Lifestyle

Tue
18
Oct

Pillars of the Community

City of Vidor Police Chief Dave Shows, Constable Weldon Peveto, and Vidor ISD retired Chief of Police Jerry Parker stand with Vidor Rotary Club President Tim Andrews at Vidor Rotary’s Monday, October 3rd meeting. The three law enforcement officers were recognized by the Rotary Club as Pillars of the Community as they all retire from their respective positions. A book was placed on Vidor Rotary’s green bus in honor of each of the men, and they were treated to lunch with the club.

 

Tue
18
Oct

TOPS Fall Rally Day

The Vidor TOPS chapter hosted Fall Rally Day September 17. Many attending have fun and earned awards for their chapters. TOPS is a non profit organization that meets Monday nights at First Methodist Church. Weigh in is 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. with the meeting beginning at 7.

 

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Thu
13
Oct

Outdoor Recreation

LCMCISD photo/Sherry Combs Over the summer, Little Cypress Intermediate School was notified by the Texas Action for Healthy Kids that they were being recognized as a school of success based on their yearend report that was in a grant submitted by Director of Health Services, Kelly Meadows, on behalf of Stay and Play. For details, go to www.actionforhealthykids. org and look for “Inclusion at its Best: Outdoor Recreation for All.” LCI’s kids are the ones eating watermelon.
 
Thu
13
Oct

College Fair

Vidor High School hosted a college fair in September, with juniors and seniors from their campus, the AIM Center High School, and Orangefield and Deweyville High Schools meeting in the VHS gym with military recruiters and representatives from thirty-five institutions of higher learning. About 800 students and staff attended the fair, hosted by TACRO, an organization encouraging higher learning and working with registrars to make sure opportunities are offered.
 
Tue
11
Oct

Vidor Cub Scouts WEBELOWs complete dog house community service project

Tue
11
Oct

Family Fun Night

Vidor Elementary held a family fun math night on Monday, September 26. They played Kahoot with the parents, showed them how to use Think Through Math, and showed them websites that offer math assistance for their children. The third and fourth grade teachers, along with principal Jeff Leger and staff, planned the highly successful event.
 
Thu
06
Oct

Phillips named VISD Employee of the Month

 By Sally Andrews

 

When Director of Music Don Rollins was ill recently, assistant band director Kara Phillips stepped up to the plate and got the Mighty Pirate Marching Band ready to do their usual fabulous job as school started and they headed toward marching contest and football games. As a result, Rollins nominated her for Vidor ISD Employee of the Month, and she was chosen. He says, “Kara has been one of the strongest young band directors I have ever seen. 

 

 

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Thu
06
Oct

VMS Donates

 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.  

 

 

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Tue
04
Oct

Green Hand Camp

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.

 

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Tue
04
Oct

Teacher Feature:

By Sally Andrews

 

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.  

 

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