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4 HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2014 RVT students launch rockets Students attending summer school at R.V.Traylor rockets they had made. Elementary School spent one afternoon launching Photos by STEPHANIE MONTEZ/RVT Communications announces I, area :hol rship recipients High School; Micah Spurgeon, Dave Thomas, President and Courtesy submission WNM Communications has Silver High School and Andres T. GM of WNM Communications supported the educational pur- Gomez, Cobre High School for stated, "We are a local company suits of the community's youth winning the 2014 WNMC Part-with employees representing all for over 22 years, contributing ners in the Community Scholar- the surrounding high schools• over $90,000 toward local high ships. The scholarship is a direct invest- school graduates' college educa- The WNMC Partners in thement in our youth, the future of tion. WNM Communications re- Community Scholarship Pro- our community. Each year it is cently awarded 9 scholarship re- gram awards $500 to each recipi- encouraging to see the increas- cipients for the 2013-2014 ent. The scholarship funds are ing number of well-qualified, school year. paid directly to the higher edu- outstanding youth in our sur- Congratulations to Aspencational institution of their rounding area." The WNMC Partners in the Bruton, Cliff High School; choice to assist with tuition, Community Scholarship was cre- Justine Romero, Reserve High~ books, and/or fees. The scholar- ated in 1991 to recognize and School; Marissa Ruiz, ship winners are all well-rounded assist outstanding local students Lordsburg High School; Joshua individuals. They must demon- in their pursuit of a college edu- Lawless, Ma~dalena High strate a strong academic back- cation. With the winners an- School; Kevin Guerro, Alamoground, financial need, a poten- nounced today, there have been Navajo High School; Krystyntial for leadership, integrity of approximately 150 WNMC Part- Powell, Silver High Opportunity character, and a desire to attain ners in the Community Scholar- School; Sarah Nowell, Quemado higher education, ships awarded. WATER SYSTEMS, LLC General Contractors *Pump & Windmill repair & installation / .~ 8157o *Septic Systems serviced & installed Azt~ *Metal Building construction *Roofing & Concrete work West Highway 9 Edward Elbrock PO Box 50 An~mas NM 88020 ' Cell 575-538-1812 We now occept Mestercerd & Vise Risk beh surveys show positive g NM high Submitted by NM DEPT OF HEALTH~Santa Fe In 2013, New Mexico high school students were less likely to binge drink than their coun- terparts across the United States (17.1% vs. 20.8%), according to results from the Youth Risk Be- havior Survey (YRBS) released by the Centers for Disease Con, trol and Prevention today• While New Mexico students were less likely to binge drink by compari- son, they were more likely to have their first drink of alcohol before the age of 13 (22.3% vs. 18•6%)• In addition to information about youth alcohol use, the na- tional YRBS and the New Mexico Youth Risk and Resiliency Sur- vey (NM YRRS) provide infor- mation about -youth risk behav- iors related to health, such as nu- trition, physical activity, tobacco use, drug use, violence, uninten- tional injury, mental health, and sexual activity• Further results from these two surveys indicate that New Mexico students were more likely than US students to get 60 min- utes of physical activity every day (31.1% vs. 27.1%), and were less likely to watch three or more hours of television daily (26.4% vs. 32.5%)• Compared to US students, New Mexico students were more likely to have ever used drugs such as cocaine (10•3% vs. 5.5%) or methamphetamines (5.0% vs. 3.2%), but were less likely to be sexually active (26•8% vs. 34.0%)• New Mexico specific results are being released in a new series LMSSummer Lunch menu Monday, June 30 Turkey Ham & Cheese Sandwich Lettuce/Tomato Chips Fruit Cup Asst. Low-Fat Milk Tuesday, July 1 Meat & Potato Burrito Corn on the Cob Canialoupe .... Asst. Low-Fat Milk Wednesday, July 2 Pizza Garden Salad w/Dressing Watermelon " Asst. Low-Fat Milk Thursday, July 3 Cheeseburger Fries Lettuce/Tomato/Pickles Grapes Asst. Low-Fat Milk Friday, July 4 No Lunch served in observance of Independence Day Week{7 Inspiration of newsletters called "YRRS Connections," the first of which is being released today by the New Mexico Department of Health, the New Mexico Public Education Department, and the UNM Prevention Research Cen- ter. This newsletter highlights downward trends in high school risk behaviors over the past sev- eral years, including: • Binge drinking (drinking five or more alcoholic drinks on a single occasion in the past 30 days) - decreased from 35.4% in 2003 to 17.1% in 2013; • Current cigarette smoking (smoking cigarettes on at least one of the past 30 days) - de- creased from 30.2% in 2003 to 14.4% in 2013; • Physical fighting in dae past 12 months - decreased from 38.9% in 2003 to 27.2% in 2013; and • Current use of painkillers to get high - decreased from 14.2% in 2009 to 8.5% in 2013. The New Mexico YRRS and the national YRBS are both part of the Youth Risk Behavior Sur- veillance System, and New Mexico results are directly com- parable to national results. The New Mexico YRRS is a joint project of the New Mexico De- partment of Health and the Pub- lic Education Department, with technical assistance from the in New Submitted by CYFD Becoming a foster or adop- tive parent dan make a huge dif- ference in the life of a child. Join us for an information meeting to be held this month of February in your area. Please call Ronny Diaz, CYFD Foster & Adoptive Parent Recruiter at (575) 434-5950 ext. 121 for more inforn~a)t)!0n or visit us on the web at www.cyfd.org. Se Habla Espanol Foster or Adopt a New Mexico Youth Name: Anjelika Age: 11 Story: Anjelika is sweet, charismatic, and intelligent• She absolutely thrives with one-on- one time and the individual at- UNM Prevention Research Cen- ter and the CDC Division of Ado- lescent and School Health. In ad- dition to the results released by the CDC and in the YRRS Con- nections, more detailed reports about these surveys will be will be available at www.youthrisk.org and http:// nrnhealth.org. National and other state results are available at http:/ /www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/ yrbs. holding in Kindergarten Registration is now being held at R.V. Traylor Elementary School• Parents must bring birth cer- tificates and immunization records• Potential students must be 5 by August 1, 2014. Universal pre-K program for children age 4 is also now regis- tering students for the upcoming school year. Birth certificates and immunizations are required when registering• Parents should see Josie Jasso at R.V. Taylor• I CO tention it provides. Anjelika per- forms at grade level in school and enjoys this time with her class- mates. : ~ Anjelika has been through and experienced a lot in her life. She needs a family that is deeply com- mitted to her, and will sup- port her to form lasting, strong bonds. Anjelika will need time to Anjelika adjust and build rela- tionships with her new parents• Ideally, a two,parent home would be great for her, but a single morn with a lot of love, energy, and patience will also be considered. For more information about foster or adoptive parenting through the New Mexico Chil- dren, Youth and Families Depart- ment, please call 1-800-432-2075 or visit www.cyfd.org For Appointments cal| 575-542.8705 or er.ail hcherald@aznex.net 4 Photos Same-Day- Service Available at tke Hidalgo Count~. Herald..212 East Motel Drive, Lot&burg, NM , SEPTIC TANK SERVI ,K 9 [] Septic Tank Installation We P.O. 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