Three Rio Rancho middle and elementary students have earned spots to compete in the New Mexico state spelling bee on March 20-22, sponsored by Nusenda Credit Union and the Albuquerque Journal. The event will be conducted virtually. Two winning students from the 20 New Mexico contest will compete for space at the national Scripps Howard spelling bee in Orlando FL in June. The 2020 event was cancelled due to the Covid 19 pandemic.Rio Rancho’s competitors are:MOUNTAIN VIEW MS: Lauryn McKee, Grade7RIO RANCHO MS: Miquela Yardman, Grade 8SANDIA VISTA ES: Esha Shivashanker, Grade 4CHERYL EVERETT (Rio Rancho, NM)
“The hope still lives and the dream shall never die.”
(Edward M. Kennedy)
The purpose of this amended Public Health Emergency Order is to amend restrictions on mass gatherings and business operations, which were implemented in response to the spread of the Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 ("COVID-19"). While vaccines are the most effective...