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City of Albuquerque kicks off summer youth bus program  KRQE News 13

The Mayor of Albuquerque kicked off the summer youth bus pass program Friday.

UNM steps in to save Highland High School's homecoming dance  KRQE News 13

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - An Albuquerque High School was about to cancel its fall homecoming dance because of delays on its gym renovation.

Highland High School Choir sings holiday tunes  KRQE News 13

It's Christmas Day. Highland High School choir performed two songs for KRQE's Christmas Carols and Wishes special.

Church helps high school create 'safe place' for students  KRQE News 13

It's a safe place for high school students to hang out. While trying to keep them out of dangerous situations, a local school and church teamed up to create a ...

No charges in brawl at Highland High  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Two parents who fought – with a gun and a bat – outside a Southeast Albuquerque high school last spring will face no charges in the ...

Church creates safe space for Highland High students before and after school  KOB

It's no secret there are many hard-working, single-family homes in Albuquerque.

Parent files civil suit against man who shot him outside Highland HS  KOB

A man has filed a civil suit against a man he got in a fight in front of Highland High School.

Parent wounded in fight, shooting outside Highland High School  KRQE News 13

A fight between two men waiting to pick up kids outside Highland High School ended in a shooting Wednesday, leaving one man wounded and sending the ...

They Are the World: Highland High soccer team represented by 10 nations  Albuquerque Journal

From near and far – emphasis on far – Highland High School has a boys ...

Highland class of 1958 gathers for 60th reunion  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — High school can touch us in ways we feel the rest of our lives.Maybe winning that spel ...

NFL Hall of Fame member & former Highland High Star Tommy McDonald dies  KRQE News 13

The man who led the Philadelphia Eagles to a league championship in 1960 has died.

Highland High alum Tommy McDonald, speedy Hall of Fame receiver, dies at 84  Albuquerque Journal

PHILADELPHIA— Tommy McDonald, who came from small-town New Mexico to Albuquerque and eventually became the smallest player to reach the Pro ...

NM State Police looking for teen who walked away from reintegration center

A New Mexico teen remanded to the Albuquerque Girls Reintegration center went missing on Friday, Feb. 22. Around 5:30 p. m. the New Mexico State Police ...

Highland High School breaks ground on new gymnasium  KRQE News 13

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - One of the oldest schools in the Albuquerque Public Schools District is about to get a facelift. Highland High School has been ...

Dads involved in Highland High shooting get restraining orders  KRQE News 13

Two parents involved in a shooting at Highland High School got restraining orders against each other.

Parents file lawsuit against former Highland High baseball coaches for physical abuse  KRQE News 13

An Albuquerque couple says their son was abused physically and mentally by baseball coaches at Highland High School. Now, they're suing the school, district, ...

Police seek to charge both parents in Highland High fight, shooting  KRQE News 13

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - Police say the man who was shot outside Highland High School doesn't want to press charges against the other parent who ...

Highland High School renovates gym - Albuquerque Business First  Albuquerque Business First

The gym renovation is the first phase of a rebuild of the school.

Girls face off, score in varsity football game  Albuquerque Journal

Stop us if you've heard this one before. Preferably, you're encouraged to tell us if you've heard this one before: Dueling female placekickers at a high school ...

Parents upset with film crew at high school during class  KOAT Albuquerque

Some Highland High School parents are furious their children shared space with a movie crew this week. The science-fiction film "The Space Between Us" ...

Men face charges of dueling after fight  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Fistfight at school escalates into shooting.

High school band praises local business for continued support  KRQE News 13

An Albuquerque High School band is praising the efforts of a local business they say has helped keep the band going.

Manzano HS the latest to open multi-million dollar Title IX facility  KRQE News 13

A lot of Albuquerque teens are heading back to school this year to find brand new gym facilities. It's part of a push to make some of the district's older schools ...

Classes resume at Highland High School after no threat found, school officials say  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Highland High School was evacuated Thursday morning after reports of a suspicious package being left on school grounds, according ...

Community steps up for Highland High School band  ABQ Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Flood of donations will help fund band for at least 2 years.

New law acts to curb school bullying  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Gender, sexual orientation are a particular focus of the legislation.

Highland basketball freshman Crawford creates buzz  Albuquerque Journal

Near the end of this particular afternoon basketball class, Albuquerque's next girls basketball prodigy wanders out near half court inside the Highland High ...

Video of resource officer during walk-out goes viral  KOAT Albuquerque

Video of a Highland High School resource officer talking to students during a recent walk-out has gone viral. Watch it here.

Local high school students to receive free tablets to close 'homework gap'  KRQE News 13

Nearly 700 students at Highland High School will be receiving brand new Sprint tablets for free.

APS outlines policies in banning parents from school campuses  KRQE News 13

After a fistfight led to gunshots between two parents outside Highland High School this week, there's new attention on who isn't allowed to be on school ...

Police looking for teen who walked away from reintegration center  KOAT New Mexico

New Mexico State Police are looking for a 17-year-old girl who never returned to the Albuquerque Girls Reintegration Center. Meredith Buckner attends school ...

Historic Albuquerque high school gets makeover  KRQE News 13

One of the oldest high schools in Albuquerque is getting a new look.

Uptown Park Jazz • APS Band Showcase • jazz at B2B2 Barrio, Albuquerque  Weekly Alibi

B2B2 Barrio in Uptown Albuquerque will be holding its first annual jazz showcase starting on April 14th, 2019. Each following Sunday from 2-3pm, one high ...

Daniels Fund surprises NM students with scholarships  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Charitable foundation has distributed $103 million in grants and scholarships to students in New Mexico, Colorado, Utah and ...

Highland students hold rally for immigrants  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Amid fears over toughening enforcement, a group of Highland High School students spent Sunday rallying on the corners of a busy ...

The Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project: Creating a pipeline from high school to law school :: School of Law | The University of New Mexico  UNM School of Law News

Teenagers from across Albuquerque competed against one another in the annual Marshall-Brennan High School Regional Moot Court Competition at the UNM ...

Local drummer who performed with Bo Diddley dies at age 70  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Michael Fleming had a knack for being in the right place at the right time. Barely out of his teens, Fleming was the drummer for a local ...

Prep basketball: Highland’s Brown out after 14 years  Albuquerque Journal

Eight years ago, Danny Brown was just a couple of buckets away from being a state championship basketball coach. On Wednesday, he was out of a job, fired ...

Baseball roots run deep in the North Valley  KRQE News 13

In the North Valley of Albuquerque, baseball is almost like family. People from the community have created very deep roots from the sport, and that was very ...

NM students demand action, join national school safety movement  KOB 4

The students, who themselves suffered a horrific school shooting back in December that took the lives of two classmates, hosted a "walk up" event Wednesday.

Most APS traditional high schools see uptick in grad rates  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Valley High principal credits close monitoring of student progress for graduation rate success.

Albuquerque teen's new rap video goes viral  KRQE News 13

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - A Highland High School student's new rap video has gone viral again. And this time, he got his classmates and teachers ...

Face to Face with Tim McCorkle: He’s ‘old school’ with heart  Albuquerque Journal

Albuquerque High Principal Tim McCorkle is retiring after 39 years as an educator, including 11 years leading the Bulldogs. (Jim Thompson/Albuquerque ...

Albuquerque officer praised for how he treated students protesting end of DACA  Fox 59

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – A police officer in Albuquerque, New Mexico is being praised for how he treated students protesting President Donald Trump's decision ...

Refugee students, advocates seek input on ‘newcomer program’ at APS  Albuquerque Journal

Nkazi Sinandile, left, is pictured during a demonstration outside APS' offices Tuesday morning. She and others are calling for more input on the district's pilot ...

Q&A: House District 31 candidate Bill Rehm  Albuquerque Journal

NAME: William "Bill" R. Rehm POLITICAL PARTY: Republican OCCUPATION: New Mexico State Representative since 2006, Private investigator, Traffic Crash ...

Video of APD officer supporting students at DACA rally gets national attention  KRQE News 13

Hundreds of students across Albuquerque walked out of class and took part in DACA rallies earlier this week. An APD school resource officer walked with them, ...

Arnold-Jones criticized for comments about opponent’s heritage  Albuquerque Journal

SANTA FE – Republican congressional candidate Janice Arnold-Jones came under criticism Thursday after appearing to cast doubt on the authenticity of the ...

No parents attend school choice expo for Hawthorne  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Picketers protested the Public Education Department's decisions for school.

Students, teachers in ABQ, SF protest gun violence on Columbine anniversary  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Most of the students who took to the streets in protest of gun violence Friday have never known a world before the Columbine High ...

Highland’s band beats odds  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Zero hour comes early for a high school kid. The summer fades, the frost chills and the marching band season marches on. And on.

A simpler, safer time: ’60-ish’ reunion celebrates first Highland grads  ABQ Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Kenny Anderson gets a "big kick out of it" when he hears the Highland High School fight song. "Kids today who may have even gone ...

Highland grad just short of Canadian record at Don Kirby Invitational  Albuquerque Journal

Quickly now: How high off the ground is 4.71 meters? Answer: Saturday at the Albuquerque Convention Center, for Highland High School graduate Anicka ...

Haaland says she shares struggles of many in NM  Albuquerque Journal

Voters want somebody who understands what it's like for residents living here, Democrat says.

APD rewrites mission, vision statement with community input  KRQE News 13

The Albuquerque Police Department is rewriting its mission and vision statement with the help of the community. However, it may not impact how the department ...

Albuquerque Fire Rescue identifies potential threats at businesses, schools with new program  KRQE News 13

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - On Thursday, one local high school will be reviewing how to make their school safer. This comes after officials with ...

N.M. parents suing school, district, coaches over 'mental and emotional abuse' by baseball coaches  USA TODAY High School Sports

A pair of New Mexico parents are bringing a far-ranging lawsuit against a school district, the school itself and the baseball coaches that apparently left their son ...

Strange new world  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — At APS, refugee students fleeing war-torn countries struggle to learn the language and adapt to American culture.

Lady Sundevils Surge to Semifinal | Sports  Rio Grande Sun

The No. 13 seed, you say? That's the number attached to the Española Valley High School girls basketball team for this year's Class 4A state tournament, but the ...

This is home: Stories from one of Albuquerque's toughest neighborhoods  Las Cruces Sun-News

New Mexico is one of the toughest places in the US to be a child, but within the state there are certain neighborhoods that are among the toughest.

Dion's names new CFO  Albuquerque Business First

Dion's has more than 1500 employees and 23 restaurants.

Basketball: Highland sisters verbally commit to Hampton  Albuquerque Journal

Two basketball playing sisters from Highland High School on Thursday announced they had verbally committed to Division I Hampton (Va.) University. Senior ...

February 7 Morning Rush: Former UNM athletic director Paul Krebs faces 5 felony charges  KRQE News 13

Former UNM athletic director Paul Krebs is now facing five felony charges, including fraud and money laundering. He could get up to 15 years in prison if ...

Investigation into Friday's shooting at Brookside Park continues  Farmington Daily Times

Farmington Police are still investigating Friday's shooting at Brookside Park, and they plan to have a larger presence at Friday's football game.

NM House District 31 candidate Bill Rehm  Albuquerque Journal

NAME: William "Bill" R. Rehm POLITICAL PARTY: Republican OCCUPATION: N.M. State Representative since 2006; Private investigator, Traffic Crash ...

New Mexico students walk out in protest of Common Core standards  CBS News

Hundreds of students in Albuquerque walked out despite warnings from administrators.

Longtime area bowler, Highland coach Claude Jackson dies at 66  Chicago Tribune

Highland High School's first bowling coach, Claude Jackson, died last week after touching hundreds of lives in the Region.

Local French teacher’s ‘thank-you’ challenge brings positivity into schools  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Melinda Forward always knew she wanted to be a teacher.Even before she got to kinderga ...

Raising the bar helps graduation rates climb  ABQ Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Rio Grande and Highland high schools have used new initiatives to make classes more rigorous.

Four women in mix for spots on Appeals Court  Albuquerque Journal

Challengers could give court first-ever female majority.

Children in an Albuquerque neighborhood dubbed 'the War Zone' face an onslaught of risk factors  Santa Fe New Mexican

While the neighborhood doesn't rank No. 1 in any single risk factor measured by the Health Department, it ranks high in almost all, making it statistically the ...

Late Tapia, Gerela among inductees to NM Sports Hall of Fame  Albuquerque Journal

Membership in one of our state's more exclusive clubs will grow by seven on Sunday evening. The New Mexico Sports Hall of Fame's class of 2017, announced ...

ABQ high school named one of the 'most beautiful' in nation (slideshow)  Albuquerque Business First

See which high school was named one of the most beautiful in America and where the inspiration for the design came from.

Local DACA recipients live with fear and uncertainty  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The fate of undocumented people brought to the United States by their parents remains uncertain. Several ongoing court cases have ...

Prep soccer fight sends La Cueva player to hospital  KOAT Albuquerque

A fight during a high school soccer game landed one player in the hospital and now the New Mexico Activities Association is investigating.

$40 debt led to teen’s fatal shooting  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Brandon Caballeros, 16, charged, booked.

Former City Councilor Tina Cummins dies at age 53  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Former City Councilor Tina Cummins died late Saturday after a two-year battle with melanoma, her family said Sunday. Cummins, 53 ...

Albuquerque Public Schools bond election would fund millions into athletic facilities  KRQE News 13

In a few weeks, Albuquerque voters will head to the polls to weigh in on a $575-million bond proposal for Albuquerque Public Schools. The district wants to ...

Richard T. Ritter | Obituaries |  El Defensor Chieftain

Ritter, Richard T. Our cowboy, Richard "Dick" Thomas Ritter went home to be with the Lord, February 18, 2018, on his ranch in the seat of his UTV taking care of ...

Realizing dream of ‘a better life’  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — 21-year-old first in family to graduate from high school.

Taos athletes soar at Marilyn Sepulveda Meet of Champions, records shattered  taosnews

Athletes from the Taos Tigers and Lady Tigers track teams proved to themselves and their peers that they are among the very best - in any classification - at the ...

House candidates offer a stark contrast  Albuquerque Journal

SANTA FE – From their background to their beliefs, there is plenty of contrast between six-term incumbent state Rep. Bill Rehm and his Republican challenger, ...

Voices From The 'March For Our Lives' In Albuquerque  KUNM

Thousands of students, teachers and community members came out on Saturday in Albuquerque for the March for Our Lives rally. Survivors led a rally in.

NM Sports Hall of Fame to add seven members  Albuquerque Journal

With no offense intended to Steve McQueen and Yul Brynner, but also with no apologies, the New Mexico Sports Hall of Fame's 2017 induction class was ...

Signing day has arrived  KOB 4

Wednesday is the first official day of the signing period. Here's a growing list of some of the student athletes expected to sing their National Letters of Intent.

New Mexico Is One Of The Hardest Places In The U.S. To Be A Child  KRWG

It's June and it's hot and Alexxus Prudhomme's 17-month-old son, Zymiir, teeters about in a diaper on an apartment balcony, grasping a can of grape soda.

Despite Olson’s grudge, scapegoated timekeeper happy Arizona is back in the Pit  Albuquerque Journal

Blamed by a Hall of Fame coach for a timing error he doesn't believe he made, Albuquerque's Gary Spitzberg is happy the once beloved regional rivalry ...

Silver master’s work reflects imagination, humor and whimsy  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The gleam of molten metal rivers through Norbert Peshlakai's veins. His last name means beeshligaii, literally “white metal.”.

Testing Revolt In Washington State Brings Feds Into Uncharted Waters  NPR

As Congress debates the future of No Child Left Behind, one state falls short of federal testing requirements.

APS teachers burn their evaluations in protest  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — More than three dozen Albuquerque school teachers, including many who have just been rated “highly effective” by the New Mexico ...

Prep football: New head coach looks to keep it going at St. Pius  Albuquerque Journal

It's rare when a high school football program opens defense of a state championship with a new coach, but the St. Pius Sartans will. David Montoya, formerly the ...

Poetry Out Loud shows power of the spoken word  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — For an up close and powerful way to learn “use your words,” join seven high school students at 1 p.m. on Sundayin the St. Francis ...

Homework Diner expanding to more schools within APS  KRQE News 13

In just under two months, more local families will have the chance to partner with their child's teachers over a home-cooked meal.

Albuquerque boxer ready to take on the world  Albuquerque Journal

Saying goodbye to her friends and classmates at Highland High School, Sharahya Moreu says, was difficult. It was tough, as well, giving up her cross country, ...

Larger New Mexico high schools continue to struggle on PARCC  Washington Times

Many high schools in New Mexico's four largest cities continue to struggle with upper-level math and reading tests, according to new results released this week.

House District 31 (R) – William “Bill” R. Rehm (i)  Albuquerque Journal

NAME: William "Bill" R. Rehm (i) POLITICAL PARTY: Republican OCCUPATION: Private investigator, traffic crash reconstructionist and Police course instructor- ...

Albuquerque native rides success of breakout podcast  KRQE News 13

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - Marc Maron is an entertainer who grew up in New Mexico, spent decades on the road as a comic, and now hosts one of the ...

Motivated to march  Albuquerque Journal

Inflammatory remarks on minds of large crowd, speakers at MLK Day parade.

Threatening email leads to evacuation of middle school  Albuquerque Journal

Students who were evacuated from Eisenhower Middle School on Monday due to a bomb threat leave with their parents. (Robert Browman/Journal).

One-on-One with Harold Lavender  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Harold Lavender, director of business and financial development for ABQid, has a pretty full plate. He is the president of the University ...

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