Every month, Las Animas Elementary School honors select students during their monthly assemblies.

The fourth-grade students of the month for December were Bria Gardner, Reinia Martinez, Jordy Smith, Kadence Miller, Haliyah Carillilo, Audali Martinez, Hailey McIlveen, Emma Thayer, Hayden Hall, Troy Ramsey, Melonie Median and Sarah Dean. The fifth- and sixth-grade students of the month were Nathan Garcia, Draven Barchet, Max Kucharek, Gio Chavez and Emma Russell.