Our Lions are set to battle the No. 9-ranked Holliday Eagles tonight in a District 7-3A showdown at D.O. Fulton Gym. Sub-varsity action will begin at 4:30 p.m., with the varsity game scheduled to start at approximately 7 p.m.
During halftime of Tuesday night’s boys’ basketball game, 65 VHS students were recognized for earning their college, career, and military readiness (CCMR) point and received a special t-shirt. So far this year, 102 VHS students have earned their CCMR point. To read the rest of the story, please click on the following link: https://vhs.vernonisd.org/o/vhs/article/1452189
Here are a few more pictures from our job shadowing event that some of our seniors who take CTE classes took part in yesterday. To find out more about the event, please click this link to the story: https://vhs.vernonisd.org/o/vhs/article/1450777
Here's more photos from our senior's job shadowing day. Over 40 VHS seniors participated in the event, which allowed them to see what a "day in the life" was like in their chosen career field. To read more about their day, along with the list of students who participated and the businesses they shadowed, please follow this link: https://vhs.vernonisd.org/o/vhs/article/1450777 Vernon ISD would like to thank all of the local businesses for allowing our students to shadow your employees and give them a taste of an average work day in your profession.
Over 40 Vernon High School seniors got to see what a “day in the life” of their possible career choice looked like today, as they shadowed employees at approximately 22 local businesses. The businesses ranged from a hair salon to a bank, a real estate office, an accounting firm, and the fire station and police department. To read more about the job shadowing experience of our senior students, please click on the following link: https://vhs.vernonisd.org/o/vhs/article/1450777
Our Lions received a little bit of revenge last night as they knocked off the Bowie Jackrabbits, 59-44, in a District 7-3A game. Bowie defeated Vernon in the first round of district play. With the win, the Lions are now 7-3 in district and tied for second place with City View. The teams have two more games to go in the regular season. Both have secured a spot in the playoffs. The Lions will host No. 9-ranked Holliday here Friday night.
Our Lady Lions wrapped up their regular season last night with a 39-27 victory over Bowie. Vernon finishes in third place in District 7-3A and will move on to the playoffs. The Lady Lions are scheduled take on Comanche at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, at the Anson High School Gym in the bi-district round of the playoffs. Comanche finished second in District 8-3A. The last time the Lady Lions made the playoffs was the 2021 season.
Before the tip-off of last night's District 7-3A game against Bowie, Adarius Williams was honored for reaching the 1,000-point plateau for his high school basketball career. A varsity starter since he was a freshman, Adarius is just a junior, so he has a lot more games to add to his point total at VHS. Congratulations Adarius!!
Vernon ISD Social Worker Nicole Cameron is currently working on putting this year's Community Resource Fair together and she needs your help! The hope for this event is to connect families with the community resources that are available to them. If your organization would like to participate in the fair and display the organization's strengths and the support and services it provides the community, please click on this link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScDlABoPhln1uiJhWiBXFvEeMx4yRhKgd_zCa1PkZqSRxpIXA/viewform?pli=1 The deadline to sign up is Feb. 16.
CONGRATULATIONS!!! To our Traditional Animation Film team, as their entry in the UIL competition has advanced to the State Semifinals!! That means the film is among the Top 12 out of conferences 1A thru 3A!! The production team for the entry includes Garrett Munson, Rodrigo Olivas, Eziqiel Amador, and Kenneth Cordero! Good luck in the next round. Here's a link to view the film entry: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ifjkLB2xLhc
After tonight's game, Key'Maria McBride was recognized for reaching the 1,000-point plateau for her high school career. Her Lady Lion teammates joined in on the celebration. McBride is a junior and has been on varsity since her freshman year. The Lady Lions wrapped up the regular season with a victory over Bowie, and will be advancing to the playoffs for the first time since 2021.
Tonight was Senior Recognition Night for the Lady Lions. Seniors in basketball, wrestling and power lifting were honored before tonight's basketball game against the Bowie Lady Rabbits.
Wilbarger County is included in the Red River Best Chevy Dealers Teacher Appreciation Contest for 2024. That means Vernon ISD teachers can be nominated. We've had winners before, and we definitely have teachers in our school district who deserve to be recognized. Nominations are open and we encourage everyone to take a few minutes to show your appreciation to the teachers that are making an impact on your children, family members or friends lives. Click the link below to get started! https://www.redriverbestchevydealersteacherappreciation.com/
The names of students who had perfect attendance, no tardies and no discipline slips for the past two weeks were put into a drawing for a free Kona Ice. Winners of the free icy treat, which was sponsored by the VMS &VHS PTO, were: Brayden Booth, Kyliegh Taylor, Ben Armstrong, Carley Araiza, Mason Ford, Leah Aldana, Ismael Urista and Brooklyn Harjo (not pictured).
It's been a month since the Lions have played a game at D.O. Fulton Gym, but they're home tonight and ready to battle the Bowie Jackrabbits. The varsity game will start at approximately 7:30 p.m. Prior to the game, Lion seniors competing in Wrestling, Powerlifting and Basketball will be honored on Senior Recognition Night. The senior ceremony will begin at approximately 7:10 p.m. Come on out and cheer for the Lions as they work to solidify their playoff spot!
After 6 straight road games, our Lady Lions are back home tonight as they wrap up the regular season against the Bowie Lady Rabbits. Varsity action will begin at 6 p.m. This is also Senior Recognition Night, with Lady Lion seniors participating in Wrestling, Powerlifting and Basketball being honored. Senior Recognition should start at approximately 5:45 p.m. Come show your support for our PLAYOFF-BOUND Lady Lions!!
JUNIORS!!!! We're one week away from the ACT Boot Camp that will help prepare you to take the ACT. Students can raise their ACT scores up to 30 percent by participating in a test prep session. A higher ACT score can bring more scholarships, which can make it easier for you to attend college. This ACT Boot Camp is FREE to you, as Vernon ISD is covering the cost for all of our juniors.
Last week our VHS teachers and staff held the VHS Chili Cook-Off and grabbing first place was Mrs. Allison Stanley with her venison chili!! She will now hold the traveling trophy until the next chili cook-off. Mrs. Stanley also won the VHS Crockpot Cook-Off that was held in October.
Two Lions and four Lady Lions earned the right to advance to the Class 5A Region 1 Wrestling Tournament next weekend after finishing in the Top 4 of their weight class at the District 4-5A Tournament held here Thursday and Friday. Jaden Martinez finished 2nd and Shyne Rodriguez finished 4th in their weight classes to advance on the boys' side. Qualifying for the Lady Lions were Juanita Salazar, Jairy Vazquez, Emily Rodriguez and Kellen Byars, who all finished third in their weight division. In a 13-team district comprised mostly of Class 4A and 5A schools, the Lions finished 8th in the Boys Division and the Lady Lions took 7th in the Girls Division. Also medaling for the Lions were Bowie Eakin and Eh Kpaw, who are regional alternates, and Christian Perez and Christian Martinez. The Class 5A Region 1 Tournament will be held in Canyon.
We had a few at VHS who decided to dress like a senior citizen in celebration of today being the 100th day of school.