Falgout, Sonnier to be married

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Joe and Mary Beth Falgout of Abbeville, Louisiana, are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jenny Elizabeth Falgout of Abbeville to Tim Lee Sonnier II of Kaplan, Louisiana.

Bike ride held for successful SWE students

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All of the Seventh Ward Elementary riders who met their goal.

Seventh Ward Elementary students that met their first 9 weeks Accelerated Reader goal were treated to the annual bike ride.

Paleontology at Seventh Ward Elementary

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Mrs. Terry demonstrates process of excavation.

Students in Mrs. Terry Leblanc's and Mrs. Marilyn Cabrol's Pre-Kindergarten classes at Seventh Ward Elementary all became paleontologists by digging for dinosaur bones for 'dinosaur week'.

Vermilion Parish 4-H News

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Demonstrations, speeches, portfolios, and foods workshop anyone? On Saturday, December 14, 2013, Vermilion 4-H held a Fundamentals workshop to learn the basics of preparing and presenting a speech or demo for Demonstration Day. In addition, 4-5th graders participated in a Healthy Snack workshop while the 6th-12th graders learned how to tackle the Portfolio record-keeping system. Beginning at 9:00 am, 4-H Agent Shannan Waits discussed the basics of a good demonstration. Marcus Broussard, a 4-H’er from Abbeville High School, presented a demo on how to make a fruit smoothie. Each participant was given a simple demonstration to practice. The group was then divided and the 4-5th graders participated in the foods workshop, then participated in a fitness activity. The 6-12th graders learned how to complete portfolios. (Submitted by Marcus Broussard, Jr. Leader Reporter)