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1 4 HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAY. OCTOBER 9, 2009 Southside Students of the Month Southside Elementary School Students of the Month for September 2009 were Anissa Plowman, Louie Gomez, Victoria Jasso and Marina Montez. Courtesy photo Southside Students of the Week Southside Elementary School Students of the Month for September 28, 2009 were Cameron Garcia, Nathaniel Nava, Serina Flares and Serenity Jimenez. Courtesy photo Winners annou Submitted by'KIM CUEVAS & TRICIA MONTOYA/Lordsburg A benefit raffle was held for Daniel Madrid on September 19. nced in Daniel Madrid Raffle 2"a Place: 1 month exercise pass with personal trainer at Abeyta's Physical Therapy, do- nated by Ruben Abeyta, was won Anna Montez. 5th Place: Oil change from Smith Ford, donated by Manny Rendon. was won by David Sen. Jeff Bingaman introd high hool dr, pout prevention bill Submitted by SEN, BINGAMAN'S OFFiCE~Washington, DC U.S Senator Jeff Bingaman has introduced comprehensive legislation aimed at improving high school graduation rates and turning around struggling high schools. The Graduation Prom- ise Act (GPA) would provide fed- eral funds to improve high schools in which a high percent: age of students do not graduate on time. About one-third of the stu- HOE to hold Diabetes Cooking School Submitted by TAMMY DUNLAP/ Hidalgo Cooperative Extension Service Program Assistant If you have diabetes, eat- ing right can be a challenge The Hidalgo Cooperative Extension Service along with New Mexico State University and the New dents who enter 9th grade will not high schools Specifically, GPA graduate from high School in four would authorize for the. first time years, if at all. In New Mexico. a $2.44 billion competitive grant only 54 percent of students state- program called the High Scho~ Wide will graduate in four years. Improvement and Dropout Re- Outcomes for African American. duction Fund, which would sup; Hispanic and Native Americanport states and local school dis- students in the state are even tricts in their efforts to identify worse: approximately 50 percent and turn around high schools Hispanic students. 45 percent of with low graduation and student Native American students and 52 achievement rates Funding percents of African American stu- would be awarded on a competi- dents graduate on time. Students five basis to allow schools to de- from low-income families drop velop partnerships with local out of school at a rate six times communities, education experts, , higher than their more affluent businesses, and parents to imple- peers ment dropout prevention initia- "'We cannot afford to let fives such as mentorship and ap-~ underperforming high schoolsprenticeship programs, and "early continue to push students off the college high schools." path to prosperity We must en-GPA also authorizes $60 sure our nation's economic corn- million in competitive grants an- petitiveness by promising each nually for the development and high school student a chance to implementation of successful gain the skills and knowledge school models geared toward stu- necessary to pursue his or her dents who are struggling in con- dreams and succeed in college or ventional education settings. the workplace. The Graduation Schools receiving these ffrantg Promise Act will help to make might implement project-based that possible" Bingaman said. instructional programs tied to GPA would invest up to $2.5 state academic standards. billion each year in struggling Mexico Department of Health Diabetes Prevention and Con- ~ l trol Program will offer a series Animas FFA News of free cooking classes for Submitted by MARIA STAMEPJRoporter] people with diabetes, their fami- lies or caretakers. Kitche,n Creations will FFA at SAM State Fair meet every Thursday at 5:00 pm for four weeks beginning Animas FFA members participated in the Southern New Mexico on October 15, 2009. How to State Fair held in Las Cruces, New Mexico from September 28 through plan healthy meals and prepare October 4, 2009: Seven FFA and 4-H members from our school par- delicious dishes that manage car- ticipated in the fair exhibiting goats, sheep, swine, beef steers an~l bohydrates without extra sugar, heifers. Students worked hard to prepare their animals for presenta- sodium and fat will be dis- tion and represented our programs and school very well. Three students had first place exhibits, Patrick Lasher with ~t cussed. Class participants will goat. Dallas Pompeo with a lamb. and Channing. Moore with a steer. prepare and taste healthy reci- Patrick Lasher sold his goat for fourteen hundred dollars. Dalla~ pes. and will receive both a par- Pompeo sold her lamb foT eighteen hundred dollars and Channing ticipant workbook and recipe Moore sold his steer for twenty six hundred dollars. Dallas Pompeo books, was also the winner of the Junior Lamb Showmanship award. Other This program is free tostudents participating were Colton Allen showing goats and swine~ people with diabetes their fam- Mikenzie Choate showing lambs. Troy Pompeo showing swine and ily members or caretakers. No Manual Ramirez showing a Cross-bred Beef heifer. Animas FFA mem- products will be sold at the bers will begin their fund raising activities at the end of October, classes. Space is limited, so call selling meat and flu'it. These activities are to raise money for Career 575-542-9291 to enroll now. Development Events where students participate in judging activi- ties. The FFA chapter thanks all those who help us to be successful. 2009. Organizers would like to by Baby Chris DePaoli. May. ,d 6th Place Lar e lzza do thank the following for there do- . 3 Place: Maverick : g P' - nated by Ftylng J 6afions. sweatshirt donated by Richard ' " st 7th Place Gas card donated 1 Place: Ice chest, sodas and Chaires was won by Melissa by Diamond Shamrock was two bag chairs, donated by Ana Saenz. th won by Steve and Anna Montez E~ians, Cuevas Family and' 4 Place: Dinner for two at th " ~ 8 Place" Haircut trom Mendoza' Family, was won by Flying J Restaurant, donated by Ram ' " ' "" " ~, . . .- . ona s was won oy tmuarao Nora Moore Plying J, was won oy Steve ana Domlnguez. /nrdchnrd ~t, ht~t~l' h=nt, h 9th Place: $20 Saucedo's ~,~e~e L"V/~l,~,,~l~/Ib41/~ Vli~/lll,/I,/Id 1-4H11,nH~ gift card, donated by Rene Saucedo, was won by Marissa Ramirez. Breakfast Menu ' 10th Place: 2 combination ll plates with drinks, donated by Monday, October 12 " Tossed Salad Veva's Restaurant, was won bv No School Cherry Crisp " " Cherish Hood. " Columbus Day, Thursday, October 15 Thank you to everyone Tuesday, October 13 Breakfast who donated these items to Breakfast Banana. make such a nice raffle. Thanks Granola Bar French Toast Sticks to everyone who sold tickets. String Cheese Lunch Special thank you to Brenda Fruit Cup Taco Salad Supreme Hood for malting the tickets and Lunch Spanish Rice Joyce Frazier for printir/g, cut- Home Style Chicken Salsa/Sodr Cream ting and stapling them together, 1 r Thanks to Lisa for makrn the Mashed Potatoes App e Cobble' . . " " g certificates ~ Green Beans Friday, October 16 Darnel, we hope you are School Roll Breakfast " . " !~ feehng better We are all pray Vanilla Pudding - Bacon Burrito . . - ~ lng for you every aay Wednesday, October 14 Salsa Packet " . Breakfast Lunch I ,-- __ ., , - , ,' usa P t scmt I--ma us at Sa ge a ty w/Bi " Pizza ] -_ma,I us at I RVT Students of the Week ~eu]]nYeh ' " MadSu;alad w/Dressing ] hcherald @ aznex net or I R.V. 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