Tucumcari school board holds closed meeting

QCSun staff The Tucumcari Public Schools Board of Education held a special meeting Friday to discuss threatened litigation. A closed executive session lasted approximately 45 minutes. The board then resumed in open session and delegated authority to the superintendent and the school’s lawyers to negotiate a settlement in a pending litigation. Superintendent Aaron Mckinney and [...]

Assistant superintendent: AYP distracting

Russell Anglin Dave Johnson has replaced State Rep. Dennis Roch as assistant superintendent of Tucumcari schools this year. Johnson comes from Adrian, Texas where he served as superintendent of the Adrian Independent School District. Superintendent Aaron Mckinney said he and his new colleague will continue to approach academic performance goals with the same administrative strategy [...]

New Logan superintendent: AYP priority

Thomas Garcia Maintaining the students’ achievements in Adequate Yearly Progress is one of the main goals of Logan Municipal School District’s new superintendent. “This school has a great record of meeting the AYP year-after-year,” superintendent Richard Hazen said. “That type of success is possible because of the dedicated faculty and outstanding students.” Hazen said he [...]

Assistant superintendent leaving for advancement potential

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Career advancement opportunities spurred Dennis Roch’s resignation from Tucumcari Public Schools. Roch resigned last week as the Assistant Superintendent of Tucumcari Schools to take a similar position with Texico Public Schools. His resignation is effective June 30. Roch said he received a letter of intent from Texico Superintendent R.L. [...]

Roch leaving Tucumcari

Tucumcari schools Assistant Superintendent Dennis Roch has accepted a similar position at Texico.

Tucumcari High principal resigns

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Tucumcari High School Principal David Castillo resigned on Tuesday, according to Assistant Superintendent Dennis Roch. Roch said Castillo’s resignation is effective June 16. He declined to provide additional information, citing personnel matters. School officials placed Castillo on paid administrative leave on Nov. 11, following allegations of administrative misconduct. Officials have declined to provide details about [...]

January 1944

Sheriff Hubert Beasley and others left in search of a Tucumcari-Clovis bus reported lost in a heavy snowstorm. Drifts two and three feet deep were encountered before the bus was found four miles this side of Wheatland. Passengers had sought shelter in a nearby farm house. … Neumon Parker, county school superintendent, caught in the [...]

Logan schools open new performing arts center

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by Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The last building in a $7.2 million improvement project was officially recognized Monday at Logan Municipal Schools. The performing arts and multipurpose room, which includes a stage, opened with a song and dance performance by Logan’s elementary students. “Performing on the new stage was a lot better than being [...]

New interim super at House brings legacy of experience

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun House school system’s new interim superintendent, Donna McGee, recently took the position. McGee said she was contacted by a member of the House School board to join the administrative staff. She replaces superintendent Art Brokenbek who resigned to take a position with a school in Texas. Here is a [...]

Hulce back at school helm

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Doug Hulce was named as the interim superintendent of Logan Schools at special meeting of the Logan school board on June 26. Hulce is filling in for former superintendent Carolyn Franklin who retired last year. Hulce is a familiar face in the community and has a long history with [...]