Vidor Elementary fourth grade and pre-k students recently performed their Winter program, Winter Wonderland, for family, friends, and the student body. Soloists for the program were Julia Larios, Tiera Ramirez, Kaiden Welch and Ryanne Villarreal. Mrs. Sprayberry who is the Vidor Elementary music teacher performed Winter Wonderland on her saxophone.
These Vidor High School FFA students last year won a scramble Certificate to purchase a show heifer or steer to show at the 2017 Houston Livestock Jr. Show. The Students are required to attend an educational progress show at the Humble Texas Civic Center in preparation for the upcoming Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo. The results are as follows: Jenna Hoffmann placed 1st in Class 1 medium weight Stee r, Champion medium weight steer, and Grand Champion steer overall; Tyler Root placed 4th in Shorthorn heifer Class 1 and Reserve Showmanship Champion award ; Caleb Smith placed 2nd in Limousine heifer Class 1; and Elizabeth Hoffpauir placed 10th in Simmental Breed.
Friday, December 09, turned out to be a special day for one third grader at Little Cypress Elementary. Maddox Manuel is a student of Josh Leger, music teacher for LCE. Leger uses a program called “Class Dojo” as one of the tools to encourage positive behavior in his classes.
According to Leger, “Maddox is just an awesome young man. He is extremely motivated to do the right thing, and Class Dojo is a way for me to reward Maddox, and students like him, who make good choices on a regular basis.
Vidor Rotary Club visited the classes of Ms. Nicole Stuart on Tuesday, December 13 to provide books for Christmas. The Vidor Junior High students were excited to receive books, new pencils and bookmarks, and a goody roll provided by Rotary, Vidor Community Rotaract, and Vidor High School Interact. The Rotarians continue their work in taking books to children in the Vidor area, putting reading into the hands of students across town.
The Vidor Public Library held Story Time on Thursday, December 8, 2016. Program Coordinator Megan Ridlespurge read “Little Blue Truck’s Christmas” by Alice Schertle. Little Blue Truck delivers trees to all his animal friends. The children celebrated the Christmas season with treats and made a tree decoration for the craft.
The Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School Interact officers and sponsors were invited to be the guest speakers for the Orange Rotary meeting on Tuesday, December 6, at Sunset Grove Country Club. The officers informed the Rotary Club of the service projects that have been done this year. LCM Interact Club is a branch of the Rotary Club of Orange and performs local and international service projects throughout the year. LCM Interact is sponsored by Jill Shugart and Jeannie Alexander. The club meets on campus the first and third Wednesdays of the month at 7:45 a.m. Officers as pictured left to right: Ty Shugart - Treasurer, Jordan Alexander - Secretary, Jaden Lewis - Historian, Dalan Jones - Vice President, and Connor Alexander – President.
The Vidor Lions Club is happy to announce the winner of our Houston Texans football drawing. Pictured is Club President, Deborah Sanders, with winner Connie Solly. Connie won two tickets to the Texans Christmas Eve game, a parking pass and a J.J. Watt jersey. Thanks go to Clayton Keen of Memorial Funeral Home for donating this game package to the Vidor Lions Club.
Students at Mauriceville Middle School recently earned seats in the Texas Music Educators All Region Band. They are, front row from left- Layne Dunbar, Jack Burke, Traevin Nelms, Airik Cast, Timothy Weaver, Kaila Low, and Guido Swanton. Second row from left are Reanna McKay, Faith Stanley, Matalyn Hill, Lizzy DeLaFuente, Rylee Wiszmann, and Madison Brinkley. Kathy Smith is the Director of these talented students.
Vidor Public Library held Story time on Thursday, December 1, 2016. Program Coordinator, Megan Ridlespurge read “Penguin Says “Please” by Michael Dahl and “Penguins” by Liz Pichon. The audience learned everyday activities for penguins at the zoo, 1. Swim. 2. Eat fish. 3. Play penguin games. 4. Sleep standing up. 5. Look at people. 6. Look at more people. The children made paper penguins for the craft.