Ahhh — spring break

By Helena Rodriguez, PNT Staff Writer

Planning ahead has helped an Eastern New Mexico University student and professor beat high airfare this spring break. For other students, high gas prices aren’t enough to keep them home, but many are carpooling.

Spring break has finally arrived. All local students, from elementary and high school to college-age, will enjoy a week vacation from the books beginning on Monday. Spring Break runs from March 24-28, with school bells scheduled to ring again on March 31.

For many, spring break will be a time of fun in the sun. For others, it will be a week of catching up on work or homework indoors. For some, it will be a combination of both. For Eastern New Mexico University senior and soon-to-be college graduate, Marc Schoder, spring break will be a dream vacation with dad to see the Boston Red Sox in Los Angeles, mixed with a job hunt in Oklahoma City. And for