From decades of going to school in the Killeen area to earning success in a wide range of career fields, new Killeen Independent School District distinguished alumni brought perspective to a ceremony Thursday that honored the past while looking to the future.
The Killeen school board and the Harker Heights City Council met Monday for a joint workshop to discuss enrollment and projected growth in the Harker Heights area.
COPPERAS COVE — Classes went on as normal Monday after an anonymous spray-painter left a message on the wall of a car wash on Casa Street threatening a school shooting in the city.
Killeen Independent School District will hold a joint workshop meeting with the Harker Heights City Council at 3 p.m. Monday in the board room of the KISD administration building at 200 N. W.S. Young Drive.
Killeen Independent School District Superintendent John Craft said a change to the current high school lunch policy is needed for the upcoming school year.
In the middle of spring break this week, a half dozen Killeen students will be demonstrating engineering design at a conference with an international reach.
With nearly five months left before Killeen Independent School District’s fiscal year 2018 budget is set to be approved, district officials say there is still plenty of work to do. The final budget is expected to be finalized and approved by board members in August.
A meeting for Dads Of Great Students (D.O.G.S.) — a volunteer program that allows male role models to help, assist and secure confidence in students — was Thursday night at Timber Ridge Elementary School in Killeen.
Killeen residents should expect to see children getting out of school early Friday as local school districts and colleges will adjourn for a weeklong spring break.
COPPERAS COVE — Copperas Cove Independent School District Superintendent Joe Burns said CCISD plans to do a lot of expansion and renovation over the next few years.
Applying a sense of community service to the cause of childhood literacy, a local company on Tuesday placed new books in the hands of 2,000 Killeen school children.
Creative displays revealed the work of creative young minds during a Gifted and Talented Showcase that spread across the Cedar Valley Elementary School cafeteria.
For a certain group of technology minded high school students, six weeks of after-school programming and building comes to competitive fruition in upcoming weeks.
Some Killeen parents are unhappy with at least a portion of Killeen Independent School District’s policy related to special education video monitors.
Killeen Independent School District officials are investigating a parent’s claim of child abuse at Pershing Park Elementary School.
Celebrating courage that changed the world, students across Killeen honored leaders in February who stood up to oppression to free those shackled by chains and those paralyzed by ignorance.
A motor vehicle caught on fire in the Killeen Independent School District Career Center parking lot Tuesday morning, according to Killeen ISD spokesperson Shannon Rideout.
Flexing their literary muscle, team members from 10 Killeen middle schools put their knowledge to the test Thursday in the annual Battle of the Books.
The Copperas Cove Independent School District said more clarity will be essential to the district improving its A-F Accountability Rating.
When schools across the state were given A-F report cards last month, Killeen ISD schools received a combined 74 D or F ratings out of 196 rating scores. Killeen Superintendent John Craft that day joined several of his peers in a press conference protesting the Texas Education Agency’s new system.
Editor’s note: In advance of the May 6 election, the Daily Herald is asking candidates’ opinions about issues facing the district.
Texas A&M University Central Texas and the local Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity is hosting a “Teen Awareness and Relationship Responsibility Conference” Saturday.
The Killeen Independent School District hosted a Community Impact Day to empower high school girls to care for themselves and encourage one another.
Leonard Moore, a prominent history professor from the University of Texas, spoke of the importance of making an impact during an African-American lecture at CTC’s Anderson Center on Thursday evening.
While Killeen Independent School District’s budget season is typically year-round, the board’s role in upcoming budget talks began publicly this week.
FORT HOOD — Military officials met with Central Texas education officials from nine area school districts and local higher education institutions at the 2017 Fort Hood Education Summit on Thursday.
The Killeen Independent School District board of trustees Tuesday was presented an amendment to decrease the budgeted fund balance by $11.67 million.
The Killeen Independent School District’s fiscal budget issues and teacher contract terminations will be discussed at 6 p.m. today by the board of trustees at its workshop meeting.
U.S. Department of Education officials will be touring various schools and district departments in 2017 as part of its investigation of the state’s struggles with special education.
The Killeen Independent School District board of trustees will meet Tuesday to discuss taking action regarding recommendations of an independent hearing examiner during a workshop meeting.
Voices from the past mingled with those of today and the young voices of future leaders paid homage to the past while gazing into the future.
After a nearly two-year investigation, state education officials said the Killeen Independent School District has reached 100 percent compliance for its special education programs.
When Raymond Riddle extinguished a yard fire on his school bus route, he was hailed by the young riders and honored by the Copperas Cove Independent School District for handling two jobs well.
The Center of African-American Studies and Research will host a lecture at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Anderson Center, Building 156, on the Central Texas College campus in Killeen as part of a four-part initiative to raise awareness of African-American history.
Retired Gen. Robert M. Shoemaker celebrated his 93rd birthday Friday with about 2,000 of his “Greywolf grandchildren” at a lunchtime party at the school that bears his name.
It may be the longest running musical production in town, and for the 48th year, the Killeen High School choir will perform "Club Allegro" this weekend.
Killeen-area youth coaches are still asking Killeen Independent School District officials to lower rental costs associated with district basketball gyms, football fields and other facilities.
Fifty years ago, the white-brick building at a busy Killeen intersection stood at the southern edge of town, where it would grow along with the neighborhood for a half-century and beyond.