• February 21, 2017

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Students enjoying animals in the classroom

Mary may have brought a little lamb to school, but students at Fairview/Miss Jewell School have some furry friends of their own helping them learn about responsibility and how to relax and focus...

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Pets in the Classroom

CCHS Copperettes dance away with top awards at area contests

KILLEEN — Football season is exciting for the high school dance line with homecoming and the thrill of dancing in front of thousands of fans every Friday night, but it is really just a warm-up t...

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Friday 02/17/2017
Students enjoying animals in the classroom
Posted: February 17, 2017

Mary may have brought a little lamb to school, but students at Fairview/Miss Jewell School have some furry friends of their own helping them learn about responsibility and how to relax and focus on their schoolwork.

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CCHS Copperettes dance away with top awards at area contests
Posted: February 17, 2017

KILLEEN — Football season is exciting for the high school dance line with homecoming and the thrill of dancing in front of thousands of fans every Friday night, but it is really just a warm-up to the competition season that lies ahead in the spring.

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Royalty hopping with their platforms of service
Posted: February 17, 2017

With less than three months of their yearlong reigns remaining, the Copperas Cove Rabbit Fest royalty continue to promote their platforms of service raising money and awareness for their chosen causes.

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Determination gets student to graduation ceremony
Posted: February 17, 2017

Michael Gresko’s life has had its share of ups and downs, and his future has been uncertain at times.

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Friday 02/10/2017
2-10-2017 Community Calendar
Posted: February 10, 2017

FRIDAY, Feb. 10

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2 Copperas Cove High students qualify for state HOSA contest
Posted: February 10, 2017

More than 1,200 participants from 35 school districts and 107 chapters packed the halls and classrooms of Copperas Cove High School for the HOSA Area V Spring Leadership Conference. The competition was fierce as each HOSA member vied for a coveted spot at the state contest.

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Rabbit Fest royalty’s charity events are sold out
Posted: February 10, 2017

Sold out.

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Student overcomes adversity to win award from club
Posted: February 10, 2017

Growing up is tough for any kid. But for Cameron Jackson, it has been especially difficult.

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Friday 02/10/2017
Local businesses inform moms-to-be
Posted: February 10, 2017

Despite the dense fog, expectant mothers and their spouses came out to participate in “The Mother of All Baby and Childbirth Crash Course Seminar,” a free course hosted by Dulce Birthing Services on Jan. 13 at the Posh Me 2 Studio to gain knowledge for their journey into parenthood.

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Friday 02/03/2017
Black History Month not taught just 1 month a year at Cove ISD
Posted: February 03, 2017

February is Black History Month in the United States, though every day provides a learning opportunity for black history at Copperas Cove schools.

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Fairview/Miss Jewell staffer dedicated to students
Posted: February 03, 2017

Adrianne Waters knows how to impact children’s education.

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Cove H-E-B brings anti-bullying program to elementary school
Posted: February 03, 2017

“Be a buddy, not a bully!” That’s the message that second-graders at Williams/Ledger Elementary School took away from an anti-bullying workshop called the Buddy League presented by H-E-B in Copperas Cove.

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Junior royalty prove size and age are irrelevant
Posted: February 03, 2017

It was Dante who said, “From a little spark may burst a mighty flame.” He must have been referring to the younger Rabbit Fest royalty who are holding their own compared to the older titleholders despite being younger and smaller.

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2-3-2017 Community Calendar
Posted: February 03, 2017

FRIDAY, Feb 3

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Friday 01/27/2017
1-27-2017 Community Calendar
Posted: January 27, 2017

FRIDAY, Jan. 27

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Students learn sweet lesson on perseverance
Posted: January 27, 2017

Students in teacher Bethany Stubbs’ third-grade class think differently every time they unwrap a Hershey’s Kiss.

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Royalty mentor high schoolers, retrieve wreaths
Posted: January 27, 2017

The Copperas Cove Rabbit Fest royalty divided and conquered volunteer tasks in order to meet the needs of the community.

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7-year-old likes to make others happy
Posted: January 27, 2017

Keli’i Natividad is a force to be reckoned with. The straight-A student earned his yellow belt in taekwondo in only one year. He is the reigning Junior Mister Rabbit Fest and plans to be a real-life superhero when he grows up.

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Friday 01/20/2017
CCISD taking steps to increase grad rates
Posted: January 20, 2017

High school graduation rates have dropped slightly in Copperas Cove and risen slightly in Killeen, according to a recent education report.

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American Legion: Strengthening a brotherhood over breakfast
Posted: January 20, 2017

American Legion Post 582 hosted a tacos and pancakes breakfast Saturday at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8577 to offer camaraderie and support to local veterans.

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Royalty’s acts of service pay tribute to King legacy
Posted: January 20, 2017

The Copperas Cove Rabbit Fest royalty answered the call on what has become known as the national day of service—Martin Luther King Jr. Day. In fact, they got a head start.

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1-20-2017 Community Calendar
Posted: January 20, 2017

FRIDAY, Jan. 20

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Generosity, service top student’s character traits
Posted: January 20, 2017

Selecting Stefon Reece as Crossroads High School’s January student of the month was an easy choice, staff members said.

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Friday 01/13/2017
Teacher wants students to go ‘above and beyond’
Posted: January 13, 2017

For Terri Smith, not all learning can take place in a classroom.

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Martin Walker students donate to Cove House
Posted: January 13, 2017

Money may not grow on trees, but kindness does in one Martin Walker Elementary School classroom.

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1-13-2017 Community Calendar
Posted: January 13, 2017

FRIDAY, Jan. 13

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Colorado snowballs reinforce reading lesson for Williams/Ledger students
Posted: January 13, 2017

The flurries of snow in the city last week had the young and the young at heart excited, and followed on the heels of a science lesson of a Williams/Ledger Elementary School teacher.

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Royalty start new year with service projects
Posted: January 13, 2017

The new year means a final effort by the Copperas Cove Rabbit Fest royalty to use the sparkle of their crowns to do as much as possible for their charities.

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Friday 01/06/2017
Teacher’s gift is ability to connect with her students
Posted: January 06, 2017

Each person has his gift — something that comes naturally and at which a person excels without much concerted effort.

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Junior high students study Texas Revolution
Posted: January 06, 2017

“Come and take it.”

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Eddie Wilson sworn in as police chief
Posted: January 06, 2017

It was standing room only in the community room of the police headquarters.

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Royalty reflect on service, growth in 2016
Posted: January 06, 2017

Thousands of hours of service and hundreds of miles traveled, the Copperas Cove Rabbit Fest royalty have impacted the community with multiple service projects they created and by contributing to others in 2016.

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1-6-2017 Community Calendar
Posted: January 06, 2017

FRIDAY, Jan. 6

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Friday 12/30/2016
Rabbit Fest royalty spend Christmas holiday serving others in the community
Posted: December 30, 2016

It was an eye-opener for Junior Mister Rabbit Fest Keli’i Natividad. The newly crowned titleholder who moved into the role of royalty Dec. 17 learned quickly that wearing the crown was not about reigning as the king but instead about serving others.

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Clements/Parsons students rock through the decades
Posted: December 30, 2016

Elvis Presley’s gyrating hips. Michael Jackson’s single glove. Poodle skirts of the ’50s. Students at Clements/Parsons Elementary School not only got a history lesson through music, but they also decided specifically what they would learn and what they would present to the public.

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Cove mom becomes ‘Shavee,’ helps fight child cancer with ‘Brave the Shave’
Posted: December 30, 2016

On Dec. 19, a Copperas Cove mother of two participated in a “Brave the Shave” event at ESG Yoga in Cove.

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Teacher helps instill sense of patriotism in students
Posted: December 30, 2016

A veteran teacher with over 30 years’ teaching service, Terri Jernigan knows the ropes — both in and outside the gymnasium.

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Soup kitchen Christmas dinner opened to anyone in need
Posted: December 30, 2016

Families in need gathered Saturday to share a warm Christmas Eve meal at the Copperas Cove Soup Kitchen.

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12-30-2016 Community Calendar
Posted: December 30, 2016

TODAY

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Friday 12/23/2016
12-23-2016 Community Calendar
Posted: December 23, 2016

FRIDAY, Dec. 23

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Church hosts Meet St. Nicklaus event
Posted: December 23, 2016

Members of Immanuel Lutheran Church gathered to spread the message of Christmas during a Meet St. Nicklaus event Saturday in the church dining hall.

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Students perform at Feast of Sharing
Posted: December 23, 2016

The first-grade students from Fairview/Miss Jewell Elementary School braved the cold and crowds to perform at the ninth annual H-E-B Feast of Sharing at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center.

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Royalty celebrate season at holiday events
Posted: December 23, 2016

The hustle and bustle of the holidays have the royalty picking up an even faster pace than usual with requests for them to lend a hand at a variety of charitable events to make the holiday season brighter for as many people as possible.

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Military spouse shares love of government with students
Posted: December 23, 2016

Theresa Garcia knows about the sacrifices military families have to make.

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Friday 12/16/2016
Bearables, Moose organizations host party for district’s special education students
Posted: December 16, 2016

One-hundred Copperas Cove Independent School District special education students got to enjoy Christmas a little early thanks to some giving groups with huge hearts.

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CCJHS teacher dedicated to history, students
Posted: December 16, 2016

Jennifer Wills is a sixth-grade language arts teacher at Copperas Cove Junior High School.

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12-16-2016 Community Calendar
Posted: December 16, 2016

FRIDAY, Dec. 16

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Feed & Seed Shoppe welcomes families to free, 1-day Barnyard Christmas event
Posted: December 16, 2016

Cove Feed & Seed Shoppe featured its own version of “away in a manger” at a Barnyard Christmas event Saturday.

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Holidays have Rabbit Fest royalty hopping
Posted: December 16, 2016

The Rabbit Fest royalty keep up a busier pace as compared to most, but the holiday season really has them hopping with charitable groups requesting their time to help with different activities to help those in need in time for Christmas.

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Friday 12/09/2016
12-9-2016 Community Calendar
Posted: December 09, 2016

FRIDAY, Dec. 9

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Royalty usher in the season at holiday events
Posted: December 09, 2016

The Christmas holiday season is upon us and the Rabbit Fest royalty are not wasting time making the most of every minute.

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Aide helps with junior high transition
Posted: December 09, 2016

When Nellie Alaniz took a job as a receptionist, she never realized how she would be changing the path of children’s lives.

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Charles Bennett Baggett Jr.
Posted: December 09, 2016

Services for Charles Bennett Baggett Jr., 89, of Copperas Cove, were at 10 a.m. Dec. 2 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home Chapel.

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Friday 12/02/2016
Church hosts 7th GraceGiving Thanksgiving meal
Posted: December 02, 2016

Grace United Methodist Church members were overwhelmed by the generous amount of food prepared and donated to the church’s seventh GraceGiving free Thanksgiving meal Nov. 23.

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Students drawn to magnetic lesson
Posted: December 02, 2016

Williams/Ledger Elementary School kindergartner President Dowden could not believe his eyes.

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12-2-2016 Community Calendar
Posted: December 02, 2016

FRIDAY, Dec. 2

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Teacher’s passion for life spills over to his students
Posted: December 02, 2016

Ron Sursa’s eyes twinkle and he can hardly contain his excitement as he leans forward in his chair, sharing the multitude of ideas he has to enhance student learning not only at his own school but throughout Copperas Cove Independent School District.

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Education Foundation funds playground equipment
Posted: December 02, 2016

Students at Fairview/Miss Jewell Elementary School came back to school from the Thanksgiving holiday and were welcomed by new playground equipment and outdoor games.

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