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Copperas Cove High School first-year math teacher Molly Wittmer has an enthusiasm for teaching. She is willing to try new instructional techniques to keep students engaged during the class period. When visiting her room, you can find her in the midst of the students talking to them about Alg…

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Well-executed jumps, stunts and perfect precision are all requirements for scoring superior at the Universal Cheer Camp at the University of Texas in Austin, but attitudes, manners, and kindness are equally important. These attributes possessed by the Copperas Cove High School cheerleading s…

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Kathryn Akui is a paraprofessional in a self-contained special education autism classroom at Clements/Parsons Elementary. You will often see her playing chase with her students on the playground, rolling around on scooters in the gym, and giving hugs when they meet a milestone. Akui is often…

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More than 7,000 boots lined the streets surrounding III Corps Headquarters on Fort Hood. Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard and Marines have lost their lives during the wars in both Iraq and Afghanistan. The Copperas Cove Five Hills royalty pledged for the third consecutive year to ensure th…

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CCHS 2019 graduate Alexis Grasso could not speak. She opened her mouth, but there were no words after she was ranked best in the world in the medical assisting competition at the International HOSA Leadership Conference.

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Hettie Halstead Elementary Paraprofessional Audrey Darthard can be tough, but she is also respected and loved by students. These are just three of the reasons that Darthard was named the 2019 Hettie Halstead Elementary Paraprofessional of the Year.

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Copperas Cove Junior High student Emma Moris won first place for her individual documentary titled Wings of Freedom: The Cuban Exodus to America during the Texas History Day regional competition. She has her sights set next year on

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There was a lot on the line for the DECA chapter of Copperas Cove High School. Expectations were high as the award-winning organization competed against more than 19,000 top competitors from around the world at the 2019 International Career Development Conference. The question was, could the…

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Copperas Cove Independent School District Superintendent Joseph Burns wants the graduating class of Crossroads High School to keep a positive attitude and not to have a “dump truck mentality.”

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Hailey Parker serves as a role model for both teachers and students at S. C. Lee Junior High. The eighth grade teacher has collaboratively planned lessons with her team of teachers and modeled lessons for multiple teachers on

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In Copperas Cove, Clements/Parsons Elementary kindergarten teacher Kristina Straley has created a room where 5 year olds are part of a community and work to help each other at every opportunity. It was bittersweet for Straley and her students when they said goodbye for the summer on Thursday.

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One of the toughest parts about working out and getting in shape has nothing to do with barbells or dumbbells, push-ups or sit-ups, crunches or planks, burpees or lunges.

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Roxann Patrick has been teaching freshman English as well as pre-Advanced Placement and Regular English at Copperas Cove High School for the last 12 years. All of Patrick’s students received passing scores on the STAAR End-of-Course exam in the 2017-2018 school year and the same extreme leve…

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Most of us older folks remember the USDA Basic Four food groups that provided guidelines for creating a healthy diet by consuming certain daily amounts of vegetables and fruit, milk, meat, cereals and bread.