Category Archives: Local School News

CCS competes in Lone Star Regional Tourney

Lone Star Inspiration Award

Community Christian School’s first ever high school First Robotics Championship (FRC) team, Flare, competed in the 2014 Lone Star Regional Tournament April 4-6, in Houston, at the George R. Brown Convention Center. Team Flare, Rookie Team Number 5287, won the

LCM Intermediate choir enjoys local attractions

Members of the Little Cypress Intermediate fifth grade choir got a chance to visit some of the attractions in downtown Orange recently. Besides trips to the Stark Museum of Art and Lutcher Theater, the students visited historical First Presbyterian Church,

Good Sam winners announced at St. Mary

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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 and within the community. The principal,

LCM Admins honored by TASSP

Three LCM Administrators were recently honored by their professional organization as Principals and Assistant Principal of the Year for the Southeast Texas area. Todd Loupe, Principal of Mauriceville Middle School was named Middle School Principal of the Year; Kim Cox,

District 21-3A field event results


District 21-3A Track & Field Championships held at WO-S High School: GIRLS DIVISION Pole vault: 1. Kati Thornton, BC, 11-0; 2. Brooklyn Goldsmith, OF, 8-6; 3. Carley McDuffie, BC 7-6; 4. Jessi Lavergne, Buna, 7-6. High jump: 1. Alexus Henry,

St. Mary participates in art contest


St. Mary Catholic School participated in the Shangri La’s Art Contest 2014 along with five different schools in Orange County. St. Mary Catholic School is proud to announce that out of 16 awards, St. Mary students received 11 of those

St. Mary announces Good Samaritan winners

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St. Mary Catholic School is honored to share the “Good Samaritan” award winners for this week. St. Mary staff members nominate students they witness displaying acts of kindness, helping others and showing respect at school and within the community. The

Bear Stage Players present award winning play

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The Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School Bear Stage Players will present their award winning UIL One Act Play, which claimed the District 20-4A Championship last weekend, as a dinner theatre for the public on Tuesday April 8; and Thursday April 10. A meal prepared

LCM wins District with one act play

The LCM UIL One Act Play company claimed the District 20-4A championship with their production of Ken Ludwig’s “Leading Ladies”. The competition was held last Saturday at Lamar-Port Arthur. Earning individual awards were Emily Corley, Outstanding Technician; Alex Borel and Rebecca

Sichko returns to Alma Mater, celebrates mass

St. Mary Catholic School was honored to have Father Jim Sichko return to his alma mater and celebrate mass. Father Sichko provided a wonderful homily that involved question and answers regarding the readings. Father Sichko awarded students who answered the

High School Fishing World Finals returns to Lake Dardanelle


The Bass Federation (TBF), is pleased to announce that the 2014 High School Fishing World Finals  will once again return to legendary Lake Dardanelle and the city of Russellville, Ark. The event dates are July 15-19 at Lake Dardanelle State Park. “We

BBB to honor LCM students

Little Cypress Junior High and Mauriceville Middle School students, Kaylee Kaufman and Andrea Howard, have been chosen as top 15 finalists in the Better Business Bureau’s “Laws of Life” essay contest. Better Business Bureau in Southeast Texas will hold its

LCI’s Diamond chosen as Reaud recipient


Summer Diamond, fifth grade English/Language Arts teacher at Little Cypress Intermediate School, was notified today that she is a 2014 Reaud Excellence in Education Award recipient. She was surprised Friday afternoon when a “short staff meeting” following school turned into

Megan Do announced Laws of Life finalist

Megan Do - Laws of Life award

St. Mary Catholic School was honored to have Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas President/CEO, John Paschall and Laws of Life Program Director, Michelle Brewer present at their school. St. Mary Catholic School participated in the Laws of Life Essay

Lady Bears attend golf tournament


Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School hosted a ladies golf tournament Monday, March 17, at Sunset Grove Country Club. The LCM team took second place with a combined total of 428. PNG was first with 419, and Bridge City third, with 488. LCM

LCM students hold “boot camp”


Sarah McDow is serious about her students succeeding in school and on the STAAR test. To make sure they are prepared, she’s holding STAAR Boot Camp in her fifth grade math class. Monday, March 17, the Math STAAR boot camp

LCM band performs at Disney World resort

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The Little Cypress Mauriceville High School Marching Band members became stars of their own Disney show on March 11, when they entertained resort guests at the Magic Kingdom Park. The group traveled over 855 miles from Orange, to the Walt

Chwaliszewski inducted into NHS

Jesse Chwaliszewski

Jesse Chwaliszewski, a senior at Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School, was inducted into the Don James Chapter of the National Honor Society on March 6. According to English teacher, Carly Gauthier, “staff, faculty, and fellow peers are all very proud of

Spring break on Sabine Lake

This week marks the annual hiatus from school that kids of all ages look for once the Christmas holidays are over, spring break is here! During this week off from the rigorous demands of reading, writing, and arithmetic you can

Service League visits St. Mary School

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St. Mary Catholic School was honored to have the Service League of Orange, Fine Art Committee members provide an art program for the students. Mrs. Melissa Pousson’s fourth grade class was provided an art lesson utilizing watercolors. Each student designed and

St. Mary students hold annual Mardi Gras parade

Mardi Gras Parade 2014

St. Mary Catholic School Pre-K 3 and 4 recently hosted its annual Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Parade. Pre-K students rode in decorated wagons and dressed for the occasion as they threw beads and candy to their peers. The event concluded with honoring