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4 HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2011 mm Hidalg, County 4-H ram ns th new en Submitted by JOHN ALLEN/Co- operative Extension Service The Hidalgo County 4-H program will be accepting enroll- ments for the upcoming 4-H year until February 1st 2012. The 4-H youth development program is a grass roots dynamic non-formal education program. The 4-H pro- rollment year ties at the county, district and state leadership skills• There are cur- level, These range from livestock rently clubs in Cotton City/ shows, to judging events, and public speaking. Youth have the opportunity to attend events held throughout the state that are de- signed to teach leadership arrd lifeskills While allowing youth to make connections with others Animas, Lordsburg, Rodeo, Virden and Hatchet Gap. The Hidalgo County 4-H program ac- cepts all kids into the program and enrollment is free of charge. The Cloverbud Program is the non-competitive age division of gram is dedicated to providing like minded kids from New 4-H and is for youth 5 to 8 years opportunities for young people Mexico. Youth also have the op' of age. Competitive age divisions to develop leadership and man- portunity to hold leadership po- start with Novice and include •youth 9 years old as of January agement skills, positive self-es- sitions at the ciub, county, dis- 1st or 8 years old and in the 3~a teem, effective communication trict, and state level. 4-H is the Grade. The Junior age division are skills, a solid sense of personal first class youth will take at New youth 11 to 13 years old and Se- responsibility and the ability to Mexico State University. The 4- nior are 14 to 19. Each age divi- make sound decisions. The life- H program and projects are sion has unique opportunities skills learned in 4-H'enable youth . geared to having youth try their and events that the youth can i S0uthside Students of the Month to become productive, well-in-hand at many different career participate in. Southside Elementary School's Students of the Month for September were Robyn Stadler, Danica formed, self-reliant responsible fields and helps them decided t Salazar, Joie Newman, and Jessica Maxwell. Courtesy photo adults. The Hidalgo County 4-H what degree course to pursue If you are interested in get- ting involved in this great life program offers traditional live- when entering college and offers changing program please call the Seniors urged to apply for Daniels Scholarship s,oc. projects, but the fun does many scholarships for its rnem- Hidalgo County Cooperative ii not end there. Youth can enroll in bers. Extension Office at 575'542- The Daniels Fund is now 2011. rounded personality, and the more than 200 project areas that The 4-H Program has a place 929i to get more information. accepting applications for In establishing the Daniels potential to contribute to their range from leather Craft to com- for all Hidalgo County youth to You can also visit the New scholarships to be awarded in Fund, cable pioneer Bill Daniels community, puter science, sewing baking, and fit in and make a positive contri- Mexico 4-'H webpage at Students must also demon- arts and crafts, to dog, cat, and bution to their club community, tO look at small animals. There are also 4-H projects that teach youth respon- sible firearm handling skills that include light rifle, pistol, muzzleloader and archery. 4-H teaches kids'not only about agri- culture but also leadership, citi- zenship, and life skills that will benefit them throughout their lives. 4-H embraces responsibil- ity and respect. 4-H offers many different competitive opportuni- instruments wanted The Lordsburg Municipal country, and world: The Hidalgo County 4-H program has clubs all throughout the county• Clubs meet once a month to work on projects and available opportunities and projects. The Hidalgo County 4-H program is looking forward to you joining• Schools Band program is cur- rently seeking used instruments. Any county resident who has an instrument that they are not us- ing are invited to donate it to the school. This donation can be used as a tax deduction. For more in- formation, contact Ms. Cordova at, 575- 542-3782 or Jacob Dunlap at j sdunlap06 @ RVT Students of the Week R.V.Traylor Elementary School Students of the Week for the Week of October 3, 2011 were (back) Aston Cole, Bethany Collins, Emily Arembula, Jaime Flores, (front) Izaiah Saenz, Valerie Guerrero, Natalie Newell and Matthew Soils. Courtesy photo Courtesy photo Central students read lOOk words Congratulations to the following students for reading 100,000 words at Central Elementary School: Xiomara Cruz, Ryan Roybal, Mine De La Garza, Miguel Armenta, Anissa Plowman and Angel Rodriguez. 575-590-0502 strate financial need. Daniels Scholarships are not full-ride. Instead, they cover the unmet need of the student. The schol- arship amoudt is determined after all other financial aid re- sources and an Expected Fam- ily Contribution have been ap- plied• Students must be nominated by a Referral Agency (all area high schools plus designated youth serving organizations that assist in the nomination pro- cess). A list of those high schools and youth serving or- ganizations is posted on the Daniels Fund website. Bill" Daniels, who lived in Hobbs and attended the New Mexico Military Institute, estab- lished the Daniels Fund to op- erate the Daniels Fund Schol- arship Program and the Daniels Fund Grants Program in Colo- rado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming. Visit for more information. Rural Bookmobile West to visit AUTO BODY & PAINT Insurance Claims s FREE Estimates Expert Color Match Fiberglass Repair Buffing Detailing All Makes, All Models (incibding motorcydes] Lou Montenegro Wabash Street ~across from McDonald's1 Lordsburg, NM 88045 Call 575-741-0791 spring 2012. High school se- directed the Daniels Scholarship niors in New Mexico should ask Program to seek out promising their high school counselors for students who demonstrate information, or visit strength of character, leadership www.danielsfund, org. The ap- potential, academic perfor- plication deadline is Nov. 30, mance or promise, a well- Lordsburg Schools breakfast/Lunch Menu Jelly Mandarin Oranges Asst: Lowfat Milk Thursday, October 13 Breakfast Nutri Grain Bar GoGurt Juice Asst. Lowfat Milk Lunch Hamburger Curly Fries Lettuce, Tomato, Pickles Apple Asst. Lowfat Milk Friday, October 14 Breakfast Sausage on a Stick Juice Asst. Lowfat Milk Lunch Nacho Supreme Pinto Beans Tossed Salad FruitTurnover Asst. Lowfat Milk Monday, October 10 NO SCHOOL COLUMBUS DAY Tuesday, October 11 Breakfast Snacken Waffle Applesauce Cup Juice Asst. Lowfat Milk Lunch Chicken Nuggets Mashed Potatoes Mixed Vegetables School Roll Chilled Peaches Asst. Lowfat Milk" Wednesday, October 12 Breakfast Peanut Butter & Uncrustable Juice Asst. Lowfat Milk Lunch Spaghetti w/Meat Sauce Garden Salad w/Dressing Breadstick Southside students read lOOk words Southside Elementary School "100,OOO Word" Readers of the Week are Emilio Gastelo, Karissa DeLaGarza, and Paulina Mendoza. Courtesy photo 5 ,02 5,323 Hidalgo County The New Mexico State Li- brary Rural Bookmobile West will be visiting Hidalgo County and surrounding areas on the fol- lowing dates: Thursday, October 18 and December 15 Rodeo Grocery/Caf6-2:00 - 2:45 Animas Post Office-3:15 - 3:45 Hachita Food Mart-4:30 - 5:30 Rural Bookmobile West serves Catron, Cibola, Grant, Hidalgo, McKinley, Sierra, Socorro and Valencia Counties. The program is funded in part with a grant from the Insti- tute of Museum and Library Ser- vices which administers the Li- brary Services and Technology Act. The bookmobile vehicles are purchased with funding appro- priated by the New Mexico state legislature. 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