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Christopher Trujillo is Camille’s Sidewalk Cafe’s ‘Teacher of the Month’

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Former baseball athlete changes careers to help math students

Camille’s Sidewalk Cafe’s has named Christopher Trujillo, a ninth and eleventh grade teacher at Gallup High School, their Teacher of the Month for March.

Trujillo, like many teachers who have been nominated in the past, expressed surprise that the...

Diné College hosts veteran meet-and-greet on two campuses

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TSAILE, Ariz. — Close to two dozen people turned out Feb. 27 and 28 for hours-long meet-and-greet sessions with Diné College veterans and representatives from area veterans organizations, officials said.

Ed Curtis, an academic and veterans advisor at Diné College, said the Tsaile gathering went well. That gathering featured three veteran representatives who fielded questions on everything from how to get VA loans, homeless and mental health concerns and health care questions.

“It went well,” Curtis said. “There was some written information handed out on a variety of topics and the reps were able to answer all kinds of questions.”

Curtis noted that on hand at the Tsaile...

Rocky View Elementary School hosts Family Math Night

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Students learn fun, easy tools to improve their math skills

Parents, family, friends and students were invited to Rocky View Elementary School’s Family Math Night March 1, where they learned fun techniques to handle tricky problems. Parents felt encouraged as they were shown the math learning skills their children are being taught.

The event was hosted by Empower Educational Consulting, an educational consulting firm based out of Chandler, Ariz. Jennifer French Crone and Laura Moore gave the presentation, two educators with the firm who travel throughout the United States discussing and applying new ways for students to learn math.

Crone and Moore emphasized that the way students...

A Wrinkle in Time lacks darkness to balance the light

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Running Time: 109 minutes

The 1962 book, A Wrinkle in Time, was one that completely passed me by growing up. However, it has developed a fervent following, now large enough to warrant a $105 million dollar cinematic adaptation. What transpires is noble in its intentions to promote love and a positive approach to life. However, as a drama and adventure that spans the universe, it never manages to build up a great deal in the way of thrills.

Meg Murry (Storm Reid) is a young girl whose schoolwork and attitude change for the worse when her astrophysicist father (Chris Pine) disappears. After four years, her child prodigy brother, Charles Wallace (Deric...

DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for March 9, 2018

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Hello again. It’s another busy week with plenty of new releases arriving on Blu-ray and DVD.  Once again, they include blockbusters and Oscar nominees. So if you can’t make it out to the movies this week, be sure to give one of these titles a try!

Big New Releases!

The Breadwinner - After her father is taken away and put in prison by members of the Taliban, a young girl is forced to find a way to provide for her mother and siblings. She does so disguising herself as a boy and trying to make ends meet without being discovered for who she really is. This animated tale was nominated for an Oscar and earned impressive marks from almost all critics. The overwhelming majority...

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