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Celebrate International Children's Book Day

Each year since 1967, the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) celebrates the birth of Hans Christian Andersen on April 2 by celebrating International Children's Book Day.

Canutillo HS student takes the cake

Canutillo High School student Kashmir Flores joined us in our NewsChannel 9 studios Tuesday for a sneak peak at her award-winning cupcake concoctions. Flores is a Senior in the Culinary Arts program at CHS.

Make a splash at the pool the safety way

Price’s Creameries and the Drowning Prevention Coalition of El Paso will host April Pools Month teaching water safety to children and adults in El Paso along with free swimming.

NMSU flight test center conducts airworthiness assessment

The SenseFly eBee unmanned aircraft system recently completed an airworthiness assessment, an Federal Aviation Administration-accepted public aircraft process, at the New Mexico State University Physical Science Laboratory’s Unmanned Airc

UTEP student designs to appear in Sun Metro buses, Downtown transfer center

Pops of color and creative designs will delight thousands of Sun Metro’s daily patrons on the fixed-route buses and at the Downtown Transfer Center as the city’s bus service celebrates UTEP’s Centennial.

UTEP: Author Todd Miller to speak about new book

Author Todd Miller will talk about his new book, Border Patrol Nation: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Homeland Security, on Tuesday, April 1st, at Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Center for the Visual Arts, UTEP campus.

UTEP to host centennial open house

In honor of its 100-year anniversary, The University of Texas at El Paso invites the Paso del Norte community to join in a campus-wide open house and celebration spanning three days, April 10-12.

NMSU experts expect little impact this year from chile-damaging virus

As chile production season approaches, three New Mexico State University professors say the danger of curly top virus is higher than last year, but still in the low percentage range.

Eastwood Middle earns National Excellence honor

Eastwood Middle School is among 16 U.S.

EPISD to redistribute high school teaching facilitators

The El Paso Independent School District Board of Managers is moving forward with a plan to redistribute teacher instructional coaches.

Medical students celebrate their hard work on Match Day

The students at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center’s Paul L. Foster School of Medicine were among those who participated in Match Day.

NMSU Aggie football, Facilities and Services, team up to plant trees

New Mexico State University Aggie football players and NMSU Facilities and Services Grounds department employees teamed up Thursday morning to plant 35 trees in honor of New Mexico’s observance of Arbor Day.

Texas College of the Mines day underway at UTEP

UTEP's Texas College of the Mines (TCM) Day kicked off with the Miners whitewashing the "M" Friday morning.

TEA commissioner authorizes calculator apps for 8th grade STARR mathematics

Commissioner of Education Michael Williams has advised superintendents he will allow districts to satisfy a requirement to use graphing calculators for the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) grade 8 mathematics assessment

Rojas/Campestre robotics camp

Students at all academic levels from Campestre Elementary School and Robert R. Rojas Elementary School have been working in teams, building and programming Lego Mindstorm Robots at a week-long robotics camp.