Gadsden ISD administrators line up to congratulate the Board of Trustees as part of the National School Board recognition month. Board members received a million dollar gift from the administrators....candy bar that is. Leading the recognition at left is Marti Muela, principal of Chaparral Middle.
Samantha Gonzalez, a member of the Math Engineering Science Achievement Club at Chaparral Middle, loads up a robot with an orange demonstrating the project that won them multiple awards at Robotic Competition in Dallas, Tex. At right is student Cain DeVora. The team won second place in the overall competition including 3 second place finishes in the contest.
Andrea Schoellkopf, Imagine Learning, left, and Superintendent Efren Yturralde, hold the banner presented to Gadsden Elementary principal Grace Marquez, recognizing the school as a Super School in the top ten percent of schools in the country in the implementation of the Imagine Learning program.
Philip Medina, Fine Arts, helps unload a cart full of bags with books that were donated to Chaparral Schools through the generous support of Joe Stires, Susan Gonzalez and Joe Gonzalez. At left Laura Pargas, Yucca Heights principal, carries the books donated to her school.
Chaparral High Orchestra leader Adrian Rios, left, poses with Gerson Oronia and Adrian Bustillos, both recognized by Superintendent Efren Yturralde, Board President Maria Saenz and the Board for their qualifying for the New Mexico All-State Band. Four other band students qualified for the Southwest New Mexico Honor.
Superintendent Efren Yturralde poses with students of the Chaparral High Culinary Arts Hospitality program. The students made the menu and prepared the buffet for a reception for Board members and the GISD administration prior to the Board meeting at Chaparral High. Student are, from left, Nadine Castro, junior, Carla Acuna, senior, and Maricela Lozano, senior. At right is Veronica Hunnicutt, teacher.
Superintendent Efren Yturralde and Chaparral Middle Band director Marissa AlMasoud, at right, recognized Rafael Ramirez and Geo Salas for their winning two positions in the Las Cruces All City Band.