May 31, 2018

Pictured Here: CIS Site Coordinators Hilda Perez-Vargas, Cesar Chavez Elementary; Stephanie Walther, Aspen Community Magnet School; Luis Burrola, Ortiz Middle School; Heather Sellers, Capital High School; Ivan Cornejo, Capital High School, Angelica Suarez, El Camino Re...

May 14, 2018

Luis Burrola, CIS Site Coordinator at Ortiz Middle School and Hornet Connection facilitator

When many of us think back to the time we were nudged out of the nest and forced to make the leap from elementary to middle school, we're reminded of the feelings of worry and ap...

April 27, 2018

High school students from the Master's Program talk one-on-one with their mentees at Cesar Chavez Elementary.

About two years ago, CIS Site Coordinator Hilda Perez-Vargas realized that the 4th and 5th grade boys at Cesar Chavez Elementary would benefit from an after-sch...

April 11, 2018

Communities In Schools of New Mexico is pleased to announce it has been chosen as a beneficiary organization of Santa Fe's annual CineFesta Italia for the 3rd year in a row. Each year, the festival features films, food, and culture to benefit local charities, and showc...

March 30, 2018

Students at El Camino Real Academy in Santa Fe, NM, join together on March 14th, 2018, to observe 17 minutes of silence in honor of the 17 students killed in last month's school shooting in Parkland, FL.

Last month, at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, F...

March 7, 2018

Our site coordinators are a resourceful bunch. In addition to assessing the needs of individual students and entire schools, they establish connections with members of the community and implement supportive programming for vulnerable children. 

One such program is the...

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