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Classes have resumed at Sacred Heart School in Rockport. The original school building was destroyed during last August's hurricane, but school officials have obtained several portable buildings for temporary classrooms. Rebecca Esparza for South Texas Catholic

Sacred Heart School reopens after devastating hurricane Rebecca Esparza

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age Tyler, 9, is thrilled to be back home at Sacred Heart School. Since Hurricane Harvey destroyed his old school in Rockport on Aug. 25 of last year, both Gage and his twin sister Mia have attended school at Ss. Cyril and Methodius School in Corpus Christi. On Jan. 4, the faculty, staff and children from Sacred Heart

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School returned for classes in Rockport, with school held in modular buildings and the old Activity Center/Gym. Before Hurricane Harvey hit, 146 children were enrolled at Sacred Heart. As of Jan. 4, 90 have returned for classes in 2018. “It’s nice to be back home, but I miss my old school and my old classroom. The best part about being back is seeing my old friends and teachers again,” Gage said. “I missed my

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February 2018 - Vol.53 No.2  

In our February issue we feature a unique idea by an Alice couple to celebrate their son’s 15th birthday with the gift of a Chalice and pate...

February 2018 - Vol.53 No.2  

In our February issue we feature a unique idea by an Alice couple to celebrate their son’s 15th birthday with the gift of a Chalice and pate...

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