Vidor Middle School staff, faculty, and students raised $610 and Pirate Council (VMS Student Council) matched that amount giving VMS a total of $1220 to donate in h onor of VMS teacher Mrs. Marilee Johnson ’ s father to the local Alzheimers Association.
Vidor High School FFA freshman student representatives attended the Area 9 Green Hand Camp at the Nacogdoches County Exposition Center. VHS students teamed with over 200 other area students in workshops learning about leadership, communications, ethics, and FFA knowledge.
If you visit the third grade wing at Pine Forest Elementary School, you will see a new face. It’s the face of Jacque Brister, new to Pine Forest but not new to teacher. She is in her eighteenth year, and has taught third and fifth grade math and science at West Orange, as well as fifth, seventh, and eighth grade math and science at Orangefield. Her previous position before becoming a Vidor Pirate was eighth grade science at Orangefield.
Vidor’s city officials, employees and volunteers were hard at work on Trash Off Day Saturday, September 17th. Pictured above are Vidor Mayor Robert Viator and Council Member Angela Jordon unloading a citizen’s trailer. Council Member Misty Songe Garrett, not pictured, with members of VHS Interact club also came out and volunteered.
At the September Board meeting of Little Cypress-Mauriceville CISD, the Board recognized several students, staff and media members. Five elementary and two secondary students received 100% on one of the Spring STAAR exams.
ORANGE — Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus’ Mamma Mia!, the smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA, returns to the Lutcher Theater for the Performing Arts, in October 2016 as a part of its final farewell tour. One performance is scheduled for Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at the Lutcher before the company travels nationwide with the tour. Tickets ranging from $40-$70 are available at Lutcher.org or by calling the Lutcher Theater Box Office at 409-886-5535.
The Vidor High School Brigadettes attended their summer camp under the instruction of dance teacher and choreographer Kyndal Stack. The girls learned all of their field and pep rally dances for this football season. Brigadette Director Ginger Faul is very excited for this season and all of the hard work that was put in to learn and execute these dances.
The Vidor Chamber of Commerce welcomed Southern Lotus Charms on September 12th. Owners Melissa Watkins and Amberly Jacobs are excited to serve their hometown with local supplies of vinyl sheets, gifts and personalization on various items. They are located at 120 West Bolivar, you can also find them on Facebook at Southern Lotus Charms.