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4 HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAY, MARCH 19, 2010 Animas Public Schools third nine S"o0000thside hosts Family Geography Challenge Southside Elementary School hosted the Family Geography Challenge Awards Night on Tuesday, March 2, 2010. This challenge focused on parents and students completing six assignments relating tO the five themes of geography: place, location, region, movement, and human environment/inter- ac'tio'r. Ten students worked on this family friendly, geography assignment and earned a certificate of.achievement, a large laminated map of the World, and another large laminated map of the U.S.A. Tle.,students who received these awards were: Armando Bejarano, Alex Estrada, Azaria Guiterrez, MLoh, ael Hernandez, Brooklyn Kempton, Laryssa Powell, Maria Reyes, Angel Rodriguez, and Valerie i.lvas. Courtesy information uS Education Dept, to release $86 ou.rtesy submission .... U.S. Senators Jeff Bingaman arid,Tom Udall this week said the U:S. Department of Education )ill soon release an additional $86 million to New Mexico to support the state's schools New Mexico has already received $49I million for schools through the American Recovery and Re- investment Act, bringing the to- tal to, $577 million. .',.""State budgets across the oountry remain extremely tight, but.I, am convinced that the Re- covery Act is having a positive irqpact. Without this investment in New Mexico's schools, there would have been very deep cuts in education budgets throughout the state -- with devastating consequences for students," Bingaman said. "The Recovery Act has pre- 'vented job losses and budget cuts from hitting our schools, keeping teachers in the classroom and making sure young people re- ceive the quality education they deserve," Udall said. "During :these tough.economic times, I can think of no, better investment," -,. ,Previously awarded funds are as. follows: Fiscal $ 232,437,894 in State Stabilization funds through their successful comple- tion Of part 1 of the application. The State Fiscal Stabilization Fund program is a new one-time appropriation of $53.6 billion distbuted directly to states to: -..'- Help stabilize state and lo.caLgovernment budgets in or- der to minimize and avoid redu&ions in education and other essential public services. ..... Help support the modern- izition, renovation, and repair of sc/iool and college facilities. "- ". Help advance early learn- idg;through post-secondary edu- cation reforms to benefit students find families. $80,803,396 in Title I funds. The Recovery Act provides $10 billion, in additional Title I, Part A funds to state education agencies (SEAs) and local edu- million to support NM sch,o,00ls ration agencies (LEAs) to support schools that have high concen- trations of students from families that live in poverty in order to help improve leaching and learn- ing for students most at risk of failing to meet state academic achievement standards. $103,635,430 in IDEA funds. The Recovery Act provides $12.2 billion in additional fund- ing for parts B and C of the Indi- viduals with Disabilities Educa- tion Act (IDEA). Part B of the IDEA provides funds to state edu- cational agencies (SEAs) and lo- cal educational agencies (LEAs) to help them ensure that children with disabilities, including chil- dren aged three through five, have access to a free appropriate public education to meet each child's unique needs and prepare him" or her for further education, employment, and independent living. Part C of the IDEA pro- vides funds to each state lead agency designated by the Gover- nor to implement statewide sys- tems of coordinated, comprehen- sive, multidiciplinary inter- agency prograrnijand make early intervention services available to infants and toddlers with disabili- ties and their families. $5,138,804 in Education Technology Grants. The Recov- ery Act provides $650 million in additional funding for Education Technology Grants. The primary goal of the Education Technol- ogy Grants program is to improve student academic achievement through the use of technology in schools. It is also designed to help ensure that every student is tech- nologically literate by the end of eighth grade and to encourage the effective integration of tech- nology with teacher training and curriculum development. $4,426,362 in Vocational Rehabilitation Funds. The Re- covery Act provides $340 million in additional funding for the Vo- cational Rehabilitation (VR) State Grants program. The VR State Grants program provides grants to states to help individu- [Sl0 Computer??? Are you tired of bringing your computer in to be fixed over and over again?  Get rid of MS Windows and install a new operating system for just $32. ,Send check or money order to Bida-Ndee-  'fChoi Computers, P0 Box 520, Lordsburg, NM als with disabilities, especially those individuals with the most significant disabilities, prepare for, obtain, and maintain employ- ment. $456,213 in Independent Living Services Funds. The Re- covery Act provides $140 million in additional funding for the In- dependent Living (IL).programs. The IL programs support services to individuals with significant disabilities and older individuals who are blind to maximize their leadership, empowerment, inde- pendence, and productivity, and to promote the integration and full inclusion of individuals with disabilities into the mainstream of American society. $1,220,391 in Work Study funds have been awarded to students attending schools in New Mexico. The Recovery Act provides an additional $200 mil- lion to the Work-Study program, providing colleges and universi- ties with additional funding to provide jobs to students to help with their college and living ex- penseS'S4,254,203 in Impact Aid funds for construction activities, including the preparation of drawings and specifications for school facilities; erecting, build- ing, acquiring, altering, remodel- ing, repairing or extending school facilities;and inspecting and su- pervising the construction of school facilities. $1,207,185 in School Im- provement Grants. The Recovery Act provides $3 billion in School Improvement Grants to support the transformational changes that are needed to turn around the nation's persistently lowest- achieving schools by using rig- orous school intervention mod- els. $ 2,047,098 in the Teacher Incentive Fund to con- tinue programs to support the development and implementa- tion of a performance-based teacher and principal compensa- tion system, based primarily on increases in student achievement, in high-need schools. Weeks Honor Roll released A Honor Roll First Grade Rachel Estrada Trace Jackson AngaLeena Jarvis Sierra Manos Second Grade Ryan Estrada Zachary Juarez Jocelyn Laborin Jocelyn Massey Orin Offutt Third ,Grade Johnny Holder Athena Kvamme Lindsey Massey Xavier Sehartz Tierney Washburn Rybecca Webster Fourth Grade Seriah Gore Elizabeth Mendoza Sixth Grade Shannon Choate Gage Massey Wyatt Mendez Kelsey Shelton Braiden Washburn Zachary Winkler Freshmen Garrett Massey Sophomore Peyton Downs Chelsea Rodriguez Karina Sarellano Junior Rogelio Elias Channing Moore Merrilee Richardson Elizabeth Richins Senior Michael Barentine Katherine Cavaliere Marjssa Elias Remington Hurt Joli O'Byrne Gerardo Reyes Tarran Trotter A/B Honor Roll First Grade Arwen Kvamme Bailey Massey Dominick Needham Helena Ramirez Coy Wagley Second "Grade Cap Massey Richard Pavis Jaiden Ybarra "Fhird Grade Brenda Elias Zachary Gomez Amie Manos Tell Swirl Ty Wagley Fourth Grade Penne Duo,cn Britney Gibson Brandon Hoffman Desirea Juarez Chance Kipp Heather Klump Michelle Mitchell Cody Moore Fifth Grade Travis Burhus Christopher Deardeuff Tiana Gibson Joshua G/'eenwade Renee Hillebert Brian Mashak Jade Massey Emma McDonald Troy Pompeo Brandy Roark Samantha Trejo Rayce Wagley Sixth Grade Garrett Green Marissa Hillebert Logan Klump Seventh Grade Esmeralda Bajo Thomas Guerra Attorney At Law (575) 546-3298 (575) 546-5938 tguerral@qwestoffice net 117 East Spruce Street Deming, New Mexico 88030 Eathen Benner Perfect Attendance Chelsy Dill Pre-K Emily Graham Johnny Johannes .Brittney Hoffman Kindergarten Anjuli Kvamme Angel Cuevas Rayan Peterson Michael Hillebert Dallas Pompeo Parker Winkler Rosie Shiffman First Grade Eighth Grade Rachel Estrada Henry Bender Sierra Manos Kyli Moore Second Grade Taylor Trotter Ryan Estrada Freshmen Jocelyn Massey Carolina Bajo Third Grade Carla Castillo Amie Manos Mariela Cuevas Lindsey Massey Joseph Mills Xavier Schartz Sky Milosevich Fourth Grade Marlana Moore Brian Garcia Sophomore Heather Klump Amanda Holder Cody Moore Jesus Ramirez Fifth Grade Junior Renee Hillebert Nidia Nieblas Brian Mashak Tori Patterson Rayce Wagley Kayla Shelton Sixth Grade Maribel Urrea Ernest Benner Senior Seventh Grade Heriberto Bajo Eathen Benner Zachary McDonald Freshmen Allen Noakes Joseph Mills Valerie Ramirez Sophomore Starla Richins Ryanna Webster Jaime Robles Senior Sandra Veleta Nichole Ahumada A male student at the Teen Maze tries his hand at parenthood. Teen Fair preview to be held March 23 at LHS Wondering how to talk to your teen or pre-teen about drugs, alcohol, tobacco, violence, relationships, sex, and other touchy top- ics? If you have a teen or pre-teen in your home, or if you have an interest in our youth, you are invited to attend the Teen Fair Preview on Tuesday, March 23, from 5:00 until 6:00 pm at the LHS gym. Lordsburg and Animas students in grades 7-12 will be attending the Teen Fair on March. 24-26, where they will participate in fun learning activities that address substance abuse, teen pregnancy, ab- stinence, tobacco, alcohol, relationships, education, personal safety and othe issues facing our youth. Parents, teachers and other interested adults are encouraged to preview the event and learn about the issues their teens are facing and how to help them navigate through the sometimes treacherous teen years. Parents will leave better prepared to have conversations with their teens and pre-teens about these important issues. The Teen Fai is sponsored by the Hidalgo County Health Consortium, Hidalgo Medical Services, and many other agencies, who have been prepar- ing for several months. Come see what it's all about. 81570 i ELBROCK WATER SYSTEMS, LLC General Contractors *Pump & Windmill repair & installation *Septic Systems serviced & installed *Metal Building construction *Roofing & Concrete work West Highway 9 Edward Elbrock PC) Box 5O 575-548-2429 Animas, NM 88020 Cell 575-538-1812 We now accept Mastercard & Visa ! ELECTRICA, CONTRACTING I BOOTH lli CHUCKDAMooMCGHEE ]ACCOUNTING SERVIC L bploryourlCeside,,tial&Co, eciat,eeds | t 400 E 10th Street ,]  t;-.. ii] L H Lordsburg, NM 88045 ' Beekeeping, Bill Paying, Payroll, c'-c- ..   POBox ,77 l ::: I F'n"''"' st"t00m00nt'' T"x '00tu00n' -- Phonc:Lrdsburg' NM 88045 575-640'4917 My com uter )  ? 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