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Page 4B 4- EDUCA110N Hays Free Press February 23, 201 +, PHOTO BY JOEY LUCITA Lobos perform 'Spiders,i' Performing their 2011 program, "Spiderst," the Lehmar~ High School Color Guard placed third of 16 competitors at the first contest of the season, held recently at Vista Ridge High School in Leander. The group won General Effect and Ensemble Captions categodas. Members include (left to right, back row first) Quinton Cum- mings, Gretchen Ammann, Andrue Verela and "l'fffany Marx; (center row) Chelsea Perales, Metlie Abascal, Liz Nicholson, Nicole Portillo and Sessiiy Faddis; (front row) Tina Wait, Director Johhnie B. Green and Katherine Williams. Art NIgM for PALS Tobias Elemen- tary School art teacher Roisel Ramirez (left) demonstrates a technique to Jordin Gdner as his father, Walter Griner Jr., looks on. The activity was held as part of the recent Pre- school, Academ- ic, Language, and Social (PALS) Program Family Art Night. PHOTO BY MICHELLE VANOEWALLE PHOTO BY MATT MONCAOA Jump for family fun More than 75 students and their parents and families participated at the recent Elm Grove Elementary Dad's Club Jumpy Place Family Night Social including AJfredo and Eleni Nevarez and their daughters Sian, Ava, Ariel, Kiara and Sabrina. PHOTO BY JIM CULLEN Hays High senior is National Merit Scholarship finalist Hays High School senior~ Helene Thompson, the daughter of Charles and Ma~ Terry Thompson of Buda, has been named a 2011 National Merit Scholarship finalist, one 15,000 high school students nationally to earn the honor. Final- ists compete for National Merit Scholarships to be announced this year. Thompson said she is considering attending South- western Un,ivemity in Georgetown or Rice University in Houston. Statio & OWERS JEWEL~I~_,TS~/ MORE 122 Main Street Downtown Buda 295-9444 Open Everyday 295-6008 FLU SHOT SPECIAL: $15 It's not too late! School Briefs Continued from pg. 3B parking lot of the campus. Matt Moncada reports the group is also in need of vol- unteers to help with the sale. Donations should be priced, in good condition, and may be dropped off the morning of the sale. Proceeds ben- efit the Eagles' end of year dance. To volunteer or for more information, contact Matt Moncada at 504-453- 8080. Financial aid A Financial Aid Saturday is set for this Saturday, Feb. 26, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., at the Chapa Middle School library. The event will assist seniors, former graduates, or current college students in completing the Free Applica- tion for Federal Students Aid (FAFSA) for next school year. Agency volunteers and Span- ish translators will be avail- able to assist. Seniors should contact their high school counselors for information on items to bring and early registration. Parents and students should bring a copy of their W-2 and income tax forms to complete the FAFSA. All Financial Aid Saturday services are free and open to all seniors. For early registra- tion or for more information, see the Greater Austin Cham- ber of Commerce website at www.collegereadyaustin. com. ~"~ ~ Trum Family dance at A group of committed Fuentes Star parents pres- ent the 2nd Annual Family Dance at Fuentes Elemen- tary School this Friday, Feb. 25, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tickets ............... are $1 at the door. The eve- ning includes D] Mixtzin, Father/Daughter Dance, Mother/Son Dance, Loco Limbo Contest, and the Sweetheart Photo Booth. ........ i ~ll~l t~,r~S. Organizers call out, "Join us as wecelebrate familyand Sam C. Coo community!" For more in- formation, co.act Daphne Tenorio at 512-293-0966. WE SERVICE ALL MAKES & MODELS OF CARS & TRUCKS lus Wheel Alignment: Car & Truck $49.95 & Heaw Truck $69.95 For Your Convenience, Schedule Online TR U CK C ITYF O R D. COM: