LOS LUNAS — The Los Lunas Schools Board of Education appointed a new board member, Milo Moody, with a vote of 3-0 at the meeting Sept. 25.  Read more

LOS LUNAS—The School of Dreams Academy public charter school has been busy tidying up its 20-acre campus in anticipation of the new school year. Read more

BELEN—It’s still another three weeks until the first day of school for Belen Consolidated Schools, but the superintendent can’t hardly wait for the 2018-19 year to get started. Read more

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LOS LUNAS—The Los Lunas Schools Board of Education held an emergency meeting Friday because the state Public Education Department issued final unit values on the state equalization grant and asked public school boards to obtain approval on budget adjustments.  Read more

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LOS LUNAS—Local legislators visited the Los Lunas Schools Board of Education meeting on June 19 and talked about education funding increases passed during the last Legislative session among other topics.  Read more

A CNM three-person welding team was awarded first-place medals at the state wide Skills USA competition on April 14 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Albuquerque. Read more

BELEN — For more than two decades, Sharon Sena-Bussell has called Belen Consolidated Schools her professional home. The elementary school teacher says she always wanted to work with children, and being in education is the hardest yet most rewarding thing she’s ever done. Read more

LOS LUNAS — If it hadn’t been for a college teacher’s encouragement, Los Lunas Schools would not have Maria Paulina Merida to name as its 2018 Teacher of the Year. Read more

LOS LUNAS — Agriculture and engineering teacher Shannon Watling cried when she was awarded the School of Dreams Academy 2018 Teacher of the Year. Read more

LOS LUNAS — Youth in Valencia County have a unique opportunity to attend a week-long day camp, where they will learn about agriculture and cooking through field trips and hands-on kitchen experiences. Read more

LOS LUNAS — Teachers at Los Lunas Schools will see, on average, a 2.5 percent raise on their paychecks this fall, plus a $2,000 increase on the minimum starting teacher salary from $34,000 to $36,000. Read more

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BELEN — Building a balanced budget is never easy, but Belen Consolidated Schools, and districts around the state, face the extra challenge of filling the gap created by an under-funded state mandate to provide raises to employees next year. Read more

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Bosque Farms — The certainty with which Valencia High School senior Thomas Smith talks about a career as a fighter pilot is convincing, and he’s taking the necessary steps to get there.  Read more

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BELEN — It took 22 rounds, but a Central Elementary sixth-grader took “acción” last Thursday morning and emerged as the Belen Consolidated Schools Spanish Spelling Bee champion. Read more

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LOS LUNAS — By a vote of 3-1, the Los Lunas Board of Education elected Brandon Campanella to finish the District 5 2017-21 term recently vacated by Art Castillo, who resigned due to health issues. Read more

In the wake of the mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Fla., last month, schools across the country, including in Valencia County, have been subject to false threats of violence via social media. Read more