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Killeen Independent School District and Killeen City Council officials addressed the issue of illegal bus passing in Killeen during a joint workshop meeting Tuesday where both sides agreed it’s still a problem.

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Keeping in mind rising construction costs nationwide, the Killeen Independent School District board of trustees weighed the need for future new school construction during its morning workshop Tuesday.

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The Killeen Independent School District Board of Trustees and the Killeen City Council will hold a joint public workshop meeting Tuesday evening to discuss school bus safety, a joint crime committee agreement, potential sites for future schools and a playground joint use agreement.

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Williams/Ledger Elementary fifth grader Romella Spitzer compliments her older sister, Samantha, on her canvas that she is painting. Romella knows that painting is one of Samantha’s favorite activities, and the two sisters enjoy the hobby together.

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Bell County activists are asking for support as they plan to rally Saturday in defiance of a bill currently awaiting approval from Gov. Greg Abbott which will ban educators from teaching the history of racism in public school classrooms.

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BELTON — Karina Fisher was among more than 700 Belton High seniors to receive a high school diploma on Thursday, and the 17-year-old credited much of her success to her family.

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The Central Texas College Continuing Education department is currently holding registration for the Clinical Medical Assistant cohort. The career development program begins June 28 and can lead to rewarding job opportunities in the health care field, according to a news release from the coll…

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The 24th largest school district in the state of Texas announced a new middle school principal and two new elementary principals for the 2021-2022 school year.

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COPPERAS COVE — To go along with the 3% pay raise given to all employees within the Copperas Cove Independent School District, the school board of trustees approved the same raise for Superintendent Joe Burns Tuesday evening.

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COPPERAS COVE — Class is still in session in Copperas Cove as hundreds of students and dozens of teachers signed up to participate in more than a dozen learning camps within the district, including athletic camps.

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Central Texas College will host a live, virtual information session on its Facebook page Monday from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. to assist prospective students considering attending the local community college. High school seniors and recent graduates, military personnel and anyone else considering h…

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The Killeen Independent School District will review the 87th Texas Legislative Session and its impact on the district’s finances during Tuesday’s school board meeting.

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The Central Texas College Nursing and Allied Health department recently announced Veronica King was named the winner of this year’s Daisy Award for Extraordinary Nursing Faculty. She serves as a professor — Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) program and assistant department chairperson — Heal…

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The Killeen Independent School District is offering a number of optional summer learning camps in an effort to address students’ pandemic-related learning loss and combat the traditional summer slide.

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BELTON — Ending a year marked with challenge and loss, the Shoemaker High School Class of 2021 gathered a final time Saturday to celebrate the strength that comes from running with the pack.

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Central Texas College held spring graduation ceremonies on May 14 at the Bell County Expo Center. Two commencements were held to allow for proper safe distancing. Of the 1,330 CTC graduates worldwide, nearly 400 of them combined were expected to participate in the ceremonies to receive their…

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Amid a notable enrollment drop during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, officials at Central Texas College are hopeful summer and fall semester enrollment numbers will bring a welcome boost to declining revenue reserves.

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BELTON — From global pandemic and an unprecedented switch to virtual learning to the more common struggle of “senioritis,” the Harker Heights High School Class of 2021 persevered to the culmination of commencement.

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BELTON — The top Ellison High School Class of 2021 graduates encouraged their classmates to use their new status as adults to make lasting change and to live every moment with authenticity and gratitude.