• August 25, 2016

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Rabbit Fest royalty’s full schedule continues

As most parents and students are looking ahead to the start of school, the Rabbit Fest royalty are looking ahead week to week with full schedules.

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Tiara Travels

Teacher makes learning fun for students

Students sat silently with legs crossed on the colorful rug, intently listening to the story of “The Gingerbread Man,” learning about his journey and then taking a journey of their own following...

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Nancy Zimmer-Clark

Students jump into art thanks to grant money

Most boys love frogs, but even the girls at Fairview/Miss Jewell Elementary School like frogs too ... when they got to make them out of green cardstock.

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Friday 08/19/2016
Teacher makes learning fun for students
Posted: August 19, 2016

Students sat silently with legs crossed on the colorful rug, intently listening to the story of “The Gingerbread Man,” learning about his journey and then taking a journey of their own following the path of the gingerbread man before ending up back in the classroom.

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Students jump into art thanks to grant money
Posted: August 19, 2016

Most boys love frogs, but even the girls at Fairview/Miss Jewell Elementary School like frogs too ... when they got to make them out of green cardstock.

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Community Calendar
Posted: August 19, 2016

FRIDAY, Aug. 19

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Friday 08/12/2016
Teacher cares for well-being of students, families
Posted: August 12, 2016

Most classroom teachers agree that teaching children in the classroom is about more than mastering subject matter with the students. It is also about ensuring their success outside the classroom.

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Community Calendar
Posted: August 12, 2016

FRIDAY, Aug. 12

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Lampasas ISD get new superintendent
Posted: August 12, 2016

LAMPASAS — School is officially starting soon, and students are groaning in resignation while parents are breathing sighs of relief. Of course, this also means August is the month for frantic, last-minute back-to-school shopping, touring the new school and meeting the student’s newest educators.

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Former MLB hurler trains soldiers for a possible chance at the big leagues
Posted: August 12, 2016

Baseball. It’s the national pastime, so much so that many diehard fans believe the final two words of the national anthem are “play ball.”

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Friday 08/05/2016
CCISD upgrades to Classrooms of Tomorrow
Posted: August 05, 2016

Copperas Cove Independent School District students and staff were welcomed to school last year with new computers, including one for every teacher, counselor and librarian and a boost in technology in each classroom.

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Friday 08/05/2016
Rabbit Fest royalty gear up for Stuff the Bus
Posted: August 05, 2016

Stop in to most any business and you will likely see a collection box for Copperas Cove Independent School District’s Stuff the Bus event, which starts today and runs through Sunday at the Cove Wal-Mart.

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Community Calendar
Posted: August 05, 2016

FRIDAY, Aug. 5

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Energetic toddler enjoys princess role
Posted: August 05, 2016

Sassy, little curly-headed 3-year-old diva. Those are the words the mother of Brealynn French-Rivers used to describe her. The youngster, who also goes by the nickname Brea Brea, will attend Mae Stevens Early Learning Academy this year.

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Friday 07/29/2016
There’s no summer break for Rabbit Fest royalty
Posted: July 29, 2016

While summer might mean lounging on the beach or lake front, that is not the case for the Copperas Cove Rabbit Fest royalty who are taking advantage of every opportunity the sparkle of the crown provides knowing their reigns last only a year.

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A drive for cash: Enactus students wash cars to fund various projects
Posted: July 29, 2016

Central Texas College’s Enactus program students are doing some fundraising this summer to raise money for projects.

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School facilities receive updates, new tech
Posted: July 29, 2016

Copperas Cove students and staff head into a new school year with updated facilities top to bottom outfitted with the latest in technology.

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Aide’s focus is on success of students
Posted: July 29, 2016

For Erin Collier, it is all about the individual’s needs.

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Community Calendar
Posted: July 29, 2016

FRIDAY, July 29

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Friday 07/22/2016
Community Calendar
Posted: July 22, 2016

FRIDAY, July 22

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3 students elected as state/district DECA reps
Posted: July 22, 2016

NEW BRAUNFELS — The Copperas Cove High School DECA Chapter has made a name for itself not just in competition but also in leadership. This year, the chapter tripled its number of state and district officers serving for the 2016-2017 school year.

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Teacher gives students hope, boosts scores
Posted: July 22, 2016

Martin Walker Elementary School teacher Deanna Stoneroad has been in the teaching profession for more than a decade. She consistently spends more time at school by offering her students after school tutoring two days a week.

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Gentle stretching and flexibility is focus of senior center’s yoga class
Posted: July 22, 2016

Betty Secrest has been teaching yoga since August 2015. For about the last six months, Secrest has also been teaching a gentle yoga class at the city’s senior center.

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Rabbit Fest royalty head up summer fun for businesses
Posted: July 22, 2016

“I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!”

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Friday 07/15/2016
Community Calendar
Posted: July 15, 2016

FRIDAY, July 15

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Royalty, sponsors partner for summer events
Posted: July 15, 2016

Princesses of all ages arrived at the Copperas Cove Chick-fil-A aspiring to one day be a real princess.

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Excel Club hosts bake sale to raise funds to buy supplies for community projects
Posted: July 15, 2016

Instead of cooling off in a swimming pool like many teens on a hot summer day, about a dozen members from the Excel Club of Cove High School hosted their first bake sale in front of Wal-Mart on Saturday.

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Kindergartner lives to serve
Posted: July 15, 2016

Raidyn Philip Atkinson is a ball of energy bouncing from place to place like Tigger from “Winnie the Pooh.”

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Friday 07/08/2016
Teacher weaves life-long values into lessons
Posted: July 08, 2016

David Dees thoroughly enjoys working with children and weaving character and life-long values into their lives.

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Bullpup cheerleaders win awards at camp
Posted: July 08, 2016

AUSTIN — A lot can change in a year.

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Royalty busy over July Fourth holiday week
Posted: July 08, 2016

The Rabbit Fest royalty rang in Independence Day in Copperas Cove and Gatesville thanking members of the armed forces for their service.

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Community Calendar
Posted: July 08, 2016

FRIDAY, July 8

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Friday 07/01/2016
Community Calendar
Posted: July 01, 2016

FRIDAY, July 1

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Tiny Miss Rabbit Fest hosts book drive for toddlers
Posted: July 01, 2016

Great things come in small packages.

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Veterans celebrate Fourth of July early with games, entertainment
Posted: July 01, 2016

Hundreds of attendees were treated to a barbecue lunch and a bit of theater at the Star Group-Veterans Helping Veterans’ eighth annual Independence Day Celebration at the Civic Center on Saturday.

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Teacher builds students’ knowledge, character
Posted: July 01, 2016

Archie Franks is a man of few words. But when he spoke, his students and his co-workers listened.

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Friday 06/24/2016
Community Calendar
Posted: June 24, 2016

FRIDAY, June 24

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Royalty make a corny impression in Holland
Posted: June 24, 2016

HOLLAND — Several youngsters lined up, looked into the bucket of water at the corn cob lying at the bottom and then did not have the courage to participate in the Holland Corn Festival Corn Cob Bobbing Contest.

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Summer Run to Fun — a Cen-Tex series race — draws more than 250 participants
Posted: June 24, 2016

Pam Fox likes the atmosphere that comes with running.

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Cove High HOSA gets $2,500 blood grant
Posted: June 24, 2016

High school blood drives make up nearly one-fourth of total collections of blood in Texas. And Copperas Cove High School is leading the way.

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First-year teacher named best in school and district
Posted: June 24, 2016

As a first-year teacher, Angela Murphy of Martin Walker Elementary School has set the bar high.

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Friday 06/17/2016
Cove deputy chief reflects on leaving job
Posted: June 17, 2016

Mike Heintzelman mentions “The Andy Griffith Show” as an inspiration to his career.

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Teacher helps language learners
Posted: June 17, 2016

Williams/Ledger Elementary teacher Kerstin Stevens knows how it feels to be honored.

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New event center in Cove offers space for various activities
Posted: June 17, 2016

Lorrie Burch wanted to open a place for people to hold parties, receptions and other get-togethers.

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Community Calendar
Posted: June 17, 2016

TODAY

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Royalty turns summer fun into tourism opportunities
Posted: June 17, 2016

And the winner is …

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Friday 06/10/2016
Student serves as inspiration to others
Posted: June 10, 2016

Fairview/Miss Jewell Elementary School student Salvador Guillen knows succeeding in life depends on his attitude. He is the student who is always smiling, even when he has had a hard day, his teachers say.

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Community Calendar
Posted: June 10, 2016

FRIDAY, June 10

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Students overcome obstacles to graduate
Posted: June 10, 2016

Crossroads High School gives a second chance to students who don’t fit in at other schools.

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Books take Fairview/Miss Jewell readers on charmed adventures
Posted: June 10, 2016

Ta’Khiyra Curry added the charms to her necklace, one by one, throughout the school year.

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Rabbit Fest royalty enter summer parade circuit
Posted: June 10, 2016

Miss Rabbit Fest Karagan Mayberry could not believe what she was seeing.

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Friday 06/03/2016
Rabbit Fest royalty pay tribute to veterans and raise money for worthy causes
Posted: June 03, 2016

Clad in red, white and blue, the Rabbit Fest royalty paid tribute through their appearance tour to veterans both living and those who have made the ultimate sacrifice.

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Community Calendars
Posted: June 03, 2016

FRIDAY, June 3

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Quiet kid makes a big difference
Posted: June 03, 2016

Reicher Hooten is a kid of few words. But this quiet third-grader proves that even at his age, you are never too young to make a difference.

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Friday 05/27/2016
Hettie Halstead Elementary School celebrates Children’s Book Week
Posted: May 27, 2016

Children at Hettie Halstead Elementary School did more than just open a good book this past week — they actually celebrated opening many books as part of Children’s Book Week.

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School nutrition program wins multiple grants
Posted: May 27, 2016

As the Copperas Cove Independent School District faces a $12 million budget cut in heavy impact aid over the next two years, every dollar makes a difference.

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Rabbit Fest royalty take on new duties with ease
Posted: May 27, 2016

They have been crowned less than two weeks, but the new Rabbit Fest royalty have already hopped into their new roles as titleholders having made more than a half dozen appearances.

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Community Calendar
Posted: May 27, 2016

FRIDAY, May 27

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Student uses kindness and song to inspire
Posted: May 27, 2016

Mary Ritchie loves to sing. The Martin Walker Elementary School fifth-grader uses her given talent to inspire others, young and old alike.

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Friday 05/20/2016
Military moves don’t keep student from success
Posted: May 20, 2016

Lorelei Paddock Chappel is the kind of student every teacher admires and works to help achieve the same love of learning. Her teachers say Chappel is a positive influence on fellow students in both academics and leadership.

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High school students compete in Amazing Pi Race
Posted: May 20, 2016

As the end of the school year quickly approaches, students at Copperas Cove High School are having the opportunity to apply concepts they have learned throughout the year. For the third year in a row, the geometry teaching team implemented The Amazing Pi Race, basing the race portion of the activity from a television show.

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