2556A Wildcat Rd. phone (575) 586-0421 fax (575) 586-0531
Mrs. Valerie Trujillo, Superintendent
How the West was Dun- A Cowboy Comedy
The QISD drama program, grades 7-12 will be presenting this wonderful comedy on May 8, 9, 12 and possibly the 13th. This is a LIMITED SEATING show, being performed in the Alta Vista Lecture Hall. Tickets MUST be purchased in advance, because we expect every performance to sell out. Tickets are $3.00 for all ages. You can purchase tickets by calling 770-2727 and leaving a message. Tickets will then be delivered to you! We look forward to seeing you there!
Battle of Books
Congratulations Battle of the Books participants!! Several Alta Vista and Questa Junior High students participated in the day long event in Santa Fe on Saturday, April 18th. There were over three hundred participants and 28 teams from across the state. Christina Cisneros, 7th grade placed 1st place in the middle school division along with her team. Isabelle Rael, Anastacia Gonzalez and Julianna Sandoval (all 7th grade) tied for 3rd place, also in the middle school division. We are proud of all Battle of the Books participants!!!
Pennies for Patients Campaign
Questa High School Student Senate is hosting their annual Pennies for Patients campaign. They are asking for help from students and community members. To donate, please drop by any of our schools to support a great cause.
•An estimated 957,902 people in the United States (US) are living with, or are in remission from, leukemia, NHL, Hodgkin’s lymphoma or myeloma.
•The funds we raise will support lifesaving research and local patient services.
•Every year the Questa community collects over $1,000 through our school district’s efforts! Pocket change makes a huge difference!
Please contact your Senate and Council members for more info.
Congratulations to Carlos Amador, junior at Questa High School for winning the Kit Carson Electric Government-In-Action Youth Tour. This contest was open to all full time junior students within the KCEC service territory. Each applicant submitted a 750 word essay on energy efficiency. Carlos will receive an all-expense paid trip to our nation's capital to learn about government issues pertaining to rural America and understand the importance of local electric cooperatives. Congratulations Carlos!!
Questa has one of NM's Golden Apple Teacher!
We are pleased to announce that our very own Janene Mondragon has been awarded the Golden Apple Award! Every year since 1986, Golden Apple has chosen outstanding teachers to receive this prestigious award. These teachers become lifetime members of the Golden Apple Academy of Educators, which conceives, develops and supports programs for teachers to make them more effective in the classroom. Congratulations Mrs. Mondragon, we are all so very happy for you!!
Alta Vista Elementary Positive Promotion Program
Alta Vista is starting a positive promotion program. Students will be given blue tickets when they are "Caught Being Good". Tickets will be given for showing acts of kindness, respect, being helpful, as so forth. They will also be given a blue ticket for wearing blue and white or a QISD school spirit shirt on Fridays. Those students receiving 8 tickets by the specified date will be rewarded. This will continue throughout the school year.