Baseball: April 20 – Melrose, varsity and junior varsity at Elida — 3 and 5 p.m. April 24
By Argen Duncan: PNT Senior Writer A Portales student has drawn the best lesser prairie chicken in a contest, according to judges. Portales Junior High School eighth-grader Alexa Herrington’s watercolor won first place, and $50, in the junior high division of the 2009 High Plains Lesser Prairie Chicken Festival Poster Contest. Herrington’s art teacher, John […]
Junior Preview Day Scheduled At ENMU Eastern New Mexico University will host Junior Preview Day 10 a.m. to 2:20 p.m. Saturday. ENMU is inviting Portales High School Juniors to meet faculty and current ENMU students, learn more about academic offerings, see the residence halls, tour the campus, and answer any questions students may have.
By Argen Duncan: PNT senior writer A Portales Junior High School student who didn’t intend to take an art class has won third place in a national aviation art contest. The week of Feb. 15, seventh-grader Kristen Wagner received a letter from Gov. Bill Richardson informing her that her drawing of three stunt planes in […]
National art winner Kristen Wagner just received a letter of recognition from Gov. Bill Richardson congratulating her on placing third at the national level of an international aviation art contest. At the state level, several Portales Junior High students swept the contest, and their work was sent to Washington, D.C. Art instructor Jon Birdsong said […]
By Dave Wagner: Freedom New Mexico Samantha Davis was part of a successful high school softball program at Piedra Vista, winning back-to-back Class 4A state championships her junior and senior years. She figured she’d had enough softball at that point, passing on a chance to play at Eastern New Mexico University last year and instead […]
Homecoming Wednesday: Way Out Games Friday: Floyd at Elida – 3 p.m. junior high boys/girls, junior varsity boys and varsity boys/girls Saturday: Dora at Elida -3 p.m. junior high boys/girls, junior varsity boys and varsity boys/girls. Homecoming ceremony following varsity boys’ game. Essay winner The Elida seventh and eighth grade students participated in a writing […]
Spanish bee Ruben Tellez invites parents to the Spanish Spelling Bee Thursday at 10:15 a.m. at Portales Junior High. Basketball endsMonday finds the girls seventh- grade “A” team and the eighth-grade “B” teams in playing Marshall in Clovis. Marshall boys seventh-grade “A” team and the eighth-grade “B” teams come to Portales to face their Ram […]
SportsTuesday: 4 p.m., Marshall at Elida, junior high boys and girlsThursday: 3 p.m., Melrose at Elida, junior high boys and girls, junior varsity boys and varsity girls and boysFriday: 4 p.m., Elida at Ft. Sumner, junior varsity boys, varsity boys and girlsFriday-Saturday: Portales Junior High Tournament at Portales;
School closed Monday Students and school employees have the day off Monday as the nation celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Upcoming Events Tuesday — Basketball vs. Grady @ 3 p.m. – junior high boys and girls, junior varsity boys and varsity boys and girls. Thursday — Basketball teams @ Tucumcari – junior varsity boys, varsity boys and girls. • The “Zoo To You” program from the Albuquerque Zoo visited the Elida Elementary School, Tuesday. The […]
Basketball schedule The Portales Junior High Rams have 18 games scheduled this week. Monday the boys’ and girls’ eighth grade “B” teams host the Dora Coyotes. Tuesday finds the girls’ seventh and eighth grade “A” teams hosting Marshall while the boys’ seventh and eighth grade “A” teams head to Clovis to play Marshall. Thursday Tucumcari […]
Basketball begins new yearWhile most students are celebrating the holidays, the basketball teams will be staying in shape for games the first week of 2009. Thursday, the seventh-grade boys’ and girls’ “B” teams host the Floyd Broncos. Saturday, all four of the girls’ teams are in both of our gyms playing Ruidoso while all four […]
The Portales Basketball League selected 192 boys for 16 teams for the new season at the Portales Junior High School gymnasium.
Basketball There will be a youth basketball coaches meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Rec Center. Youth basketball tryouts are set for Saturday at the Portales Junior High School gym. The junior league (third- and fourth-graders) will begin at 9 a.m., and the senior league (fifth- and sixth-graders) will begin at 1 p.m.
Freedom New Mexico Junior guard Justin Reynolds hit two free throws with seven seconds left Saturday night to lift Eastern New Mexico University’s men to a 66-65 win over New Mexico Highlands at Greyhound Arena. The victory was the second in a row for ENMU, and avenged a season-opening 81-74 loss to Highlands in Las […]
By Argen Duncan: PNT Senior Writer Portales Junior High School students are racking up a big chunk of change for Thanksgiving dinners from the Dream Center. The seventh- and eighth-grade classes are competing against each other a Penny Wars fund-raiser. Student Council members, who are leading the effort, plan to count the collected money this […]
Basketball starts Monday The 2008-2009 PHS boys and girls basketball season officially begins this week. Varsity, junior varsity and freshman squads start practices and workouts Monday. The PHS varsity and junior varsity boys open up the season against Roswell High School on Dec. 9 in Roswell. The varsity and junior varsity girls open the season […]
Parent-teacher conferences planned The junior high faculty and staff invite parents to the parent/teacher conference Monday from 11 a.m.- 6 p.m. Parents may pick up their children’s report cards and visit with teachers about the student’s progress so far this year. If possible, Principal Steve Harris asks parents to come at the following times based […]