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4 HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAY, MARCH 5. 2010 Southside Students of the Week Southside Elementary School Students of the Week for February 22, 2010 were Stephanie Rendon, Nathaniel Nava, Angel Rodriguez and Adrian Miranda. Courtesy photo [.()ntsburg Schools breakfast, lunch menu Tuesday, March 9 Pickle Spear Monday, March 8 Breakfast Biscuit w/Sausage Patty Asst. Juice Lunch Sloppy Joe Tator Tots Celery Sticks w/Peanut Butter Breakfast NM Breakfast Burrito Asst. Juice Lunch Chicken Patty on a Bun Potato Wedges Lettuce Cherry Applesauce Wednesday, March 10 Breakfast Breakfast Hot Pocket Salsa Packet Asst. Juice Lunch USDA Rural Development promotes educational opportunities with grant to WNMU Submitted by USDA/Albuquer- que USDA Rural Development State Director Terry Brunner was in Silver City, NM last week to present a $267,331 grant award to Western New Mexico University (WNMU). The funding will be used to update and expand distance learning opportunities offered by the University in seven west- ern N&apos;ew Mexico counties in- cluding; Grant, Luna, McKinley, Sierra, Socorro, Hidalgo, and Catron. While presenting the award Brunner said, "I can assure you that President Obama and USDA Rural Development are 'working diligently to make cer- Community Watch meeting March 11 tain that rural chizens have ac- cess to a full range of educa- tional opportunities," Brunner added, "This funding will ex- pand the opportunities for resi- dents of western New Mexico and make available a wider range of educational options and ultimately expand their quality of life." The award to WNMU was one of 111 projects in 35 states that were selected to receive more than $34.9 million in grants that will increase educa- tional opportunities and access to health care services in rural areas. The funding is provided through USDA Rural Development's Distance Learn- ing and Telemedicine Program. This project will provide new videoconferencing equip- ment which will replace 10 year old equipment. The system will also be expanded and will de- liver distance learning services to 20 isolated communities. The courses that will be taught will offer high school and dual credit courses, teacher training and workforce development. The new equipment in- cludes new receivers, video Fresh Fruit Tomato Lasagna A Community Watch, screens, video camera, LeD [ -- --  I GardenSaladw/Dressing hstedbytheDWlPreventin screensandhighqualityHD" Hidalgo County Learning,Center: School Roll Program, Bootheel Youth Asso- Western New Mexico Uni- WNI00U w t.h, 00W.5ordl Tropical Fruit elation and Border Area Preven-versity will expand its distance ee Thursday, March 11 tion, will be held on Thursday, learning opportunities ,to the Col- t ,x,o Breakfast March 11, 2010 at 6:00 p.m. at lowing schools: Cesar Chavez Oatmeal the Hidalgo County Complex Charter School in Deming, By BECKY ESTRADA/WNM Pop Tarts Western New Mexico University's Applied Technology Depart- Asst. Juice Lunch Green Chili Chicken Enchiladas Green Beans Tossed Salad School Roll Chilled Peaches Friday, March 12 Breakfast Nutri Grain Bar String Cheese Asst. Juice Lunch Pizza Garden Salad w/Dressing Corn Pineapple Tidbits BYA offers cure for conference room. Those attending will learn how to watch for signs of drug and alcohol use. This first Com- munity Watch organizational meeting will join forces with other parents to watch commu- nity youth and partner to keep the community safe. Food and drink will be pro- vided. For more ifnoramtion con- tact Lindy Kerr at 575-542-3949 or Patricia Saucedo at 575-542- 9477. Arrey Grade School, Columbus Grade School, Lordsburg Learning Center, Silver City High School, Alamo Reserva- tion High School, and Aldo Leopold Charter School in Sil- ver City. The new equipment will also be installed in current sat- ellite schools located in: Deming, Lordsburg, Gallup, Cliff High School, Quemado High School, Magdalena High School and T or C Learning Center. To celebrate the commit- ment of the funds from USDA Rural Development, Mr. Brunner presented a ceremonial check to Western New Mexico University at 8:30 AM on Fri- day February 26, 2010 at the Besse-Forward Global Resource Center Auditorium at 12th Street and Kentucky Streetl in Silver City. USDA New Mexico Rural Development supports rural New Mexico Communities in their efforts to be competitive, innovative and sustainable with a mission to enhance the qual- ity of life of rural New Mexico residents. Further information on the DLT Program and other Rural Development programs can be obtained by calling 505- 761-4950 or by visiting USDA's website at: http:// . ment is set to offer two spring workshops beginning April 13-May 20. Classes will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5-8 p.m. at the Hidalgo County Learning Center shop. Industrial Maintenance--2 credit hours toward an ASsociate's De- gree Prepares the student in an array of technical areas. It begins with the installation, repairing, replacing, maintaining and dismantling of machinery and heavy equipment used in many industries. Alternative Energy--3 credit hours Introduction to Photovoltaics will explore the basic physics of light/material interactions, recent laboratory scale developments in photovoltaic and photo-electrochemical technologies, manufactur- ing of photovoltaic materials and photovoltaic systems design and integration with existing power generation/distribution infrastruc- ture. The course will also touch on the application of photovoltaics in solar heating, solar thermal power generation and photo-electro- chemical hydrogen generation. Wind Power component is an introduction to the basic concepts of terminology of how wind energy is captured and transformed into electrical power. It will cover the nature of'windenergy as a resource for generating power, the aerodynamics of wind turbines, mechanics/ dynamics.of the wind energy system and the electrical aspects of wind turbines. Students interested in taking these workshops may qualify for student financial aid. May also qualify for Workforce Aid Funding through the Department of Labor. Sign up now! Hidalgo Learning Center, 520 West 2 d Street, Lordsburg, NM 88045. 575-542-3315 or 575-519-0306. WHAT A CHILD LEARNS ABOUT VIOLENCE A CHILD LEARNS FOR LIFE. ell 4 utton 'er'ow 7"onque ar 'Nose S,Iver R,nqs .angles 'Loqos Iitanium ILt 6&Pq PIERCING Located inside the Cottage House, 214 E. Motel Drive, Lordsbur " Sports Massage Jl" 1318-512-1358 MITZIE SHARIA PACE ILoeated in Lordsburg Massage Therapist | Will travel to you $40/Hour $20/Half Hour ELECTRICAL CONTRACTING CHUCK McGHEE . =.-- DAMCO 400 E. 10th Street Lordsburg, NM 88045 s75-59o-o300o6 o RESIDENTIAL + COMMERCIAL + INDUSTRIAL Fourth Grade Flyers write to pen pals By DEVIN GOMEZISouthside Last week Ms. Heath's Fourth Grade Flyers wrote letters to pen pals in Unalaska, Alaska The purpose of writing to thepen pals is to help us learn letter writ- ing skills. Another project we worked on was writing a report. Each stu- dent had to write a report on a famous person that was born in February. It's called famous Feb- ruary and it is our first report of the year. Also we are continuing to work on science projects. All of this is getting us ready for our state tests coming in March. boredom Nothing to do? Come to the BYA office we are open from 4pm-8pm Tues- days-Fridays and 12pm-4pm on Saturdays. Come hang out and learn some interesting facts, do drafts, and help with event plan- ning. We are located at 7th and Pyramid. If you have any ques- tions feel to give us a call at 542- 3908. RVT Students of the Week R.V. Traylor Elementary School Students of the Week for the week of March 1, 2010, were (back) Vincent Montoya, Derek Saenz, Andres Saiz, Seth Ausbern, Niklas Neave, Tobias Cruz, (front) Des- tiny Gonzalez and Chloe Barrera. Not pictured was Austin Cole. 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