Jenny Edward’s Vista Colorado Elementary School first graders celebrate the end of the year and various awards during an assembly June 4. Ashlyn O’Dell earned Student of the Quarter and Lois Wright earned Most Improved. Honorees (not in order) are: Kimberlina Hernandez, John Leivas, David Lively, Vash Livingston, Itzel Morales, Ashlyn O’Dell, Kaydence Plank, Lois Wright and Jada Zermeno. Students may have been absent for the photo.
Susan Brush’s Vista Colorado Elementary School second grade class celebrates perfect attendance and other awards earned during a special assembly June 4. Collin Smith earned Student of the Quarter and Raegan Breaux earned Most Improved. Honorees (not in order) are: Israel Aragon, Raegan Breaux, Craig Bryan, Gerald Burnett, Miles Burshia, Gloriana Collier, Joshua Davis, Joanna Hancock, Talon Paget, Tate Scott, Collin Smith and Reno Zahnter.
Linda Andrews’ Vista Colorado Elementary School first graders celebrate the end of the year with awards. Aiden McCorkle earned Most Improved and Lincoln Jones earned Student of the Quarter. Honorees are (not in order): Jared Breaux, Holden Jones, Lincoln Jones, John Lusk, Aiden McCorkle, Josiah Mello, Paxton Murch, McKenna Phillips and Katie Smith. Students may have been absent.
Chavez’ class awarded
Vista Colorado Elementary School teacher Heather Chavez honors students who earned perfect attendance for fourth quarter or all year during an assembly June 4. She also gave Student of the Quarter to Seth Bruton and Most Improved to Darrell Russell. According to the list provided by Vista honorees (in no particular order) include: Seth Bruton, Mya Burshia, Anthony Gomez, Alissa Hardeman, Dylan Heliker, Alillyana Hernandez, Annabelle Mills, Darrell Russell, Elisa Sanchez and Samara Sauceda.
Frazier’s class awarded
Vista Colorado Elementary School kindergarten teacher Dottie Frazier’s class had several students who earned perfect attendance for the fourth quarter and for the entire school year and were recognized during an assembly June 4. Makayla Martin earned Most Improved and Gianna Walema earned the Student of the Quarter. Award winners (in no particular order) are: Ezekiel Bravo, Sari Breaux, Joseph Delre, Dalila Goetz, Mae Jackson, Bryar Leivas, Makayla Martin, Luke Mills, Ezekiel Pintor, Benjamin Simmons and Gianna Walema. Not all are pictured.
St. Vincent de Paul group appreciated
Members of Needles St. Vincent de Paul show off awards for work they do in the Tri-state area, including Needles, Mohave Valley and Golden Shores. The awards were bestowed by the Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County, for Outstanding Excellence in Volunteerism in Support of people in need. St. Vincent de Paul issues boxes of food provided by the Community Action Partnership once a month in Needles. “With grants from different local businesses and agencies, we also purchase and issue bags of food to anyone in the Tri-state area,” explained Sandi DeLeon, one of many volunteers. Pictured are (l to r, front to back) George DeLeon, Sandi DeLeon, Tim Willard, Gisela Cagnolatti, Sandy Erickson, Kelli Ramirez, Kristi Dentice, Sherry Pyle and Patty Comai.
Makayla Martin, 5, paints her paper plates as part of making a dinosaur egg during the Summer Reading Program at Needles Branch Library June 24. The program is held at 3:30 p.m. every Tuesday through the summer. The library is open 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Thursdays and 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturdays.
Vista Colorado Elementary School kindergarten teacher Jackie Bensley honors students for earning perfect attendance for fourth quarter or for all year during an assembly June 4. Jhool Desai also earned Most Improved and Katelynn Martin earned Student of the Quarter. Honorees (in no particular order) are: Sia Bhakta, Shaun Conroy, Liana DeLeon, Jhool Desai, Andre Jackson, Brice Jackson, Vanessa Lee, Katelynn Martin and Marely Morales.