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Artesia High School graduates 208 • Class of 2015 first to graduate in Bulldog Pit

Members of the Artesia High School Class of 2015, left, close their commencement ceremony with the singing of the alma mater Thursday evening at Bulldog Pit. Graduation exercises were relocated from Bulldog Bowl due to impending rain showers, but the new graduates did not let the change of venue put a damper on their celebration. Above right, Keenan Flynn delivers his speech, “The Way is the Goal,” to classmates, while Wesley Burnett, below right, asks his fellow graduates “Four Questions.”   Brienne Green - Daily Press

Members of the Artesia High School Class of 2015, top, close their commencement ceremony with the singing of the alma mater Thursday evening at Bulldog Pit. Graduation exercises were relocated from Bulldog Bowl due to impending rain showers, but the new graduates did not let the change of venue put a damper on their celebration. Bottom , Keenan Flynn delivers his speech, “The Way is the Goal,” to classmates, while Wesley Burnett, below, asks his fellow graduates “Four Questions.”  Brienne Green – Daily Press

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AFD responds to fire at local business

Artesia Fire Department firefighters respond to a fire this morning at LaRue C.E. Oil, 705 N. First St. According to AFD Chief Kevin Hope, the incident consisted of a small, smoldering fire under the wood floorboards of the property. Firefighters were able to put out the fire quickly using only an extinguisher. There were no reports of injuries. Hope said the AFD is looking into what caused the fire.  Ben Theobald – Daily Press

Artesia Fire Department firefighters respond to a fire this morning at LaRue C.E. Oil, 705 N. First St. According to AFD Chief Kevin Hope, the incident consisted of a small, smoldering fire under the wood floorboards of the property. Firefighters were able to put out the fire quickly using only an extinguisher. There were no reports of injuries. Hope said the AFD is looking into what caused the fire. Ben Theobald – Daily Press

Graduation location to be decided this afternoon

ARTESIA — The Artesia Public Schools administration will be keeping an eye on the sky today in order to determine where this evening’s Artesia High School graduation ceremony will be held. Read the rest of this entry »

Baccalaureate an evening of faith, song

 

Above, Artesia High School graduating seniors Tori Null, DeLaney Hanagan, Bayli Avery and Jordan Montoya perform along with fellow senior Nolan Chumbley, right, in the student worship band at Wednesday’s Baccalaureate service at the AHS Auditorium. At far right, Mike Duff of Faith Baptist Church delivers the message and a challenge to the graduates to examine what life means to them.  Brienne Green - Daily Press

Top photo, Artesia High School graduating seniors Tori Null, DeLaney Hanagan, Bayli Avery and Jordan Montoya perform along with fellow senior Nolan Chumbley, middle photo, in the student worship band at Wednesday’s Baccalaureate service at the AHS Auditorium. Bottom photo, Mike Duff of Faith Baptist Church delivers the message and a challenge to the graduates to examine what life means to them. Brienne Green – Daily Press

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Elementary school, here they come

Students at Grand Heights Early Childhood Center take the next step  in their education Tuesday during Kindergarten Graduation at the Artesia High School Auditorium. Before a crowd of occasionally weeping family and friends, the Eager Beavers received their diplomas and performed some of their favorite songs from the school year, which ranged from “It’s So Great to be a Beaver” to “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.”  Teresa Lemon - Daily Press

Students at Grand Heights Early Childhood Center take the next step in their education Tuesday during Kindergarten Graduation at the Artesia High School Auditorium. Before a crowd of occasionally weeping family and friends, the Eager Beavers received their diplomas and performed some of their favorite songs from the school year, which ranged from “It’s So Great to be a Beaver” to “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.” Teresa Lemon – Daily Press