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4 HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2010 Southside Students of the Week Southside Elementary School Students of the Week for January11, 2010 were Brandin Romero, Genesis DeLuna, Serina Flores and Gregory Cuevas. Courtesy photo Southside Students of the Week Southside Elementary.School Students of the Week for January 18, 2010 were lan DeLagado, Rhisnna Moreno, Mireya Saenz and Zachary Holguin. t.t)rtlsburg Schools breakfast, Monday, February 8 Breakfast Fruit Muffin Pudding Cup Asst. Juice Lunch Ham & Cheese on a Bun Lettuce/Tomato Cheeto Chips Mandarin Oranges Tuesday, February 9 Breakfast Sausage on a Stick w/Syrup Asst. Juice Lunch Taco Salad Supreme Spanish Rice ,Salsa/Sour Cream Apple Cobbler Wednesday, February 10 Breakfast Ham & Cheese Breakfast Pocket Salsa Packet Asst. Juice Lunch Comfy Dog Pork &Beans: = . '.' " Veggie w/Dressing ........ Apricots Thursday, February 11 Breakfast French Toast [ . Hidalgo County Learning Center: I WNI00U WeekJy Word I ",2 , 575-542-3315 I By BECKYESTRADAIWNM GED Classes are being held every Monday, Tuesday and Friday from 6-8 p.m. at the new learning center. Patsy Chavez, GED instruc- tor, may be reached at 542-3320 for more information. Next GED testing date at the learning center will be April 6 and 20, 2010. All registration and application paperwork must be turned in two weeks before the actual testing date to be eligible to test on April 6 and 20. The test fee is $50 for all 5 subjects or $10 per subject, • which includes Writing, Math, Science, Social Studies and Reading. Students may come to the Hidalgo Learning Center to fill out the paperwork and must have two forms of ID and payment. Call 542- 3315 or 519-0306 for more information. An open house is being planned for the new Hidalgo County Learning Center. the latter part of February. It is our hope that the community will stop by and take a tour of your learning center. There will be demonstrations of the new equipment in the applied technol- ogy shop. More information will be .advertised at a later date. . .. S p e e i a t m a s s a q e s Deep Tissue ""I/;t Reflexology 11 Sports Massage 318-512-1358 MITZIE SHAR1A PACE I . ,0eated in Lordsburg Massage Therapist ] Will travel to you $40/Hour $20/Half Hour I Courtesy photo lunch menu Sausage Patty Asst. Juice Lunch Turkey Gravy Over Mashed Po- tatoes Mixed Vegetables School Roll Pumpkin Cake w/Topping Friday, February 12 Breakfast Sausage w/Biscuit Jelly ASst. Juice Lunch Pizza • Garden Salad w/Dressing. Max Stix Pineapple Tidbits DTMS Career Day held Dec. 17 Back on December 17, 2009, over 185 fifth through eighth grade students participated in a mini-career day. Over ten speak- ers represented a small range of careers offered in classroom ses- sions. We were'fortunate to have speakers from Gila National For- est, Film Specialist, and a student athlete from WNMU. Staff mem- bers from Central Elementary and DTMS attended the sessions with their students. By the end of this school year two more career days will be held. Parents and com- munity members will be invited to attend. LHS senior seminar to be held Feb. 18 The class of 2010 has com- pleted the first semester and is on their way towards graduation. This is a very important and busy time of year with ACT testing, college registration, applying for scholarships and completing high school portfolios. Ms. Stewart will be conduct- DTMS History Day Exhibition held Feb. 4 Courtesy submission On February 4, 2010, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Dugan- Tarango Middle School will be hosting the first History Day Ex- hibition. The exhibition will be held in the gymnasium at DTMS. All the students have been diligently working on their History Day projects in Mr. Stidham's social studies classes and one group has been working on a History Day presentation. All projects will be judged, with the top projects be- ing entered into the National His- tory Day Competition. The pub- lic is invited to come and share in this exciting moment with our students and see their projects. Winter Ball set for February 6 The Bootheel Youth Asso- ciation will host a Winter Ball at the Special Events Center on Sat- urday, February 6, 2010, from 9 PM to 1 AM. The Winter Ball is free of charge and will feature music, snacks, fun and drug-free infor- mation. Formal attire is encouraged. For more information call BYA at 575-542-3908. ing a monthly seminar for all se- niors that plan on attending a college, university or trade school. This seminar will answer questions, expedite registration and inform seniors and their par- ents of many scholarships and opportunities available for their future. Hopefully it will also make the transition from high school senior to college freshmen less confusing and frustrating. 'It's a great opportunity• for the seniors and parents to receive help filling out the FAFSA online, which is required by every col- lege and university," said Stewart. "Students will also receive help on ACT registration and reg- istering for colleges and univer- sities." The first meeting will be at the LHS library February 18 'h at 6:00 pm. The discussion will be "Registering for the FAFSA". In addition I will provide updates for the current scholarships avail- able for your senior. Please plan to attend with your senior if pos- sible. This will be the first of three seminars planned before gradua- tion. 4 th Grade Flyers working on science projects Submitted by DEVIN GOMEZ/4 th Grade Flyers Ms. Heath's Fourth Grade Flyers at Southside Elementary School have just completed a round of science projects. We had to bring different items to school and then show the class what we planned to do. We did the experi- ment and continued making ob- servations for several days. We learned a lot from these experi- ments. Our next projec[ is a science and social studies combined project about the topography of the United States using clay to show land features. It should be a fun way to learn! Animas FFA News Submitted by MARIA STAMERIRoportor i Animas FFA middle school members attended the State New Mexico Leadership Contest held in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Two members participated in the Public Speaking Contest and all three attended Leadership workshops. According to members attending this is how they felt about the activity: Rachel Dunagan states that this activity helped her to develop the courage to take RISKS in becoming the leader she wants to be. Emily Needham Graham state's that participating at the State level in public speaking has helped her develop better communication skills for future events and endeavors, and Jared Trejo states that the FFA conference and competition gave him a new inborn respect for the FFA organization and gave him the desire to become a State officer in the future. Animas FFA members have been selecting show animals for the 2010 Hidalgo County Fair, New Mexico State and Southern New Mexico State Fairs. FFA members and advisor have selected,nine steers for theses shows. All Agricultural Education classes have com- pleted record books and applicarion forms for the Discovery, Greenhand, Chapter, State and American FFA degrees. Record books for the State and American Degrees are due each year the end of Janu- ary, at the NM State FFA office, for those applying for degrees. Metal Fabrication students are working on the Welding curricu- lum, techniques and application for dual credit through either East- ern or Western New Mexico University. Through the Agricultural Education program I have become certified with NCCER so students in our area will have the opportunity to test through the National Center for Construction Education and Research, and be certified for specific areas that they pass off in our program, such as safety, con- struction math, stick welding and Oxy-Acetylene welding. RVT Students of the Week R.V. Traylor Elementary School Students of the Week for the week of February 1, 2010, were (back) Ashley Saucedo, Sage Moreno, Karissa DeLaGarza, Martin Jasso, Frankie Camacho, (front) Hailio Chavez, Emily Arambula, AnthonioTuscano and William Wright. 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