Students, teachers get in the holiday spirit with door decorating contest

MALLORY HANDLEY and KAYLEE POLISH

December 10, 2014

Filed under Activities, Showcase

KHS teachers and students have been decorating their doors to win bragging rights for the rest of the year. Here are some examples of their hard work.

CHRISTMAS-GRAMS: Choir set to sing for that special someone

MACY MCGLAMERY, Staff writer

December 9, 2014

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This holiday season, students can buy their special someone a Christmas-Gram and have the KHS choir sing to them. The KHS choir is selling the Christmas-Grams for $2 in all lunches. Seasonal greeting can be bought from any choir director in your lunch.

THANKSGIVING: What does it mean to you?

KAYLEE POLISH and MALLORY HANDLEY

November 20, 2014

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Students of KHS explain what thanksgiving means to them, and what is most important to them. They express how much family means to them and cherish every moment spent with the ones that care the most. To consider all the blessings...

THANKSGIVING: What are you thankful for?

COLBY JONES and VALERIE VEGA

November 20, 2014

Filed under Activities, Showcase, Thanksgiving

Black and Gold asked the students and faculty of KHS what Thanksgiving means to them.

DAY OF THANKS: Celebration time

MELISSA VASQUEZ, Staff writer

November 19, 2014

Filed under Showcase, Thanksgiving

Every fourth Thursday of November, Americans celebrate Thanksgiving with activities like gathering together to watching football, eating big meals,and just being grateful for what they have.

KHS band competes at regionals

HALEY MELTON and CHASITY WILLIAMS

November 19, 2014

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KHS band students competed at regionals on Oct. 25 in Denton.

THANKSGIVING: How did it all begin?

TRINITY MANZAY, Staff writer

November 18, 2014

Filed under Arts, Features, & More, Showcase, Thanksgiving

The American tradition of Thanksgiving began with a three day feast that took place in 1621 to celebrate the great harvest the Pilgrims and Native Americans accomplished.

RAIN DOESN’T STOP US: KHS athletics hard at work in the rain

JACOB KELTNER, Staff Writer

November 14, 2014

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With three days of continuous rain, KHS athletics didn’t let the rain stop them from their daily practices last Thursday. Soccer, football, and girls athletics were out on the football field.

 BULLYING: KHS hosts assembly to spotlight issue

AUTUMN DAVIS, Staff writer

November 14, 2014

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An assembly about bullying will be held in the KHS cafeteria on Nov. 21. Chief Debi Nixon said that bullying has increased in the past year, and hopes the assembly raises awareness.

FISHING TEAM: Anglers stay in contention

CALEB LINN and WILL SISSON

November 13, 2014

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Fishing on a calm day is a perfect scenario. Sitting in the boat, rocking back and forth, waiting for a fish to bite. The Kaufman Bass Club, went to Lake of the Pines on Oct. 5 to battle against teams all around the Dallas Fort-Worth area.

SINGING WITH THE LIONS: Choir performs national anthem at football game

PAMELA HAMPTON, Staff Writer

November 12, 2014

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The KHS choir sang the national anthem at the Pink Out football game on Oct. 17.

VETERANS DAY PART 1: English classes write to U.S. military veterans

VICTORIA BUTLER and ADRIANA GUILLEN

November 11, 2014

Filed under Arts, Features, & More, Showcase, Veterans Day

The wall outside English teacher Charlene Warnock’s classroom is a tribute to veterans of the U.S. military. Warnock’s Wall of Honor is full of long letters and battle photos. There are many different scenes from battle, military funerals, and family pictures. It is full of red, white, and blue coloring.

November 3, 2014

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With an estimate of 96% of the U.S. population currently using cellphones, it is clear that cellphone loss and theft is becoming more and more of an issue. According to statistics, 113 cell phones are lost or stolen every minute...

IN THE PIT: Band’s pit crew brings big sound

GENESIS GUTIERREZ and MARY MORENO 

November 3, 2014

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The KHS pit crew adds additional sounds to the music the band plays each Friday night from cymbals and gong to piano and triangle.

JESSICA NEVIL

November 3, 2014

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Jessica is a freshman at Kaufman High School and this her first year in journalism. She plays clarinet in marching band and has all the information you need to know about the band. She enjoys playing video games and has goals...

Samantha Trevino

October 30, 2014

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Samantha Trevino is a freshman. She is an athlete. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends! She plays volleyball, basketball, golf, softball, soccer, and she runs track. She loves volleyball the most, she has a passion...

Courtney Bull

October 30, 2014

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Courtney Bull is a freshman. She is a competitive dancer at The Dance Factory in Kaufman. She enjoys being with her friends and family. She enjoys being on the newspaper staff and writing stories about all the exciting things...

Carlee Roberts

October 30, 2014

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Carlee is 16. She loves Graphic Design and plans on making that her main job. She enjoys making people laugh. She only listens to 90’s Alternative and Trap. She’s in Foster Care and might be adopted shortly. Carlee has some...

Nickolas Tijerina

October 30, 2014

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Nickolas Tijerina is a freshman at Kaufman High School. This is his first year to be apart of the KHS news staff. He enjoys being surrounded by friends and family. Nickolas plays football, basketball, powerlifting, and is apart...

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