Megan Torres and Makayla Huffman were chosen as the Las Animas Middle School PRIDE Citizenship Award winners. Torres, seventh grade, was awarded for always being pleasant, respectful, and positive. She goes to class with a smile on her face and ready to learn. She is praised for being an excellent student who enjoys learning. Huffman, eighth grade, was awarded for her respectful attitude toward learning and her positive manner wth all students. She was praised as being a true asset...
The 58th annual Otero Arts Festival is set for April 1-3 at McDivitt Center on the Otero Junior College campus. First time judge for the creative writing entries will be writer and poet Alysse Kathleen McCanna.
The district spelling bee was held on Tuesday, Feb. 18 at the John Rawlings Museum in Las Animas.
Former Trojan baseball player, Justin Thaxton, grandson of local family Rob and Mary Thaxton, and signed his letter of intent to Division 1 University of the Pacific back in November after being pursued by many colleges across the country.
The 18th annual Arkansas Valley Regional Science and Engineering Fair was held at Otero Junior College on February 20-22. Close to 160 students, ranging in grades from K-12, attended the event.
Bent County Commissioners expressed interest in obtaining ownership responsibilities of Memorial School at their most recent meeting Feb. 12, whereas Bent County would take over the property from the Las Animas School District effective June 1, 2014.
Tip of the WeekCareer growth, job stability and employee benefits have increased the pursuit of a college education, and with it, the cost of earning a degree.
Rachelle Siefkas and Taylor Spady will represent Las Animas High School at commencement ceremonies in May as valedictorian and salutatorian of the class of 2014.
Valerie Martinez (eighth grade), and Blanca Cadenas (seventh grade) have been selected the Las Animas Middle School Athletes of the Week.
An Advanced QuickBooks Pro Workshop will be offered on Feb. 15 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lamar Community College in Betz Hall Room 231.
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