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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.

Local high school girl arrested after campus officers attacked  KWTX

A 17-year-old Central Texas high school girl was jailed Thursday after two campus officers were assaulted as they attempted to take her into custody on ...

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.

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: 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 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.

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.

Killeen ISD gives sneak peek of new high school  FOX 44 - KWKT

Central Texas is getting a first glimpse at the design of the Killeen Independent School District's newest high school.

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 ...

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 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.

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.

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.

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 board approves new school designs  KWTX

The Killeen School Board approved the design for two new elementary schools Tuesday night.

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 ...

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.

Killeen High School to get big facelift  FOX 44 - KWKT

A record bond issue approved by voters earlier this year will mean more than new buildings, but also a new look for some existing ones.

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

Killeen High School football player presented Marine award

KILLEEN, Texas — Killeen High School football player Amir Ward was presented the Semper Fidelis Athlete of the Month award for December from the U.S. ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ISD student arrested for making bomb threat, district says

KILLEEN, Texas — A Killeen Independent School District student was arrested Wednesday after district officials said he made a written bomb threat while on the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ISD student film chosen to compete in SXSW  KXXV News Channel 25

A Killeen ISD student's film has been chosen to compete in SXSW in March.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

Woman caught with handgun at local high school indicted  KWTX

A woman who was caught with a handgun at a local high school has been indicted.

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 ...

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 ...

KISD board disputed the ranking of one construction management firm considered for a bond construction project  The Killeen Daily Herald

The Killeen school board Tuesday approved all but one ranking of construction management firms considered to oversee $337.5 million worth of bond ...

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.

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.

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.

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: Coach resigns after inappropriate communications with student  KWTX

The district said the coach resigned before he could be terminated.

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 ...

TAYLOR-MADE FIT: Forward has made big impact in short tenure with Roos  The Killeen Daily Herald

Unlike most area high school teams, the Killeen Kangaroos aren't a basketball squad with players that have been playing together for years, but fans wouldn't ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Killeen ISD promotes 2 middle school principals to lead Shoemaker, Killeen High  The Killeen Daily Herald

Two middle school principals were promoted Wednesday to lead Killeen Independent School District high schools, district officials announced in a news ...

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 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.

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.

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 High principal appointed to new post | Education  The Killeen Daily Herald

Susan Buckley, principal of Killeen High School, will soon be taking over as executive director of leadership for secondary schools in the Killeen Independent ...

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.

VOLLEYBALL: Lady Wolves get sweep at Killeen  The Killeen Daily Herald

After starting District 12-6A with a road victory, Shoemaker went back to the drawing board after falling in its last two matches.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

Fire destroys abandoned house near Killeen High School  The Killeen Daily Herald

Smoke could be seen billowing over the Leo Buckley Stadium at Killeen High School on 38th street Monday as first responders from the Killeen fire and police ...

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.

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.

Man indicted in hit-and-run that killed local high school student  KWTX

Grand jurors Wednesday indicted a Central Texas man in a hit-and-run two years ago that claimed the life of a local high school student.

Chem plant opens in Killeen | Business  The Killeen Daily Herald

Officials on Friday celebrated with a ribbon-cutting the grand opening of a chemical plant in Killeen that produces high-grade hydrogen peroxide.

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.

Killeen: School district names new special education director  KWTX

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

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 ...

Killeen ISD to consider hiring more school police officers, dyslexia staff  The Killeen Daily Herald

The Killeen Independent School District board of trustees will be asked by Superintendent John Craft to approve the hiring of three additional police officers to ...

Killeen veteran was drafted during World War II, served more than 28 years  The Killeen Daily Herald

Longtime Killeen resident Darrell Cannon, 91, was drafted into the military during World War II, and had only been in the Army a few weeks when the big war ...

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.

Doris M. Palmer | Obituaries  The Killeen Daily Herald

Graveside services for Doris M. Palmer, 85, of Killeen will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at The Killeen City Cemetery with the Rev. John Abbey officiating.

12-6 BASKETBALL: Penn helps Lady Roos get 1st district win  The Killeen Daily Herald

Cierra Penn rewrote the Lady Roos' fate Friday night in a District 12-6A, home-opening 49-36 victory over Harker Heights.

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 ...

KISD honors academic all-stars | Living  The Killeen Daily Herald

The Killeen Independent School District honored the academic all-stars of the Class of 2018 and the teachers and mentors who helped them shine.

Killeen coach resigns after inappropriate activity | Education  The Killeen Daily Herald

Killeen High School coach James Crossland resigned in lieu of termination after a Killeen Independent School District investigation confirmed he had ...

Students selected for Region 8 Choir | News  The Killeen Daily Herald

BELTON — Four S.C. Lee Junior High School eighth-grade choir students sang their hearts out before a panel of judges Saturday and they got more than just ...

Lawanda Parker | Obituaries  The Killeen Daily Herald

A funeral *service* for Lawanda “Cricket” Parker, 90 will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, at Memorial Baptist Church in Killeen with Pastor Justin Moss ...

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 ...

'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 ...

FOOTBALL: Iglesias returning to Buckley Stadium today for camp he helped start  The Killeen Daily Herald

Juaquin Iglesias will never forget. In the 14 years since graduating from Killeen High School, the former Kangaroos receiver has experienced plenty of ...

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

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

KISD bond propositions pass, Trujillo retains board seat  The Killeen Daily Herald

Voters approved $426 million in taxpayers money to build and renovate new schools in the Killeen Independent School District.

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.

CTC alum discusses successful radio and TV career with KNCT radio, TV students  The Killeen Daily Herald

Jackie “Jack” Stophel visited the Central Texas College campus on Monday while visiting Killeen for a 50th high school reunion to discuss working in TV and ...

Earline Eakins Simons Williams, age 78, died Wednesday | Obituaries |  Temple Daily Telegram

A memorial *service* will be graveside for Earline Eakins Simons Williams, 78 on Wednesday April 10, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Killeen City Cemetery. Earline ...

Longtime KISD teacher Annie Roe Buckley dies at 102  The Killeen Daily Herald

She was known not only as a teacher who impacted the lives of thousands of Killeen students. She was known as a friend.

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.

KISD honors alumni, announces scholarships | Education  The Killeen Daily Herald

Five voices from the past mingled with some of the Killeen school district's brightest students nearing an important crossroads on the path to future success.

Free band concert this Sunday in Killeen | Local News  The Killeen Daily Herald

The Heights Concert Band will host a free concert at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Killeen High School Auditorium, 500 N. 38th St.

Many questions remain after Killeen High School's social media threat  The Killeen Daily Herald

In the aftermath of a racially charged social media threat at a local high school, Killeen Independent School District spokesman Todd Martin said Monday was a ...

Tavion Grant is ready to leave his mark as a Killeen Kangaroo  DiMoro Sports

Tavion Grant is a dual-sport athlete at Killeen High School (TX) and has always dreamed of playing football and baseball at the collegiate level and but he loves ...

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 ...

Area schools to begin graduation ceremonies | Education  The Killeen Daily Herald

Hats will soon be flying as graduation season approaches with area colleges to hold graduation ceremonies this weekend, and local high schools to begin theirs ...

Heights Concert Band to present 'Patriotic Celebration' at KHS on July 1  The Killeen Daily Herald

The Heights Concert Band will host “A Patriotic Celebration,” at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 1, at the Killeen High School Auditorium.

Hilton Lee Culp, age 85, of Belton, died Friday  Temple Daily Telegram

Funeral services for Hilton Lee Culp, 85, of Belton, will be held at 1:30 PM. Friday, December 28, 2018 at the Belton Church of Christ with Robert Elliott and ...

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