Category Archives: Local School News

St. Mary School continues education in summer


St. Mary Catholic School continues educations during the summer to enhance their academic skills. Summer time for St. Mary 8th graders consisted of working on a science project which involved researching a scientist and writing a research paper about the scientist’s

Mauriceville ES teacher to serve with TCTA


Melissa Davis, a teacher at Mauriceville Elementary in Little Cypress-Mauriceville CISD, will serve in a new leadership position as she heads back to school for 2014-15. On Aug. 1, she began a one-year term as a district director for the

A Tale of Two Countries

Exchange students

Exchange students, Kasey Self, from Bridge City and Marta Benzo, from Italy, enjoy spending time together. Adventure came knocking and two teenage girls opened the door. There are over 5,400 miles between Texas and Italy, but that didn’t keep Kasey

LCMJH named Microsoft Innovative School

Little Cypress-Mauriceville CISD Technology Director, Kim Allen, announced today that Little Cypress Junior High School has obtained the Microsoft Innovative School designation. “All of our secondary campuses are now Microsoft Innovative Schools,” said Allen. LCJH joins LCM High School and

OES receives grant money from Entergy

OF Elem Grant

Lisa Giarratano and Kim Lyons, fiourth grade science teachers at Orangefield Elementary, were presented a check in the amount of $500 from Johnny Trahan, Entergy’s Customer Representative. This grant money will assist in purchasing new science equipment, microscopes and balance scales for

LCM CISD to host Dyslexia/504 Program meetings

Two meetings will be held at the Little Cypress-Mauriceville CISD Education Center (at the Special Programs building on the corner of MLK and FM 1130) to provide parent training on the characteristics of dyslexia and Section 504 eligibility criteria. Information

LCM schedules orientation

  Student orientations and “Meet the Teacher” dates and times have been set for Little Cypress-Mauriceville CISD schools. All campuses, except LCM High School will hold their back to school events on Thursday, Aug. 21. Little Cypress Junior High sixth

Zoch, Cormier chosen as junior counselors


  Bridge City HS Seniors Kelly Zoch and Kellyn Cormier were chosen out of student leaders all over the state to serve this summer as JCs at Texas State University. An integral part of the TASC Summer Workshop experience is

St. Mary staff ready to start school

St. Mary staff

St. Mary Catholic School is excited and eager to begin the 2014-2015 school year ,which begins on Wednesday, Aug. 13 with a Meet and Greet. The first day of classes will be Thursday, Aug. 14.  The St. Mary staff has the strength,

BC Cardinal season tickets on sale

  Season tickets for the Bridge City Cardinals varsity football team are on sale to the general public from Monday, Aug. 11 to Friday, Aug. 15, from 8:30 – 4:00 pm in the athletic office. The athletic office is located

WOS updated orientation schedule

West Orange – Stark High School will conduct student orientation for all returning students Aug. 18. Orientation schedules are as follows: 12th Grade, Monday, Aug. 18, 1:00 pm. 11th Grade: Monday, Aug. 18, 2:00 p.m. 10th Grade: Monda, Aug. 18,

OJH cheerleaders attend UCA cheer camp

ojh chher camp

Orangefield JH cheerleaders attended UCA Cheer Camp at Texas A&M University, August 4-7. They were awarded Gold Superior for Sidelines; Gold Superior for Home Pom Dance; Gold Superior for Junior High Game Day Champions, and Gold Superior for Junior High

WO-C campuses announce orientation, meet the teacher, bus tag pick-up

  West Orange – Cove campuses have scheduled orientations and other activities in advance of the start of school on Monday, Aug. 25.  West Orange – Stark Elementary School West Orange – Stark Elementary will hold two “Meet the Teacher”

St. Mary receives award

Greater Orange Award 8-7-2014

St. Mary Catholic School received Business of the Second Quarter Award from the Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce.  This awards was presented to the school for their teaching of service to students, academic excellence and commitment and dedication to

WO-C CISD hosts pastor’s luncheon

  West Orange – Cove CISD would like to invite area pastors to attend a pastor luncheon on Thursday, Aug. 21. The event will provide the occasion to fellowship, as well as discuss the progress of WOCCISD schools. This roundtable

OISD 2014-15 School Year Information


  Orangefield ISD has released a schedule of activities and events for the 2014-2015 school year. Please call the proper campus or visit the websites for further information.  Freshman Parent Meeting Freshman Parent Meeting Thursday, Aug. 7, at 5:30 PM

LCM HS teens tackle issues at leadership training


During the Texas Association of Student Council (TASC) Leadership Workshops, held at Stephen F. Austin State University in July, Texas teens from across the state gained skills in goal setting, team building, problem solving, and project planning through interactive methods

LCM sets new student registration

Registration for pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students new to the Little Cypress-Mauriceville School District will take place on individual campuses August 5, 6 and 7 from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. A birth certificate, social security number, immunization record, and proof

Battlin’ Bears prepare to “Growl at the Moon”

lcm bears

The Battlin’ Bears of Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School are prepared to “Growl at the Mooon”. The Bears will have their football season kick-off Aug. 7, at 10:00 pm at Bear Stadium. Activities will include photos with your favorite Bear football

LC-M to offer free and reduced price meals

  Beginning Aug. 1, LCM CISD will begin distributing applications for free and reduced price meals. Applications are also available at each school office, as well as the district’s central office. The criteria for meal benefits include household income, SNAP

Vendors invited to participate in WOCCISD health fair

health fair

  West Orange – Cove CISD will host their annual Employee Health Fair Thursday, Aug.. 14 at the West Orange – Stark Elementary School cafeteria. This event is sponsored by the West Orange-Cove CISD Health and Wellness Committee. Area health