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.
Vernon ISD Supt. Dr. Kermit Ward likes to share information about our district with the community on a regular basis. He provides an article to the Vernon Daily Record almost every month. You can read this month's article on our website. https://www.vernonisd.org/
Earlier this month during the school board meeting Kori Eakin, the Visual Impairment Specialist for the district, was recognized as the 2022-23 Vernon ISD Staff Member of the Year and received a certificate from VISD Supt. Dr. Kermit Ward.
This morning McCord Elementary held it's annual last day of school Inflatable Race. The pony beat the rooster by a nose.
As we close out the 2022-23 school year, we would like to share the Vernon ISD Student Dress Code for the next school year. When shopping for school clothes over the summer for 2023-24, please be mindful of our dress code.
While Thursday is the last day of the school year, there are plenty of activities to keep the kids busy this summer. Some of those activities are five sports camps that will be held throughout June, with one being held in July. Wrestling, tennis, volleyball, basketball and football camps will be offered this summer. Check out the flyers for more information.
First grade students at T.G. McCord wrapped up science week today with a fun experiment involving a watermelon and rubber bands. The experiment helps students learn about force, density and energy. These scenes show the start the experiment. Stay tuned for the video.
Brooks Kimmey and his parents, Kathy and Charlie Kimmey grilled hamburgers Friday morning for the staffs at our elementary schools -- T.G. McCord, Central and Shive. The PTO groups at the respective schools provided the sides. A BIG thanks to the Kimmeys for supporting our schools!
All VISD students who will be 7th, 9th, or 11th graders next year AND participate in any sports program, along with band, are required by UIL to under a sports physical. Also, any student-athlete who suffered a severe injury this current year is also required to have a sports physical. Mark your calendar and take advantage of this great opportunity provided by the Wilbarger General Hospital Medical Group.
Volleyball camp is happening soon!!!
A BIG thank you on this National Speech Language Pathologist Day!!
Summer Science Camp 2023 is now FREE!!!! There will be no registration fee for the camp, which is for kindergarten through fourth graders. Those who have already paid a registration fee will be reimbursed. Time is running out to register and there are limited spots available. Sign up today!!
The Vernon Lion coaching staff will be conducting a Youth Football Camp for kindergarteners through freshmen. Be a part of GROWING THE LION TRADITION!
Here are a few more pics from the Santa Rosa Roundup Parade.
The Santa Rosa Roundup parade kicked off rodeo festivities Wednesday afternoon and VISD was well represented, as many students and staff members participated in the parade.