkle is retiring after 39 years as an educator, including 11 years leading the Bulldogs. (Jim Thompson/Albuquerque ...



Hispano Chamber gala will honor NM musicians  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — “The Voice” winner Chevel Shepherd crowns the program at this year's “La Noche Encantada,” the Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of ...



The Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project: Creating a pipeline from high school to law school  UNM School of Law News

Teenagers from across Albuquerque competed against one another in the annual Marshall-Brennan High School Regional Moot Court Competition at the UNM ...



MMA fighter who found redemption now helping others  KOAT New Mexico

Gym reaching out to people who have history of addiction.



West Mesa wrestling coach Lovato steps aside  ABQ Journal

For years – decades really – it was impossible to talk about West Mesa High School wrestling without talking about Lenny Lovato.



West Mesa’s Lannon is hoping the ‘worst is over’  Albuquerque Journal

It would be wrong to characterize Zak Lannon as living large. But he is living, which right now is plenty large enough. “For someone who's been through what ...



‘Spreading the STEM gospel’  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — With dozens of brightly colored hot air balloons from the International Balloon Fiesta as a backdrop, students from 26 schools ...



Most APS traditional high schools see uptick in grad rates  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Valley High principal credits close monitoring of student progress for graduation rate success.



West Mesa, Atrisco Heritage battle for first place this Friday  KOB 4

With first place in district on the line, the West Mesa High School football team will take Atrisco Heritage this Friday night.



County Matters: Basketball, Bullets and Alvarado  Weekly Alibi

During the unpredictable month of March, Bernalillo County Commissioners put the ink to a $45 million renovation of their new digs, honored some top-notch ...



APS resolves to oppose arming teachers  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Board votes in support of national resolution against putting guns in classrooms.



BCSO identifies teen killed in head-on crash with deputy  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Bernalillo County deputies say 16-year-old Elijah Herrera was driving the wrong way on Rio Bravo Boulevard early Saturday when he ...



Legislative roundup, March 1, 2019 | Legislature | New Mexico Legislative Session  Santa Fe New Mexican

Days remaining in the session: 15. Lab taxes: Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Thursday signed Senate Bill 11, which would allow the state to maintain its tax ...



Active learning at STEM event  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Elementary, middle and high school students from 10 schools met earlier this month at West Mesa High ...



APS high school teachers get to keep 5-class schedule  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Union, teachers said six-class schedule was exhausting, hurt morale.



Prep basketball: West Mesa girls topple Volcano Vista  Albuquerque Journal

Behind the closed door of the West Mesa High School girls basketball team's locker room, the voices were boisterous. It was obvious that this was not just ...



No more 'F' grades allowed for student athletes  KOB 4

Marian Camacho and Kassi Nelson February 13, 2018 04:22 PM. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The New Mexico Activities Association is putting more of a focus on ...



NM 2nd-highest in teacher turnover  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — 23.2% left jobs from 2011-12 to 2012-13 academic years.



Lobo fan breaks foot in fall from suite in Pit  Albuquerque Journal

He just wanted a picture with his son at their first Lobo basketball game together. Yo ...



School construction pulling double duty  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Building projects not only result in a better learning environment, they also create lots of jobs.



Led by his faith, former mayor back in Rio Rancho  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — Kevin Jackson turns his dark period into light for those in need.



New APS head names two for executive posts  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Albuquerque Public Schools Superintendent Luis Valentino has added two new members to his administrative team – including the ...



Boy loses mother to drive-by shooting  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A 9-year-old boy is grappling with the loss of his mother after she was gunned down this month in SE Albuquerque – and police have ...



New Mexico's first-ever Marshall-Brennan team competes in DC  UNM School of Law News

A transformational experience for law school coaches and high school students on New Mexico's team. Marshall Brennan. Professor Yael Cannon (far right) with ...



Mother assails school’s reaction to KKK photo  Albuquerque Journal

The mother of three students at Volcano Vista High School on Albuquerque's West Side said Thursday that the punishment meted out against two students for ...



Police name teen killed in head-on crash with deputy  KOAT New Mexico

A 16-year-old died after hitting a Bernalillo County deputy head on around 2 a.m. Saturday.



190-unit apartments planned along I-25  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Oregon-based company behind the Volcanes Commons apartments on Albuquerque's West Side is now looking to build another ...



71 homicides this year are the most in recent history  Albuquerque Journal

Albuquerque moves past its previous high mark set in 1996.



Documentary honors life of local drummer Randy Castillo  KRQE News 13

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - A new documentary, "The Life, Blood, and Rhythm of Randy Castillo," is premiering at the KiMo Theater on Thursday. Famous local ...



Francisco 'Paco' Vallejos, 1953-2017: Former Marine 'had an extraordinary light'  Santa Fe New Mexican

Francisco “Paco” Vallejos, whose career took many turns, from U.S. Marine, to Catholic priest, to school counselor, died Jan. 5 at his home in Nambé. He was ...



ABQ drive-by kills another teen  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Another Albuquerque teenager is dead from gunfire. In the third incident in four months, Albuquerque juveniles were involved in a fatal ...



Raising the bar helps graduation rates climb  ABQ Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Rio Grande and Highland high schools have used new initiatives to make classes more rigorous.



1966: It was a very good year  Albuquerque Journal

Sheesh! Just what the heck was going on in Albuquerque 50 years ago? In any list of banner years for the city, 1966 would have to be near the top. In just that ...



Man on life support after vehicle pursued by APD crashes  Albuquerque Journal

This car was hit early Saturday by a Jeep during a police chase. Officers said the Jeep had been stolen at gunpoint. (KOAT-TV). D'Markus Blea was on life ...



Accused driver in fatal crash charged  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The 18-year-old accused of leading police on a cross-city chase before causing a deadly wreck early Saturday is now facing multiple ...



Moses named editor of Albuquerque Journal; Walz becomes senior editor  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Albuquerque Journal Publisher W.P. Lang today announced the appointment of Karen Moses as editor of the newspaper beginning ...



A quick ascension  Albuquerque Journal

Centennial High has made the leap to No. 1 in Class 5A in its third season of varsity ball.



Solar show: Scattered clouds don’t dampen enthusiasm of eclipse watchers and young scientists  Albuquerque Journal

Even though the sun didn't go completely dark, Albuquerque residents were still plenty eager to get a glimpse of Monday's Great American Eclipse, which ...



For Albuquerque’s Headbanger Mayor, Power Comes in Power Chords  The New York Times

Mayor Tim Keller is making his enthusiastic embrace of heavy metal a signature feature of his administration.



Arroyo Vista apartments take shape at I-25 and Montgomery  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A Portland, Ore-based developer has begun construction of a 190-unit apartment complex on a formerly vacant site near Interstate 25 ...



Matthew Barstow: Leading in new ways  Albuquerque Journal

Local CEO took the long road to leadership At first glance, Matthew Barstow may not seem like a perfect fit as the CEO and team leader for three of…



Seven NM teachers named as Golden Apple Award winners  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Golden Apple Awarded to Seven New Mexico Teachers.



Snow falls on desert cities in Southwest  The Columbian

PHOENIX (AP) — The weather was flipped Wednesday throughout much of the West, with snow falling on cactuses in the Arizona desert and Anchorage seeing ...



Crime top issue for District 5 candidates  Albuquerque Journal

Two political veterans and a newcomer to city government are vying for an open Distric ...



Education forums open to anyone  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Learning Alliance of New Mexico community forums ⋄ Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Alamosa Community Center, 6900 Gonzales ...



Interns receive hands-on experience in tribal and federal Indian law  UNM School of Law News

UNM School of Law's proximity to a number of surrounding tribes and pueblos lends itself to excellent opportunities for students to get hands-on experience in ...



'I think of cops as people who want to kill:' Relatives of the dead revisit Albuquerque police shootings  NMPolitics.net

To say that some relatives of those killed by Albuquerque Police Department officers are skeptical of elected officials, reforms, campaign pledges and the future ...



Lannon being honored Monday  Albuquerque Journal

West Mesa High School football player Zak Lannon is due to have a lengthy (14-hour) surgery in New York on Monday, the latest attempt to stem an attack on ...



APS, UNM Class of 2016 Graduation Schedule  KRQE News 13

Graduation ceremony information for Albuquerque Public Schools and the University of New Mexico.



Council Watch: People of District 5  Weekly Alibi

Here are the two people on the Nov. 14 runoff ballot for City Council District 5.



Brother suspected in stabbing has history of mental illness  KOAT Albuquerque

Authorities have released new details after a brother admitted to stabbing his sister to death. Joseph Valverde, 21, is behind bars after being accused of killing ...



State Auditor (R) — Robert J. Aragon  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Robert J. Aragon POLITICAL PARTY: Republican OCCUPATION: Attorney RESIDENCE: Albuquerque RELEVANT EXPERIENCE: I ...



Albuquerque native’s successful first book, ‘Love Letters to the Dead,’ to become a movie  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — How do you honor your dreams and still make a living in reality?



50 years of support for special-needs kids  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Carrie Tingley Hospital Foundation helps children and their families.



School of Dreams Academy students win state robotics competition  Valencia County News Bulletin

LOS LUNAS—School of Dreams Academy students recently became state champions in the VEX robotics and SeaPerch aquatic robotics competitions.



LAHS Hilltoppers Girls Swimmers Take APS Invitational, Boys Team Places Second  Los Alamos Daily Post

The Los Alamos High School Hilltoppers Swimming and Diving teams traveled Dec. 16 to West Mesa High School in Albuquerque for the APS Mini-Invitational.



UFC ranks Jon Jones' greatest victories  Press & Sun-Bulletin

With Jon Jones set to defend his light heavyweight championship next week against Daniel Cormier, the Ultimate Fighting Championship released a video ...



District 3 race will add a new face to City Council  ABQ Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Oct. 8 election will cure one City Council oddity: No councilor lives within District 3 at the m ...



Head injuries are concerns for former Lobos/ex-NFL players  Albuquerque Journal

Preston Dennard doesn't remember his first NFL reception. He can't recall his first professional TD catch, either. “I'm not sure,” said the ex-University of New ...



Ambrose Vigil started MMA with zero training and is now an Amateur National Champion  KRQE News 13

Jackson and Wink Academy was given their 2017 Elite Amateur Fight League National Championship Trophy on Friday. A team of 7 fighters, called the ...



Children need identity, ethnic studies advocate says  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Inclusive curriculum can transform students' self-esteem and academic performance, according to the founder of a controversial ...



Voting at a healthy clip in NM primary election  Albuquerque Journal

Rick Work casts his ballot in the New Mexico primary. Word and others are voting at Aspen Community Magnet School in Santa Fe, Tuesday June 7, 2016.



For second year in row, Santa Fe High ROTC takes first place in state competition  Santa Fe New Mexican

Santa Fe High School's Naval Junior ROTC program took first place in the state ROTC championship tournament for the second time in a row.



Documentary profiles drummer Randy Castillo  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Randy Castillo is a legendary drummer who found himself touring with Ozzy Osborne, Mötley Crüe and Lita Ford in the 1980s and ...



The Obsessions of Jon Jones  Bleacher Report

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — It's 8:45 in the morning, and I'm standing in the lobby of the famed Jackson/Winkeljohn Mixed Martial Arts gym. Photos of the gym's ...



Tessa Snyder of Los Alamos Receives $25000 Scholarship  Los Alamos Daily Post

ALBUQUERQUE – The New Mexico Leadership Institute will present 29 college-bound students with $25,000 scholarships during a banquet June 28 to ...



All-Star basketball: After trying year, Taos coach leads North to 104-61 win over South  Santa Fe New Mexican.com

The North completed a sweep of this weekend's Class AA-AAA all-star events held in Albuquerque with a pair of impressive wins on the basketball court on ...



Web Feature: Students seek Gay-Straight Alliance in Clovis  Weekly Alibi

Starting a new club at Clovis High School is usually a routine process: Fill out forms, get approval from the administration, find members and establish meetings.



New Mexican swings into new Tarzan show  Albuquerque Journal

New Mexico native Maria Herrera will participate in the Discovery Channel's “American Tarzan.” (Courtesy of Religym.org). On a remote Caribbean island, ...



Women now make up 10% of sworn personnel in BCSO  ABQ Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Women now constitute 10 percent of sworn personnel in the force, or 31 people.



USS Albuquerque decommissioning  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Journal reporter gets to hitch a ride on submarine before it goes to ship graveyard for good.



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