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Mountain Elementary 6th Graders Join PEEC And Bandelier Educators For Bird Banding Training

on September 18, 2018 - 8:40am

Mountain Elementary School 6th graders traveled Friday to Alamo Boundary Trail for bird banding training. Educators from the Pajarito Environmental Education Center and Bandelier showed students how to spot and identify birds as well as how to safely catch, study, band and release them. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/

Denise Matthews, PEEC Play-based Education Specialist greeted students and led a bird watching hike. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/

Students shared binoculars and learned to spot birds. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/

Mountain Elementary

Opening Reception For ‘Sculpture Vessels’ Wednesday

on September 18, 2018 - 6:25am
ART News:
The opening reception for “Sculptural Vessels,” an exhibit of ceramics by Sharon Brush, is 1:15 to 2:15 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, at the UNM-LA Library.
Refreshments will be served.
Featured artist Sharon Brush is a new ceramics instructor here at UNM-LA. Her hand built works will be on display Sept. 19 through Nov. 1 in the Library.
Come to the opening and talk with the artist!

Northern Foundation Annual Gala Nov. 10

on September 18, 2018 - 6:07am
NNMC News:
Save the date for Espanola Valley’s social event of the year: The Northern Foundation 23rd Annual Gala, Saturday Nov. 10 at Ohkay Owingeh Convention Center.
Have a grand time and help raise scholarship money to create futures for Northern New Mexico College students and the communities of the Espanola Valley.
Sponsorship opportunities are available and auction items are being assepted. For information, contact Robin Duran at 505.747.2218,

Student Donates Celestial Tree Sculpture To Highlands

on September 17, 2018 - 3:30pm
Fine arts senior Mary Miller stands with her sculpture, Celestial Tree, that she donated to Highlands. Courtesy/Ali Romero/Media Arts
NMHU News:
LAS VEGAS, NM An 11-foot-tall steel tree sculpture depicting the total solar eclipse of 2018 is planted firmly in the earth in front of New Mexico Highlands’ Burris Hall, thanks to a donation from a fine arts student.
The university’s Board of Regents voted unanimously to approve fine arts senior Mary Miller’s Celestial Tree sculpture installation in front of the fine arts building.
“Trees are used as a symbol that connects us to

Tech Trek Summer Camp For Seventh Grade Girls Comes To New Mexico For Fifth Year

on September 17, 2018 - 12:53pm
Tech Trek NM, a residential summer camp focused on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) for ascending 8th  grade girls, was conducted June 10-16 on the campus of New Mexico Tech in Socorro, sponsored by the American Association of University Women New Mexico. Courtesy photo
Madelyn Crotzer. Courtesy photo
LAMS News:
Los Alamos Middle School student Madelyn Crotzer attended Tech Trek NM June 10-16. She reflected on her camp experience to AAUW Los Alamos Branch members during their annual lunch Saturday, Sept. 15.
Participants were nominated by their science or math teacher.

‘Learning To LOVE The Word Like Mary’ Women's Breakfast Featuring Speaker Sonja Corbitt At IHM Oct. 6

on September 16, 2018 - 6:11am

Sonja Corbitt

IHM News:

Popular Catholic author and speaker Sonja Corbitt will be the featured speaker at a special breakfast just for women 7:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday Oct. 6 at Immaculate Heart of Mary in the Parish Hall at 3700 Canyon Road.
Through reflections on Mary, two talks given by Corbitt will explore ways that women can deepen their daily prayer life and find spiritual nourishment in sacred scripture.

Anderson Overlook Draws Tourists, Artists, Students

on September 16, 2018 - 6:10am

Tourists were busy taking selfies and artists painting the panoramic view Saturday at Anderson Overlook. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

A group of students and their professor from New Mexico Tech in Socorro on a field trip Saturday to examine local geology across the road from Anderson Overlook. Photo by Carol A. Clark/