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December 3, 2018

Digital learning expo at Santa Fe High

Santa Fe Public Schools presents its first Digital Learning Expo at 5:30 p.m. Monday at Santa Fe High’s Toby Roybal Memorial Gymnasium, 2100 Yucca St. Students from various schools will show off the technological skills they learned in class. Parents and the public are invited to this event. Call 505-467-2584 for more information.

Last school board meeting of the year

The Santa Fe Public Schools Board of Education meets 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the district’s Educational Services Center at 610 Alta Vista St. The agenda for this, the last school board meeting of the calendar year, includes a presentation on a student and staff safety initiative, a discussion of renting out the district’s athletic facilities to outside entities and a discussion on video surveillance at Capital and Santa Fe high schools. Visit www.sfps.info and click on the “board of education” link for a full agenda.

Community college shows off its arts students

Northern New Mexico College’s student arts showcase runs from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday in the Nick Salazar Center for the Arts on campus at 921 Paseo de Oñate in Española. The show features student works in drawing, painting, photography, photography, weaving, tinwork, Spanish Colonial furniture and bultos and retablos. The opening reception with the artists takes place from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, and refreshments will be served. From 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, students in the college’s Film and Digital Media Arts Department will present their final film projects, and there will be an art sale that day from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call the art department at 505-747-2295 for more information.

Congressman to speak at community college event

U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján will be the keynote speaker at Santa Fe Community College’s fall graduation ceremony, slated for 10 a.m. Saturday in the William C. Witter Fitness Center on campus, 6401 Richards Ave. Since the college is celebrating its 35th year, graduates who participate in Saturday’s commencement ceremony will receive a special commemorative medallion. “We wish our graduates continued success as they join the thousands of alumni who strengthen our economy and community with the wisdom, skills and knowledge they acquired while earning their academic credentials,” said Cecilia Cervantes, interim president of the college, which opened in 1983.

Holiday concerts galore

Santa Fe Public Schools’ performing arts department continues its string of winter and holiday-themed musical concerts through mid-December. This week, Sweeney Elementary School students in grades K-2 present a “Give Light” concert in the cafeteria of the facility, located at 501 Airport Road at 5 p.m. Tuesday. That same evening, students at Amy Biehl Community School, El Camino Real Academy, Carlos Gilbert Elementary School and El Dorado Community School also have concerts. There are also school concerts at various facilities Wednesday and Thursday, and the week’s musical events cap off with an Acoustic Americana concert 7 p.m. Friday at the El Dorado Performance Space. Visit www.sfps.info or call individual school sites for more information.

The New Mexican

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