School board offering scholarships

By Argen Duncan: PNT Senior Writer Portales Municipal Schools is offering two new $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors starting this May. One boy and one girl of the school board’s choosing will receive a one-year Portales Municipal Schools Board of Education Scholarship, said Superintendent Randy Fowler. He expects the award to continue every year, although [...]

Oct. 5, 2008 PHS News

Parent meeting set A meeting for parents of juniors will be held at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the PHS Library. We will be discussing the upcoming auction fundraiser scheduled for Nov. 9, as well as other possible fundraisers needed for the junior/senior prom. Your attendance and input are needed. Your student must have junior dues [...]

Newman Project equips homes with safety measures

Freedom New Mexico The Newman Project, which promotes safety for local seniors, helped to equip 20 homes in Curry and Roosevelt County this week. The Newman Project was formed by District Attorney Matt Chandler to ensure the safety of the seniors in the community. The project was named in honor of Odis and Doris Newman, [...]

Elida graduates go forward with hope

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By Thomas Garcia, PNT Staff Writer It certainly was not the largest class, but a lively class as the nine seniors of Elida high school graduated Saturday night in Elida. The seniors were gathered in the cafeteria moments before graduation, each of them nervous in anticipation and full of mixed emotions. “My classmates and I [...]

PHS counselors May 18

Semester exams Portales High School students will take final exams Monday through Wednesday. Seniors completed final exams May 8-9 and graduated.

Time capsule to be unearthed today by Portales High seniors

By Helena Rodriguez, PNT Staff Writer They say you can’t save time in a bottle, but maybe in a capsule. Several Portales High School seniors who graduate today were part of a third-grade class at R.M. James Elementary School who buried a time capsule in 2000 at the school. They were told that the time [...]

Maypole celebrates tradition

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By Helena Rodriguez, PNT Staff Writer Couples who wind Maypole together sometimes end up tying the knot together. At least two Portales High School seniors who took part in the 79th annual winding of the Maypole on Monday and Tuesday nights have close family members who wound together and shortly after, ended up being bound [...]

Honors May 11, 2008

Benoit Alexis Benoit of Floyd was among 65 New Mexico high school seniors, from 35 schools selected as Golden Apple Scholars.

End-of-school scheduling conflicts still plague Portales High School

By Thomas Garcia, PNT Staff Reporter While the goal of many high school students is to graduate and receive that coveted high school diploma. Some Portales seniors will have to make a tough choice about their high school graduation. This year the seniors qualifying for state on the Portales Rams track team will have to [...]

10-28 PHS Counselors

ACT, SAT tests scheduled Seniors interested in attending a four-year university after graduation must take a college entrance exam, either the ACT or the SAT. The next ACT will be given on Dec. 8. Deadline to register is Friday. The next SAT will be given on Dec. 1. Deadline to register is Tuesday. Seniors should [...]