The Dublin Citizen (Dublin, Tex.), Vol. 19, No. 4, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 25, 2008 Page: 5 of 28
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Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008
The Dublin Citizen
Sec. A, Page 5
The Dublin Citizen presents.,
Important news and information from area schools
TSU rodeo teams finish 1st and 9th in Portales
The Eastern New Mexico
University rodeo, held Sept.
20-22, in Portales, N.M., kicked
off the fall Southwest Region
rodeo season for Tarleton State
University’s rodeo teams.
The women’s team finished
first with 380 points and the
men’s team finished ninth with
195 points. ' ■
“In the tie-down roping we
had three students qualify for
the short go and we had two
qualify in the breakaway
roping,” said Mark Eakin,
Tarleton’s new head rodeo
“We also had two in the steer
wrestling and one in the goat
tying, team roping and the
barrel racing. Overall, it was a
great rodeo for the Tarleton
State University rodeo teams.”
Individually for the women,
Kayelen Helton placed second
in the first go of breakaway
roping with a time of 2.9
Helton went on to place first
in the second round with a time
of 3.1 seconds as well as
winning the average.
Also in the breakaway,
Cheyenne Motley split fifth and
sixth place in the first go with a
time of 3.4 seconds.
In the goat tying, Kirby
Eppert finished first in the long
and short rounds with times of
7.0 seconds and 7.6 seconds.
She also won the average with
a time of 14.6 seconds.
Lillian McMullan placed
fifth in the short go of the barrel
racing with a time of 17.89
seconds. She also finished sixth
in the average with a time of
Individually for the men’s
team, Ryle Smith placed third
in the long go of tie-down
roping with a time of 9.4
seconds. Smith went on to place
third in the short go with a time
of 10.1 seconds as well as
finishing third in the average.
Also in the tie-down roping
Bode Scott and Cole Fincher
split fifth and sixth in the long
go with a time of 10.3 seconds.
Smith and Scott also placed
in the steer wrestling. Scott
finished second in the long go
with a time of 4.4 seconds and
Smith split fifth and sixth with
a time of 5.8 seconds.
In team roping, Steve Brandt
finished sixth in the long go
with a time of 7.3 seconds, third
in the short go with 12.3 seconds
as well as finishing fourth in the
average with 19.6 seconds.
Tarleton’s rodeo teams next
travel to Sul Ross State
University in Alpine, Texas, to
compete Oct. 2-4.
This will be second of four
rodeos for the fall season in the
LADIES IN THE LUNCHROOM- The well-behaved students who
won the LUNCH BUNCH drawing for the week of Sept 5-11 are 3rd
grader Karla Sandoval and friend, Adrian Ramirez; 4th grader Cassidy
Miller and friennd, Elizabeth Metcalf and 5th grader Adel Guajardo and
friend, Ari Acosta.
Students inducted into
Each week, 3rd
Angel League T-Ball starts soon for special needs kids
All Stars League, formerly
known as Angel League, is about
to begin another season!!!
The All Stars League is
organized to provide a T-Ball
season for special needs children
who are not able to participate in
This season begins Tuesday,
Sept 23 at the Faith Field built
especially for the All Stars T-Ball
League beside the Faith Lutheran
Church on West Frey Street in
Stephenville. This league continues
every Tuesday evening from 6:00
p.m. to 7 p.m. until the final game
on Oct. 28,2008.
Come on out and enjoy the
Call Optimist Kelli Bedwell at
918-6254 to get your child or
registered or sign your group up to
Angel League is a T-Ball league
for special needs kids. We have
kids that are physically or mentally
challenged that participate in a
We do not keep score and no
one gets called out
Parents get to sit in the stands
and cheer for their child.
We have shadowers (volunteers)
that help the children swing the bat
throw the ball and run the bases.
After the last game of the season,
we give children a monogrammed
trophy with their name on it and
have a pizza party to celebrate the
The rewards that you get from
watching these kids laugh and
enjoy themselves will last a
If you would like to volunteer or
would like to register your child for
the Angel League, please contact
Kelli Bedwell at 918-6254.
Each week, 3rd, 4th, and 5th
grade students at Dublin
Intermediate School have the
opportunity to be entered into a
drawing for Friday LUNCH
Students who exhibit good
behavior, responsibility, and
self-discipline can be nominated
by any staff member and have
their names entered into a
drawing by Thursday
Friday morning, one student’s
name from each grade level is
drawn. Each of those selected
students gets to invite one friend
to join them at lunch.
These 6 students are seated
at a special, designated table on
the stage, treated like royalty,
and served their lunch by an
administrator or other staff
We have a school full of
amazing students and we want
to appreciate their diligence in
making our school a positive
and pleasant place to be each
Thank you LUNCH BUNCH
By Patty Hirst
Only one week remains in
the first six weeks’ of school.
Seems like we just got started;
much has already been
In Mrs. Miller’s 8th grade
computer classes students
designed a social contract and
turned it into a project.
The social contract is an
agreement of how students
agreed to treat everyone at
school this year.
In each class period three
winners were selected and then
enjoyed a pizza party on
Tuesday, September 16.
The following students were
the winners: 1st place honors
went to Stormy Clark, Laurie
Tolboom, Cindy Aleman, Lucy
Gonzales, and Cody Mudd.
Those taking 2nd place in each
class period were Jessica
Hansard, Ryleigh Jackson,
Stephanie Salinas, Erica Flores,
and Esperanza Ruiz. The 3rd
place folks were Jode King,
Victoria Reynoso, Mario
Cervantes, Mark Weber, and
Our 6th grade class continues
to do a great job. They have
been very busy in the classrooms
these past five weeks.
In Mr. Edward’s language
arts classes, students have been
working on “the basics” which
includes nouns, verbs, sentence
fragments, run-on sentences,
They will continue this path
with Mr. Edwards so that they
will be ready to start writing
essays when the 2nd SW kicks
off on October 7.
The 6th grade reading classes
will be working on novels this
year with Mrs. Weaver.
Hatchet, A Bridge to
Terabitbea, A Clay Marble,
Sounder, and Behind the
Mountains are works for this
school year. In all the novels,
the plot centers around life’s
obstacles for pre-teens.
Mrs. Wright’s 6th grade
science classroom has moved
this year to the building
adjoining the gym which is the
“old cafeteria” for those of us
who remember back that far!
They now have the advantage
of being in a lab.
Those students did a scale
drawing of the classroom. In
math, the 6th graders have been
working on graphing with Mrs.
She reported that math
students have completed chapter
1 and are working in the 2nd
chapter of their book.
In 6th grade, FINA-Failing
Is Not Allowed-is the after
school tutorial program
It is for 6th grade students
who are struggling and need
extra help. Mrs. Weaver has
reported that it is going great
and that classes are already
All DMS girls have been
invited to Meridian State Park
for the day tomorrow.
Buses will leave as soon as
roll can be checked. A full day
of outdoor activities is on the
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A hot dog lunch will be
provided and the ladies will
return by the end of the school
day to catch their usual ride
home. All the boys will have
an opportunity to visit the park
These two field trips along
with the end-of-school TAKS
reward trip to Six Flags are the
only ones planned on our
campus for this school year due
to the rising and unstable price
The two trips to Meridian
were planned to hopefully enjoy
Next week we will get a look
at what has been going on for
our 7th grade students.
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MORE LEADERS AT LUNCH- The Lunch Hunch wrnners1
week of Sept. 12-18 are: 3rd grader Alexa Vazquez and friend, Cierra
Sanchez, 4th grader Cale Halfinann and friend, Andres Salinas and 5th
graderAmber James and friend, Bryleigh Fowler.
Outstanding students light the
way to a brighter tomorrow.
Celebrate success in education!
Doin’ right from Man to finish
Dublin, TX 76446
(254) 445-2850 (254) 965-0203
Sept. 29: Meatballs w/ Brown Gravy
Mixed Vegetables, Creamed Potatoes, Oven
Rolls, Cake, Milk
Sept. 30: Steak Fingers w/ Gravy
Potatoes Au Gratin, Corn on the Cob
Bread Slice, Pudding, Milk
Oct. I: Frito Pie, Pinto Beans, W.K
Corn, Cornbread, Mandarin Oranges, Milk
Oct. 2: Burrito, Spanish Rice, Salad
Pineapple Chunks, Milk
Oct. 3: Steak on a Bun, Salad Tray
Fritos, Peaches, Milk
Sept. 29: Steak Fingers, Mashed
Potatoes, English Peas, Rolls, Gravy
Sept. 30: Chicken Spaghetti, Salad
Breadsticks, Veggie Sticks, Mandarin
Oct. I: Pizza, Salad, Veggie Sticks
Oct. 2: Corn Dogs, Ranch Beans, Chips
Pickles, Mixed Fruit, Nilk
Oct. 3: Hamburgers, Lettuce, Tomato
[Pickles. Chips. Fruit Milk_
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The Dublin Citizen (Dublin, Tex.), Vol. 19, No. 4, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 25, 2008, newspaper, September 25, 2008; Dublin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth770702/m1/5/: accessed November 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dublin Public Library.