More than 5 million students. More than 1,200 school districts. Only one Texas school nutrition director of the year.
Some students get out of school for the summer not knowing exactly how they will spend their time. That is not the case for Ariel Draper, who heads back for the third consecutive year to the Lone Star Leadership Academy for her final learning opportunity.
Cove youth are proving to be contributing members to society.
Two years ago, Elliott Lowman made a PowerPoint presentation on computer programming, including its history and the creation of microchips, for the Gifted Education Project Showcase at Clements/Parsons Elementary School in Cove.
In 2013, the Copperas Cove Independent School District provided three summer feeding sites.
Many elementary students may think marshmallows and jellybeans are terrific snacks and that spoons and toothpicks are utensils with which to eat them. But students at Hettie Halstead Elementary School saw them through an entirely different dimension as they took them 3-D.
WICHITA FALLS — Kamryn Mayberry, a 2017 Copperas Cove High School graduate and cheer captain, is trading in her Bulldawg for a Mustang and her blue for burgundy, but she is keeping her gold when she begins cheering for a new team at the collegiate level.
Robert Stroup knows about self-discipline. The West Point graduate served his country in the U.S. Army before deciding his heart was with teaching children. Stroup pursued a Texas teaching certificate through A+ Texas Teachers.
COLLEGE PARK, Md.— For Christopher Armstrong and Emma Bodisch, the sights and sounds of the National History Day competition were familiar. They both competed in the junior division while attending Copperas Cove Junior High. Joined by fellow competitor Noah Luna, they were in Maryland once again.
Central Texas College will host several free orientation sessions of its online learning management system, Blackboard, for anyone considering taking an online course.
Randy Troub is a man of few words. But when he speaks, his students and his staff listen. The former science teacher and coach is loved by his students and staff and will walk the halls of Copperas Cove Junior High for the last time June 22. After 33 years of service to children, he is retiring.
The junior high years can be difficult for any child. But for military children, there are some additional challenges with constant moves, deployments, changes in school requirements and other things that keep the academic environment from remaining stable.
Standing more than 6 feet tall, Bonnie Edmonds is tall and statuesque and appears to be fearless. But, she admits she finds courage in knowing she is helping others.
As students headed out the door for summer break, Hettie Halstead Elementary School librarian Teresa Ingram and library assistant Rita Seffrood knew that some students would return in the fall with a decline in reading development simply because they have not participated in a formal literac…
Many adults dream of having a book published. That dream came true for first-graders at Fairview/Miss Jewell Elementary School, thanks to a grant from the Copperas Cove Education Foundation.
As the 90th annual Scripps National Spelling Bee got underway this week in Washington, D.C., students at Williams/Ledger Elementary School were already proving their spelling prowess before the summer break.
Bull market or bear market? Second-grade students at House Creek Elementary School were playing the market with their own goods and services as they studied economics learning financial literacy and about wants and needs, goods and services, producers and consumers; spending and saving, and …
A bill that would make it a crime if school administrators don’t report inappropriate relationships between school employees and students now sits on the governor’s desk, as the 85th Texas Legislative session draws to a close.
The next time you go to the bank to make a deposit or head through security at the airport, look at little more closely when you say hello to the security officer on duty. It may be a 2017 Copperas Cove High School graduate.
As students head out the door for summer break, Hettie Halstead Elementary School librarian Teresa Ingram and library assistant Rita Seffrood know that some students will return in the fall with a decline in reading development simply because they have not participated in a formal literacy p…
Entertainment, a fashion show, and food including an entire roasted pig celebrated the diverse culture of Martin Walker Elementary School students and staff at the annual multicultural night.
Fifth-grade student athletes at Fairview/Miss Jewell Elementary School needed to not only demonstrate their athletic ability but also their desire to be part of something bigger than themselves if they want to participate in the district track meet. They had to want to be part of a team.
The cafeteria filled with applause as the inductees rose from their seats demonstrating the future of Copperas Cove Junior High’s chapter of the National Junior Honor Society.
Upon learning they could have a part in charitable giving, first-graders in teacher Yvonne Miller’s class at Hettie Halstead Elementary School decided to host a gently used toy drive, an idea that sprouted after some personal finance lessons that taught the difference between saving, spendin…
Each student gently laid a napkin in his or her lap being sure to keep their elbows off the table. They knew which fork was the salad fork and how to pass the salt and pepper.
In a societal time when teenagers are into selfies, one club at Copperas Cove High School was established for the opposite reason — selfless service.
Nosecones, mass, constraints and aerodynamic resistance became indispensable knowledge for Copperas Cove Independent School District elementary students at House Creek who faced off against their friends in the Straw Rocket Showdown.
It’s beginning band testing season for the Copperas Cove Independent School District, and the band is lining up students to see what instruments they will hit the right note.
One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.
SAN ANTONIO — Spring in Texas means bluebonnets blooming everywhere. But ask any third- through sixth-grader across Texas what bluebonnets mean and be prepared for a totally different answer.
Have you ever seen someone dribble six basketballs at once?
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Like a needle in a haystack, the question will be: Can Copperas Cove students stand out among their peers?
SAN ANTONIO — Michael Jackson may be singing about being “Bad,” in his iconic No. 1 hit, but the Copperas Cove Starlettes dance team was anything but that according to the judges at the Showtime International Fiesta Texas Drill Team Contest in San Antonio.