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NMAA: Students must follow COVID-19 safety rules

NMAA concerned about sports & graduation Monday morning, school district superintendents from across New Mexico held a special meeting to discuss concerns that too many students and spectators are not following COVID-19 safety guidelines.

Efforts underway to get New Mexico students vaccinated

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The first series of COVID-19 vaccine clinics specifically for Albuquerque Public School students and their families are scheduled for next week but the spots are not filling up. Registration has been open to students since last week, but APS says Monday the state changed it, so parents are no longer required to accompany

NMAA cracks down on COVID-safe practice violators

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The New Mexico Activities Association is cracking down on teams violating COVID-safe practices. “Right now, I’m very worried if what we’re doing continues that we will not have the chance to finish the season,” said NMAA Executive Director Sally Marquez.

Mayfield High School In Las Cruces Moves To Remote Learning; District Investigates “Secret Prom”

Under advisement from the New Mexico Public Education Department and the Department of Health, Mayfield High School will voluntarily switch to remote learning for the next ten days while Las Cruces Public Schools investigates allegations that a so-called secret prom occurred over the weekend. Remote learning will be in effect between Friday, April 16 and Monday, April 26 to mitigate any potential spread of COVID-19.

Highland High boys basketball team honors slain Boulder police officer

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Students at the alma mater of fallen Boulder Officer Eric Talley, are keeping his legacy alive. Officer Talley was killed last month when he was the first to respond to the mass shooting at a Colorado grocery store. Before moving to Boulder, Talley grew up in Albuquerque and went to

After more than a year, students around New Mexico head back to school

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — After more than a year students at the largest school district in the state can go back to class, in-person. On March 13 of last year, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced that classes would be canceled for three weeks while the state worked to slow the spread of