Tuesday, May 3, 2016
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search


Preview the Paper Preview the Paper

Preview this week's Paper
A limited number of pages are displayed in this preview.
Preview this Week’s Issue ›
Subscribe Today ›

Lost & Found


VideoLost orange & white female fox terrier on 5/1/16 near 775 & 3432. Please contact Lindsay @ 210-284-0094. Thanks.

VideoLost: Pitbull mix, brindle male, answers to Jake, since April 7 on I-37 between 536 and Hardy Rd. No questions, help Jake come home to his family, 361-765-7373.
Lost: Border Collie, black and white male, one eye, microchipped, C.R. 319/F.M. 775 area. 210-382-2167.
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

S S Water Supply Corp., Customer Service/Billing Clerk, full-time position, great benefits, starting at $8/hour (DOE). Apply at 10393 U.S. Hwy. 87, La Vernia. Open until filled.
Although we make every effort to spot suspicious ads before they run, one may occasionally get into print. If that happens, we ask the consumer to call us ASAP so that we can take corrective action.
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos





Video Vault ›
You’ve been granted free access to this subscribers only article.

The 411: Youth


Hernandez wins contest at Poth High School




E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story
Junior Journalists
May 11, 2011 | 1,496 views | Post a comment

By Melanie Votion

The Poth High School journalism class sponsored a teacher Web page contest in April. This contest was a way to see who had the most school spirit and who was creative enough to make it happen. The contestants were teachers Oscar Hernandez, Margaret Hoover, Lynette Melton, and Stacey Cooke.

The competition was based on the following criteria: easy-to-use, up-to-date lesson plans, working links, school spirit, and attractiveness.

This year’s winner was Mr. Hernandez. With a display of Pirate pride, Hernandez was able to conform all the criteria into an awesome Web page.

Hernandez is the new Spanish teacher this year, and this is his first year teaching, coming to Poth after retiring from the U.S. Army.

“Making a Web page is not easy. It’s definitely a learning experience, especially for those who do it for the first time,” Hernandez said.

Hernandez said that it feels really good to win, even if it’s for a friendly competition between teachers. He feels it is important for all teachers to have a Web page because it’s convenient for everyone, and allows students to find out about upcoming assignments.

Featured in the April issue of The Spyglass, the Poth High School newspaper, Hernandez will also be given a trophy to display in his classroom. All participants will receive goodie bags.

The journalism students would like to recognize Mrs. Melton for her excellent Web page. Mrs. Cooke’s Web page was in the Easter holiday spirit and mixed professional with adorable. Mrs. Hoover created a Web page that allowed easy access to all lesson plans and kept students involved in extracurricular activities in the know of what was going on.

Melanie Votion, a Poth High School junior, is a Wilson County News junior journalist and is a member of the FCCLA and Science Club. Her plans after high school include two years of junior college before pursuing medical studies to become a registered nurse. Melanie is the daughter of Jeffrey and Sandie Votion; she has one brother and a sister.
 

Your Opinions and Comments


Be the first to comment on this story!


You must be logged in to post a comment.




Not a subscriber?
Subscriber, but no password?
Forgot password?

The 411: Youth Archives


NIE school
Triple R DC ExpertsHeavenly Touch homeVoncille Bielefeld homeAllstate & McBride RealtyEast Central Driving School

  Copyright © 2007-2016 Wilson County News. All rights reserved. Web development by Drewa Designs.