Lifestyle

Tue
15
Aug

High Street Gallery to host Kailee Viator living art installation Sept. 15

BEAUMONT — The High Street Gallery will host an art installation by Kailee Viator, 7-10 p.m., Sept. 15. The gallery is located in Victoria House, 2110 Victoria St. in Beaumont.

The exhibition is titled “Flora and Fauna” and is described as “an installation which transforms High Street Gallery into an indoor/outdoor mystical wonderland designed to mythically describe life’s origins and those of the world we inhabit.”

To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition http://etypeservices.com/Vidor%20VidorianID532/

Tue
15
Aug

Seven VHS FFA members earn coveted Lonestar Degree

By Sally Andrews

Pride filled the arena at the 89th Texas FFA Convention last month as more than 2,000 dedicated members walked the stage to be awarded their Lonestar Degree in front of over 10,000 guests.

“Receiving the Lonestar degree signifies everything they have put their heart and soul into for the past three to four years,” These FFA students’ passions and aspirations have led them to strive for this coveted degree,” says Vidor High School Career and Technology Education Director Penny Singleton .

To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition http://etypeservices.com/Vidor%20VidorianID532/

Tue
15
Aug

Little Robotics

On the last day of Vidor ISD Community Relations summer robotics and coding camp, Mr. Sheldon Jenkins who works for VISD Technology, gave a demonstration/presentation over raspberry pi and shared his coding creation.

To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition http://etypeservices.com/Vidor%20VidorianID532/

Thu
10
Aug

Big Thicket National Preserve joins the Little Free Library movement

KOUNTZE — Today, Big Thicket National Preserve joined the Little Free Library movement, an important nation-wide effort to make books available to everyone. Little Free Library is a nonprofit organization that inspires a love of reading, builds community, and sparks creativity by fostering neighborhood book exchanges around the world.

 

With financial support from our partner, Western National Parks Association, preserve staff have established a Little Free Library in the parking lot of the park visitor center. Visitors are welcome to peruse the free books and take one with them to read at their leisure. “We hope that this free book exchange will encourage visitors to use to park in new ways. There are many river banks, picnic areas, and other peaceful places around the park for everyone to use. Grab a book and discover new things in your national park. ” stated Big Thicket National Preserve Superintendent Wayne Prokopetz.

 

Thu
10
Aug

4-H year starts Sept. 1; early enrollment begins Aug. 15

COLLEGE STATION – Enrollment for the 2017-2018 4-H year starts Aug. 15 with the official statewide kickoff Sept. 1, said Dr. Toby Lepley, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service statewide program specialist, 4-H Youth Development, College Station.

 

“4-H allows youth to explore their path for a strong future,” Lepley said. “It doesn’t matter where they live or what they want to be when they grow up, in 4-H young people can make friends, have fun and try new things with the help of caring adults.”

 

Lepley said youth in 4- H gain lifelong skills in areas such as communication, teamwork, leadership, decision-making and organization. In Texas, youth in kindergarten through second grade can join Clover Kids. Youth in third to 12th grades and those 8 years old before Sept. 1 can join 4-H. More than 550,000 youth in all 254 counties of the state participate in Texas 4-H each year.

 

Tue
08
Aug

Masterpiece

Madison West enjoyed the Vidor ISD Community Education Masterpiece in a Morning class. The class was a two-hour painting class for young people, and Madison created her flamingo in that short time period, learning painting techniques from teacher Stacie Jannise, Executive Director of Young Audiences of Southeast Texas

 

To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition http://etypeservices.com/Vidor%20VidorianID532/

 

 

Tue
08
Aug

Post named Region V Elementary Teacher of the Year

By Sally Andrews Coordinator of Community Relations

 

 

Carol Post of Oak Forest Elementary in Vidor was named Region V Elementary Teacher of the Year. She has twenty-two years in education, and teaches Special Education at Oak Forest. Mrs. Post previously taught at Sims Elementary in Bridge City, Anderson Elementary in West Orange, and was a traveling ESL teacher in West Orange.

 

She also taught at Mauriceville Elementary and Vidor Elementary before moving to Oak Forest in August of 2009. “I believe that teaching values and interpersonal skills are essential as the student journeys toward adulthood, and by doing so can change the world a little at a time for the better,” she says.

 

To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition http://etypeservices.com/Vidor%20VidorianID532/

 

 

Thu
03
Aug

Vidor Public Library held Grand Finale for Summer Reading Program

The Vidor Public Library held the Grand Finale for the Summer Reading Program 2017 “Build A Better World!” on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. The children that read 20 or more books enjoyed a fun skating party at Skatetown TX with pizza and cookie cake. A Skatetown TX employee drew names for the winners of the four gift baskets given by the library and various donors. The grand prize basket winner was Jackson Waldrep, 2nd prize basket winner was Kamryn Aery, 3rd prize basket winner was Philip Alconga, and the toddler basket winner was Lydia Ridlespurge.

To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition http://etypeservices.com/Vidor%20VidorianID532/

Thu
03
Aug

Alpha Delta Kappa International Convention

Four members from the Alpha Upsilon Chapter attended the Alpha Delta Kappa 2017 International Convention in New Orleans on July 12-15.

To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition http://etypeservices.com/Vidor%20VidorianID532/

Thu
03
Aug

Customer Appreciation

The Vidor Lions Club worked with M & D Supply during Customer Appreciation Day on June 17. Customers and citizens who stopped by were treated to BBQ links, chips and drinks. This annual event is a fun way to show support for our community and M & D’s support of the Vidor Lions.

To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition http://etypeservices.com/Vidor%20VidorianID532/

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Lifestyle