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terrific september sanlorenzoThe Kiwanis Club of Silver City celebrated students honored as Terrific Kids for September 2018 at San Lorenzo Elementary School. The program honors elementary school students for demonstrating a positive attitude, good character, and responsible citizenship. The club has formed a partnership with 10 elementary schools to recognize Terrific Kids every month of the scholastic year.  Besides getting a certificate, each child is given a packet of Terrific Kids gear for them and their parents. Those honored are: 

Back row: Samantha Peterson, Cooper Zimmerman, Clair Biebelle, Korra Dietrich, James Hazen, and Ezmiah Roybal. 

Front row: Amy Biebelle, Elizabeth Powell, Louie McDonald, and Dempsey Myers.

terrific september harrisonThe Kiwanis Club of Silver City was excited to kick off their Terrific Kids award program for the school year at Harrison Schmitt Elementary School on Friday, September 21, 2018! The students were honored with a certificate and a special goodie bag. The students are chosen by the teachers for their leadership skills each month. The following students were honored:

Photos Courtesy of Bill Hudson

September 7, teacher Pat Ross and her 3rd and 4th graders spent a day of education and fun at MCHS. Volunteers from MCHS and the Grant County Archaeological Society joined students from Aldo Leopold Charter School to teach the San Lorenzo students about the ancient Mimbren͂o Indians, Apache Indians, and homesteaders that once lived in the Mimbres Valley.

oniken oct2Congratulations to Arazella Palomarez for earning a white/gold stripe belt in Oni Ken Karate's Little Dragons (3 &4yrs) class. Pictured with Sensei Chelsea Been. 

onikenoct1Pictured left to right: Sensei Chelsea Been, Gabrielle Mittica, Tomas Teran, Gavin Teran, Gabriel Teran, Isabella Mittica, Sensei Chad Petty

SilverPreKA ribbon cutting ceremony was held this morning at the Silver Pre-K School to celebrate the opening of their new playground. Asst. Superintendent Curtis Clough and Board of Education President Mike McMillan hold the ribbon while School Director Gabriela Sanchez-Walden proudly makes the official cut.

LEOMimbres, NM, October 1, 2018—For Immediate Release.  The Gila National Forest, Wilderness Ranger District will be welcoming a new law enforcement officer on October 29, 2018. The Wilderness Ranger District is located in the heart of the Gila National Forest and covers an area of 686,171 acres and the majority of the district is designated as wilderness.

burros 1954Fort Bayard days baseball game...Burros turn the light on to beat Arizona All Stars 12 to 4 on Sunday. Fort Bayard Burros won 2 out of 3 games played. Organizer of the Burros, Mario Quintana, said both teams performed some outstanding plays on defense and good hitting throughout the series.

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