Focus on Fridays: Some Serious Horsing Around

Therapeutic Horse Riding, with Scott Voorhies Students are learning about grooming and working with horses as well as cleaning stables and maintaining facilities in this hands-on project at The New Mexico Center for Therapeutic Horse Riding, which provides therapeutic riding to expand the cognitive, physical, emotional, and social well-being of individuals with special needs...
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Focus on Fridays: Building a “Rain Garden”

Trail Maintenance, with Jody LeFevers The Trails Group does trail maintenance for the county. Recently, they helped build a "rain garden" off Airport Road.  A rain garden is designed to trap water and help control erosion. It is made up of layers of rock, stone, dirt, and topped with native plants. This rain garden can store up to 1500 gallons of water. ...
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TMP Graduate Named to NASA Scholar Project

Michelle Sherman has been selected as a participant for the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholar Project (see press release below).  I was one of 304 community college students selected from across the U.S. The opportunity to complete a five week scholars program with NASA this summer was an outstanding educational opportunity. My selection for the onsite experience this fa...
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NMPED “Straight A Express” Visits TMP

TMP recently received a congratulatory visit from the New Mexico Department of Education for earning a grade of "A"  for the school year 2017.  Check out the link below for details: "Thank you all for the great visits last week. We appreciate all of the time and effort you put into coordinating our visit. Please be sure to check out the blog post on the Straight A Express Bl...
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Summer Adventure in Iceland

  In June, science teacher Beth Roop and two of her students,  recent graduates Mika Gallegos and Frida Sigalo, spent 10 days in Iceland on a scientific exploration of Iceland.  They hiked glaciers, took ice-core samples, and put on "dry" suits to dive in the Atlantic Rift.  Here they are taking a  medicinal mud bath in Iceland's famed hot springs the Blue Lagoon.
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Senior Emma Cameron Crowned National High School Rodeo Queen

Emma  won six of the eight categories she competed in, and placed 2nd and 3rd in the others (see below), at the national competition of high school rodeo queens in Wyoming this summer.  Last year Emma won the Miss New Mexico High School Rodeo Association Queen title, which qualified  her for the national competition this year.  This latest accomplishment is the culmination of m...
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2017 TMP Super Scholars

Seven TMP students and three TMP teachers were honored at this year's Century Bank Super Scholars award dinner. Congratulations to... Students Kristin Coss, Isabel Fernandez, Butheina Ghweir, Adrianna Ortega, John Romero, Michelle Sherman, and Madeline Weider, and teachers Rebecca Birch, Lori Miller and Beth Roop.    
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