There comes a time in a young man's life that the dream just might be within reach. The long practices, the cutting weight, and the dedication to the sport might just pay off. The blood, sweat and yes, the tears, have been worth it. The struggle that you had to live through makes the dream that much more satisfying.
The first week in February, I was fortunate to attend the Western 4-H Institute. While there, I participated in an activity that really got me thinking. Our presenters laid out paper masks and asked us to write down all of the projects that we participated in during our own 4-H careers or program areas that we are putting together as agents. I quickly wrote down the spattering of projects I participated in as a kid without thinking twice. After we shared with those around us, we were then handed a clear piece of film that was shaped just like the mask.
February 19: Breakfast burrito, apple juice, milk, fruit
February 20: Oatmeal, toast, orange juice, milk, fruit
February 21: Bagel sandwich, grape juice, milk, fruit
February 22: French toast, sausage links, apple juice, milk, fruit
February 19: Fried chicken, salad bar, strawberries, roll, worms and dirt, milk
If it was easy, everyone would do it!! Wrestling is not for the weak at heart and you must wear your guts on your shirtsleeves, you must give 110% to be satisfied with your performance and you must know that at the end of every match there is only one hand that gets raise. The performance the County Line Rivals put on this weekend at Regionals was exceptional. Each of these fine athletes came together and managed to pull off the Regional Championship in the Class 2A Region 2 tournament held in Sanford this past weekend.
Standardized testing has drawn its share of criticism from teachers, students and parents. One of the most common complaints is the stress that all three groups feel - from preparation through performance.
From a young age, students take these timed tests that measure academic competency and, ultimately, whether they're college material. Countless articles on standardized testing in the U.S. point out the pressure on students to score well; that teachers are often evaluated by how their students fare on the tests; and that parents get anxiety hoping their children score high.
In December of 2017, Angelina Downing interviewed with the state 4-H office to represent Colorado at the national 4-H Conference in April of this year. Downing says, "I was a little bit nervous because I interviewed last year and was just out of the running by one person." As the holidays went by and the new year moved in, Downing waited patiently for the call. At the beginning of January that call was received. Out of several candidates around the state she was selected. Her mother Alicia Downing states, "I have never been so proud of my daughter. She has blossomed because of 4-H".
February 12: Waffles, sausage links, apple juice, milk, fruit
February 13: Pancake on a stick, orange juice, milk, fruit
February 14: Doughnuts, yogurt, grape juice, milk, fruit
February 15: Cinnamon rolls, apple juice, milk, fruit
February 12: Chicken strips, baby carrots, mandarin oranges, dirt and worms, milk, fruit and salad bar
Congressman Ken Buck announced the beginning of the Congressional Art Competition for the 4th Congressional District of Colorado. Started in 1982, the annual competition draws artistic talent from young artists across the country, offering high school students the opportunity to share their creative talents with the community by submitting an original piece of two-dimensional artwork.
As the County Line Rivals wrap up their regular season at the Crowley County Tournament this last weekend, they seem to have turned the corner and are ready for Regional action in Sanford this coming Friday and Saturday. County Line scored a total of 144 points giving them the tournament championship plaque and was 40 points over the 2nd place team, Crowley County Chargers. They were clicking and came away with 3 tournament champions, 2 - 2nd place, 1 - 3rd place, 2 - 4th place, 1 - 5th place, and 2 - 6th place.&n
Monday, Feb. 5
Regional Knowledge Bowl (H)
Tuesday, Feb. 6
FBLA Dist. 7 Conf. at LaJunta Leave Time 6:15 Return 3:30
Lunch by Jason: Ham Chef Salad
Wednesday, Feb. 7
Spring Pictures *Nice Individual, Class, Club, Basketball, Wrestling, Cheer
Lunch by Alyxx: Chicken Chimichangos
Thursday, Feb. 8
10:30 a.m. MS W at Burlington Leave Time 8:00 a.m.