In an effort to provide students an opportunity to think outside the box, Williams/Ledger Elementary School features a designated time each day for Genius Hour passion project, where students can explore questions about almost anything on their minds.
The number of hours volunteers have contributed at Williams/Ledger Elementary School is impressive: 2,662.34 in 2016-2017 and 1,291.32 for just the first semester.
With more than one-third of Copperas Cove Independent School District students being military-connected, there is a constant influx of new students. New students can feel lonely, leading to social isolation, which can cause depression and anxiety.
Copperas Cove students got personal inspiration from award-winning Texas author Chris Barton during a week-long visit to several of the district’s schools.
The Copperas Cove Five Hills royalty were honored by the City Council for having contributed more than 4,000 hours of service since being crowned in May.
Being bundled up inside the house with your family due to unseasonably cold weather in Texas was a perfect opportunity for House Creek Elementary School students to use skills they learned recently through their “friendship fruit salad” assignment.
CANYON LAKE — The Copperas Cove High School Criminal Justice Club, supported by training from the Copperas Cove Police Explorer’s Program, competed in the Texas Public Service Association Central Region Competition, where they placed in 12 of the 13 events.
The Copperas Cove High School Copperettes Dance Team and Copperas Cove Junior High and S.C. Lee Junior High School Starlettes Dance Teams are kicking up their heels, standing on their toes, twirling in the air and pulling out all the stops to get high marks from the judges at this weekend’s …
“If you want to change behavior, the first thing you need to do is develop the relationship.”
Copperas Cove High School DECA students are ready to compete Saturday morning and put their skills to the test at the DECA 5 District Conference, which draws more than 1,200 students. Fewer than 500 will advance to the state contest in Dallas in February.
It won’t be completely unfamiliar territory Saturday in Belton, although the stakes have gotten higher for two Copperas Cove ISD teacher and a high school student.
Millions of students take the PSAT test every year in preparation for the SAT with the hopes of scoring highly enough to get into the college or university of their choice.
Dustyn Shehane is what competitors might call a sleeper. The quiet Copperas Cove High School student was named a Commended Scholar in the National Merit Scholarship Program and her classmates never saw it coming.
They are America’s fighting force. Military men and women are trained to keep America safe, but how do they keep themselves safe?
As Christmas trees are being recycled and turned into pulp now that the festive holiday for 2017 has passed, one Cove elementary school is recycling a lot more this year than just the tree.
Copperas Cove High School FFA students have made history and set themselves up not only for successful careers but some lucrative college scholarships.
If you take out a $1,000 loan that has a 20 percent rate, how much will you owe a year in interest? Answer: $200.
While all the Cove school district elementary schools have kindness clubs to combat bullying, Williams/Ledger Elementary School tried a fluffier approach to get students to accept each others' differences.
No doubt, you’ve heard of the motorized, two-wheel, self-balancing scooter that sends kids zooming through neighborhoods and down sidewalks. With Christmas right around the corner and wish lists being drawn up, you can bet this is a list-topping item for Cove students.
Police officers, bounty hunters and firefighters swarmed the halls of Crossroads High School. Nurses could be heard throughout the campus and students anticipated their next move — next career move, that is.
How much of what you read can you actually remember? One Martin Walker Elementary School teacher has a method for helping students truly understand and recall what they are reading.
Topping the headlines last week was a young boy speaking out against the bullies he faces every day at school.
When teacher Bridgette Gatzert entered her classroom, she was not looking at her typical House Creek Elementary School third-grade class. Her room had been transformed into a living museum, lined with famous American figures.
Parents grabbed their backpacks and headed back to school for their second lesson of the year at S.C. Lee Junior High School. The school’s Parent University program encourages parents to attend meetings and learn how to track how well and what their students are doing in school.
Copperas Cove senior Amari Clark took a deep breath.
The Copperas Cove Independent School District school board took impact aid money and put more than $1.2 million toward a one-time retention incentive for staff members during its meeting Tuesday night. The district will pay all full-time employees $1,000 and part-time employees $500.
Copperas Cove Independent School District teachers and students are competing for top military honors at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8577’s Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award, Patriot Pen, and Voice of Democracy contests.
Legos in all of the primary colors spilled onto the table as Martin Walker Elementary School fifth-graders Tiara Barker, Melody Vaofefe, and Samuel Mercado picked out the perfect pieces to create their masterpieces.
The warthogs are waltzing, the chimps’ cha-cha-ing, but poor Gerald the giraffe can’t seem to figure out how to make his body parts work together to dance. That is until he has a chance encounter with a friendly cricket who tells him that “sometimes when you’re different, you just need a dif…
Williams Ledger Elementary School second-grader Janell Gray watches intently as the glass blower reaches inside the glass furnace to gather a layer of melted, clear glass. He then rolls the hot glass on a steel table to create a round shape and heats the glass again while turning the blow pi…
The stars must face up. The stripes are tucked tightly underneath. Horizontal folds result in a perfect military triangle.
Grandparents provide love, support, humor, and of course, cookies. They also represent one-third of the population with 72 percent believing that being a grandparent is the single most significant and satisfying thing in their life.
Moving and adjusting to a new school can be challenging, especially for military-connected students.
“I’m having a great time” stated Jaden Dominguez, a Copperas Cove Independent School District fourth-grader, “it’s been a good day so far and my favorite part has been watching the cow being milked.”
There are still many societal pressures influencing girls today that have them worrying about the way they look, if they will be popular, or will they be perfect enough to be accepted by the majority. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Association of …
The Copperas Cove Independent School District hires about 100 new teachers annually. With a shortage of school teachers nationwide, CCISD is now growing its own through classroom aides and launched a paraprofessional education assistance program this year.
Fred, a gummy worm, is stuck on a plastic cup that has flipped over and his candy Lifesaver jacket is trapped underneath his boat. Can the students in teacher Swantje Drayton’s third-grade science class at Hettie Halstead Elementary School save him from drowning in time?