Lifestyle

Thu
16
Mar

Horsing Around

Vidor Elementary principal Jeff Leger brought two of his horses to school for the students to see before Spring Break. He explained horse safety and care, as well as talking about the equipment used with a horse. The students are always excited to see the horses.

 

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Thu
16
Mar

VISD Spelling Bee

Vidor ISD held their annual District spelling bee on Tuesday, March 7 at Oak Forest Elementary School.

 

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Tue
14
Mar

VHS band students earn 169 medals at UIL contest

Vidor High School band students earned 169 first division medals at the regional UIL Solo & Ensemble Contest on Friday, Feb. 3rd at Lumberton High School. Earning a first division on Solos were: Cheyenne Ard (Class 1, Flute), Annabeth Harris (Class 3, Alto Saxophone), Emma Huebel (Class 2, Euphonium), Chance Kelly (Class 1, Trombone), Andrew Lane (Class 3, Euphonium), Joni LeDoux (Class 2, Bb Clarinet), Bethany Mudd (Class 2, Tenor Saxophone), Ana Plake (Class 1, Flute), Vincent Post (Class 1, Piano), Kaitlyn Shivers (Class 1, Flute), Makayla Simmons (Class 3, Flute), Kloe Smith (Class 3, Bb Clarinet).

Earning a first division solos that qualified for the UIL Texas State Solo & Ensemble Contest in Ausin, Texas in May were: Ana Plake (Flute), and Vincent Post(Piano). Earning a first division on a Class II Small Ensemble were: Nickolas Campise, Allison Harmon, Grant Holden, Desiree’ LaForge, and Cameron Lawson.

 

Tue
14
Mar

Story time

The Vidor Public Library held Story Time on Thursday, March 9, 2017. Program Coordinator Megan Ridlespurge read “How to Catch A Leprechaun” by Adam Wallace. “How to catch a leprechaun? It’s tougher than you think! He’ll turn your whole house upside down. He’s quicker than a wink!” The children made a rainbow mobile for the craft.

 

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Fri
10
Mar

Bluebonnet Books

Every year the Texas Library association creates a list of twenty books appropriate for 3rd-6th graders . T hese books are called the Texas Bluebonnet Award Nominees. Students all across Texas are encouraged to read at least five of these books and then vote for their favorite in January. The book with the most votes across Texas i s the winner of the Texas Bluebonnet Award. Students in Mrs. Jaetzold’s 4th grade reading classes who read five or more of the Texas Bluebonnet nominees were invited to attend a “We Love Books” luncheon hosted by VE librarian, Ashley Nele , on Valentine’s day in the V.E. Library. Students ate lunch, celebrated the winning book, decorated cookies and stuffed good y bags in celebration of their accomplishment. Students who read ten or more Bluebonnet books, pictured above, were rewarded with a $10.00 gift certificate for the Spring book fair.

Fri
10
Mar

CTE Month

Guadalupe Mosqueda, Kaitlyn Shivers, and Dalton Poteet were speakers at the Monday, February 20th, Board of Trustees meeting, show Career and Technology projects they and others have made. Many projects were on display at the meeting.

 

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Tue
07
Mar

District 8 National Checker Tournament set for June 2-4, in Vidor

District 8 and Texas State Championship Checker Tournament will be hosted in Vidor June 2-3, 2017. The love of checkers is still alive in our young as well as our seniors. The game is said to be the one game that can be played by a four year old, but cannot be mastered by a 70 year old.

The Tournament will be played at the Holiday Inn Express Meeting Room in Vidor. We are tentatively planning to have an exhibition round at the local Vidor Barbque Festival on Friday night. Registration for the Tournament will be on Friday morning at 8 AM. Games will begin at 9:00. There will be 4 rounds on Friday and 3 rounds on Saturday.

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Tue
07
Mar

Le Grand Bal 2017, ‘LU in Black and White’

Lama r University invites you to Le Grand Bal, “LU in Black and White,” a gala evening of art, fine dining, dancing and entertainment on Saturday, March 25, 2017. Activities at the elegant event include a reception and silent art auction from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Dishman Art Museum, as well as a gourmet buffet, libations, music and dancing from 7 p.m. to midnight in the Montagne Center.

Now in its 42nd year, Le Grand Bal is the major annual fundraiser of the College of Fine Arts and Communication.

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Tue
07
Mar

Honey Bears earn awards

The Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School Honey Bears traveled to Goose Creek Memorial High School this weekend for an HTE Dance Competition. They scored enough points for a Division 1 rating in each of their four routines, which earned them a Sweepstakes Award.

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Tue
07
Mar

Moffitt’s Mateys

Vidor Elementary third grade teacher Kurtis Moffitt has begun a group called Moffitt’s Mateys. They meet every Friday before school to learn about character, honestly, integrity, respect, and kindness. Each young man has been given a necktie to wear on Fridays, and Moffitt will teach them to tie their ties.

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