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Aandrea Hays
reaching hands and text stating student mentors wanted

For the 2024-2025 school year, junior students have the opportunity to apply for the position of a mentor to students in need. Interested applicants can apply online by visiting the district website. Mentors will be compensated by the district and will be able to work during the school day. The selection of mentors will be done through an interview process.

Job Description: 

Provide high school seniors with employment experience working with students who have been diagnosed with an Intellectual Disability, Autism, and/or Multiple Disability.


Minimum Qualifications: 
1. Be a senior at a Los Lunas Schools High School
2. Minimum Cumulative GPA of 2.7 or higher
3. Complete and pass a background check

Sidney Olivas

Begins May 28, 2024

chalkboard, paper clips, sun, books, chalk

VHS Families,

If your child has failed a class and will be needing credit recovery, summer school will be an option. Underclassmen will NOT have Credit Recovery available on their schedule and our after school slots are limited. It is highly recommended that your child prepare for summer school.  Here is the summer school information. Applications will be available in the Counseling office after spring break.

Dates: May 28 through June 21 (No class June 19th)

Days: Monday through Friday

Time: Morning Session: 7:30 am – 11:00 am

Lunch: 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Afternoon Session:  11:30 am – 3:00 pm

 

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Aandrea Hays
reaching hands and text stating student mentors wanted

For the 2024-2025 school year, junior students have the opportunity to apply for the position of a mentor to students in need. Interested applicants can apply online by visiting the district website. Mentors will be compensated by the district and will be able to work during the school day. The selection of mentors will be done through an interview process.

Job Description: 

Provide high school seniors with employment experience working with students who have been diagnosed with an Intellectual Disability, Autism, and/or Multiple Disability.


Minimum Qualifications: 
1. Be a senior at a Los Lunas Schools High School
2. Minimum Cumulative GPA of 2.7 or higher
3. Complete and pass a background check

Sidney Olivas

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

diploma; graduation cap and tassle

Parents of Seniors and the Class of 2024,

Valencia High School is hosting the final Senior Parent Meeting for the Class of 2024 on Wednesday, March 27, 2024 at 6:00pm in the Performing Arts Center.

We will cover Graduation credit updates, College and Career info and Graduation and Robing Ceremony info. Please join us as we look forward to Graduation.

Thank you!

Rosalyn Montgomery

Valencia High School Counselor, VHS ADMINISTRATION & Senior Class and Student Body Sponsors

Sidney Olivas

April 20, 2024

three torches

You are invited to our 2nd Annual Special Olympics Unified School Event! Our athletes will participate in corn hole, ring toss, softball throw, soccer, 100 meter relay and kickball. There will be food trucks, awards, and fun! So come out and support our community!

  • April 20, 2024
  • 10:00am-Noon
  • Valencia High School
Sidney Olivas

Students Ages 18 and Under

New Mexico flag; flowers

The Los Lunas Museum of Heritage and Arts is hosting the 11th Annual Student Art Show! This year's theme is Enchanted New Mexico. 

Rules:

The Los Lunas Museum of Heritage & Arts is accepting submissions for the 11th Annual Student Art show. Dates for the show are from April 6, 2024 through June 1, 2024.

Eligibility:

Open to artists 18 years of age or younger living in Valencia County.

Entry Parameters:

  • Entries must be original works and may be any medium (e.g. acrylic, oil, pastel, water color, pen & ink, photography, ceramics, fibers and mixed media) that portrays the theme.
  • Abstract and non-representational works are welcome. However, works must be with the specified theme.

Submissions:

Artists may enter up to three works. Submissions will be accepted up until April 2, 2024.

Procedure to Submit Works:

Artists may submit digital or printed entries via mail, email or in person. We prefer to have teachers submit all student entries from their school at the same time on the same device, or collected together in a binder. If submitting printed versions of artwork, please include with them artist and title information on a separate piece of paper to keep your work anonymous for judges. If submitting digital versions of artwork, acceptable files include PDF, JPG, TIFF or MSWORD files. Please name digital files in the following way: (Name Title). Please label storage devices with the name of your school and teacher.

Completed Submission Form:

Printed photos, external storage device (CD or USB drive), or emailed file of submitted work. Note: Submitted photographs and disc will not be returned. Unlabeled photographs and storage devices will be disqualified. Artists with incomplete submission forms will not be accepted.

Mail To:

11th Annual Student Art Show
Los Lunas Museum of Heritage & Arts
660 Main Street
Los Lunas, NM 87031

Delivery, Exhibition, & Pick-Up:

Artists accepted into the 2024 Student Juried Art Show will be notified by phone first, mail, as well by email. Accepted works must be display—or hanging ready and delivered from now thru April 2, 2024. Works will be on display April 6, 2024 thru June 1, 2024. Artists may choose to have their artwork available for purchase throughout the exhibit. Pieces that are sold will remain in the show until its conclusion. All sold pieces cannot be picked up by buyer until show closes. Pieces can be picked up on the week after June 1, 2024. Work not picked up will become property of the Los Lunas Museum of Heritage & Arts unless other arrangements are made.

Show Awards: (Elementary, Middle, and High School Categories)

  • Best of Show (cash prize)
  • 1st Place (cash prize)
  • 2nd Place (cash prize)
  • 3rd Place (cash prize)
  • Honorable Mentions (one per grade level)

Contact Information: If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please contact Louie Huning, huninglo@loslunasnm.gov or Owen Baca at bacao@loslunasnm.gov. Or call 505-352-7720.

Click here for Application.