Category Archives: Local Schools
Glenn Pearson, longtime Bridge City ISD employee, died Sunday in Hemphill. Joe Chenella worked with Pearson from 1963 to 1990. “He was a great friend, a great boss, a great mentor and a great crew leader,” Chenella said. “He did a lot
Bridge City Baseball at its best At the beginning of this season, unlike in years past, the Bridge City Cardinals were not considered the team to beat in 21-3A due to the departure of several key factors from last years
The Strutters attended the American Dance Galveston Island regional competition recently. The officers earned runner-up overall in small team category. They received a Judges Awards in novelty and modern as well as Outstanding Precision, Outstanding Presentation and Outstanding Choreography. They also won Gussie
Orangefield Junior High traveled to Bridge City for the Cardinal Relays Thursday night and came away with 3rd place in both grades. The field events were cancelled due to the weather earlier this week, but the 7th grade came away with 67
There have been recent big changes made in the Bridge City Independent School District Athletic Department. According to Mike King, BCISD superintendent, Coach Cris Stump will be the head coach of the football program for grades 7th through 12th. In
From left to right is Junior, Jacey Walker and Sophomore, Emily Warren Jacey Walker and Emily Warren represented Bridge City Powerlifting Team on Saturday at the THSWPA State Meet in Corpus Christi. The did an outstanding job. Sophomore, Emily
High school and middle school students from six school districts throughout Southeast Texas were treated to a Mardi Gras celebration unlike any other. On Friday, Bridge City High School was the site of the first ever Mardi Gras party for
Teachers at Little Cypress Intermediate School found a way to put student letters to Santa to work for a good cause. There are special mailboxes in the Macy’s stores to mail the letters and for every letter to Santa that
St. Mary Catholic School is honored to share the “Good Samaritan” award winners for this week. St. Mary staff nominates students they witness displaying acts of kindness, helping others and showing respect at school. The principal, Donna Darby chose winners
Schedule changes, packing lunches, and the end of summer is what is in store for students and parents as the start of school quickly approaches on August 26. For some local schools, the summer break was a chance to make
The Texas Association of Secondary School Principals recently held its annual summer conference in Austin with administrators from across the entire state in attendance. The event began with the Texas Heroes Awards Dinner held at the Hilton in downtown Austin.
Now that the Little Cypress-Mauriceville CISD $56 million bond issue was approved by voters, school officials will now work on the next steps to fulfilling their plans of safer and more efficient campuses. Committees from each campus will meet with
The Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation congratulates the winners of the 2013 County Finals of the 109th Miriam Lutcher Stark Contest in Reading and Declamation. Students from each of the five Orange County high schools who advanced in
Friday morning Mr. Brian McCorvy, St. Mary Catholic School Board President, cut the ribbon for the school’s 79th annual Spring Festival. The festival will be at 10 a.m. Saturday and close at 5 p.m. Sunday on the school grounds. Mrs.
This year Community Christian School JH Track and Field brought home 36 ribbons. Great job everyone. Below is a list of the events JH placed in and what place they received. Ribbons will be given at the JH awards ceremony.
Bridge City High School juniors Bailey McBee, Trinity King and Brooke Bertles attended the Youth Leadership of Southeast Texas Conference in February where they were challenged to implement a community service project. These young ladies decided to sponsor “The Great
The Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce honored Tara Thompson as the Student of the Month for February. Tara is a senior at Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School where she is on Student Council and a Bear Buddies Mentor. Her teachers
The Better Business Bureau that serves all of Southeast Texas proudly announces students recently chosen as finalists in the BBB’s LAWS OF LIFE Essay Program. Over 2,000 6th, 7th and 8th grade students throughout southeast Texas submitted essays for the