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4 HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAY, MAY28, 2010 WNMU Regents pass 20:[ 0-2011 Rock On 2010 Central Elementary School pre- sented a special music pro- gram on Thursday, May 13, 2010, entitled Rock On 2010! THe program featured music from the 1950s through the 1980s, including performances of Blue Suede Shoes,Tutti Fruitt, Surfin' USA and Beat It, with special appearances by Elvis Presley, Little Richard and the Beatles.The entertaining event was directed by Ed and Sherry. Conner, with backdrops being created by the Lordsburg High School Art Department. Courtesy photos small step n0.( FETCH THIS PAPER YOURSELF TAKE A SHALL STEP TO GET HEALTHY vw.smallsa.ov Bug00, Bugs, Books, and Bugs at Library Submitted by LORDSBURG HIDALGO LIBRARY Bugs! Bugs! Bugs! It is sum- mer time and time for the public library's summer reading pro- gram. For the month of June it will be all about bugs! Crawling creatures, flying insects, squiggly mites, anything that has six legs will be talked about, read about, crafted about and played with. Lordsburg child from pre-school through those just finishing the 8th grade may read and log books for fun and prizes. The only re- quirement is that you read on your grade level or above. And log your books. For extra credit one can add drawings, write sto- ries or poems, craft projecrs about the books they read, attend pro- grams, ask to read on in-library e- Registration is open now or inytime during the program. Readers may start logging books as of June 1st. Activity days are Wednesday at 2 p.m. Pre school activity morning are on Tuesdays at 11 a.m. Parents of younger children are encouraged to come. Babysitters, grandparents, aunts and u nctes are also encouraged budget, approve new program By ABE VILLARREAL/WNMU At its regular meeting on May 13, the Western New Mexico University Board of Re- gents approved the operating and capital budget for the 2010-2011 fiscal year. A day before the spring com- mencement, Board of Regents members voted unanimously to pass a budget of $42 million. A $2 million reduction in state ap- propriation funds decreased the budget number from its projec- tion a year ago. "The two major priorities we are looking at are keeping WNMU financially viable and Essay winners announced Western Bank and the Hidalgo County Teen Maze Committee offered two $50 sav- ings bonds for students who com- pleted an essay regarding the Teen Maze and the future of the event. The essay question was: What can the Hidalgo County Maze Committee do to most ef- fectively address the needs of county teens? The winners of the contest were Alex Bejarano and Cory Sprott, both of LHS. LMS May 27- 28schedule Lordsburg Schools' student schedule for May 27-28 is as fol- protecting the people," said Sherri Bays, Vice-President of Business Affairs. The budget will include a $5.5 million investment in infra- structure renovations and im- provements if passed through a General Obligation Bond in the November election. Bays also updated regent members on ongoing campus construction projects including the new Juan Chacon Building addition that is scheduled to be completed before the new aca- demic year. The new building, at the cor- ner of E Street and College Av- enue, is the first to meet Leader- ship in Energy and Environmen- tal Design (LEED) certification requirements. Approval of the new Envi- ronmental Sustainabi!ity Major (BA/BS) was approved by regent members. The interdisciplinary degree gives students options to focus on a natural science or so- cial justice emphasis. Other than Arizona State University, the pro- gram is not available in Arizona, New Mexico or west Texas. Dr. Chris Farren, Vice-Presi- dent for Student Affairs, reported enrollment numbers for the aca- demic year that included double- digit increases in enrollment from year-to-year. The fall 2010 enroll- ment increase of 26% was the highest of any 4-year college in the state. Three professors including Dr. Edward Hall, Ms. Linda McGee and Mr. Claude Smith III were awarded emeritus status. Five professors were granted pro- motions and one professor was granted tenure. Board of Regent members also voted to hire a consultant to assist with the presidential search. WNMU President Dr. John Counts' term is scheduled to end on June 30, 2011. to come and read with your chil- lows: Jail O'Byrne Rustin Jones All Hidalgo county or book and read books about bugs. dren. Everyone should ask about Thursday, May 27 0'Bvrne [  ----,- - "- -'4 '7;''3j]their library cards so-theentire Breakfast &lunch will be --. - , Jonl00=s w rshi Hidalgo County Learning Center: family will be updated to use the served. library all yearlong. 12:30 Students T0b0sa Belle Sch01 ps WNMI! Weelklv Wnrdll For more information or missed and bus runs begin, a questions, please call the Friday, May 28 Lordsburg Hidalgo Library at Breakfast snack will be Tobosa Belles, the Hidalgo County chapter of the New Mexico By BECKY ESTRADAISenior Program Manager Testing fee for the entire GED testing battery will be increasing as of July l, 2010 ($15 pertest) a total of $75. Also, the GED testing dates for July 12 and 26, 2010 have been cancelled. GED Testing Dates for 2010: Silver City: September 9 & 24, 2010 October 1 & 15 November 12 & 19 Lordsburg: October 12 & 13 Deming: September 7 & 8 October 5 & 6 November 2 & 3 Ifryou have any questions on the GED testing please call 542- 3315 or 519-0306 There is still time to register for fall semest. ACAD-101-10869 Student Success Seminar L. Peterson CMPS-111-10757 Computer Lit-PC Victor Ruiz COMM-101-10902 Public Speaking Candle Sweetser DVSM-101-10.758 Dev. Math Lois Saucedo HIST-201-10322 American History Maurice Shortt NUR-106-10632 Nursing Assistant I The Introduction to Sociology course has been cancelled due to the instructor, Kim O'Day, moving. Ms. O'Day will be teaching online for Western New Mexico University. A non-credit Basic Computer Skills course will be taught at the Hidalgo County Learning Center on June 8, 10, 15, & 17, on Tues- days and Thursdays from 6-8 p.m. Sudents will learn basic computer skills, spread sheets, Word and Excell. The cost will be $40 per per- son and,there are only 10 spots available. The first 10 persons to register and pay will get the spots. Anyone intersted in taking this class may come by the learning center on Tuesdays-Thursdays to register and pay for the class, or call 542-3315 or 519-0306. It's never too late to continue your education, why not start to- day ! 575-542-9646. Library hours are Monday-Friday, 10-12, 1-6. HYRA to kick off June 3 The Hidalgo Youth Rodeo Association will begin its new season on Thursday, June 3, 2010. Start time is 6:30 PM at the Hidalgo County Fair- grounds. The age groups are: Leadline, 5 and under, 6-9, 10- 13, and 14 to 18. Age is deter- mined as of June 3. Events will be in this order: Leadline, bar- rels (youngest to oldest age groups), flag race, pole bending, goat tying, breakaway roping, tie down calf roping, steer daubing, steer stopping, team roping, and chute dogging. Rodeo dates in- clude June 3, June 10, June 17, June 24, July 8, July 15, and July 29. Please call Lesti Webster at (520) 508-6433 for more informa- tion. served. No lunch will be served. 11 : 15 Students dis- missed and bus runs begin. (LHS 11:17) Students help us meet AYP by attending school" EVERY day. Cowbelles, are please to announce the 2010 Scholarship awards. Jail O'Byrne who will graduate from Animus High School, and Rustin Jones, who will graduate from Duncan High School, have both been awarded scholarships in the amount of $500.00 Congratulations Senior and good luck in your continuing edu- cation! Central Students of the Week Students of the Week at Central Elementary School for the week of May 24, 2010, were Emmanuel Silva, Jonathan Cruz, Albert Jimenez, April De La Garza and Natividad Gomez. Courtesy photo Vm .... Thomas Gue A,T, DISPOSAL, INC, Attorney At Law yo, ia needs I DS ! I i!!!!r!ii!!!!t0fficelnet. 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