Robotics team gears up for big competition

MEAGHAN SCALES, Staff writer

February 24, 2016

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The KHS Robotics team is heading to regionals on Feb. 26 at the UT Arlington Maverick Activity Center. This will be Kaufman’s second time participating in this tournament.

IN FULL FORCE: Lionettes begin competition season

TRISTYN GENTRY and DELANEY JOHNSON

February 18, 2016

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As competition nears the dancers of KHS prepare to score high against the other schools. Hours of hard work and dedication will be put to the test in front of a panel of judges. They will be judged based on execution, technique, and overall showmanship.

Valentines day- a long distant relationship

ASHLYN KITZMILLER and MACY CLOWERS

February 12, 2016

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Mrs.Kenneally is a sophomore teacher here at KHS she has had a rough couple of months with her husband Nick getting sent back off to Kuwait and is returning next month. This Valentine's day she is going to spend it without her husband. Mrs.Kenneally was asked about her marriage, here are her answers:

NHS selling Valentine’s Day goodies

LEXI WRENN, Staff writer

February 9, 2016

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NHS is selling Valentine's Day goodies as a fundraiser to help generate scholarships. We are offering the following items for purchase for your special someone:

WENDY VASQUEZ

January 29, 2016

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Band members earn big honors

JULISSA ROCHA, Staff writer

January 28, 2016

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The Kaufman Roaring Lion Band recently participated in the ATSSB Region 3 auditions, For these auditions, band students from small schools around the area are required to learn a piece of music on their own and audition to qualify for symphonic band or the concert band. This year was a great year for the band with 35 of the 78 musicians advancing to concert and symphonic.

VIBRANT VOICES: Choir continues to sing with success

KYLEE SISSON and MEAGHAN SCALES

January 27, 2016

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The choir has been having a good year so far with hard working singers and lots of practice time.

Academic teams dominate at Lindale

SAVANAH BARNARD, Staf writer

January 27, 2016

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UIL Contestants competed in Lindale on Jan. 16 and took home many awards and medals. Contestants made the entire school proud said UIL advisor Corey Smith.

Arctic Monkeys- AM Review

January 25, 2016

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Although Arctic Monkeys have gained notoriety through the album “AM,” I personally think they could’ve done better. This album is not like their other albums, less indie and more pop. A majority of the songs have a guitar solo and up...

MACY CLOWERS

January 22, 2016

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macy cMacy Clowers is a freshman, and this is her first year writing for the Black and Gold newspaper. She enjoys journalism and has written many stories so far. During her free time she enjoys watching movies and hanging out...

Macy Clowers

January 22, 2016

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Macy Clowers is a freshman, this is her first year writing for the Black and Gold newspaper. She is liking photojournalism and has written many stories so far. During her free time she enjoys watching movies and hanging out with...

Kenzie Kersh

January 21, 2016

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Kenzie Kersh is a sophomore at KHS. She is class vice president. She plays volleyball and runs track. She has been writing for Black and Gold newspaper for one year now. Kenzie is in all honors classes and is ranked in the top...

Holiday events in Kaufman

December 9, 2015

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EUROPEAN VACATION: FBC students head to Germany for mission trip

KAITLYN STAMBAUGH and TRISTYN GENTRY

December 2, 2015

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Over the summer the First Baptist Church began a partnership with a group of German churches seeking to reach their communities. This partnership provided the opportunity for a missions trip; opening the door for the involvement of KHS students.

Lionettes looking forward to competition season

BIJAHN PROX, Staff writer

December 2, 2015

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The football season has ended, and after a year of hard work the Lionettes are preparing for more big events.

FFA members gather in Louisville, Ky., for 68th national convention

SAVANAH BARNARD, Staff writer

November 16, 2015

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Blue and gold jackets fill the stadium as smoke erupts and strobe lights flicker throughout the room. Everyone takes their seats. The band and choir play “Watch Me.” The crowd sings and dances the “Whip” and “Nae Nae” along with excitement.

Choir presents Veterans Day performance

VICTORIA JOHNSON, Staff writer

November 12, 2015

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The junior high and high school choirs are having a spaghetti dinner and concert on Thursday, November 12th at 6pm in the JH cafeteria.

HIT THE HALF-PIPE: A look at Kaufman skateboarding scene

ASHLEIGH CHELETTE, YAZMIN CARVER, HANNAH HEMPHILL, and T’LEEAH WHITE

November 11, 2015

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About three weeks ago just around midnight, a few friends had been working on a new trick and after four hours of trying and trying they landed it. Although, one of them broke their skateboard and was rushed to the hospital that’s when they knew they loved to skate.

KICKING THE COMPETITION: Drill team gears up for new season

MIA MORETTI, Staff writer

November 3, 2015

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KHS’s favorite dance team has some new leaders. This year's Lionette senior leaders are Captain Jacie Jullian, First Lieutenant Amanda Harrington, and Officer Adre Spoon. Sophomore Officer Katelyn Chandler is the only underclassman officer.

Mikaelyn Frost

November 2, 2015

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A newspaper student for two years at KHS and two in junior high, Mikaelyn Frost loves being apart of the Black and Gold newspaper. A junior, she's planning on graduating early and going to college to study in becoming a dental...

CATTLE CALL: Students learn responsibility, care for animals through 4-H program

By: CAMI CUNNINGHAM, Staff writer

October 28, 2015

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The sun isn’t even up yet, and Kaylee Rodriguez is hard at work in the barn. In the next hour, Rodriguez will make sure her 978-pound steer named Diesel is fed by carrying a 50 pound bag of feed to his bucket. While she’s doing that, she already has a hose in the water trough. Later that evening, she heads back out and does it all again. On the weekends, this KHS sophomore is in the barn most of the day washing and blow drying Diesel’s hair, getting it just right.

The freshman football team tame the Willis Point Tigers

VICTORIA JOHNSON, Staff writer

October 20, 2015

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The freshman football team had a nice win against Wills Point on Thursday.

Hakuna Matata : KHS crowns a new ‘Lion Queen’

AVERY BROWNING and ANGEL RAMOS

October 20, 2015

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On a crisp October night the stadium lights shined bright, fans filled the stands, and the lions were dominating their small town rival, the Crandall Pirates. Then the clock hit 00:00 marking the end of the second quarter, It was time for halftime, and time to crown a homecoming queen.

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