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NM Health Officials Screening Teens for STD’s

February 28, 2020

New Mexico health officials have ordered state medical professionals to start screening teens for Syphilis and other STD's.    The Order is Given  On January 10, 2020, a nationwide health order was issued to prevent ...

Teacher vacancies impact students

February 19, 2020

At Chaparral High School (CHS) teacher shortages lasted the first six months. There were five teacher openings; most were freshman classes. Assistant Principal Roberto Mata said, “The toughest ones to fill were math, science and...

Cheerleaders need to clear final hurdle to compete at state

February 13, 2020

The cheerleaders are one competition event away from achieving their goal, which is competing at state.  As long as the cheerleaders go to three station events and gain a high score overall, then they will be able to go to state competition. However, this year is different because not a...

Lobos Stop Trashing and Recycle PPC

February 5, 2020

One class in Chaparral High School has been favored with visions of greener pastures. Special Education Teacher Leonardo Lugo, Special Education Assistants Maria Lucero and Magali Alvelaiz organized a recycling project for their students. “We needed the ki...

Lobo Quartet Qualifies for NMMEA State Program

January 27, 2020

                For the fifth uatime in a row, Lobo musicians qualified for and participated in the New Mexico Musical Education Association (NMMEA) state program. The New Mexico Musical Education Associ...

Lobos Morphed Into Elves Collecting Cans For Chaparralians With Holiday Hungries

January 13, 2020

Needy families in Chaparral required can openers this winter. National Honor Society (NHS) of Chaparral High School (CHS) ran a Christmas canned food drive until December 18th. It was organized as a “community service requirement for NHS” and as a way of “giving back to t...

Lobos Receive this Year’s Best Gift Cards

December 18, 2019

            Chaparral students, the only thing for us under the tree this year was a lunch card, good for one reimbursable meal. Merry Christmas. In November, during Thanksgiving Brea...

New Athletic Trainer is also new to Teaching

December 11, 2019

Shawnee Gonzalez is the new athletic trainer and teacher at Chaparral High School (CHS).  Gonzalez’ dream job was to be a veterinarian, but she decided to become an athletic trainer when she got injured playing volleyball in high school. “When my athletic trai...

Our Newest Math Teacher Is Finally Here

December 4, 2019

Jason Harvey is the newest math teacher at Chaparral High School (CHS). He joined CHS on September 24, 2019. This is his first year as a teacher. He teaches freshman classes. He plans on staying at CHS as a teacher.  He always wanted to be a math teacher, “I’ve al...

Ubinger is one of the 2019 Magnificent Seven Golden Apple Award Winners

December 3, 2019

  The Golden Apple Award of Excellence for Teaching in New Mexico was awarded to David Ubinger along with six other teachers. This honor is based on their performance in the classroom and commitment to their profession.  This award has been given to New Mexico's most outstanding teachers ...

NMPED trades SAT for PARCC

December 3, 2019

The Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) will be New Mexico’s new exam required for high school graduation. The SAT is an exam offered nationally that is administered by the College Board of Educational Testing Service. It is w...

Welcome Mr. Lugo

November 22, 2019

  Leonardo Lugo was born and raised in El Paso, Texas, who before working at Chaparral High School, worked as a Special Education Assistant for Santa Teresa Middle School. His background with special needs children makes him qualified to work as a Special Edu...

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