Category Archives: Local School News

BCHS first six weeks honor roll released

bc cardinal

Bridge City released their honor rolls for the first six weeks grading period. The Principal’s honor roll includes the top 10% of each class with the highest grade point average for the first six weeks  of the 2014-2015 school year:

St. Mary staff “pinks out”

St. Mary pink

St. Mary Catholic School Staff displays their support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month by wearing their “Pink Out” attire.  St. Mary Catholic School is beginning there Red Ribbon Week Activities of Drug Awareness with Pink Out Day. Students and staff

Good Samaritan winners announced

St. Mary good sam

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,

CCS names teacher of the month

CCS Sharon Monk

Community Christian School’s September Teacher of the Month is 3rd grade teacher Mrs. Sharon Monk.  When asked about her teaching career, she said: “My career started in 1973 as a Jr. High English teacher at Devers ISD. I have taught, or

CCS cross country team Competes in TAPPS meet

CCS Track

Members of Community Christian School’s Varsity Cross Country Team traveled to Waco to compete in the TAPPS State Meet held Oct. 25. The varsity boys’ team placed 6th out of 15 teams competing in the 2A division. Pictured in team

St. Mary starts bright, new week

St. Mary neon

St. Mary Catholic School began Red Ribbon Week by shining bright.  Students wore neon to the theme, “Keep your life ‘Bright’, don’t do drugs!” 

St. Mary announces winners in Depot contest

St. Mary art winners

St. Mary Catholic School Students placed in the “Save the Orange Depot Art Contest.”  First place winners were Clay Darby and Colton Claybar, 1st grade; Madelyn Smith, 3rd grade; Chloe Pellerin, 4th grade; Mallory Huggins, 6th grade, and  Carter Claybar,

OHS art winners work to be displayed at Depot

OHS art winners

The results of the Orange Train Depot Steam Engine Art Contest were announced recently in Orange. Orangefield High School had four winners in this contest. Taking first place in the 11th grade division was John Ingram. First place in the 10th

LCM teachers integral part of Mobile Mania


Little Cypress-Mauriceville teachers were once again an integral part of Region 5 Education Service Center’s Mobile Mania, a workshop to help teachers throughout southeast Texas learn to integrate technology in their classrooms. The sessions included topics such as global collaboration;

Voters take to the polls on BCISD bond

Early voting began Monday and continues through Oct. 31, followed by the election on November 4th. On the ballot is a $25 million bond election for the Bridge City School District. The proposed bond is a result of nearly two

LC schools designated Microsoft Innovative schools

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Both Little Cypress Elementary and Little Cypress Intermediate schools have been designated Microsoft Innovative Schools. According to Director of Technology, Kim Allen, “The Microsoft Innovative Schools Program helps district and school leaders embrace innovation and implement technology effectively to support

PTA recognizes WOC campus

golden apple award

The West Orange – Cove CISD District-wide PTA held a “Golden Apple Award Winner” luncheon for the WO-S Academic Alternative Center recently. The campus reported 100 percent of school staff members have joined the WOCCISD District-wide PTA for the 2014-2015

St. Mary winners announced from Livestock Show

St. Mary art winners

St. Mary Catholic School wins many division in the Orange County Livestock Art Show.  In Division K-2nd grade – 1st place winner –Josie Riedel (Kindergarten); 2nd place winner-Emma Kate Staton (2nd grade); 3rd place winner-Marco Bandiero (2nd grade); Best of Show –Division K-2nd – Heather Hughes (1st Grade);

St. Mary Good Samaritan winners announced

St Mary good sam

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,

OF Elementary experiences alien invasion

OF aliens

Breaking news: Aliens have taken over Orangefield Elementary! The first grade classes dressed up like aliens to celebrate the ending of their unit on the solar system.

LCE Kindergarteners use math for project

LCE Easel

Little Cypress Elementary kindergarten teacher, Teresa Hargrave, reports that husband Richard visited her and Shannon Bennett’s classes for carpenter-builder day. According to Hargrave, “Richard pre-cut his boards at home, which I recorded with my iPad and showed to them this

St. Mary “pinks out”

St. Mary Breast Cancer

St. Mary Catholic School shows their support for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month by wearing pink attire and purchasing pink tattoos.  All proceeds made from the tattoos will go towards supporting people effected from this disease. 

LCE hosts Character Cafe’

LCE Characters1

Stacey Nichols, Counselor at Little Cypress Elementary, reports that all students at LCE are encouraged to work hard and show good character each six weeks. As a reward for exhibiting good character, two students from each class were chosen to

WOS releases honor rolls

The West Orange-Stark high school and has released their first six weeks honor rolls. They are as follows: Grade 9 Superintendent’s Honor Roll Isom Colbert Aimee Fregia Paul Ivory Kaleb Ramsey Principal’s Honor Roll Tyler Bimle James Celestin John Dallas

WO-S homecoming King and Queen named

WOS Homecoming Royalty

Marlaysia Davis and Deionte Thompson were named homecoming King and Queen during the WOS vs. Liberty football game.  The Mustangs beat the Panthers 45 – 7.

CCS homecoming royalty named

CCS royalty

CCS Homecoming King and Queen are senior King, Amron Akhtar, and senior Queen, Marissa Gray.