LEADER + SHIP = SMOOTH SAILING: Insight on becoming a motivated leader

MICHELLE KISTLER, Staff writer

September 30, 2016

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Leadership is a common word, but rather hard to define. When thinking of a “perfect leader,” some might picture someone who is always bubbly, spreading good vibes, easy to talk to, helping others out, and listening his or her team. Author, speaker and pastor John C. Maxwell defines it this way: “Leadership is not about titles, positions or flowcharts. It’s about one life influencing another.”

New high school offers big innovations – check out the photos

MICHAEL SIJ, Staff writer

September 21, 2016

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Kaufman’s new high school will be a big upgrade with new classes, library, and gyms. Here are some of the big changes that will be made to the school.

BEHIND ‘THE LOST BOY’: Inside KHS’s upcoming Peter Pan theater production

BRITTANY ALANIZ, Staff writer

September 20, 2016

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“The Lost Boy” is a story that tells how Peter Pan was created and the story of Neverland. The KHS theater staff is working hard to put the sets together and bring this story to life. The shows will be on Sept. 24 at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., and another show on Sept. 25 at 3 p.m.

CLASH ROYAl

JESSE NIX, Staff Writter

May 20, 2016

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  Jesse Nix “Clash Royal”is a new game. The game about luck and strategy.  It's a game that sucks  in and doesn't let go and,is one of the top games in the app store. In the game a player has 3 towers that ...

VICTORIA JOHNSON and KATELYNN MINNICK

May 20, 2016

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The Kaufman County area is getting several new retail stores and restaurants. All of the new stores are offering food, tires, and household items.

Designing the Semester

SARAH SEWELL, Staff writer

May 20, 2016

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Want to know what the talk is all about in A6? It`s fashion from sewing to learning how to draw body forms. This is the new fashion design class taught by Christy Lucas.

Lionettes Spring Show

MIA MORETTI

May 18, 2016

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The Lionettes performed the annual Lionettes Spring Show on April 30. There was a total of 30 dances among the Lionettes, junior high Lionettes, and even junior high PE classes. “People tried their hardest and practiced out...

BATMAN vs SUPERMAN

ANTHONY RAVELLA, Staff writer

May 10, 2016

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Is it a bird, is it a plane? It's  this springs biggest blockbuster! “Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice” was released on March 25th, and was immediately engaging. This movie was very satisfying. The writing and acting both ...

SMASH & GRAB: The history of piñatas

DESIREE CARRILLO and JESSICA ARRIAGA

May 4, 2016

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“Cinco de Mayo” is approaching and many brightly colored pinatas, no doubt, will be strung up to be whacked at on May 5.

FOOD & FIESTAS: Inside the history and traditions of Cinco de Mayo

JESSICA ARRIAGA and DESIREE CARRILLO

May 4, 2016

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Cinco de Mayo is probably the holiday most often celebrated that no one understands. What’s it all about? How is it celebrated? What does it mean to Mexicans? Here are the answers.

Who run’s the world? Girls: Spring Show 2016

MIA MORETTI and JORDAN COPELAND

April 27, 2016

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The Lionettes will be performing their Women’s World Spring Show on April 30th at Kemp high school, because of the construction going on at Kaufman high school. There will be 30 different dances that high school and junior high Lionettes, and junior high PE classes will perform.

GETTING ORGANIZED PART III: Technology organization

By: MARYGRACE ANSPACH, Staff writer

April 20, 2016

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Our lives are undoubtedly easier with our gadgets, but only if we keep a handle on them. Organizing technology doesn’t necessarily involve technology. Begin by untangling wires, recycling unused electronics, arranging media cabinets, and storing remotes. Once your home office and living areas are uncluttered, organizing technology on computers and accessories becomes much easier.

CASE CRACKER: KHS graduate reflects on career in law enforcement

JANESSA CARRILLO, Staff writer

April 19, 2016

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Police officers pull up with witnesses surrounding the scene, a drug deal gone bad. An addict was wanting some drugs and gave the money to get them but the dealer couldn’t supply any. Eleazar Carrillo Jr., a detective called to the scene, is talking with and questioning the witnesses on what happened prior and leading up to the shooting. For this KHS graduate, this is just part of the job

BEYOND THE TEXT:The evolution of the smart phone

BIJAHN PROX, Staff writer

April 13, 2016

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Today, smartphones are almost equivalent to having a best friend, they’re there when people need them, and they can always entertain. The cell phones of today can do almost anything, but many of the first cells phones did not have the multiple abilities that phones have now. But over time, smartphones have advanced and limitations have become few. People of today have the ability to do things with their phones that people of the past could only have imagined.

KHS Presents: Balkan Women

CHASTITY MCKINNEY, Staff writer

April 13, 2016

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During the Serbian War in 1990, it was a dark time. Men in Serbia clashed with women, Balkan women. One particular story of these women has been told over and over, time and time again. “The Balkan Women,” was written by playwright, Samuel French and performed by many. Now it’s Kaufman Theater’s turn to perform

ON A GOOD NOTE: Band members qualify for all-state

JULISSA ROCHA, Staff writer

April 11, 2016

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The Kaufman band recently sent two of its finest musicians this year to the All-State Band in San Antonio.

TV REVIEW: CW’S Being Human features ‘different’ group of friends

KATELYNN MINNICK, Staff writer

April 6, 2016

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In the CW Television drama “Being Human” two friends Aiden and Josh ( Which happen to be a vampire and werewolf.)have had a change in location and decided to move into an apartment. But little did they know a woman’s spirit is still in the apartment. When they meet Sally, all three of them get to know each other and become really good friends.

THE SMAT PROJECT

March 31, 2016

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THE SMAT PROJECT By:KELSIE EVANS and LEXI WRENN THe KHS SMAT class is all about self expression where  students enjoy making fun and creative videos to use on social media entertain family and friends,and inform students and ot...

KHS SPRINGS INTO EASTER :The history of the holiday

CHLOE MARTINEZ and KELLEY PERRY

March 24, 2016

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Easter, which celebrates Jesus Christ’s resurrection from the dead, is Christianity’s most important holiday. It has been called a “moveable feast” because it doesn’t fall on a set date every year, as most holidays do. Instead, Christian churches in the West celebrate Easter on the first Sunday following the full moon after the vernal equinox on March 21.

What’s your sign? Part 4 – Pisces

KILEY MILLER

March 17, 2016

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This month's zodiac sign is a pisces or the fish. If your birthday is between Feb. 20 and March 20 check out below to see what your sign has to say to describe you.

MOVIE REVIEW: Ride Along 2 a joy for comedy, action fans

ANTHONY RAVELLA and JESSE NIX

March 16, 2016

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“Ride Along 2” is the sequel to 2014’s “Ride Along” and was released in January. It’s about a cop who takes a rookie on a shift meant to scare the trainee when events take an unexpected turn as their wild night leads to hunting down Atlanta's most-notorious criminal.

TV REVIEW: ‘The Flash’ speeds into viewers’ hearts

ANGEL RAMOS, Staff Writer

March 16, 2016

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“The Flash” TV series debuted on the CW on October 2014. It was a long awaited series by many DC comic fans. The show stars Grant Gustin as The Flash and the star of the superhero series. The show averages of millions of viewers each night.

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