With a lively personality, Copperas Cove High School junior Momo Gray tries to spread her love of singing with everyone she encounters.
FRIDAY, DEC. 19
There is no bah-humbug in the hallways of Martin Walker Elementary School this season as the students and staff are growing their hearts three sizes larger during the 25 Days of Grinchmas event.
Hillside Ministries gave the Christmas story a holiday twist with its production of “Miracles Still Happen” at its Killeen and Copperas Cove campuses Dec. 12-14.
In one week, Izzy Sneed, 17, went from playing a 1950s bobby soxer in one play to the lead role of Grandma Nina, a demanding old lady in Copperas Cove High School’s Theatre Production Class “Medium Rare.” The uproarious comedy was presented in free shows Dec. 12-14 at Lea Ledger Auditorium.
If laughter is the best medicine, then about 30 people left Lea Ledger Auditorium feeling much healthier after watching the Copperas Cove High School’s “Improv Done Better” show Monday.
From holding a job to owning his own business, Copperas Cove High School junior Dylan Amaro has been showing his responsible side from a young age. Unlike most 16-year-olds, he does not spend his time procrastinating and gliding along. Amaro makes sure things get done.
FRIDAY, DEC. 12
Chick-Fil-A has always been about giving back to the community, from supporting higher education through the Chick-Fil-A Bowl to partnering with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes in Atlanta to develop a youth sports program for disadvantaged youth.
“Live life in the present and be yourself’ was the positive message of “The Short, Happy Madness of Julian Thaddeus Springer,” the play presented by the Copperas Cove High School Theater Department last weekend.
In the famous words of singer Andy Williams, “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” and boy, does the staff at Copperas Cove Library agree.
The shortage of school teachers nationwide has districts scrambling to hire qualified personnel, especially in the districts surrounding Fort Hood as experienced teachers move in and out of the area. But in Copperas Cove, one of the solutions has been to grow its own talent.
Jayden Stahley, 4, went to his “job” flipping over the sign from closed to open signifying the mock post office in Robyn Petet’s classroom at the Mae Stevens Early Learning Academy was officially open for its customers.
After all the crazy spending at huge retail stores on Black Friday, Small Business Saturday was a day to sit back and “shop small.”