Due to work around the VHS Fieldhouse. Access to the football field and track at Leo Brittain Field at Lion Stadium will be unavailable to the general public from today, June 6th, until June 16th. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Jennifer Newcomer had students in her kindergarten and first grade ESL class sound out letters she showed them on flash cards, and repeat sentences after her during their Summer School class Tuesday morning. After hearing a sentence, the students would count the number of words in the sentence as they repeated it back to the teacher. Summer School started Monday and will continue until June 22.
Sarah Swatzell gives directions to some Summer School students Monday morning, which was the first day of our Summer School session being held at the Middle School.
VISD Supt. Dr. Ward isn't even a full-fledged member of the Vernon Lions Club yet, but look who showed up to volunteer and work the concession stand Monday night for the Kid League Baseball games. He even took the busiest and messiest assignment -- the snowcone window!!!
The stacks of books in front of kindergarten students Rhea Snow and Annabelle Hurd are tall, but just envision them being 6 times taller and that would be close to the number of books the two youngsters read during the 2022-23 school year. Both girls read more than 500 books! Check out their story here: https://mccord.vernonisd.org/o/tgmes/article/1140262
Two Class of 2023 graduates -- Lavery Gonzales and Ayden Smith -- will be representing the Vernon Lions tonight at the Fellowship of Christian Athletes All-Star Baseball Showdown.
Summer School starts Monday and Vernon ISD will be providing bus transportation if requested. Bus stops used during the school year will also be used for Summer School, however the bus number may be different. Busses will run in town beginning at 7:15 a.m., with students being dropped off at the Vernon Middle School by 8 a.m. Students who live outside the city limits will receive a telephone call letting them know what time the bus will be by. Students will be picked up from VMS at 11:30 a.m., and taken back to the bus stops. ESL students will be picked up from VMS at 3 p.m., and taken back to the bus stops. If students need bus transportation, they must fill out a form to register for Summer School, or contact Renee Auch at 940-553-1900 ext. 2329. Here is a link to the form to fill out https://forms.gle/vFLob1UAjUWapo7m6 If you have any other questions about bus transportation, contact Renee Auch at 940-553-1900 ext. 2329.
Tomorrow, Thursday, June 1, is the last day to register a student for Vernon ISD Summer School. Registration will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Vernon Middle School Office. Before students were dismissed for the 2022-23 school year, parents received a letter if summer school was being recommended for their child. The letter included a QR code so parents could register online. If you no longer have the letter, or no way to access the QR code, you can go to the VMS Office tomorrow and register your child.
Final scenes from this morning's graduation ceremony for the VHS Class of 2023.
More pics from this morning's commencement exercise for the VHS Class of 2023.
More scenes from the VHS 132nd commencement exercise ceremony.
Scenes from this morning's graduation ceremony for the VHS Class of 2023.
Under cloudy skies and with cool temperatures, commencement exercises were held at Leo Brittain Field at Lion Stadium this morning for the 146 members of the VHS Class of 2023. With the home stands packed and the overflow crowd of family and friends also filling the visitor's side, seniors received their diplomas. The ceremony wrapped up right before the rain started to fall.
Check out Vernon ISD Graduation livestreaming now at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BXA9ntl_z3E
The Class of 2023 will graduate Saturday, but it's not to early to start preparing for 2023-24. The Vernon Athletics Strength & Conditioning Program for ALL high school and middle school athletes will start May 29. Check out the flyer for all the info. We had an amazing 2022-23 and can have an even better 2023-24!!! Tough People Last!!
Members of the Vernon High School graduating class of 2023 held commencement exercise practice this morning at Leo Brittain Field at Lion Stadium. After having a group photo taken, the graduates received instructions from Denise Sanders before lining up and practicing the processional and running through the graduation ceremony. Graduation will be held at 9 a.m., tomorrow, at Leo Brittan Field at Lion Stadium.
The 4th Grade Awards Assembly was held Thursday morning and Alexandria Cox received a TV for earning the Most Improved 4th Grade Student for the 2022-23 school year honor. At the start of each school year, 4th graders take a test covering reading, writing and math, and at the end of the school year they take the same test, which shows their improvement during the school year. Alexandria improved her score the most between her score on the test at the start of the year, and her score on the test at the end of the year.
Seven Vernon Lion baseball players received all-district recognition for District 7-3A for the 2023 season. Congrats to Lavery for being named the First Team!
Seven Vernon Lion baseball players earned District 7-3A All-District honors for the 2023 season. Congrats to Cross for making the First Team!
The Vernon Lions placed seven players on the District 7-3A All-District Baseball Team for 2023. Congrats to Case for making the First Team!