BIRD DOWN: Large injured bird found at KHS

KARMA KELLEY, Staff writer

September 12, 2014

Filed under News

An injured owl was discovered last Saturday morning at 7:30 a.m. outside of KHS near the choir room.

VIDEO: Helicopters spotted hovering over Kaufman

TYLER HANES, Staff writer

September 12, 2014

Filed under News, Newscast & Video, Showcase

Many students were questioning why there were helicopters hovering over Kaufman on Thursday.

REMEMBERING 9/11: Terrorists attacked World Trade Center 13 years ago today

JACOB CEDILLO, Staff writer

September 11, 2014

Filed under News, Showcase

A terrorist group known as the Al- Qaedas launched an attack on the United States of America by using suicide bombers to destroy the Twin Towers in New York City and the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia.

SAD DEPARTURE: Coach Todd York leaving KHS after many good years

CHANSE RICHARDS, Sports writer

May 5, 2014

Filed under Football, News, Showcase, Sports, Video

After eight great years at Kaufman High School athletic director and head football coach Todd York is leaving to be the athletic director at Georgetown ISD. Read More »...

BLACK & GOLD NEWS: Live from the B&G Studios

April 30, 2014

Filed under Black & Gold Newscast, News, Newscast & Video, Video

Check out the fourth installment of the Black and Gold News.

ALMOST THERE: Senior year coming to a close, check out what’s going on

April 30, 2014

Filed under Activities, Graduation, News

By CRISTINA SOTO and SYDNEY FERRELL The school year is quickly coming to a close. Between making last minute decisions on college decisions and all of the upcoming senior events there is a lot to remember. Class of 2014, Black and Gold Blog is here to info...

NEW PRINCIPAL NAMED: Crawford takes over as new principal this fall

April 28, 2014

Filed under Community, News, Principal

By JASMINE POSIGIAN Dr. Dan Crawford was recently named principal of Kaufman High School. Crawford is the current principal of Bells High School, and will be moving to Kaufman this summer to join the Lions family in the fall. Black and Gold spoke with Crawford about his life and background. Read More »...

RETIREMENT: Mr. Campbell decides to hang it up as principal

April 28, 2014

Filed under Principal

By MEAGAN COUNTS AND SHELBY LATHAM Retirement is a stage in life where you can enjoy yourself, relax, and do things you enjoy. Kenny Campbell, principal of KHS has decided it’s his time to retire. Read More »...

WALLY WORLD: Band plays at Wal-Mart’s grand opening

April 24, 2014

Filed under Activities, News

By JESSICA DEVLUGT and JORDAN KLEIN The city of Kaufman's new Wal-Mart that opened this week, and several KHS band students played at the new supercenter’s opening, greeting an extremely large crowd. Construction on the supe...

NHS BLOOD DRIVE: Staff, students donate 72 blood units to help save lives

April 15, 2014

Filed under Activities, News, NHS

By MEAGAN COUNTS Carter BloodCare operations manager Tonna Buster contacted National Honor Society Patti Fay and Cory Smith last week to thank them for hosting the group’s annual blood drive. Overall, 116 KHS students and staff members signed up to give.  Read More &ra...

ACADEMIC CHAMPIONS: Lions dominate at UIL competition to bring home district title

April 1, 2014

Filed under Activities, News, UIL

By JORDAN KLEIN and JESSICA DEVLUGT KHS students worked their hardest in achieving the highest scores possible at UIL competitions in Crandall on March 19-21. The result? After the One Act Play portion was complete on Saturday, t...


March 31, 2014

Filed under College, News

KHS student Slade Banks is in the running for the Mike Rowe Works Scholarship at Tulsa Welding School. Stuydents are invited to this link to vote, like, and share! "He deserves it!" says coach Stephen Armstrong. The link is to Banks' video on Facebook, and he can win the scholarship by receiving the most vo...

SMAT VIDEO: KHS Prom Closet 2014

March 18, 2014

Filed under Classes & Education, News, Prom, SMAT, Video

You don't have to spend big bucks on a prom dress. Visit the Prom Closet!

MENTAL MASTERS: UIL team dominates at Sunnyvale, wins threee team awards in Crandall

March 6, 2014

Filed under Activities, News, UIL

The Kaufman UIL Academic Team had a dominating performance  at the Sunnyvale Invitational Meet on Saturday.  The team competed not only against 3A schools, but also 4A and 5A schools. Read More »...

OPINION: Raising the minmum wage doesn’t make economic sense

February 28, 2014

Filed under News, Opinion

By SCOTT REYES President Barack Obama is trying to raise the minimum wage for workers to $10.10 an hour, from $7.25, in an effort to build momentum for a minimum wage hike for all Americans. It may be a "year of action" for Presi...