Artesia BOE Approves Upgrade Requests

Some nice upgrades coming to local school facilities. The Artesia Public School Board of Education has approved an upgrade to the district’s computer operations at Bulldog Bowl, including the press box, Bulldog Pit, and the Artesia High School Auditorium. Assistant Superintendent for Operations Thad Phipps made the request in the amount of just uner 230-thousand dollars. The board also approved spending about 25-thousand dollars to upgrade lighting in the auditorium and another 67-thousdand dollars to replace bad seats at Bulldog Pit. The final request was for 28-thousand dollars to purchase and install a new HVAC system for the gym at Zia Intermediate.