The School Yard

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.

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.