Back To School - Achieving your dreams

Will you be the first person in your family to pursue higher education through a certification, vocational training or a two- or four-year college degree? Are you a high school senior ready to apply to college, in New Mexico or elsewhere, and you’re seeking help with the various steps in the process? Perhaps you’re a younger high school student eager to understand what the college application and financial aid process will entail, so that you can take proactive steps to embark on the process with the awareness necessary to achieve your goals.

Back To School - Taos Day School

Taos Day School is located on the tribal lands of Taos Pueblo, just three miles from the town of Taos. Taos Day School educates tribal students five days a week, from kindergarten through 8th grade. Besides regular course activities, the school offers clubs, intramural sports and extracurricular activities.

Back To School - Vista Grande High School

Vista Grande High School is moving full steam ahead this year! We have just completed work on an inspired blueprint, curriculum maps and pacing guides for all core content classes. We will be right on target with our vision to develop creative and critical thinkers in a holistic setting. There are many announcements such as a reconfigured career pathways program, returning experienced teachers with a passion for teaching as well as new courses added so that our students get the very best out of their education. VGHS is thrilled to have the new Imagination Lab up and running, staffed by an art teacher.

Back To School - Farm to school

Grade schoolers push away a hot dog in favor of kale and a green smoothie — and many even ask for seconds. Seems improbable? Well, it's not and they do — the children who participate in the Collaborative Farm to School Garden Program and eat free meals provided by the Farmhouse School Lunch Program certainly do.

Back To School - Charters: The public schools of choice

Sometimes people mistakingly refer to charter schools as private institutions. In fact, charter schools are indeed public schools. They are granted greater flexibility in regard to their operations, yet are still held accountable for growing student achievement. Because charters are public schools, they are open to all children; they do not charge tuition; and they do not have special entrance requirements or exams. Charter schools are publicly funded, but can be privately operated.