Murray was among the schools which gave Christmas programs just prior to dismissing for the holiday break.
The week before school recessed for winter break was a peak time for elementary school holiday programs.
The Hobbs High School and Freshman High School choirs were in action on Dec. 14 when they performed a Winter Concert at First Methodist Church.
The Dec. 8 HHS Band Christmas Concert included a reading of "Twas the Night Before Christmas" with musical accompaniment.
he HHS Swim and Diving team was in action on Dec. 4 during their first home meet of the season.
Warm temperatures during the first weekend of December brought out festive participants and observers for the annual Jaycee Christmas Parade.
Southern Heights fourth and fifth-graders - who spent the semester developing skills in special classes ranging from videography to playing the electric guitar - put on a demonstration of their talent during a Dec. 1 program at Tydings Auditorium.