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    Carrizozo Municipal Schools

    PO Box 99

    800 D Ave.

    Carrizozo, NM 88301


    Fax 1-575-648-2216

    School Grades


    Carrizozo High School's: B

    Carrizozo Middle School's: F

    Carrizozo Elementary School's: C


    Parents wanting to enroll a child as an in district or out of district transfer student should contact:

    1. Dean of Students- Cathryn Barela PO Box 99 Carrizozo, NM 88301 575-648-2216 ext. 201

    2. District School Secretary- Margaret Serna PO Box 99 Carrizozo, NM 88301 575-648-2216 ext. 202

    Grizzly photo  courtesy of PIXLELS

    Grizzly Happenings

    Dear Parents/Guardians and Community Members,

    We have the following announcements and activities for the week of Sept. 17th:

    Thursday, Sept. 20th: 5:00 V Volleyball vs. Tularosa 

    Friday, Sept. 21st: 7:00 V Football @ Hondo
                                      V Volleyball @ Mountain Top Tournament
                                       Bracket is attached

    Saturday, Sept. 22nd: V Volleyball @ Mountain Top Tournament 
                                           Bracket is attached

     **Student council is hosting a smothered burrito dinner for their Homecoming fundraiser. It is $8.00 a plate, and it's from 5 to 7 this coming Thursday. 

    **FFA is selling farm fresh eggs for $4.00 a dozen.  Flyer is attached.

    **First Savings Bank Carrizozo Debit Card - First Savings Bank will donate $1 to Carrizozo School District with every issued card and a portion of every transaction when you use your custom Carrizozo Debit Card. Flyer and Customer Information Profile are attached. 

    **Congratulations to Dresdn Vallejos for placing 1st at the state fair 4H competition. 

    **School Menu is on Nutrislice.  Information on Nutrislice is attached.  

    **Chrysanthemums in Grizzly colors are ready to add fall color to your yard or porch! Contact Carol Wilson at Grizzlies Gardens to get the 4 1/4 inch pots or gallon size. We also have some pots with assorted colors.  

    **Carrizozo Schools continues to collect Box Tops. Please send them to school with your child or drop them off at the High School office.

    **Food backpack application can be found under "For Parents" above.

    **All students in grades K - 12 will eat breakfast and lunch for free this year.

    **The elementary does a BRAVO assembly on the 2nd Tuesday of the month in the multipurpose room at 3 o’clock. It is only for students who have earned the required numbers of tickets for the month. Starting in October.

    **Carrizozo Schools is offering students and their families a T-Mobile Unit for wi-fi accessibility at a reasonable cost.  The user agrees to use this equipment for either school use in which all school technology use rules apply or individual use in which all applicable school, state and federal laws apply. Any misuses of this technology will result in the termination of the users right to use unit without refund of payment.  If you have questions or would like to lease the equipment for use of wi-fi at your home, please come by the high school office. The cost of the lease is $130 per year and there is no refund if turned in early.   The form is attached.  For questions, call Mr. Lindsay.


    Have a great week!

    Go Grizzlies!!


    Welcome  Grizzlies

    Parents, students, and staff,

    I  hope each and everyone had a relaxing enjoyable break.  As you all know I have taken the Superintendent/Principal position and I can’t wait to meet all the staff and students. I am looking forward to this school year and the opportunities it will bring to all. We have some new teachers that I know will be assets to this school as well as to the community. I feel it is a great privilege to have the opportunity to lead your home school district. I want the students in Carrizozo to know their greatness, and that their dreams can come true.  Carrizozo Schools has had many graduates accomplish many great things. It is truly an honor and a blessing to have the opportunity to serve this school and community.


    W. Todd Lindsay

     “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” 

    - Abraham Lincoln