The latest evolution of the School of Dreams Academy includes a student schedule change and new digital arts equipment, but the biggest change is the school's official designation as an Early College High School.
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The trunk of Kathleen Hill's car is full and she really wants that to change.
Officially a Belenite for almost a month, new superintendent for the Belen Consolidated Schools Max Perez has been out and about, learning his community and exploring the district.
My eldest child, whom I love dearly, is the absolute worst. He is really of no help whatsoever.
I rented two good movies over the weekend; "5 Flights Up" and "Danny Collins," both recently released on DVD.
Of all the channels we receive in the Garcia household, I watch just a few. I love HGTV, the home of "House Hunters," "Love It or List It."
Art for Pets’ Sake: Belen Art League hosts art exhibit to benefit the Valencia County Animal Shelter
Wagging tails and wet noses, and furry bodies affectionately rubbing against human legs — these are familiar occurrences to pet owners.
The Fourth of July will be a bigger bang than usual in the city of Belen this year, with the New Mexico premier of renowned feminist artist Judy Chicago’s documentary of her 2014 spectacular fireworks display “A Butterfly for Brooklyn.”
Two months ago, Deborah Fox (the best reporter ever) interviewed me because I won the Gates Millenium Scholarship. During the interview, I asked Deborah if there was a chance that I could get an internship at the Valencia County News-Bulletin.
Everyone knew Jerry Jaramillo through his music, his kind deeds and his love of community.
Back in May, I wrote a column about comedian Amy Schumer, who performed a set of stand-up comedy at Route 66 Casino and has a great TV show on cable TV channel Comedy Central.
The Belen Harvey House Museum is hosting an unusual exhibit, "Cover-ups Exposed! A History of Aprons" that features aprons from the 1930s through the present.
By the time you read this, I'll be much more relaxed. What did you think I was going to say? That I'd be dead? Even I am not that melodramatic.
I'm saying goodbye to an old self and reinventing a new one because I'm dropping an old habit and making new, healthier habits. After more years than I care to admit, I'm quitting cigarettes.
For everyone who loves a good story about the things that came before will welcome the newest offering by two local historians, the writing and editing duo of Richard Melzer, Ph.D. and John Taylor.
(Matt Baca, the author of this column, is a native of Adelino, who spent many years as a teacher and administrator before retiring from the Belen Consolidated Schools and as…[Read more]
As the temperatures continue to rise and we see children roaming about town, in the parks and at the pools, I can't help but remember when I was a child, enjoying the hot days and warm nights of summer.
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