Sept. 5 Elida School News

The Elida School District earned an “adequate yearly progress” rating, according to the New Mexico Public Education Department. It indicates that Elida Elementary and Elida High School met the annual academic performance targets in reading and math.

Breakfast program starts
Elida Municipal Schools is kicking off a meal program this year called “Breakfast in the Classroom.” Some 100 free breakfasts are being served daily, so every child gets a nutritious start for the day. The school district is eligible for reimbursement from the Student Nutrition Program in Santa Fe.

FCCLA director visits
Lela Goar, New Mexico FCCLA Director, visited the seventh-grade family and consumer science class on Tuesday. She talked to the students about opportunities available to them through FCCLA. She also visited with our state officer, Quentin Griffin, about his upcoming duties for regional and state meetings, as well as being on the Board of Directors.

Students fare well at fair
Twenty-five students from Elida Schools exhibited livestock at the Roosevelt or Chaves County Fairs.
A total of 12 students from Elida qualified animals for the Roosevelt County Junior Livestock Sale. They would like to thank the fair board, commissioners and business community who gave so unselfishly of their time and money in support of them.
A pre-school student and two first-grade students also took home awards from the Roosevelt County Fair last week. Kasyn Creighton won a buckle in the Stick Horse Race Brady Jasso won a buckle for winning first in Dummy Roping. Kynzi Creighton won first place in the Children’s Party Time Cotton Extravganza and third place in the Children’s Active Division.