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Rehoboth teacher receives national recognition

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DeLyssa Begay , a local teacher from Rehoboth Christian High School, has been selected as an NEH Summer Scholar from a national applicant pool to attend one of 25 seminars and institutes supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities. The Endowment is a federal agency that, each summer, supports these enrichment...

Community Calendar MAY 1-31, 2015

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SATURDAY May 2

RMCHCS Community Health Fair

9 am-1 pm at the Rio West Mall.

First Saturday Healing Prayer and Song

Come to Holy Spirit Church for a casual and comfortable service devoted to healing of mind, body, & spirit, including music, scripture, and prayer. Everyone is very welcome indeed! The Church of the Holy Spirit is located at 1334 Country Club Drive, Gallup, just 1 block west of Red Rock Elementary School. Phone (505) 863-4695.

El Morro Theatre showing ‘Interstellar’ (2014)

Starring Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain and Michael Caine. Rated RG-13. 207 West Coal Ave. Showings at 2 pm, 6 pm and 9:30 pm. $2 per ticket.

Community Clean-Up-Area 2

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Dabbling in physics: Sacred Heart gets a head start

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“We are studying simple machines” started Sr. Christi Ann Landolff, C.S.A. as she began to describe, enthusiastically, the new curriculum she is using for teaching physics starting in sixth grade at Sacred Heart Cathedral School. She goes on to explain that physics is the base science and math is the language. If you get physics, chemistry and biology come easier because you already know the language.

The curriculum was developed largely by Dr. Anatoliy Glushchenko a physics professor at the University of Colorado. He was discouraged by the number of students dropping out of his classes and realized they were coming to college totally unprepared.

So, Glushchenko and his colleagues...

Music through the generations

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Concert association showcases the best of Gallup

Since 1944, Gallup Community Concert Association has been providing world class entertainment to the Gallup Community. GCCA has provided a diverse plate that will suit the palette of any music lover:  brass ensembles, opera trios, piano concertos and the favorite of association director, Antoinette Neff, Riders In The Sky.

The association was formed in 1944 at a time when morale was low. People were concerned about World War I. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the concert association, Octavia Fellin wrote (in 1995) about that era: “Yet, the spirit of music, art and literature nurtured the spirits … which were sometimes...

Young girl overcomes obstacles, inspires others

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She lights the room with her smile, but her first 14 years have been anything but sunny.

Kaela Gaulden has been battling Ewing Sarcoma bone cancer for the past seven years. She has endured 15 surgeries, the last of which was in December when most of her right leg was amputated. And she is determined to keep up with her friends, prosthetic leg or not.

Gaulden is in the eighth grade at Rehoboth Christian School. She said she likes Rehoboth because she is allowed to practice her faith without fear of judgment. She missed most of her second and third grade years because of the cancer, but since then, her grandparents, Scott and Rosa Armstrong, have been able to schedule appointments and...

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