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(The Blaze/AP)  A group of employees at a California school district who won a $12 million lotto prize last year has done it again and now stands to collect another pot worth more than a quarter of a million dollars.

State lottery officials announced Friday that the same Montebello Unified School District workers who won $12 million last February have won a MEGA Millions prize worth $262,743.

The group, which now consists of 16 members, has been playing together for over two years and is a mixture of part- and full-time clerical workers, and work at Bandini elementary in Commerce, California.

The winning ticket was sold at Arrow Liquor in Commerce. The MEGA Millions draw was Dec. 2, and the group claimed its winnings Friday.

KABC reports that the group used some of their previous winnings to purchase a new sound system for their school, and plan to spend some more of the new winnings on the school as well.

The California Lottery is a state-level fundraiser for public education, and KABC reports that lottery players have contributed more than $23 billion to education since it first started in 1985.

The Montebello school employees tell KABC that they'll continue to play, as luck has clearly been on their side.

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