Pirates Back to Back UIL Academic Champions


  For the second year in a row, Deweyville Elementary took home first place at the University Interscholastic League Academic Meet hosted by West Hardin ISD.  The little pirates placed in almost every event with exceptional performances in Music Memory, Art Smart, Social Studies, Spelling, Maps, Graphs and Charts and Listening Skills.  This victory comes ...

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Donation Made to OF Elementary


Bridge City Masonic Lodge donated dental hygiene products for Orangefield first grade students.  Accepting is OFISD Supt. Dr. Stephen Patterson, far right. ...

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LSCPA Confers 177 Degrees


Lamar State College-Port Arthur awarded 177 associate degrees and certificates at its Fall 2017 Commencement Ceremony held at the Parker Center in Port Arthur on Dec. 15. Captain Jacqueline M. Twomey, commander of the U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Port Arthur, delivered the keynote address and President Dr. Betty Reynard presided over the event. ...

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LSCO Holds Commencement Friday


On Friday, December 15, Lamar State College – Orange held commencement ceremonies for Fall 2017 at the Lutcher Theatre in Orange, Texas. LSC-O President, Dr. Michael Shahan, welcomed the graduates and their friends and families after nursing instructor Janet Lemons sang the national anthem. Jerry Vandervoort, Regional Operations Manager for SpawGlass, gave the commencement address. ...

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Magnolia Delivers The Goods To LCM


Representatives from the Magnolia ISD visited Little Cypress-Mauriceville administrators Thursday morning with more than just well-wishes for a speedy recovery from Hurricane Harvey. They also brought books, dresses for the high school choir and a check for the funds raised by the Magnolia District, its students, staff and community for just under $54,855.   Shortly ...

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LSCO Honor Society Inducts 24


  The Alpha Nu Gamma Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society at Lamar State College – Orange inducted 24 new members for the Fall 2017 semester. The ceremony was held Friday, December 8 at LSC-O’s new Cypress Center. Chapter President Melanie Lee welcomed inductees and their guests. Public Relations Officer Ashley DuBose provided ...

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OFISD Accepts Chevron Check


Orangefield ISD would like to thank Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP for their generous donation of $10,000 to the Orangefield Education Foundation for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Vicki Derese, Community Relations Representative for Chevron Phillips presented Dr. Stephen Patterson, Superintendent and Shaun McAlpin, Assistant Superintendent with a check on Monday, December 11, 2017.  ...

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Local Schools Contribute To Toy Drive


Orangefield High School FCCLA and Interact teamed up to help make a difference this holiday season. The clubs collected new toys and were thankfully able to make a substantial donation to the 61st Annual Toy Coffee. The clubs are sponsored by Kimberly Spears and Bridget Trawhon. – Members of St. Mary Catholic School’s Student Council ...

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LCMJH Tops Code-a-Thon


According to a release from, “Dixon Elementary School in Dixon Kentucky and Little Cypress Junior High School in Orange, Texas, are the grand prize winners in’s second annual Code-a-Thon, a global competition to introduce coding to elementary and middle school students. Code-a-Thon 2017 registrations topped 650,000, an increase of 164 percent from the ...

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WOS Student Is Second In Photo Contest


  West Orange – Stark High School Commercial Photography student Isaiah Chatman placed second in the advertising division of the Association of Texas Photography Instructors (ATPI) Fall Photo Contest held this month. Isaiah, a musician and singer, used a cell phone to capture a photograph of himself mixing music while wearing headphones. The advertising product ...

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