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Resources Available To You Through The Counseling Department

Your school counselor is available to you and your students by Google Meet, email, or a scheduled phone call.  I am here to answer your questions, get you resources, and I'm available to work with students one-on-one via technology.  Your school counselor is Gabrielle Anzures.

Your school also has a behavior specialist/redirector.  You can learn more about her role by clicking the button below.  She is available to support our students.  Our behavior redirector is Chris Romero.  Her office hours are Mon-Fri, 8:30-3:30 and she is available by email.

Fishing is a great stress reliever--make your own bait at home

Homemade Fishing Bait Recipe

FISHING BAIT DIY FROM NM DEPARTMENT OF GAME AND FISH

You might notice in the weekly fishing reports that anglers using homemade dough baits are successful catching trout.  This past winter at Lake Maloya and Tingley Beach it was a go-to bait for quite a few anglers.  Experienced anglers now that finding the right bait at the right time requires that you have a variety of baits for the fish to choose from.  Once you find the bait the fish want, it's fish on!

Here is a simple homemade dough bait recipe for youth try and add to your arsenal next time you are out fishing.

Step 1:  Melt 1/4 pound Velvet cheese in a small microwave-safe bowl.

Step 2:  In a large mixing bowl mix cheese with:  1 cup flour, 2 cups water, 1 cup cornmeal, 1/2 cup sugar and 1 tablespoon garlic powder.  Mix until everything is well blended and forms a dough.

Step 3:  Pinch off small portions of dough and roll them into individual balls.

Step 4:  Bring a large pot of water to a boil.  lace several dough balls in the water at a time.  Boil dough balls for 1.5  minutes and then remove and place on a paper towel to dry.

It is that simple and now you have garlic cheese dough bait balls ready to catch some trout!  Place the dough bait balls onto small egg-size hooks and fish with a weight and bobber.  Enjoy your day fishing.  

You can visit the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish website for more information about fun activities and science learning activities for kids and families.  Check out their website below.

Audible stories free for kids

For as long as schools are closed, audible is open for kids and families to use.  Right now, kids everywhere can instantly dream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids.  

All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet.

Explore the collection, select a tile and start listening.  It's that easy.

Click on the link below to get started.

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How Can My Child Get A NM Feeds Kids Snack Pack?

We all need a helping hand some times.  If you would like to get your student on the counselor’s list for a NM Feeds Kids weekly snack bag, please contact your school counselor or behavior redirector.