The School Yard

Concerned parents, custodial staff pack EPISD meeting

It's starting to become a regular thing. Tuesday evening saw another packed board of managers meeting at EPISD headquarters.

NMSU student monitors fish movement using ear bone

An entire life history spilling details from a metabolic standpoint, water temperature and the locations of fish at a given age can be determined from information on a shard of ear bone smaller than a grain of rice.

EPISD students protest schedule change, teacher displacements

 Dozens of H.S. Hut Brown Middle School students stayed after school Monday, but they didn't have detention, they were holding a demonstration.

El Pasoan elected President of Texas State Teachers Association

Noel Candelaria, a former special education teacher in the Ysleta Independent School District, has been elected president of the Texas State Teachers Association. He will take office July 15.

High school students help clean up a forgotten cemetery

A small cemetery in Vado, New Mexico is the resting place of some of the state's history makers. But nobody has taken care of the graveyard in years.

Local teams prepare for the Moonbuggy Race Competition in Alabama

The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Outreach Canter in the New Mexico State University College of Education supports the two teams from LCPS high schools that are competing in the new NASA Human Exploration Rover Challen

EPISD documents show former Austin principal removed over alleged retaliation

NewsChannel 9 has learned more about why the El Paso Independent School District Board of Managers voted to remove former Austin High School Principal John Tanner.

Timeline: US school violence since 1927

Here is a list of incidents of random elementary, middle and high school (excludes colleges and universities) violence with fatalities, from 1927 to the present.

NMSU Board of Regents to hold a special meeting April 16

The New Mexico State University Board of Regents will hold a special meeting at 9:15 a.m.

NMSU experts talk about the tumbleweed phenomenon in Clovis

In January, while the West made national news with extreme cold weather caused by the polar vortex, the Southwest experienced another phenomenon. It was the morning of Jan.

NMSU Fire Department receives high marks on report card

The New Mexico State University Fire Department ranks in the top of the class.

Parent Engagement Program celebrates 313 graduates

The LCPS Institute for Parent Engagement (IPE) celebrated another successful graduation on Friday, March 21, 2014, as 313 Las Cruces Public Schools parents proudly accepted their certificates of completion and graduation.

NMSU to offer beef quality assurance training

New Mexico State University’s Luna County Cooperative Extension Service office will host a free livestock producer workshop and Beef Quality Assurance Training/Certification program at 1 p.m.

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.