Category Archives: Local School News

BCISD receives Champions for Kids Award


Champions for Kids joined forces with Kellogg Company and Diamond Foods to collect breakfast food items for school-aged children during an April SIMPLE Giving promotional period. In addition, Champions for Kids is donating a total of  $48,000 to 12 school districts that

BC students attend workshop

BCHS Yearbook Editors 2014_2015

Bridge City High School yearbook students Bree Newsom, Editor and Gabriel Alvarez , Assistant Editor, traveled to Texas A & M University in College Station to attend the Balfour Communications Workshop July 18 through July 21.  The 2014 High School Communications

St. Mary attends TASC Summer Workshop


The officers of St. Mary Catholic Student Council and NJHS attended the Texas Association of Student Councils Summer Leadership Workshop Training in Sherman, at Austin College. The officers attended meetings and training to bring back to share with the students

Junior Master Gardener teacher training being offered


Texas A&M AgriLife Extension will be offering Junior Master Gardener teacher leader training for Orange county elementary school teachers. The one day training will be held Aug. 1, from 10:00  am to 3:00 pm, at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office, 11475 FM

LCM accepting award nominations

August 25, 2014, is the deadline to submit applications for nominees for the 2014 LCM Awards. This year is the third for the annual event. There are three categories by which nominees are recognized. The “LCM Hall of Fame” is to

LCE students win dinner with teachers


On Tuesday, June 3, Vicky Holland and Brenda Jones, third grade teachers at Little Cypress Elementary, took their top accelerated reading winners for the second semester out to eat. The students chose Pinehurst Barbecue as the restaurant. Accelerated Reader is

BC graduates 189 at Larry Ward Stadium

Class of 2014 Valedictorian Luke Placette

On Friday night 189 students of the Bridge City Independent School District crossed the field in Larry Ward Stadium to the tune of ‘Pomp and Circumstance’ as the Class of 2014 came together for a final time for graduation. Mistress

LCM names teachers of the year

District TOY's

Little Cypress-Mauriceville named the elementary and secondary teachers of the year during the district’s annual end of year recognition and celebration event. Summer Diamond, fifth grade teacher at Little Cypress Intermediate, was chosen as the Elementary Teacher of the Year;

Mauriceville schools hold groundbreaking


Little Cypress-Mauriceville CISD celebrated its first groundbreaking, as construction nears at the Mauriceville Elementary and Middle School campuses. The “200” building, built in the mid 1950’s and attached to the round top gym, will be demolished and new construction will

LCM cheerleaders make Lamar cheer squad

Baylee & Kyndal

LCM High School would like to congratulate Baylee Billiot  and Kyndal Jones, and announce that they will continue the sport of cheerleading at the collegiate level. Baylee and Kyndal will be members of the 2014-15 Lamar University Cheerleading Squad. LCM

St. Mary School recognized at Bishop’s banquet

Appreciation Banquet 2014

St. Mary Catholic School was honored to have their teachers of the year and volunteer of the year recognized at the Bishop’s Appreciation Banquet. Donna Rogers was recognized as elementary teacher of the year for St. Mary Catholic School. Mrs.

BCCC names Bridge City and Orangefield Students of the Month

Bridge City Chamber Ambassador Elizabeth Tyson, Rachael Hunnicutt, Cheryl Craig, Superintendent Stephen Patterson, Counselor Gayle Parkhurst

The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce announced the Students of the Month for May at their monthly networking coffee held at Bridge City Automotive located at 125 East Vick in Bridge City. John Ellis was chosen as the Bridge City

LCM Cheerleaders competed in rodeo event

LCM cheerleader lamb dressing

On April 25 and 26, the Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School cheerleaders competed with other cheer squads from Orange County in a lamb dressing competition for a chance to win $1000 each night at the Orange County Sheriff’s Posse Rodeo. Although

Bridge City’s Matt Hicks a finalist for 2014 Senior CLASS Award.

Matt HIcks

Hicks will graduate this spring with a 3.685GPA and a double degree in Biology and Chemistry and a minor in Psychology. He has averaged over 18 hours a semester, taking 20 hours each Spring Semester for the past two years.

BCISD art students awarded in “Pop Art” exhibition

Wade Howard

Andy Warhole would have been proud. On Thursday Bridge City art students went retro in an exhibition of works dedicated to Pop Art. More than 500 pieces of art created by over 100 students from every grade level were on

St. Mary Spring Fest raffle winners

2014 Festival Raffle Winners

St. Mary Catholic School recently held is 80th Annual Spring Festival. The school held a festival raffle ticket sale which included a grand prize of $5,000 Visa card. First place prize was a Laptop second place, an IPAD, and third place was an

CCS Lady Lion’s headed to playoffs


The Community Christian School’s softball team is headed to playoffs; the first playoff game in the program’s history. Their overall record is 14-8, and that includes wins over public schools. The Lady Lions will have a chance to have eight girls

CCS student wins Shangri La art competition

Lindsey Burns

Community Christian School eighth grader, Lindsey Burns won first place in the junior high division in Shangri La Botanical Gardens’ Art Competition.  Her artwork will be featured on Shangri La’s calendar of events that will go out to all area

LCM bi-district softball schedule released

Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School’s Coach Dena Adkins has announced the first round, Bi-District, softball play-offs. All games to be played at Pt. Arthur Memorial and are scheduled for 7:00 p.m. Game one – Friday, April 25 – Crosby will be the

St. Mary hosts Spring Festival

  St. Mary  Catholic School will hold its annual spring festival from 10:00 am until 8:00 pm, Saturday, April 26, and Sunday, April 27, from 11:00 am until 6:00 pm.  The festival will be held at the school, located at

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