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.r HIDALGO20 COUNTY HERALD i" ~---- FRIDAY,Tion. JULY 30, 2010 7 ", S C Gang-related attire which may include: smile now cry later emblems, jokers, the name of any DRES OD~'S gang printed on clothing, belts with metal buckles that have a letter or drag related symbol cut out, socks pulled up where they touch shorts. R.V. TRAYLOR ELEMENTARY DRESS CODE Any clothing worn in such a way that one's underwear is visible. 1. No sagging pants. This means that pants must fit at and be worn at the waist and underwear Shorts or skirts worn such that they do not extend at least half way down one's thigh when must not show. standing. , 2. Shorts, skirts, or dresses must be of about mid-thigh length. Any clothing that disrupts the school in any way (clothing with printed scenes of violence 3. Bare midriffs are not allowed. This means shirts/blouses must come down to the waist " included) " 4. Spaghetti straps are not allowed. Straps must be at least an inch wide. DTMS and LHS DRESS CODE, 5. No mesh shirts. If you can see through it, it isn't modest. DRESS "CODE - The Board encourages students to dress appropriately for school. When stu- 6. No clothing with explicit sexual, drug, or otherwise offensive messages. " dents are neatly attired and take pride in their appearance, there is less misbehavior and a' better 7. No clothing that causes distraction, embarrassment, or is otherwise detrimental to the aca- learning atmosphere is created. While on campus, or at any school-sponsored event, students and demic environment of the school guests will be dressed and groomed in a manner that reflects good taste and decency and will not As a matter of common courtesy, hats and caps are not to be worn while inside buildings except detract from or interfere with the educational environment, instructional program, general morale, or where there is specific instructional, safety, religious, or medical reasons. Responsibility for properly image of the school. Dress or grooming that is considered unsafe will not be permitted. Following are clothing students rests with parents and/or guardians, some types of attire that are disruptive and not appropriate for wear at DTMS and LHS: ,, SOUTHSIDE ELEMENTARY DRESS CODE Clothing without a sewn hem 1 No sa~,ging pants. This means that pants must fit at, and be worn at, the waist and that Spandex type bottoms underwear must not show. - Warm-up bottoms (sweats) that are made to be worn during athletic activity ' . 2. Shorts, skirts, or dresses must be of about mid-thigh length. This will be measured by the . Any clothing ,worn in such a manner that one's abdominal flesh may be seen Tank tops or spaghetti straps (material over the shoulder must be 2" wide - this includes when shorts or skirt woi'n at the waist and extending down to the student's fingertips when the student is worn under a sheer top) '~ standing straight up with his/her arms at their side. 3. Bare midriffs are not allowed. This means shirts/blouses must come down to the waist. Pants may not touch the floor or cover shoes so that they are not visible 4. Spaghetti straps are not allowed. Straps must be at least an inch wide. Slippers, soccer sandals, flip flops 5. No mesh shirts. If you can see through it, it isn't modest. -Belts must be 'threaded through belt loops and may not hang .' 6. No clothing with explicit sexual, drug, or otherwise offensi~,e messages. -Clothing with printed vulgarity or advertisement of any illegal substance, alcohol, or to- b bacco such as "Player 69" and any referral to "8 ball" or 420 7. No clothing that causes a distraction, embarrassment, or is otherwise detrimental to the aca- Clothing with printed scenes of violence F demic environment of the school. 8. No slippers, soccer sandals, or flip flops. Hats, caps, sunglasses or other attire for the head Gang-related attire which may include: . CENTRAL ELEMENTARY DRESS CODE -smile now cry later emblems - The Board encourages students to dress appropriate to school. When students are neatly attired and take pride in their appearance, there is less misbehavior and a better learning atmosphere is created. -jokers : -the name of any gang printed on clothing While on campus, or at any school-sponsored event, students and guests will be dressed and groomed , -belts with metal buckles that have a letter cut out in a manner that reflects good taste and decency and will not detract from .or interfere with the educa- -socks pulled up where they touch shorts ', tional environment, instructional program, general morale, or image of the school. Dress or grooming - Any clothing worn in such a way that'one's underwear is visible i!: that is considered unsafe will not be permitted. Following are some types of attire that are disruptive Shorts or skirts worn such that they do not extend at least.half way down one's thigh when and not appropriate for wear: - ~ standing. Clothing without a sewn hem. Any clothing that disrupts the school in any way Spandex type bottoms. ' Procedure in dealing with inappropriate attire: , Warm-up bottoms (sweats) that are made to be worn during athletic activity. The Is~ and 2"4 violation, the student will be made to change his/her clothes at school. A parent/ ] Any clothing worn in such a manner that one's abdominal flesh may be seen.guardian may bring the student another change of clothing. In the event that a parent/guardian is not Tank tops or spaghetti straps (material over the shoulder must be 2" wide - this includes when able to bring a change of clothes, there will be attire provided by the school. TI{e student must return i Worn under a sheer top). ~ the clothes at the end of the day. If he/she fails to return the school issued clothing, the student will be Pants may not touch the floor or cover shoes so that they are not visible, billed for the cost of replacing the issued clothing. The student will not be allowed to return to class Slippers, soccer sandals, or flip-flops, until he/she has changed into appropriate attire. The student WILL NOT be allowed to go home and Belts must be threaded through belt loops and may not hang. , Clothing with printed vulgarity or advertisement of any illegal substance, alcohol, or tobacco change. The 3rd violation will result in disciplinary action at the discrimination of the administrator. such as 'Player 69 and any referral to "8 ball" or "420." The 4th or a subsequent violation is a deliberate defiance of school policy and could result in Clothing with printed scenes of violence placement in the Alternative Setting or suspension. Hats, caps, sunglasses or other attire for the head including bandannas. nch nformati nimas 2010 - 2011 2010-2011 i NEW MEXICO PUBLIC EDUCATION DEPARTMENT STUDENT NUTRITION BUREAU Prices for lunch and breakfast served at the Lordsburg Municipal Schools are listed PUBLIC RELEASE FOR FREE AND REDUCED PRICE MEALS/MILK i below. Students may pre-pay for lunch or breakfast for 0nly two (2) Weeks at a time. Lordsburg Municipal Schools and Animas Public Schools today announced its policy for free and t Charging of meals is NOT allowed. If your child forgets to bring his/her money, a reminder reduced price meals served under the National School Lunch and/or School Breakfast Program(s). All schools and the central offices have a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by any interested will be sent home, or you will receive a telephone call requesting payment, party. STUDENT LUNCHES/COMIDA: DTMS; & Elementary Schools) $L50-Paid daily/pago diario The following family size .ar~,d..annual ,incoroe criteria will be used for determining eligibilitR: $ .40-Reduced daily/pago reducido - ...................... " ....... .................................................................. ' ":- ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA STUDENT BREAKFAST/DESAYUNO: FAMILY SIZE " FnE M ALS n OUCEO-eRtCE MEATS .." (CENTRAL, SOUTHSIDE, RVT) FREE/GRATIS 1 $14,079 ..... ~ 20,a0~6 ..... 2 $18,941 , ' $ 26.955 (LHS & DTMS) $ .50- Paid daily/pago diario 3 $ 23,803 $ 33,87,t $ .30- Reduced daily/pago reducido 4 $ 28,665 $ 40,793 5 $ 33,527 $ 47,712 6 $ 38,389 $ 54,631 ADDITIONAL MILK/LECHE ADICIONAL: $ .50-each/.50 centavos 7 $43,251 $ 61,550 8 $ 48 113 $ 68,469 For each additional family + 4,862 I 6,919 1 Breakfast will begin on August 12. 2010. Breakfast is served at all school sites. Memberadd: 1 ] Desayuno empieza el 12 de Agosto. 2010. Desayuno se servir i en todas las escuelas. Children from families whose income level is at or below the levels shown are eligible for free or d reduced price meals.' Application forms are being sent to all homes, along with a letter to households. :~ [ TO apply for free or reduced price meals, households should fill out one application for the household IF YOU RECEIVED A LETTER FROM CONNIE BAISA, FOOD SERVICE and return it to the school. Additional copies are available at the principal's office in each school. DIRECTOR, NOTIFYING YOU OF YOUR PREDETERMINED ELIGIBILITY Applications may be submitted at any time during the year. The information provided by the house- hold is confidential; it will be used for the purpose of determining eligibility. Information may be (DIRECT CERTIFICATION), YOU DO NOT FILL OUT AN APPLICATION. verified at any time during the school year by school or other program officials. IF AN APPLICATION IS NEEDED, PLEASE FILL OUT ONLY ONE (1) APPLICATION PER HOUSEHOLD, AND RETURN IT TO ONE (1) SCHOOL For the school officials to determine eligibility each household that is now receiving SNAP benefits SITE. (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly the Food Stamp Program) or that is on the Family Independence Temporary Assistance Program (FITAP) must provide its SNAP case number of " Si usted recibi6 una carta de Connie Balsa, directora de servicio de alimentos, FITAP number as well as the signature of an adult household member. All other households must notific indole de su elegibilidad predeterminada (certificacirn directa), usted no provide the following information on the application: Names of all household members; the social debe llenar una aplicacirn, security number of either the parent or guardian who is the primary wage earner, or the adult household Si una aplicaci6n es necesaria, por favor de llenar solo una aplicacirn por hogar, y member who signs he application, or a statement that the household member does not possess one; the amount of income (before deductions for taxes, Social Security, etc) each household member recewes; regresarla a una escuela solamente, how often the l~erson receive the income; where it is from, such as wages, retirement or welfare: and the ******************************************************************* signature of an adult household member certifying that the information provided is correct. Ifa house- ~. hold member becomes unemployed or if the household size increases, the household should contact i Students with special needs (allergies to foods, diabetics, gluten free, etc.) must the school. Such changes may make the children of the household eligible for meal benefits. ,~ have a statement from a recognized medical authority that includes recommended substitute foods. The Foster children who are the legal responsibility of a welfare agency or court may be eligible for 1 benefits. If a household has foster children and wishes to apply for such meals for them, the household ' 1 Lordsburg MunicitxffScfwofs - 2010-11 statement must be on should contact the school for more information. ! /14/2o10 file with the building principal, schoolnurse,Directly Certified Households and cafeteria manager. Households that receive SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly the Food Stamp. Program) or FITAP benefits may be directly certified to receive free meals, These households are not required to complete an application, and will be notified by school officials of their eligibility. SNAP For handicapped and FITAP households should complete an application if they are not notified of their eligibility by " children, where the August 2, 2010. handicap is certified by School officials determine whether households are directly certified to receive free meals based on a physician or documentation obtained directly from the SNAP/FITAP office, which will certify that a child is a ~r~.M,v~ designated school member of a household currently receiving SNAP benefits or an assistance unit receiving FITAP official, substitutions benefits. Households who are notified of their eligibility but do not want their children to receive free meals must contact the school. s,, must be made when ~2~ ~,~,,~ ........ ~.s__ _._.u their handicap restricts Under the provisions of the free and reduced price polity, your child's school principal, will review , their diet. A statement applications and determine eligibility. . , ,~.~.~,~ signed by a physicianIf a parent or guardian is dissatisfied with the ruling of the official, he may wish to discuss the decision and also maintained on with the determining official on an informal basis. If the parent wishes to make a formal appeal, he may file with the building make either an oral or written response to the following: principal, school nurse, Name: James Barentine, Supt: (Lordsburg) Betsy Ward, Supt. (Animus) ~-~"" cafeteria manager andAddress: PO Box 430, Lordsburg, NM 88045 PO Box 85. Animas, NM 88020 special education Phone Number: 575-542-9361 (Lordsburg) 575-548-2299 (Animus) I The policy contains an outline of the hearing procedures. teacher must support these substitutions. Non-Discrimination Statement: This explains what to do if you believe you have been treated unfairly. "In accor- dance with Federal law and US Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Ri~ghts, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW. Washington, DC. 20250-94/0 or call (800) 795-3272 or (202) l}i~,~k.~t Adl~thtOff'p2edo,ed 7/~.~h~. ICMIL 11/24._6. 1~d22..~. 12129.]L IIIT. 2/21.a/22.~-0 720-6382 (TTY). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer." 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