Mrs. Roxanne Manuel celebrated her retirement on Monday, December 19. She is currently principal of the AIM Center High School, but was also Pine Forest principal and an assistant principal at Vidor High School in her career in Vidor. She also worked in Louisiana schools.
Pine Forest Elementary’s November Students of the Month are: back row, Sebastian Moore, Brylee Kordie, Damien Martin, Madison West, Lillie Morrison and Cristian Galvez; middle row: Shaun Maddos and Hagen Allen; front row: Devany Davis, Raiyna Bussinger, Mavrick Simmons and Cristien Jacks.
Vidor Elementary fourth grade and pre-k students recently performed their Winter program, Winter Wonderland, for family, friends, and the student body. Soloists for the program were Julia Larios, Tiera Ramirez, Kaiden Welch and Ryanne Villarreal. Mrs. Sprayberry who is the Vidor Elementary music teacher performed Winter Wonderland on her saxophone.
These Vidor High School FFA students last year won a scramble Certificate to purchase a show heifer or steer to show at the 2017 Houston Livestock Jr. Show. The Students are required to attend an educational progress show at the Humble Texas Civic Center in preparation for the upcoming Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo. The results are as follows: Jenna Hoffmann placed 1st in Class 1 medium weight Stee r, Champion medium weight steer, and Grand Champion steer overall; Tyler Root placed 4th in Shorthorn heifer Class 1 and Reserve Showmanship Champion award ; Caleb Smith placed 2nd in Limousine heifer Class 1; and Elizabeth Hoffpauir placed 10th in Simmental Breed.
Friday, December 09, turned out to be a special day for one third grader at Little Cypress Elementary. Maddox Manuel is a student of Josh Leger, music teacher for LCE. Leger uses a program called “Class Dojo” as one of the tools to encourage positive behavior in his classes.
According to Leger, “Maddox is just an awesome young man. He is extremely motivated to do the right thing, and Class Dojo is a way for me to reward Maddox, and students like him, who make good choices on a regular basis.
Vidor Rotary Club visited the classes of Ms. Nicole Stuart on Tuesday, December 13 to provide books for Christmas. The Vidor Junior High students were excited to receive books, new pencils and bookmarks, and a goody roll provided by Rotary, Vidor Community Rotaract, and Vidor High School Interact. The Rotarians continue their work in taking books to children in the Vidor area, putting reading into the hands of students across town.
The Vidor Public Library held Story Time on Thursday, December 8, 2016. Program Coordinator Megan Ridlespurge read “Little Blue Truck’s Christmas” by Alice Schertle. Little Blue Truck delivers trees to all his animal friends. The children celebrated the Christmas season with treats and made a tree decoration for the craft.
The Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School Interact officers and sponsors were invited to be the guest speakers for the Orange Rotary meeting on Tuesday, December 6, at Sunset Grove Country Club. The officers informed the Rotary Club of the service projects that have been done this year. LCM Interact Club is a branch of the Rotary Club of Orange and performs local and international service projects throughout the year. LCM Interact is sponsored by Jill Shugart and Jeannie Alexander. The club meets on campus the first and third Wednesdays of the month at 7:45 a.m. Officers as pictured left to right: Ty Shugart - Treasurer, Jordan Alexander - Secretary, Jaden Lewis - Historian, Dalan Jones - Vice President, and Connor Alexander – President.