Theresa Garcia, Principal

207 High Street, Lordsburg, NM 88045 Phone (575)542-9222


Tuesday, March 1, 2011

February Newsletter

Anti-Bullying Information

No child is immune to bullying. According to “The latest research shows that more than half of all children are, at least on occasion, directly involved in bullying as a perpetrator, victim, or both.” It doesn’t have to be this way in Lordsburg. Here are 10 tips you can follow to help prevent bullying.

1. Talk with and listen to your child – everyday!

2. Spend time at school and recess.

3. Be a good example of kindness and leadership.

4. Learn the signs.

5. Create healthy anti-bullying habits early.

6. Help your child’s school address bullying effectively.

7. Establish household rules about bullying.

8. Teach your child how to be a good witness.

9. Teach your child about cyberbullying.

10. Spread the word that bullying should not be a normal part of childhood.

For more information about each tip please check out the following website:


1. Look at the title of the passage and the picture first. Try to predict what the passage will be about.

2. Use context clues to help you figure out words you don’t understand.

3. Pay attention to the order of events. Look for words such as “first,” “next,” “then,” and “later.”

4. Watch for absolute words that can change meaning, such as “all,” “always,” “never,” “not,” and “only.”

5. Underline key words that tell what happened and why.

6. Find evidence in the passage that supports your answer choice.

7. Review all of the possible answers before marking you selection.


Central Southside

Mon. 4:30 – 6:30 Mon. 4:00 – 6:00

Wed. 4:30 – 6:30 Tues. 4:00 – 5:00

Thurs. 4:00 – 5:00

First Saturday of the Month at both schools

9:00 – 12:00

Join us for our Family Book Nights:

February 7 5:00 – 6:00

April 4 5:00 – 6:00

May 9 5:00 – 6:00

Career Overview:

Careers with the United States Post Office

The United States Postal Service, or USPS, processed 177 billion pieces of mail in 2009, making it the largest and most expansive post office in the world (see Reference 1). The operation of such a large organization requires the support of employees at all levels. In fact, the USPS has 596,000 career employees (see Reference 1). People seeking a career with the United States Postal Service have a number of options, from working in the field as letter carriers to working in local post offices as clerks and sales and marketing professionals. Entry level salary is approximately $11 per hour.

Read more: Starting Salary for Postal Workers


The book selected for this first Family Book Night was titled Bad Boys. The families were able to meet Willy and Wally and follow them on a journey. This is an exciting book for the entire family. The book for March will be Thundercakes. Please plan now to attend on March 7, 2011. This will be at Southside Elementary. Central and Southside have our Family Book Nights together.

Upcoming Events

February 4 NO SCHOOL – District Inservice

February 7 Book of the Month Night

February 9 Early Release

February 21 NO SCHOOL – Presidents’ Day


The new food pyramid has a drawing of a person climbing stairs. That is a reminder that we need to be active as well as eat right. Aim for an hour of exercise every day. You don’t have to do it all at once. As the weather starts to warm up, take time to get active. Get active on your own. Get active with your family. Get active with your friends.



Take a deep breath




Theodor Seuss Geisel ( /ˈɡaɪzəl/; March 2, 1904 – September 24, 1991) was an American writer and cartoonist most widely known for his children's books written under the pen names Dr. Seuss, Theo LeSieg and, in one case, Rosetta Stone.[1] He published 44 children's books, which were often characterized by imaginative characters, rhyme, and frequent use of trisyllabic meter. His most celebrated books include the bestselling Green Eggs and Ham, The Cat in the Hat, One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish, Horton Hatches the Egg, Horton Hears a Who!, and How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Numerous adaptations of his work have been created, including eleven television specials, three feature films, a Broadway musical and four television series

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