SEVENTH WARD–Seventh Ward Elementary students in Ms. Ursula Harrison’s 4th grade class were assigned projects on American Patriotism. These projects were part of their social studies class and to be completed at home with family members. Placing with 3-D projects are Collin Hebert–Most Beautiful, Ryan Boothe–Most Work, Justin Clements–Best All Around and Most Creative, Brit Ditch–American Achievement, Lainey Trahan–Most Original, Clayton Rachella–Most Informative and Mathew Menard–Most Patriotic.
SEVENTH WARD–Seventh Ward Elementary students in Ms. Ursula Harrison’s 4th grade class were assigned projects on American Patriotism. These projects were part of their social studies class and to be completed at home with family members. Placing with posters are Zoe Broussard–Most Beautiful, Jade Baudoin–Most Work, Lindsey Detraz–Most Creative, Quinton Marshall–Most Informative, Amelia Gabor–Best All Around and Bryce Foreman–Most Original. Not Pictured is Monigue Domingue–Most Patriotic.
CUB SCOUTS–Cub Scout Pack 326 of Abbeville was recently awarded the Pope Paul VI National Catholic Quality Unit Award. This prestigious award recognizes a Scout Unit for service to its charter organization, work towards rank advancement and Scout religious emblems, and adult religious training. Pack 326 is chartered to St Mary Magdalen Parish and Knights of Columbus Council 2281. Several members of the Pack also earned Religious Medals. Scouts who received the Light of Christ Medal include Brock Bourque, Hunter Fontenot. Reed Guarino, Ryan Kirkpatrick, Slade Lester, Joshua Listi, Jacob Noegel, Seth Noegel, Jude Roger, Nathan Savoie, Philip Savoie and Ian Waskom. Scouts who received the Parvuli Dei (Children of God)Medal include Austin Bourque, Zachary Broussard, Chase Guidry, Emile Hebert, Luc Hebert, Jack Henry, Matthew Romero and Stuart Sonnier. The Pack, family members and friends celebrated National Scout Sunday at Mass on Feb. 6 at St. Mary Magdalen. Pictured are Pack 326 with Father Blanda.
NVHS–The North Vermilion Varsity cheerleaders traveled to New Orleans recently to compete in The American Mardi Gras National Championship. They brought home top honors in the Varsity Co-ed Division. The team received a National Championship Banner and plaque and each member received a Championship Jacket and medal. 1st row – Dallata Dinh, Allie Hanks, Kali Darby, Bailey Middleton, Kourtlynn Roberts, Tia Schexnayder, Aubrey Constantine, Taylor Trahan, Olivia Bourque, Paige Lyons, Kristen Romein. 2nd row – Jessica Pitre, Marie Looney, Roslyn Davis, Mika Trahan, Lizzie LeMay, Macy Hudson, Janae Theriot, Brittnay Broussard, Tayler Montet, Sydney Thibodeaux (Patriot mascot) and Caitlin Broussard. 3rd Row- Casey Sonnier, Trevor Johnson, Trenton Romero, Chase Hardy, Matt Gauthier, Camden Hebert and Logan Sarver
REGISTRATION–Vermilion Parish pre-k and kindergarten registration began on Feb. 8 at Forked Island E. Broussard Elementary. Cecil Picard Elementary at Maurice held their registration on Feb. 10 and Dozier Elementary on Feb. 15 and 16. The dates for the remaining schools may be found on the Vermilion Parish Web site at http://www.vrml.k12.la.us. More information about documents needed may be found on the Curriculum Web site at http://www.vrml.k12.la.us/curriculum and/or on school Web sites. Parents may also contact their child’s school prior to registration if they have questions. (Note: Students need not be present for pre-k and kindergarten registration.) Pictured are Greg Meaux, (Vermilion Parish pre-k and kindergarten supervisor) and Bridget Winters, (Vermilion Parish parent involvement/safe and drug free facilitator) during pre-k registration at Dozier Elementary recently.
MALTRAIT–The Maltrait Memorial Catholic School had a special guest speaker for the month of February. Mrs. Laurie Hulin, assistant district attorney, had a presentation about her job. Pictured back row (l to r) Jacob Lege, Wyatt Broussard, Cauy Menard, special guest Laurie Hulin, Aimee Bourque, Jessica Jarrod; front row Cody Verrett. Submitted by Mary Margaret Meaux.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS–These Erath students placed first in District competing in the Knight of Columbus Free Throw Contest. This event was sponsored by Erath K-C Council 3872. These winners were presented a medallion and a certificate by District Deputy Joe David. A total of 360 students took part in this event. Their ages ranged from 10 to 14 years for both girls and boys. These participants will go on to compete to the next level. Our council would like to thank the school coaches and the K-C members that helped make this event a success. From left to right are District Deputy Joe David, Drake Goldston, Ross Granger, Jessica Andrico, Jean Paul Touchet, William Clark, Alexis Lege, Leah Phillips, Mandy Babin, Brianna Shanahan and Grand Knight Earl Landry. Missing from the photo is Dade Dieterich.
J H WILLIAMS–During a recent 4-H meeting at JHW, Mrs. Shannan Waits, Extension Agent, introduced members to the process of composting. She spoke about the natural process of decomposition and recycling nutrients into the environment. Members listened attentively as they worked on a Valentine project for the halls of J.H. Williams. (written and submitted by Reporter, Alex Detraz)