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WOCCISD Holds Ribbon-Cutting for New Baseball and Softball Turf

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WOCCISD Holds Ribbon Cutting for New Baseball and Softball Turf

On February 18, 2020, West Orange-Cove Consolidated ISD  celebrated the ceremonial first pitch and ribbon cutting for their new baseball and softball turf.

The turf field is the first of its kind in the United States with NR34 artificial turf. WOCCISD would like to thank their board members, as well as everyone who made these beautiful fields possible.

Come out to support the Mustangs and Lady Mustangs and see the action on the turf!

WOCCISD Allocated Federal Grant to Rebuild West Orange-Stark Middle School

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WOCISD Allocated Federal Grant to Rebuild West Orange-Stark Middle School

The West Orange-Cove Consolidated Independent School District will receive a $1,823,500.38 federal grant to rebuild West Orange-Stark Middle School after damage caused by Hurricane Harvey, U.S. Senator John Cornyn announced today.

The funding comes from the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) through the Robert T. Stafford Act, which grants authority for the federal government to assist in local disaster aid efforts.

“In the two years since this historic storm made landfall, Texans have come together seeking strength and a return to normalcy,” said Sen. Cornyn.

“These funds will truly make a difference in helping Texas students and teachers get back on their feet, and I applaud the Trump Administration for their continued commitment to our state’s recovery.”

State: TX
Disaster: 4332
PW#: 05270(0)
Total Project Cost-This Version: $1,823,500.38
FEMA Share: $1,823,500.38
Federal Cost Share: 100%
Type of Grant: PA
Category: B
Summary: WEST ORANGE-COVE CONSOLIDATED ISD
Declaration Date: 8/25/2017

This award provides $1,823,500.38 in federal funding to the West Orange-Cove Consolidated Independent School District – West Orange-Stark Middle School for Emergency Protective Measures as a result of FEMA-DR-4332-TX (Hurricane Harvey). This funding is being provided under the authority of Section 403 of the Robert T. Stafford Act.

Community Christian School Hosts “The Greatest Christmas Blessing” Program

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Community Christian School Hosts "The Greatest Christmas Blessing" Program

Community Christian School recently held “The Greatest Christmas Blessing” where students bought gifts to be given to students on local campuses. Students learned that Christmas is not so much about receiving but the blessing is in giving.

Students in grades Kindergarten through 12th grade bought gifts to be distributed. The school was able to distribute over 100 gifts to West Orange-Stark Elementary School and North Early Learning Center. Community Christian School continues to be intentional with mission work in our local community.

More details about the programs of Community Christian School can be found on their website and on their Facebook page.

LSCO Community and Workforce Education Sponsoring Several Upcoming Training Programs

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LSCO Community and Workforce Education Sponsoring Several Upcoming Training Programs

The Community and Workforce Education department at Lamar State College Orange provides non-credit learning opportunities for the community as well as customized training programs to meet the needs of local businesses and industry. Their classes are open to everyone and their commitment is to increase their students’ knowledge and skills needed for their current jobs and preparation for future career advancement.

They also partner with businesses to attain grants and other forms of funding to offset the cost of training. Numerous funding programs exist, and their staff will assist your business in finding the one that best fits your needs.

Upcoming courses include:

Registration details and more information are available on the LSCO website and on the LSCO Community and Workforce Education Facebook page.

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