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March 13 Dora School News


March 12, 2005

It’s springtime at school also so the kids are all full of tricks, games and laughter. The younger ones rush, rush to be the first in the lunch lines, then rush through their meal so they can rush outside to the playground for some excitement before they have to rush back in for more studies.

Future Farmers of America

Dora won the weepstakes at Carrizozo on March 5.

First-place teams: Dairy Foods, Kelsi King, Tori Varnell, Renee Gantest, and Jeremy Siewert; Homesite, Ryan Craig, Austin Prewett, Kameron King, and Wesley Skelly; Ag Mech, Shawn Quick, Rudy and Johnny Lopez and Yancy Swift.

Second-place teams: Crops, Ben Massey, Charissa Martin and Jennifer Davis; Land - Ryan Craig; Austin Prewett, Kameron King, and Wesley Skelly.

Fourth-place teams: Wool, D’Shawn Pettigrew, Travis Belcher, Casey O’Connor, and Kelsey McKinny; Livestock, Travis Belcher, Casey O’Connor and Ben Massey.

Business Professionals of America

Members of the Dora BPA report that their annual brisket dinner was a success. The members began cooking the lunch at 8 a.m. and continued to work until 2 p.m. as they served a big crowd and cleaned the kitchen. They took a short break to present certificates of appreciation to their parents who were their guests for the lunch. The members and advisors wish to express their appreciation to everyone who came to the dinner. Community support of this organization helps make it possible for the members to attend state and national conferences.

Seven members attended the State Conference in Albuquerque this weekend. They wee Sara Allison, Ashley Carter, Jennifer Davis, JR Gonzales, Martha Balbuena, Lorraine Floyd, and Cassie Skelley.

School schedule

Monday: School Day; School Board Meeting; FFA contest at Portales (leave at 7 a.m.).

Wednesday: District contest continues, leave at 8 a.m.

Thursday: Baseball at Eunice TBA; Wool practice 4-7 p.m.

Friday: Baseball at Eunice; Ag Mech practice 5-8 p.m.

Saturday: Baseball at Eunice; Judging contest at Las Cruces, leave at 2 a.m. and return Sunday 3 p.m.

Mar. 21: School not in session, but Land and Homesite practice 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Pasture practice 1-5 p.m., then Crops and Ag Mech 5-8 p.m.

Mar. 21-29: Spring Break.

Mar. 22: Dairy practice 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Mar. 23: Livestock practice 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Mar. 24: FFA roadside clean-up and Dairy practice 8 a.m.

Mar. 24-26: Baseball at New Mexico Military Institute.


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