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Killeen: High school seniors graduate with associate's degree  KWTX

With weeks to go until Killeen ISD has its own commencement ceremony, more than 100 seniors walked across the stage Friday night to complete another ...

Killeen: High school student whom car hit taken to local hospital  KWTX

A high school student whom a car struck Tuesday morning was taken to a local hospital.

496 seniors graduate from Killeen High School | Local News  The Killeen Daily Herald

BELTON — The Killeen High School Class of 2019's top graduates urged classmates to appreciate the completed journey from elementary through high school, ...

New plan for Killeen HS unveiled  FOX 44 - KWKT

Killeen ISD board members got a look at a revised plan to renovate Killeen High School that would result in less disruption of student activities, but which would ...

Killeen: Shots fired at vehicle near high school  KWTX

Police were investigating Monday after shots were fired at a car near a local high school.

Killeen High School student charged with making terroristic threat after writing on bathroom door

A ninth grader at Killeen High School was arrested and charged with making a terroristic threat for writing threats against other students on a bathroom door.

KISD board reviews Killeen High School renovation plans at workshop meeting  The Killeen Daily Herald

Killeen school board members Tuesday night got a detailed look into a renovation underway at Killeen High School.

Killeen: High school, middle school locked down as precaution  KWTX

Killeen's Gateway Middle School and High School were locked down Wednesday morning as a precaution because of an unspecified situation in the ...

Killeen ISD officials weighing whether to phase out IB program  The Killeen Daily Herald

Killeen schools in years to come may be short one route for students to earn college credit.

Rapper who graduated from Killeen High takes SXSW stage as signed solo artist  The Killeen Daily Herald

It's not SparkDawg's first time at the SXSW soundstage, but this year there are new expectations.

Killeen: Officials warning students about hoax school threats  KWTX

As students prepare to take a week away from school, Killeen ISD leaders are issuing a warning after several threats against schools made by students.

Bell County Killeen High School student attacked officer during arrest, district says Caroline Sutton 12:45  KXXV News Channel 25

A Killeen High School student attacked an officer who was trying to arrest her, KISD said.

Funeral arrangements set for 17-year-old Killeen ISD student

KILLEEN, Texas — The funeral for the 17-year-old Killeen High School student who died this week is set for 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in ...

Killeen ISD releases video mock-up of sixth high school  The Killeen Daily Herald

The Killeen Independent School District has released an animated video with imagery of its new high school to be.

First look at newest Killeen high school  FOX 44 - KWKT

Killeen ISD has released the first artist rendering of what will be the newest high school in the district.

Killeen man arrested after shots fired at SUV near high school  The Killeen Daily Herald

A 37-year-old Killeen man was arraigned Wednesday on a charge of firing a gun at a vehicle parked near his home.

Killeen ISD postpones vote on high school renovations, approves elementary designs  FOX 44 - KWKT

The Killeen Independent School District postponed a vote on the final designs for renovations at Killeen High School, which could add another $23 million to ...

KISD progresses on bond construction program | Education  The Killeen Daily Herald

Killeen Independent School District is seeking to incorporate additional energy efficiencies into the schools it is building or renovating with $426 million in bond ...

KISD bond: Some plans have changed | Education  The Killeen Daily Herald

In May, residents voted to approve two bond projects totaling $426 million that would allow the Killeen Independent School District to take on several ...

KISD distinguished alumni honored at event | Education  The Killeen Daily Herald

One after another, each of the five Killeen ISD distinguished alumni stepped to the podium, thanked friends, family and teachers and then turned to the right to ...

53 Killeen ISD graduating seniors to receive $68,000 in scholarships  KXXV News Channel 25

53 Killeen ISD students are receiving $68000 in scholarships from the KISD Alumni Association and the KISD Education Foundation.

Killeen ISD appoints new chief college, career and military readiness officer

KILLEEN, Texas — The Killeen Independent School District said in a press release it created the new position of chief college, career and military readiness ...

Korean dance company brings sights, sounds to Killeen  The Killeen Daily Herald

Killeen High School was host to a dazzling display of colors and sounds as the Gangwon Provincial Dance Company took to the stage Saturday before a crowd ...

9th grader at Ellison High School arrested, charged with felony for terroristic threat against school

KILLEEN, Texas — A ninth grader at Ellison High School was arrested and charged with a felony Wednesday for making a terroristic threat against the school, ...

Affidavit: Killeen high school student picks up, slams teacher trying to break up argument  KXXV News Channel 25

A Killeen Independent School District teacher was picked up and slammed to the ground while trying to break up an argument between two students.

Killeen school bomb threat was a hoax | Breaking  The Killeen Daily Herald

A 16 year old student was arrested by Killeen ISD police Wednesday morning on a felony charge of terroristic threat after crafting a written bomb threat while on ...

Funeral arrangements set for local teen  KWTX

Funeral arrangements have been set for Victor Ernesto Trevino Arguijo.

City's biggest high school class ever — KHS class of '78 — reunites  The Killeen Daily Herald

Back when Killeen had only one high school and the population was somewhere around 45000 people, the old Red Lion disco over by Conder Park was a ...

Football rivals take on Fort Hood to build camaraderie

Killeen High School beat out Harker Heights High in a winner-take-all boot camp at Fort Hood.

Killeen gets visit from consulate general of Korea  The Killeen Daily Herald

It was a busy day at St Luke's Methodist Church in downtown Killeen on Thursday.

KISD updates status of current construction projects | Education  The Killeen Daily Herald

Voters in May approved two school construction bonds for a total of $426 million to build and renovate schools in KISD. Voter approval came after ...

Charles Wallace Vann, 88, of Copperas Cove died Monday  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Services for Charles Wallace Vann, 88, of Copperas Cove will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday in Resthaven Cemetery.

Killeen ISD meeting with parents on social media threats, safety, and consequences

HARKER HEIGHTS, Texas — The Killeen Independent School District will hold a meeting Thursday with parents on internet safety and threats toward schools.

17-year-old Killeen High student assaults officers during arrest, officials say  The Killeen Daily Herald

A Killeen High School student Wednesday assaulted two campus officers as they attempted to take her into custody for suspected marijuana possession, ...

KISD unveils new rendering of high school remodel  The Killeen Daily Herald

The Killeen Independent School District released new artist renderings of the proposed remodel of Killeen High School on social media this morning.

Police investigate murder of local high school student  KWTX

Police are investigating the shooting death of a 17-year-old Central Texas high school student.

KISD board approves sale of $126 million in bonds  The Killeen Daily Herald

The Killeen school board Tuesday voted to adopt the order authorizing the issuance, sale and delivery of $126 million in Killeen Independent School District ...

Roos hold signing ceremony for 10 football players | Killeen  The Killeen Daily Herald

Neil Searcy witnessed 10 seniors from his very first class as head coach of the Kangaroos sign their national letters of intent Wednesday afternoon in the Killeen ...

Killeen commission approves zoning change for high school  The Killeen Daily Herald

The Killeen Planning and Zoning Commission voted in favor of a rezoning request for the Killeen's school district's sixth high school off Chaparral Road at its ...

Heights valedictorian honored at KISD banquet | Community  The Killeen Daily Herald

This year's brightest lights among the hundreds of high school seniors set to graduate next week lit up the ballroom stage May 23 as the Killeen ISD Education ...

Why Killeen ISD? School board candidates have varying answers in forum  The Killeen Daily Herald

HARKER HEIGHTS—School board candidates were asked the significance of federal aid and teacher support, but the defense of Killeen Independent School ...

Killeen: High School fieldhouse named for retired trainer  KWTX

The Killeen ISD has renamed the field house at Killeen High School in honor of the district's longtime trainer, who retired on May 31 after 57 years of working ...

Local high school football player does double duty as drum major  KWTX

A local high school senior does double duty under the Friday night lights, suiting up as an offensive lineman, and directing his school's marching band at ...

New Killeen high school likely to be funded with bond election  The Killeen Daily Herald

A bond election has become the primary option for Killeen Independent School District to fund its plans to build a new high school and football stadium.

Killeen: Board members to review designs for new schools  KWTX

Killeen ISD school board members will get their first look at designs for new and renovated schools Tuesday night as part of the $426 million bond approved by ...

MIDDLE SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Patterson sweeps 7th-grade soccer titles  The Killeen Daily Herald

Alejandra Lopez-Kelly scored the first two goals and the Patterson Lady Cavaliers soccer team won the Killeen ISD seventh-grade championship on May 18 with ...

Local students' artwork on display | Education  The Killeen Daily Herald

The full measure of Killeen ISD art students' artistic talent is on display this week during the school district's annual visual art show at the Killeen Civic and ...

Killeen school officials look to staff, student and community input for suggestions on new high school  The Killeen Daily Herald

The Killeen Independent School District Board of Trustees approved a contract with PBK Architects, Inc. at its meeting Tuesday for construction of a new high ...

501 Killeen High School seniors earn diplomas | Education  The Killeen Daily Herald

BELTON —With words of inspiration and gratitude, 501 Killeen High School seniors earned diplomas Saturday, celebrating a story they shared together and ...

Killeen track star preparing for state meet and a bright future  KWTX

Killeen track star Colin Price is going to Austin for the state meet next week, then he heads to the University if Houston to continue his career.

KISD spending becomes election issue | Center for Politics  The Killeen Daily Herald

Recent years have brought some big changes in the Killeen Independent School District. In May, the district held its first bond election in over a decade, and ...

Area students earn silver honor cords | Education  The Killeen Daily Herald

TEMPLE — In celebration of a large high-achieving class, the Texas Bioscience Institute Middle College awarded silver honor cords this week to 86 high school ...

Proposed bond issue would help renovate Killeen High School  KWTX

KILLEEN, TX A major element in Killeen's May bond issue proposal includes sprucing up the outdated Killeen high school. The bond issue would help pay for ...

Mid-Year Graduation ceremony: 72 graduate from KISD high schools  The Killeen Daily Herald

Some finished later than originally scheduled and others finished ahead of their peers, but they all ended up on the same stage at Ellison High School to ...

Shriners gather in Killeen | Local News  The Killeen Daily Herald

The Prince Hall Shriners and Daughters held its Desert Conference and Gala Day Celebration on Thursday at the Courtyard by Marriott in Killeen, where they ...

It's mum season: 'Homecoming is big in Texas'  The Killeen Daily Herald

The tradition of homecoming is where Texas high school football meets alumni pride.

FOOTBALL: Inspired by hometown school, Roos coach launches new tradition  The Killeen Daily Herald

Playing varsity football in high school is special for an athlete, especially in their senior year.

4 Killeen ISD school bands, dance teams perform in the 38th annual Spirit Spectacular  The Killeen Daily Herald

Beneath a rising moon Saturday, four Killeen Independent School District high school bands and dance teams showed off their spectacular spirit in an annual ...

Child vaccine exemptions on the rise in Killeen and the state of Texas  The Killeen Daily Herald

According to a report by the Texas Department of Health Services, the number of parents who chose not to immunize their children for non-medical reasons rose ...

High school football teams compete in 'boot camp' challenge  The Fort Hood Sentinel

As six yellow school buses pulled in front of III Corps Headquarters March 6, dozens of Fort Hood Soldiers – many of whom were former drill instructors – stood ...

Killeen ISD student arrested for terroristic threat

A ninth grader at Killeen High School was arrested and charged with making a terroristic threat for writing threats against other students on a bathroom door.

UPDATE: Parent brings loaded gun to Killeen High  FOX 44 - KWKT

A Killeen High School student's mother is charged with a felony after Killeen ISD police officers stopped her from entering the interior of the building and ...

KISD approved transition plans for East Ward | Education  The Killeen Daily Herald

East Ward Elementary School will officially have a new home next school year, following a unanimous vote of the school board.

Girls hone their volleyball skills at two-day Lady Roos camp  The Killeen Daily Herald

While many students enjoyed the start of summer vacation, the Killeen High gym was full of girls participating in the Lady Roos volleyball skills camp Tuesday ...

Brett Williams to fill empty KISD board seat  The Killeen Daily Herald

Killeen Independent School District's newest board member, Brett Williams, is a product of the district he will now help lead.

BASKETBALL: Roos' House recovering after frightening fall, seizure during game last month  The Killeen Daily Herald

With just over five minutes to play left in the fourth quarter, Killeen junior Michael House was determined to help rally his team against one of District 12-6A's ...

More than 30 groups participate in the Shriners parade in Killeen  The Killeen Daily Herald

Under a brilliant, blue sky with a light breeze that kept conditions relatively comfortable amid quickly rising temperatures, more than 30 groups, nonprofits and ...

Local retail manager has lofty goals | Community  The Killeen Daily Herald

Sherrell Sanders, 40, works at Maurices in Harker Heights and lives in Killeen.

Killeen: Bond set at $110,000 for cellphone theft suspect  KWTX

Bond is set at $110000 for a teenager arrested after a cellphone was stolen from a Killeen High school student by a suspect armed with a pocket knife.

Killeen: High school trainer retires after 57 years  KWTX

After 57 years in the game, a central Texas high school athletic trainer is walking off the field for the last time.

Killeen: High schoolers encouraged to enroll in fire academy  KWTX

The Killeen Fire Department needs firefighters and its chief is encouraging area high school students to enter the Killeen ISD's Fire Academy.

Area graduations begin this week | Education |  The Killeen Daily Herald

The light at the end of the tunnel has never shined brighter for several area graduating seniors set to graduate in the coming weeks.

3 of 4 Killeen high schools fail in recent study  The Killeen Daily Herald

Three out of four Killeen hIgh schools failed a statewide school performance evaluation, according to results released Sunday.

Local football player who also leads the band decides college future  KWTX

A Killeen high school senior who played on the football team and then directed the school's band at halftime from the podium in full pads has accepted an offer ...

A first for KISD — Killeen special needs students get their own prom  The Killeen Daily Herald

Moving to the universally popular music of today's youth, the teenagers danced together, a few couples, but mainly in loose groups of friends, girls wearing heels ...

All signs point to fifth high school as KISD's next big need  The Killeen Daily Herald

Some Killeen school board candidates believe a fifth high school is needed to address the overcrowding at the KISD's public high schools.

Plenty of projects on tap for Killeen ISD schools  The Killeen Daily Herald

While the biggest project for the Killeen Independent School District in 2018 may be ensuring the $426 million bond issue passes on the May 5 ballot, quite a ...

New principals announced for two Killeen high schools  KXXV News Channel 25

Two new principals have been announced for the upcoming school year for two Killeen high schools.

Hundreds in Killeen participate in Freedom Walk to remember 9/11  FOX 44 - KWKT

Central Texas remembered the tragic events that unfolded on September 11th, 2001 on Tuesday.

Killeen ISD appoints three new middle school principals

Three Killeen ISD middle schools will be welcoming new principals next semester, the district announced Monday. Latisha Williams was appointed principal of ...

Killeen student honored as MaxPreps Semper Fidelis Athlete of the Month  KWTX

KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) Today at Killeen High School, KHS football player Al Amir Ward was honored as the MaxPreps Semper Fidelis Male Athlete of the ...

'Beyond a rush': 471 Killeen High School seniors graduate  The Killeen Daily Herald

BELTON — With thanks and sentiments spoken from the stage, Killeen High School graduated 471 seniors Saturday, launching grateful students to new paths of ...

Killeen ISD to start on bond school construction  FOX 44 - KWKT

Killeen ISD officials are moving fast to get the historic program started as board members meet this Tuesday to consider construction planning.

Killeen's old Pizza Palace now home to new Italian restaurant  The Killeen Daily Herald

Locals can get a taste of Italy at a newly opened Italian restaurant, La Gondola, in Killeen.

Killeen: School district names new special education director  KWTX

The Killeen ISD has named a new director of special education.

Killeen ISD board to vote on teacher, staff pay raise, start of $426 million bond program  FOX 44 - KWKT

The upcoming Killeen Independent School District school board meeting will be one of the busiest of the year.

Central Texas athletes sign national letters of intent  KXXV News Channel 25

Several athletes throughout Central Texas put ink to paper today as they signed letters of intent to play at the next level.

Sacchia Gonzalez-Giardino | Obituaries  The Killeen Daily Herald

A Mass for Sacchia J. Gonzalez-Giardino, 42, will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Christopher's Episcopal Church in Killeen. A celebration of life will be ...

Killeen ISD coach resigns after inappropriate communications with student  FOX 44 - KWKT

The Killeen Independent School District has confirmed Killeen High School Assistant Football Coach James Crossland has resigned after allegations he sent ...

KISD Career Center students use ribbons, accessories to create homecoming memories  The Killeen Daily Herald

The tradition of homecoming is where Texas high school football meets alumni pride.

New facility construction to begin as early as 2019, KISD says  The Killeen Daily Herald

Work on new facilities in the Killeen Independent School District from the voter-approved bond program could begin as early as next year, according to district ...

Graduation ceremonies on the web  FOX 44 - KWKT

Several high school graduations will be taking place this weekend, and you can catch many of them on the internet.

West: High school seniors graduate  KWTX

WEST, Texas (KWTX) Seniors for West High School received their diploma from school board president Dr. Larry Sparks on Saturday. The ceremony took place ...

Killeen High School's Kangarettes bring home national championship  The Killeen Daily Herald

After 120 dance teams from schools and studios across the nation completed more than 500 different dances, the national champion at the end of the day was ...

Killeen: Teenage girl arrested after fight at high school  KWTX

A teenage girl was in custody and facing a charge of assault on a peace officer after a fight late Friday morning at a local high school.

Local high school students complete Texas Bioscience Institute Middle College program  The Killeen Daily Herald

TEMPLE — Working harder than most to pursue dreams even greater than a rigorous curriculum or a prosperous career, 89 Central Texas high school seniors ...

JROTC cadets learn teamwork | Living  The Fort Hood Sentinel

Local youth formed new friendships and realized the importance of working as team during the Child and Youth Services FRIENDS Ready and Resilient Event ...

Isaac William “BKA Ikey” Tolbert, 20, of Killeen died Wednesday  Temple Daily Telegram

Services for Isaac William “BKA Ikey” Tolbert, 20, of Killeen will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Temple of Faith Church in Killeen with the Rev. Joseph Tolbert Sr.

Killeen high schools' failing grades analyzed | Education  The Killeen Daily Herald

After receiving flak from the Killeen Independent School District last week, Children at Risk explained why a majority of the district's high schools failed in its ...

Lady Cav squads advance to A-team semifinals  The Killeen Daily Herald

Tara Bennett had 17 points, three steals and a career-high eight blocks for the Lady Cavaliers in a 41-24 win over Palo Alto in the seventh-grade Killeen ISD ...

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