Visualizing History through Social Media

Students in Scott Hauenstein's US History class created Instagram posts to develop a visual timeline from Reconstruction to the Great Depression (1865-1929). History is often buried in textbooks, lectures and PowerPoints, but what does it actually look like? How do people and events becomes themes and ideas? If you looked closely at this Instagram installation, you just might h...
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Focus on Fridays: The Sky’s the Limit!

In December, the Wildlife Habitat Conservation Friday Project group had the unique opportunity to interact closely with some very special people and their very special birds of prey. TMP students were able to witness first hand a hunting practice that dates back over 4,000 years--hunting small game with raptors. Though raptors have been used for hunting for centuries, the...
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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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