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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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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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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2017 College Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to Davis New Mexico Scholarship winners Keliyah Dilliner and Adreanna Ortega and Los Alamos Employee Bronze Scholarship winners Isabel Fernandez and Michelle R. Sherman. The Davis Scholarships cover tuition and expenses for 4 years at a number of colleges in the West and Southwest. The Los Alamos Scholarships  carry an award of $5,000.  Well done, scholars!
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Go Gatsby!

Before jumping into the Jazz Age classic The Great Gatsby, students in Hillary Hale Thompson's English 3 looked to the Harlem Renaissance for literary context.  This movement inspired a legendary cast of characters including musicians, dancers, political theorists, poets and writers.  Students chose one of these legends to study and interpret for their classmates, and then held...
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