Activities

2017 AlumKnights Scholarship Awards

Photo of Karina Peña-Morla The DNHS AlumKnights awarded the 2017 student scholarships to eight recipients. They each receive $1,000 scholarship this year, but the Erickson Scholarship recipients can receive up to $10,000 over four years if they continue pursuing their degree in nursing and maintain a … Continue reading

2017 Applebee’s Fundraiser

Picture of AlumKnights Applebee's 2017 Fundraiser volunteers. Once again, the Applebee’s Flapjack Fundraiser Breakfast held on Saturday, March 4th, 2017 was a success with $356.15 raised for the AlumKnights Scholarship Fund. We wish to thank Applebee’s, the organizers, volunteers and of course the people who came for a delicious, … Continue reading

2016 Dine to Donate at Sadie’s on Academy

Sadies - AlumKnights The AlumKnights 3rd annual Dine to Donate fundraiser was held at Sadie’s on Academy on November 15, 2016 . A portion of the proceeds from diners who presented an AlumKnights flyer was applied to the AlumKnights Scholarship fund. The flyer worked … Continue reading

Friend of the Castle Award Honoring Señora Elaine Alarid

Photo of Senora Alarid The first Annual Friend of the Castle Award honoring Señora Elaine Alarid was presented on November 9, 2016. The energy, attendance, words spoken by alumni dancers, the program, and sense of appreciation for Elaine as a teacher but also what Del Norte meant to … Continue reading

2016 Pageant of Bands

Del Norte POB Spirit Picture For the fourth year, the AlumKnights supplied volunteers in support of the DNHS band’s participation in the New Mexico Pageant of Bands (POB) marching band competition on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at Wilson Stadium. The Del Norte Band is one of … Continue reading

Fall 2016 Brick Garden Installation

Photo of family member placing memorial brick The September 17, 2016 AlumKnights Brick Garden installation was a beautiful sunny morning with Ken Varga leading volunteers Dan Jones, Marti Bass, Nancy Bennett, Ann Johnson, Terri Christiansen and Janet Saiers. As part of installing their bricks, the family of Mark … Continue reading

DNHS 2016 Registration

Photo from DNHS 2016 Registration Several AlumKnights volunteers assisted students, parents, teachers and administrators during DNHS Student registration on August 4-5, 2016. The assistance, cold water and snacks provided by the AlumKnights were appreciated by the members of the DNHS community.

2016 AlumKnights Scholarship Awards

The DNHS AlumKnights awarded the 2016 student scholarships of $1,000 to six recipients. All are graduating seniors from Del Norte High School with a history of service to their school and community. Drawbridge to Success Scholarship For those students that will … Continue reading

Ballet Folklorico Fundraiser

AlumKnights Ballet-Folklorico Fundraiser Flyer On April 15, 2016, the AlumKnights sponsored an Alumni performance of Ballet Folklorico at the DNHS Performing Arts Center. Retired DNHS teacher and Ballet Folklorico sponsor Señora Elaine Alarid gathered some 30 alumni dancers for a benefit to support the AlumKnights Scholarship Fund and … Continue reading

2016 Applebee’s Fundraiser

Applebee's logo Once again, the Applebee’s Flapjack Fundraiser Breakfast held on Saturday, March 5th, 2016 was a success with over $300 raised for the AlumKnights Scholarship Fund. We wish to thank Applebee’s, the organizers, volunteers and of course the people who came for a delicious, … Continue reading

2015 Pageant of Bands

DNHS Band at 2015 POB For the third year, the AlumKnights supplied volunteers in support of the DNHS band’s participation in the New Mexico Pageant of Bands (POB) marching band competition on Saturday, October 17, 2015 at Wilson Stadium. AlumKnight volunteers included Terri Christiansen, Eric Gray, Ann Johnson, … Continue reading

AlumKnights 2015 Homecoming Tailgate

AlumKnights 2015 Homecoming On Thursday, October 8, 2015 AlumKnight volunteers Lewis Bejcek, Terri Christiansen, Janet Saiers and Mike Tandysh greeted Alumni and parents attending the DNHS Homcoming Game at Milne Stadium. Information on the AlumKnights was given out and AlumKnights 50th anniversary T-shirts were … Continue reading

DNHS 2015 Parent Open House

AlumKnights Helmet Great volunteers helped at the DNHS Parent Open House on Tuesday September 1, 20515. There were five AlumKnights Tuesday and providing much needed directions, answering questions and operating the elevator. Volunteers were Janet Saiers, Terri Christiansen, Nancy Bennett, Brian Tafoya and Mike Tandysh. They were there from … Continue reading

2015 DNHS Teacher Welcome Back Lunch

AlumKnights DNHS Teacher Welcome Back Lunch Some 80 Del Norte High School teachers and staff expressed much appreciation for the pizza and fruit lunch served August 12, 2015 by the AlumKnights. Helping were: Martha Peercy, ’66 and her husband David Peercy who serves on the APS … Continue reading

AlumKnights Assist with DNHS 2015 Registration

AlumKnights Volunteers for the 2015 DNHS Registration Several AlumKnights volunteers assisted students, parents and the administration during DNHS Student registration on August 7-8, 2015. The afternoons were hot, and cold water and snacks provided by the AlumKnights were appreciated by the members of the DNHS community.

2015 Applebee’s Fundraiser

Applebees AlumKnights Fundraiser 2015 Volunteers Once again, the Applebee’s Flapjack Fundraiser Breakfast held on June 13, 2015 was a success! Including ticket sales, donations, and sales of AlumKnight t-shirts, over $600 was raised for the Scholarship Fund. We wish to thank Applebee’s, the organizers, volunteers … Continue reading

2015 AlumKnights Scholarship Awards

Annika Fietek - 2015 AlumKnights Scholarship Recipient The DNHS AlumKnights awarded the 2015 student scholarships of $1,000 to six recipients. All are graduating seniors from Del Norte High School with a history of service to their school and community. Drawbridge to Success Scholarship For those students that will … Continue reading

DNHS 2015 Winter Carnival

DNHS 2015 Winter Carnival, AlumKnights On January 16th, 2015 the Sophomore Class sponsored a DNHS 50th Anniversary Winter Carnival, in lieu of a Winter Ball. The AlumKnights “Celebrate the 60’s” booth was a big hit, probably because everyone won something. Guests purchased tickets as they entered the … Continue reading

2014 DNHS Winter Combined Concert Reception

DNHS Winter Combined Concert - AlumKnights The AlumKnights provided a reception with cookies and cider following the December 11, 2014 DNHS Winter Combined Concert. The concert, which was very well attended, featured the Band, Jazz Band, Orchestra, Guitar, Concert Choir and Piano. Cookies were provided by the … Continue reading

AlumKnights 2014 Homecoming Tailgate and Game

Alumnknights Homecoming Tailgate, Oct 24, 2014 On Friday night, October 24 2014, the AlumKnights held an all-alumni Homecoming Tailgate prior to the game at Mine Stadium. It was a beautiful night with BBQ grills and other food.     The ’74 State Champion Football Team were … Continue reading

Homecoming Coronation Reception

2014 DNHS Homecoming Coronation Recption The AlumKnights hosted a reception following the “Back Once More To ’64” Homecoming Coronation on October 23, 2014. The AlumKnights supplied punch and secured donations of cookies and brownies. The 2014 DNHS Homecoming Court included King Irving Manriquez and Queen Mayra Miranda.

2014 Pageant of Bands

DNHS Band POB - AlumKnights For the second year, the AlumKnights supplied volunteers in support of the DNHS band’s participation in the New Mexico Pageant of Bands (POB) marching band competition on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at Wilson Stadium. The Del Norte Band is one of … Continue reading

A is for Art Fundraiser Benefits DNHS

APS Foundation A is for Art Fundraiser - AlumKnights On Friday, October 3, 2014 the APS Foundation held their annual “A is for Art” fundraiser that included dinner, auction of student created art and student performances. A new feature of the annual fundraiser is having a school be “adopted” as part of the … Continue reading

DNHS Teacher Welcome Back Breakfast

AlumnKnights Teacher Breakfast For the third year, the AlumKnights provided breakfast on August 12, 2014 for some 80 Del Norte HS faculty and staff. Breakfast food and beverage was sponsored by Jimmy’s Cafe, Chick-Fil-A Montgomery & San Mateo location, Jack in the Box Inc., Starbuck’s Montgomery … Continue reading

Celebrate the Knight

AlumKnights Celebrate the Knight Ceremony Music, memories, hugs, hand shakes, Folklorico dancing, food, fun, farewell to the 1964 cafeteria, photos, and building tours were part of the DNHS 50th anniversary kick-off June 27, 2014. Crowd estimates range from 350-500 alumni, former teachers and staff, elected … Continue reading

2014 AlumKnights Drawbridge to Success Scholarship

Madelyn Martinez, A recipient of the 2014 AlumKnights Drawbridge to Success Scholarship The AlumKnights Leadership Council voted to award four (4) scholarships in the amount of $1,250 each to the following graduating seniors. Kaleigh Lopez, Madelyn Martinez, and Monica Vigil will receive the 2014 AlumKnights Drawbridge to Success Scholarship, and Danielle Ripley … Continue reading

Knight Installed

AlumKnights Celebrate the Knight Brick Garden The original Del Norte HS Knight, a gift from Del Norte High School’s first graduating class of 1966  returned home on March 21, 2014 after 18 months of renovation, rest, and relaxation. The 10 ‘ tall Knight was adjacent to … Continue reading

DNHS Student Trip to NMSU

Approximately 55 DNHS students went to Las Cruces to visit the campus of NMSU on March 4, 2013. The trip was a big success – NMSU had a number of presentations and programs that were really informative and engaged the … Continue reading

Del Norte Debating Dragon Slayers

The Del Norte Debating Dragon Slayers hosted their 3rd annual Castle Congress at DNHS on Saturday, February 8, 2014. Students impressively decked out in dress clothes and carrying briefcases met in chambers to participate in Congressional Debate, with an entertaining … Continue reading

Foreign Student Parent Night

DNHS students and their families from around the world were informed about college opportunities and other student issues on January 10, 2014 in the DNHS Media Center. APS translators interpreted for the families from Somalia, Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq and Spanish speaking … Continue reading

Winter Concert

Over 150 DNHS choir, band, orchestra and guitar students performed December 11, 2013 in Thibert Hall. The AlumKnights helped serve cider and cookies donated by Albertson’s. Del Norte Baptist Church also provided hundreds of cookies. These refreshments were enjoyed by a … Continue reading

50th Anniversary Committee

Del Norte High School’s Golden Anniversary will be celebrated from Spring 2014 through graduation of 2015 – Del Norte’s 50th graduating class. A committee has been formed to plan 50th Anniversary activities. All alumni are needed and welcome to attend … Continue reading

Knight to Remember

Over 1,000 Del Norte High School alumni, former staff and faculty attended the June 7, 2012 “Knight to Remember” Open House. The $22.5 million Phase I rebuild of Del Norte High School was available for student led tours. The “old building” consisting … Continue reading