Posted June 25, 2015
The East Mountain High School Speech and Debate Team recently returned from the National Forensic League’s National Tournament, the largest academic competition in the world. This year’s event was held in Dallas, Texas, between June 14 and 20. This is the seventh consecutive year that East Mountain has qualified to the national tournament.For the fourth consecutive year, an East Mountain student advanced to the final round of the tournament. Senior Adelynn Nee ultimately finished in 6th place nationally in Extemporaneous Commentary, advancing over 250 other students in the event. Adelynn was also recognized for being named the New Mexico District Student of the Year. Coach Trey Smith was named Runner-Up for National Coach of the Year.
Posted June 15, 2015
East Mountain High School alumnus Ryan Berryman, Class of 2011, has been appointed a Student Regent of the University of New Mexico by Governor Susana Martinez. Berryman graduated this past May with Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing and Operations Management. He begins his studies toward a Master of Business Administration this fall. Berryman has been actively involved in UNM athletics throughout his undergraduate career and is the head manager for the UNM men's basketball program. He is also the first in his family to graduate from college.
Posted June 15, 2015
East Mountain High School is happy to introduce Marie Booth, who has been hired as the new Physical Science and MESA Teacher for the 2015-2016 school year. Booth, originally from Texas, lives in Tijeras with her husband and four daughters, ages 8, 6, 2 and 9 months. She graduated from UNM in 2012 with a degree in Secondary Science Education and did her student teaching at Roosevelt in Mrs. King's and Mrs. Miller's classes. She will be finishing up her Masters in Education from ENMU this summer. She describes herself as having a passion for science and education, with a desire to share this with her students. Please welcome Ms. Booth to East Mountain High School this fall.