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Test drives raises funds for VHS

Deborah Fox-News-Bulletin photo: Valencia High School seniors, from left, Giselle Garcia and Uriel Urquijo, and Renaissance Coordinator Diane Silva receive a check for $5,740 from Brad Francis for student extracurricular programs. VHS Principal Darian Jaramilo is pictured at the far right.

Test-driving spiffy new cars to raise money for local students sounds like a pretty good deal. Valencia High School scored almost $6,000 by getting nearly 300 people to take a test drive.

Stephen is CHS new principal

Deborah Fox-News-Bulletin photo: New Mexico native Robert Stephen is the new principal at Century High School.

Easy going, polite and friendly, Robert Stephen, who has been a band director for most of his career in education, is the new principal at Century High School.

Los Lunas Teacher of the Year

Deborah Fox-News-Bulletin photo: Sonia Allen, of Ann Parish Elementary, was chosen by Los Lunas Schools’ Teacher of the Year. Allen taught kindergarten for five years and fourth grade for three years. She is now the academic coach, assisting other teachers enhance their skills and promote student engagement and learning.

The brilliant smile of Sonia Allen shines as she greets visitors and extends her hand to them. Her bright office is busy with frequent traffic from students and teachers coming for her assistance.

RGE teacher hopes to see injured son walk again

Every parent's nightmare is an injury to their child. For single mother, Veronica Baca, a teacher at Raymond Gabaldon Elementary School, that nightmare came true. Her son, Marc Baca, 22, was rushed to the hospital on March 11 after taking a fall from the roof of his grandparent's house in Albuquerque.