Category Archives: Local School News

St. Mary student council hosts conference

St. Mary SC

St. Mary Student Council hosted the Texas Association of Student Councils Middle Level Conference in San Marcos. The state team consisted of Shelby Smith, Megan Do, Elizabeth Johns, Adrian Willingham, Amber Lester, Krystal Lester, Elizabeth Doan, Thomas Nguyen, Nicholas Wilson,

Istre named WOS employee of the month

WOS emp month

The Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce recognized Jeanie Istre as the School District Employee of the Month for November.  Jeannie Istre is West Orange – Stark High School’s Literacy Coach. Primarily, she assists in the support of teachers. Additionally,

Vindel named WOS student of the month


Javiery Vindel was announced as the student of the month by the Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Vindel is described as a hard working student and a strong lady who has overcome and persevered through so much. She

BC Elementary students celebrate Thanksgiving

BCES Thanksgiving

Third graders at Bridge City Elementary School are prepared for Thanksgiving lunch, with feathered hats boasting their Native American names. The students names ranged from Swift Fox to Gentle Bear.  

Thompson presented All American game jersey

Thompson Jersey

West Orange Stark’s Deionte Thompson was presented his All-American game jersey Wednesday, Nov. 20, for his participation in the Under Armour All-American game in January. The game will be played Jan. 2 in St. Petersburg, Florida. This presentation was sponsored by American

OES students enjoy Thanksgiving feast

OES Thanksgiving

In celebration of Thanksgiving, the Kindergarten classes at Orangefield Elementary held their annual Thanksgiving feast.The children spent the week preparing for this event. They all created and decorated headbands, vests and necklaces. Some classes even made tom-toms. Students helped prepare

Exxpress Mart presents OISD with check

ExpressMart OISD

James Buchanan, General Manager of Exxpress Mart, presented Orangefield Elementary Principal Zach Quinn with a $500 check. Tri-Con partners with Exxon/Mobil to support local schools through an Educational Alliance Grant for math and science.  

WOCCISD releases honor rolls

The WOCCISD second 6 weeks honor roll has been released. The students added to the honor roll are: Grade 9 Superintendent’s Honor Roll James Celestin, Isom Colbert, Paul Ivory, Abigail Luna, Majesty Papilion, Tynasia Pierre-August and Kaleb Ramsey. Principal’s Honor

St. Mary students will be guests of honor

St M art winners

St. Mary Catholic School is pleased to announce two students that will be guests of honor at the “Event of the Season”.  Mallory Huggins, 6th grade and 3rd grader Madelyn Smith will have their art work displayed on “The Boarding

Drunk driving prevention program coming to WOS HS

sean speaks

WhenSeanSpeaks, a powerful, real life story about the consequences of riding with a drunk driver, will be presented at West Orange-Stark High School Friday, Nov. 21, at 9:00 a.m. Students at West Orange-Stark High School will learn about safety behind

Mauriceville ES holds best dressed turkey contest

MES turkey contest

Mauriceville Elementary Student Council held a “Best Dressed Turkey” contest. One student from each grade level and one staff member were chosen from the many entries. These include kindergarten, Jaxon Watts; first grade, Luke Levens; second grade, Nevon Terry; third

Invista makes donation to WOCCISD Education Foundation

Invista donation

The West Orange – Cove Education Foundation was pleased to accept an Invista donation at a recent meeting of the WOCCISD Board of Trustees. “Investments in education come in many forms,” said Amber McDonald, Human Resource Manager.   “INVISTA could not

WOCCISD classes to release early Friday

All West Orange – Cove CISD campuses will release early on Friday, Nov. 21. •North Early Learning Center and West Orange -Stark Elementary will dismiss at 11 a.m. •The West Orange – Stark Academic Alternative Center will dismiss at 11:30

LCM Jazz Band to host concert

LCM Jazz Band

Eleven Little Cypress-Mauriceville band students earned chairs in the 2014 Texas Music Educators All-Region Jazz Band. These include Alex Borel, Piano; Cody Girouard, Logan Comeaux, and Tommy Holland, trumpet; Troy Kaufman, alto saxophone; Lincoln Causey, baritone saxophone; Immanuel Brooks, drums;

CCS names honor roll students

Community Christian School  has announced the first term honor roll. Students who made the honor roll are as follows: First grade A Honor Roll Alasia Allen, Logan Ashabranner, Cassandra Baez-Patino, Sophia Balderas, Emily Daigle, Shaleigh Kirby, Aaron Leger, Ainsley Quick,

LCM CISD honor rolls released

Little Cypress CISD has released the second grading period honor rolls for each school. The honor rolls are as follows: Mauriceville Elementary Honor Roll First Grade All A Kayleigh Elise Adams, Jace Alec Benton, Noah Jarrett Davis, Addison Jean Ezernack,

LCM students win Reagan Leadership Award

Ronald Reagan winners

School administrators were notified earlier this week that four Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School students have been recognized as Ronald Reagan Student Leader Award winners. Sophie Braud, Mckenzie DiLeo, Gabrielle Gonzalez and Kirstyn Weatherly were presented Ronald Reagan Commemorative Coins and Certificates from

Dads go back to school

dad to school

The West Orange – Cove District-wide PTA sponsored “Bring Your Dad to School Day” events this week at West Orange – Stark Middle School and West Orange – Stark High School. On Wednesday, Nov. 12, fathers were invited to attend

Tickets on sale for WOS vs Giddings football game

The WOS (Visitors) vs. Giddings Area Round Football game will be played Friday, Nov. 21, at 7:00 pm, at Turner Stadium in Humble. Tickets will be on sale in the WOS Athletic office the following days: Thursday, Nov. 20, from 9:00 am-12:00 pm, and 1:00 pm-3:00 pm;

LCM to hold community pep rally

lcm bears

Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School will host a community pep rally at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 13, at Battlin’ Bear Stadium. The purpose of this pep rally is to show school spirit as our football team advances to the play offs.

BCE to host family reading night

Bridge City Elementary School will host a Family Reading Night Tuesday, Nov. 18, from 5:15 pm until 7:00 pm. Pre-K and 2nd grade classroom teacher time will be from 5:30 – 6:00, the group will visit gym activities, book fair