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4 HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2010 li Central Students of the Month of Bullying By PATRICK Qounselor Parents, do you ever re- member being taunted or at- tacked physically? If so, it was probably one of the most pain' ful experiences of childhood. Of course, bullying has not gone away. Victims today still expe- rience anxiety, low self-esteem, and depression. If some cases, children may even have suicidal thoughts. While bullying incidents occur out "of school, many inci- dents do take place at school. As a result, children may feel unsafe and afraid to come to school. Unfortunately, bullying not end with a vic- tim. 'Bullying also affects other students who witness the act. Students who have seen the act may distract them from their schoolwork which may impede their ability to learn. They may long lasting RAMIREZILMS to prevent this?" This type of To know how local schools behavior only makes the bully are using bystanders as advo- stronger, but that does not have cates, please call Mr. Ramirez to be the case. @ Central Elementary School. Pictured above is Zebediah Snarr as the winner of the drawing. He was [ buckle at the Southside Flag Ceremony on Nov, 15th, 2010 him as with the patch and Southside students celebrate Nov. 11 with visit from veteran challenge and were successful received a patch, stickerl wrist band, or another memento. Ev- ery st]dent received something special for Veteran's Day. For the 6th graders, Mr. Conner, talked about ~)ur Constitution and the men wile wrote it. He gave each Ed Conner, a Vietnam Veteran from Virden, NM, talked to stu- dents at Southside and Central Elementary about the importance of being a patriot. With the 3rd,4th,5th grade, Mr. Conner, demonstrated with stu- dents how to fold the flag. As the flag was folded the verses for the Flag Ceremony were read. He also brought military equipment with of them a dog tag with the words; " I am a true Patriot. Semper FI 2010, Central School, Lordsburg, be thinking, "Am I next?" Students of the Month at Central Elementary School for October 2010 were Natividad Gomez, Bran- don Saenz, Kayla Floyd and Maya Olivas. COurtesy photo "Could I have done something Schools eligible for Bosque del Apache Bus Scholarships Submitted by FRIENDS OF THEscholarships can pay part or all groups anywhere in New Mexico Refuge; In the 2006-07 school BOSQUE DEL APACHE of a school's cost for bussing stu- booking one of these tours are year, the peak year for scholarship In these days of slashed bud- dents to the Bosque del Apache eligible for the bus scholarships, usage, 31 schools received funds. gets, a School Bus Scholarship NationalWildlife Refuge 17 miles The bt/s scholarships are of- From its inception, dona- program offered by the Friends of south of Socorro for a scheduled fered in conjunction with the tions from visitors and proceeds the Bosque del Apache is doubly education tour. Public and pri- Refuge's regular free curriculum- from an annual fund-raiser have welcome to schools. The bus vate schools and home-school based tours, making school vis- provided the bulk of funds for the its an exceptionally affordable program. In 2008, the Emerson Lordsburg Schools and rewarding experience. Ref- End0wmentLearn Memorial Bus ScholarshiPwas created as a re- uge bus tours, accompanied by a ceptacle for memorials and other knowledgeable guide provided designated gifts. AS the amount Breakfast, Lunch Menu by theRefuge, are available tOschool classes in this endowment increases, it is throughout the hoped t, bat it will earn enough to Monday, November 22 Asst. Lowfat Milk school year. Tour and scholarship cover annual distributions for Breakfast. Lunch applications can be requested scholarship applications. Details Fruit Muffin ' Popcorn Chicken w/BBQ Sauce from the Refuge at 575/835-1828. about the endowment are avail- Go Gurt ' French Fries Reimbursement is based on able from the Friends at 575/838- Asst. Juice Baby Carrots w/Dressing 50 cents per mile travelled to and 2120. , Asst: Lowfat Milk Orange Wedges from the Refuge, plus driver costs At this year's Festival of the Lunch Asst. Lowfat Milk at $8 per hour. Schoolsin Socorro Cranes, proceeds from a silent Lasagna Wednesday, November 24 County are reimbursed at 100 per AnnualaUctin atFriendsthe ThursdaYDinner eveningwill be Garden Salad w/Dressing No School cent, those outside Socorroplaced in the endowment fund. School Roll THANKSGIVING BREAK County at 75%, up to a cap of Money raised from a drawing for Pineapple Tidbits Thursday, November 25 $250. a Zeiss Diascope 20-60 power Asst. Lowfat Milk No School Friends of the Bosque origi- spotting scope and tripod will be Tuesday, November 23 THANKSGIVING BREAK nated the bus scholarships in used to offset this year'sbusschol- Breakfast Friday, November 26 1996. Since that time, more than arship awards. Drawing tickets Breakfast Pizza No School $25,000 has been awarded toare available at the Refuge visi- Asst. Juice 'THANKSGIVING BREAK schools to bring students to the tor center and Festival events. him to show students the gear NM." ~ach students name from they used in the Vietnam War. Mr. both schools were put in for a draw- Conner stressed why we should ing. Mr. Conner served as a Navy respect the flag and our country~ Hospitalman in Guam. Then was He challenged the students to re- sent to Vietnam where he served member his acronym for RE- as a Navy Corpsman with 1st SPECT: Remember/Everyone s/ Marin~Division. Mr. Conner is a Special/Promote/Equality/Car- very p~oud veteran, who enjoys ing &/Thoughtfulness. speaking to the youth of Students who accepted his Lordsburg Schools. [; I! .ii 1 I i' i! MI 1 ! DTMS Dogies of the Week Dugan-Tarango Middle School Dogies of the Week for the week of November 8-12, 2010 were Cameron DeFoor, Daviree Sarltana and Eric Perez. Pictured with the students is Patrick Ramirez, School Counselor. Courtesy photo ing This is Paco. He's 3 years old. He is obedient, friendly and ener- getic. He is a white mid-sized dog.I He has a chip in case he gets lost. I was told he is part pit bull terrier. He listens to commands. His-owner lost his job and home, If you have room in your heart- had to move and unable to take his pet to ,ivc one of these critters a with him. I am safe home, please contact looking for a good Canon Stevens at owner! 575:405-9349. RVT Students of the Week R.V.Traylor Elementary School Students of the Week for the week of November 15, 2010, were (back) Angelina Aguilar, Silvia Ford, Andres Saiz, Amanda Liu, (frQnt) Diego Saucedo, Aaron Gomez, Marie Ford and Jonathan Vera. 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