May Videos

cliffOutgoing HMS Superintendent Cliff Burch was among the many retirees honored during receptions at various schools and buildings in May.


More than 400 beaming seniors received their diplomas during 2010 commencement exercises on May 22 at the Lea County Event Center.


The HHS senior breakfast on May 20 was a chance to rehearse for graduation while also having one last get together with classmates.


Despite being hit in the face with a baseball in a previous game, Ty Pacheco boarded a bus for the state playoffs with all of his teammates during sendoff ceremonies for both boys and girls.


Three people -- including Lunicia Cano -- died in a mock accident at HHS on May 13. The exercise emphasized the danger of drinking and driving.


Core Knowledge Coordinator Becky McMurray, a 34-year employee, was among the retirees honored at a banquet on May 11.


Edison third-grade teacher Loma Lasater was one of five recipients of the 2010 Veteto Excellence In Education Awards announced on May 11.


HHS senior Arian Walker gets a hug from NAACP representative Pauline Hopkins after winning a scholarship from the organization during the May 10 Scholarship Awards Program.


Dozens of elementary students were proud to see their work on display during the May 8 Elementary Art Show Reception at the Western Heritage Museum.

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Hobbs Mayor Gary Don Reagan, who was in the first class to attend Southern Heights when it opened 60 years ago, was one of the speakers for the school's anniversary party on May 8.


HHS math teacher Rene Cantu on May 6 was among the three first teachers ever to win the Donley award, named for a former HMS superintendent and given to teachers nominated by co-workers and students.


Diera Davis was among the medalist hopefuls who got a royal sendoff when the HHS girls and boys track teams headed for state competition on May 6.


Southern Heights celebrated Cinco de Mayo - when else - on May 5 on the school grounds.


Cutter Wheeler portrayed Neil Armstrong when fourth and fifth-graders in the district's gifted class celebrated Night of the Notables on May 4.


Sixth-graders from all over Hobbs descended on Watson Stadium on May 3 to take part in Playday activities.
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