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Wed
18
Sep

Dallas Businessman Speaks to CTE Classes

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Mr. Nate Kruzie of Dallas TX, owner of The Springs event venues, was a guest speaker in Mr. Hartman’s VHS Building Trades classes. He spoke to the students about how to acquire wealth in the construction industry. Mr. Kruzie has constructed twenty-two businesses across three states.

 

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Wed
18
Sep

LCM recognizes alum and longtime educator at Awards Reception

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From left – Military Wall of Honor recipients - representing Senior Airman Chase Williams is his family, David, Brooklyn and Annie Mullins, representing Kolby Gengo are his parents, Sharon and Jason and daughter Everly, and wife Alana, and Technical Sergeant Lee Dorman. Distinguished Alumni for 2019 are Dr. Micah Dyer and Dr. Brad Duhon. Dr. Pauline Colburn Hargrove is the Hall of Fame recipient. To her left is Superintendent of Schools, Stacey Brister.

On Friday evening, September13, the Little Cypress-Mauriceville District honored two Distinguished Alumni, a Hall of Fame inductee and three servicemen for the Military Wall of Honor. These LCM graduates and longtime educator were selected by an anonymous District committee for these Little Cypress-Mauriceville Awards. The District has given these awards since 2012, as a way to bring recognition to LCM graduates, graduates and employees who have served honorably in the military, and people who make a difference in the life of LCM students and community.

The LCM District is proud to recognize and honor the men and women who have served our country in the military. The virtual “LCM Military Wall of Honor” is the District’s way of demonstrating respect, appreciation, and indebtedness for their service. Any active military personnel or honorably discharged veteran who is an alumni or employee of LCM CISD is eligible for this award.

 

Thu
22
Aug

Local Floral Designer Earns Certification and Invite to Distinguished Floral Group

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BALTIMORE (July 2019) – Kari Gaudet CFD of KO Designs Floral Service (Designed by Kari) in Vidor, Texas has been recognized by the American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD®) as a recipient of its coveted Certified Floral Designer (CFD®) designation. Gaudet was granted this designation after successfully completing the Professional Floral Design Evaluation (PFDE) that took place on July 4, 2019 immediately prior to AIFD’s National Symposium “Awaken” in Las Vegas, Nev. Symposium is the floral industry’s leading floral design education event.

CFD recognition is granted only after a floral designer has demonstrated their understanding of the concepts of design through education and by subjecting their floral design work to a vigorous peer evaluation conducted by an international panel of design experts.

 

 

Thu
08
Aug

Food service

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VISD Child Nutrition employees attended this food safety conference, walking away with some valuable information to help them work even more safely this school year. Attending were Sabrena Verrett, Terrie Lewis, Rhonda Hill, Rachel Armstrong, Wendy Mitchell, and Nargis Whitehead.

 

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Thu
25
Jul

Vidor Lodge No. 1286 A.F. & A.M. 2019-20 Installation of Officers

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Newly installed officers.

Vidor Lodge No. 1286 installed officers for the 2019-20 year Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 10:00 AM in a public ceremony. The installation ceremony was attended by 50+ freemasons, their friends and family as well as interested persons.

This event was also attended by James Burt - Worshipful Master of Buna Lodge No. 1095 and RW Grand Senior Warden Terry Fowler of the Grand Lodge of Louisiana.

 

 

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Thu
18
Jul

Miss Texas donates backpacks

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Leighton McBroom, recently named Miss Texas in the National American Miss pageant. She addressed the school board and donated school supplies and filled backpacks for children to use as needed in the comment school year. She is the daughter of Heather and Matt McBroom. Leighton is pictured with Superintendent of Schools Dr. Jay Killgo and the Board of Trustees members, Mr. David Camp, Mr. Rolllie Burr, Mrs. Carrie Vincent, Mrs. Natalie Long, Mr. Mike Marion, and Mrs. Gina VanDevender.

 

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Thu
11
Jul

SUMMER READING

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Courtesy photos: Lynn Hartfield

Jack McAfee with Science Tellers presented the Vidor Public Library Summer Reading Program on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. He performed the exciting story of “Aliens Escape from Earth” and did science experiments with the audience. The last program will be the Stark Museum of Art on Wednesday, July 10, 2019. All reading logs must be turned in by 4:45 p.m. on Friday, July 12, 2019 in order to attend the Grand Finale.

 

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Thu
04
Jul

2019 National American Miss Texas

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Miss Leighton Mc-Broom, daughter of Matt & Heather Mc-Broom, has earned the prestigious title of the 2019 National American Miss Texas at the state pageant held June 15, 2019. She will be attending the National Pageant to be held in Anaheim,California at Disneyland® during Thanksgiving week, representing the great state of Texas, where she will have the opportunity to win her share of over $500,000 in cash and prizes!

Thu
27
Jun

5 Reasons Kids Should Play Outside More

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(StatePoint) Whether it’s dance lessons, computer projects, art class or yoga, kids these days are busy bees. And while such activities are enriching and fun, experts say that many kids aren’t spending enough time doing something much simpler and every bit as important as structured programming: playing outdoors.

“Finding time for the kids to play outside can be such a challenge for parents,” says Keri Wilmot, a pediatric occupational therapist and an expert contributor to TheGeniusof-Play.org . “As a parent I worry about ‘stranger danger’ or whether my kids will be able to navigate social issues on their own. Without spontaneity, playtime has lost some of it’s fun.”

 

 

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Thu
20
Jun

Little Cypress-Mauriceville recognizes staff members

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Ricky Ryan – Secondary Teacher of the Year

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Vicky Holland – Elementary Teacher of the Year

During the last two weeks of school, administrators traveled to campuses and departments to recognize retirees, Teachers of the Year, Paraprofessionals of the Year and Departmental Employees of the year. They also recognized those receiving their service awards for achieving years of service in 5 year increments.

Topping the list of service award recipients were Bobby Telles and Bill Tinsley with 35 years in maintenance and Carolyn LeBlanc with 35 years in Child Nutrition. LeBlanc also retired this year. Other retirees from the High School were Michael Platt with 10 years and Rhonda Brown with 15 years; from Little Cypress Intermediate Ruth Vinson has twelve years and Melanie Drake with 23 years; Barbara Richard with 32 years from Little Cypress Junior High; Judy Will from Maintenance had 22 years; Tracey Stidham from Mauriceville Middle with 31 years; and Lisa Martin with MVE had 29 years.

 

 

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