Lifestyle

Tue
16
Jun

FFA Holds Banquet

The Vidor FFA held its annual end of the year banquet. FFA Members and guests enjoyed a barbequed beef dinner compliments of the Vidor FFA Booster Club. The seniors were awarded outgoing officer plaques and cords. Seniors Cody Bailey and Brianna Beckley received FFA scholarships from the Booster Club. The second - year members were awarded their “Chapter Farmer Degree” and first - year members that participated in FFA events were awarded their “Greenhand Degree”. To conclude the event , door prizes donated by local businesses and friends were given out. Above, Chapter  Farmer Degree recipients Brianna Beckley, Bailey Borque, Robert Reagor, and Cierra Singleton. Below, Greenhand Degree recipients Emileigh Singleton, Tyler Taylor, Tyler Root, Ryan Reagor, Amanda Sabins, Presenters Robert Reagor & Luke Ross, Bryce Arrant, Cassidy Bailey, Jenna Hoffman, Caleb Smith, and Joseph Works.

Tue
09
Jun

Contest Winners

V idor High School Building Trades and Welding classes joined forces to enter the Orange County Sheriff Posse Construct a Picnic Table Contest. Their 8 foot handicap - accessible table was created complete with a metal pan of fire rocks and propane for the popular “fire pit” look. The joint team tied for first place in the competition
 
Thu
04
Jun

Food Services Banquet

Vidor ISD Child Nutrition Department held their annual recognition and awards program on Thursday, May 21 at Vidor Middle School. Receiving safety awards were Vidor Middle Middle School (Sheila Whatley,  anager), Vidor Elementary (Jamie Massey, manager) and Pine Forest Elementary (Sandy Byers, manager). They are pictured with Child Nutrition Director Gracie Clark.
 

 

Tue
02
Jun

Drive-In Movie

 
On Friday, May 22nd, Kindergarten students at Vidor Elementary were rewarded for their hard work with a Drive-In Box Car Movie Day! They sat in their homemade box cars and watched Cars 2. Pictured in their cars are: Kathryn Netterville, Jayden Roark, Grayson Fletcher, Braiden Ramos, Payton  orse, and AnaLiis Bertrand, Brooks Johnstone, Alexa Ordonez, Benjamin Webster, and Lauren  Tankersley.

 

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Tue
02
Jun

Amnesty

 
The Vidor Public Library has initiated an “amnesty” program on overdue library books and dvd’s. From June 1, 2015 through June 30,  015, library patrons who have overdue items(no matter how long they have had them) may 2015 VIDOR PIRATE INTERM  

 

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Thu
28
May

AIM Center students take college campus tours

Aim Center High School students prepare for their future and learn about the educational opportunitiesavailable to them as they toured Lamar University at Port Arthur and Lamar Institute of Technology. The students listened as several college instructors shared information about their campus and programs. AIM Center students’ post high school goals vary, but the AIM Center staff are dedicated professionals that work hard to help these students excel in their goals and become successful.   

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Thu
28
May

Officers Announced

Mauriceville Elementary’s Student Council has named officers for the 2015-2016 School Year. They are President - Nicole McCormick, Vice- President Kendal Lockler, Secretary- Hallie Maddox, Treasurer- Charlie Davis, Parliamentarian - Lorelei Babb and Head Senator- Brooks Pattillo. The Senators for the year are Tristen Bryant, Gracie Johnson, Evan Landry, Catie Strother and Cole Johnson. The officers are pictued as follows: front row from left, Nicole McCormick, Kendal Lockler, Hallie Maddox, Lorelei Babb and Brooks Pattillo. Second row from left, Charlie Davis, Cole Johnson, Tristan Bryant, Gracie Johnson, Evan Landry and Catie Strother.   

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Tue
26
May

VHS Band Sweepstakes

The Vidor High School wind ensemble received sweepstakes in UIL concert and sightreading contest, with all judges rating them division one. The students are pictured with their director, Don Rollins, front row left.

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Tue
26
May

Solo, ensemble contest results released

On Friday, May 1, ninety-one VJHS band students traveled to Lumberton High School to participate in the annual Region X Jr. High Solo-Ensemble Contest.The students had great results, returning with two hundred forty-one medals for Superior performances. Students in the VJHS Symphonic Band earning Superior ratings for their solo performances were Chriseline Quirante, flute solo; Randall Winn   nd Bailey McDowell,tenor saxophone solos; Brendan Bonds, baritone.

 

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Thu
21
May

Fishing the Sabine has been good

A letter came the other day from the great state of Texas and like any other letter from the state or federal government it made me nervous. Over the years I have grown to distrust such mailbecause it usually means that it is going to cost me money! Of course I threw my other mail to the side and opened that one first to go ahead and get the bad news. Sure enough it was bad news. It seems that now all of us that own trailers are going to have to have     

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