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Judy Nelson Elementary earns "A" on New Mexico PED School Report Card
Story and Photos by James Preminger, CCSD Public Relations
Principal Steve Carlson attributes his school’s success to his students and staff.
Judy Nelson Elementary earned an A on the New Mexico Public Education Department’s 2016 School Grade Report Card, while Carlson received a 2016 National Distinguished Principal Award for New Mexico from the National Association of Elementary School Principals.
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The description of a rooster by a Naschitti Elementary student drew laughter from several Navajo Nation Council delegates and audience members when the student, holding a puppet Rooster, said in Navajo, “I am a rooster. I eat corn and I wake up people.”

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Story and Photos by James Preminger, CCSD Public Relations
Ojo Amarillo Elementary School awarded approximately 150 certificates to students in grades 4th, 5th, and 6th for demonstrating proficiency and / or growth on their PARCC assessment scores for math and / or English Language Arts from 2015 to 2016.

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Story and Photos by James Preminger, CCSD Public Relations

It was a celebration of education and being life-long learners.

Students from all 15 Central Consolidated School District schools took the stage to showcase their work at the Northern Navajo Nation Fair in Shiprock, New Mexico. They performed Sept. 29 -30, 2016 inside the CCSD tent near the Exhibit Hall, less than 100 yards from the carnival and rodeo grounds.

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Five Central Consolidated School District high school students and a 2016 graduate spent several weeks in the summer of 2016 building and maintaining trails in the Hiawatha National Forest on the U.P.—the upper peninsula of Michigan.
 
“It was really green, really different, and the fact there was a lake in front of us gave us an opportunity to swim a lot,” Newcomb High School senior Corminda Henry said about being at the Clear Lake Education Center on the U.P., tightly sandwiched between Lake Superior to the north and Lake Michigan to the south.

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Eva B. Stokely Elementary School jumped two letter grades to earn a B on the New Mexico Public Education Department’s 2016 School Grade Report Card.

Rounding out the top School Report Card grades within the Central Consolidated School District were Judy Nelson Elementary with an A; and three schools who went from a C in 2015 to a B grade in 2016: Kirtland Elementary, Newcomb Elementary and Kirtland Central High.

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Story and Photos by James Preminger, CCSD Public Relations

The Shiprock High School Chieftains and Dolores Bears football players honored—in a halftime ceremony—the nation’s law enforcement, veterans, and military service members. The event included a flyover by a San Juan County Sheriff's helicopter.

They also held a moment of silence in remembrance of the victims and their families of the 9/11 terrorist attack.

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Story and Photos by James Preminger, CCSD Public Relations

Shiprock High students, community members, and Northern Navajo Medical Center outpatient therapy patients are back at the District’s Shiprock pool this fall following a $1.3 million renovation that kept the pool closed much of last spring and through most of the summer.

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USS Mesa Verde Captain Also Visits Shiprock High School Marine Corps Jr. ROTC in Shiprock
Story and Photos by James Preminger, CCSD Public Relations
U.S. Navy Capt. Randall Peck, commander of the USS Mesa Verde, and Shiprock High School Marine Corps Jr. ROTC cadet Staff Sgt. Caitlyn Nez, cut the birthday cake together at an Aug. 25, 2016 National Park Service Centennial celebration at Mesa Verde National Park in southwest Colorado.

PARCC at Mesa 80 by insert by 72By Dr. Colleen W. Bowman, Interim Superintendent

A Community of Learners Dedicated to Building Lives – that is our new Board-adopted District Vision Statement and that is who you have proven to be!

The New Mexico PARCC results came in and I can’t begin to tell you how proud I am of all of you and the good work you have done this year! We pulled together in a challenging year and our efforts to put our students first are reflected in the data results. We all know that a tremendous amount of dedicated commitment goes on, both in and out of the classroom, everyday.