(Alexa Rogals The Daily Times)
Several Navajo Prep students pursue new degree program

School ends first semester with International Baccalaureate accreditation
12/26/2014 07:57 AM MST
Editor's note: The Daily Times' annual "Rewind" series revisits stories we have reported on over the past year. 
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Hermosa Middle School students and parents dissect sharks, frogs
12/23/2014 08:42 AM MST - FARMINGTON — Hermosa Middle School students and their parents received a hands-on lesson with marine life last week as they dissecting frogs and miniature sharks as part of an after-school program. Full Story

REWIND 2014: Dream Diné Charter School has tough but successful first semester
12/22/2014 08:52 PM MST -

FARMINGTON — The first semester of operations for the Dream DinĂ© Charter School in Shiprock has offered some challenges as staff members and students adjust to a temporary facility and the teaching of an experiential curriculum.

 
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Work nears completion on the new Naschitti Elementary School
12/21/2014 07:02 PM MST - NASCHITTI — The hogan-shaped main entrance to the new Naschitti Elementary School is near completion, meaning it soon will fulfill its purpose of welcoming students, staff and visitors. Full Story

School board candidates' fines reduced
12/18/2014 03:56 PM MST - FARMINGTON — The New Mexico Secretary of State's Office has reduced the thousands of dollars in fines a current candidate for the Central Consolidated School District's board of education is facing, and it is now reviewing the fines of another school board candidate. Full Story

Aztec Municipal School District responds to minor financial audit findings
12/18/2014 03:25 PM MST - FARMINGTON — The Aztec Municipal School District is working to correct several minor findings detailed in its financial audit for the previous school year. Full Story

County school board candidates file for upcoming election
12/16/2014 08:44 PM MST - AZTEC — Three of the school districts in San Juan County could have new school board presidents next year after the incumbents did not file candidacy paperwork for the upcoming Feb. Full Story

Loophole allows candidate to run for Central Consolidated School District school board
12/16/2014 11:55 AM MST - FARMINGTON — A loophole in New Mexico law is allowing a former magistrate judge candidate who accrued thousands of dollars in fines to run for a seat on the Central Consolidated School District's board of education. Full Story

Farmington Municipal School District Superintendent Janel Ryan retires after 54 years in education
12/15/2014 07:42 PM MST - FARMINGTON — In a room full of friends, family and district staff members Friday afternoon, Farmington schools Superintendent Janel Ryan celebrated her retirement after spending nearly 54 years in education. Full Story

Piedra Vista High School has biggest food drive in school history
12/19/2014 12:13 AM MST - FARMINGTON — The front office of Piedra Vista High School was filled with more than 6,500 donations of canned and nonperishable food Friday after the student body completed its most successful food drive in school history. Full Story

To ring in New Year, town will drop a giant nail

WEST FAIRVIEW, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania town plans to nail their New Year's Eve and bicentennial celebrations by dropping some major hardware to mark the occasion. Full Story
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Grand Ole Opry's Little Jimmy Dickens hospitalized

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Grand Ole Opry legend Little Jimmy Dickens has been hospitalized with an undisclosed illness. Full Story