For the second year in a row, the COCISD Child Nutrition Department has earned Best of the Bunch in the Texas Department of Agriculture’s (TDA's) Local Products Challenge. The Local Products Challenge encourages school nutrition departments to incorporate more Texas products into meals, and to teach children about healthy lifestyles and Texas agriculture. The COCISD Child Nutrition team earned the award by meeting the highest standards of the challenge.
Our COCISD community suffered the loss of one of our own on Feb. 2, Lincoln Junior High Resource/RTI Teacher Debra Crocker. Ms. Crocker was an outstanding teacher who cared very deeply about the success and well-being of each and every one of her students. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Ms. Crocker’s friends and family, and to the LJH campus. "Ms. Crocker was an excellent teacher, a happy person, and a real asset to our district,” said Superintendent Dr. Leland Moore. “She will be greatly missed.”
This week's Black History Month Profile features Dr. Gladys West, one of the "Hidden Figures" of our nation's space program, whose mathematical calculations resulted in the Global Positioning System (GPS) we use every day in the modern world.