BIG VOICES: Choir members singing their way to state

February 25, 2014

Filed under Activities, Choir, Classes & Education, News

By JORDAN KLEIN and JESSICA DEVLUGT The KHS Choir headed to Texas A&M Commerce on Feb. 20  for their yearly Solo and Ensemble UIL competition. “It was a great day! Everyone did extremely well,” choir director Tra...

GROWING PROBLEM: Heroin use among teenagers continues to rise, make news

February 10, 2014

Filed under Drugs, News

By JASMINE POSIGIAN Emylee Lonczak, a 16-year-old at McLean High School in Virginia, had never shot up in her life. But last August, she used heroin with some friends and overdosed in the back of a car and died according to The Washington Post. Lonczak’s friend dragged her into...

SCHOOL WORK: There’s an app for that

February 10, 2014

Filed under Cell phones

By JORDAN KLEIN and JESSICA DEVLUGT Is school stressing you out? Do you have too much work but not enough time to do it? For many of us, the answer to these questions is yes, but thanks to modern technology, there are a few app...

OPINION: Take concussion symptoms seriously

February 7, 2014

Filed under News, Opinion

By ETHAN TIRADO A concussion is very hard to deal with especially if you are the one who has it. Unfortunately, I received a concussion by crashing into the goalkeeper and now, I’m suffering two to three weeks without electronics, sports, music, and computers. The doctors s...

KAUFMAN MURDERS: Trial moved to Rockwall County

February 7, 2014

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By SHELBY LATHAM The man accused of killing the Kaufman County district attorney, his wife, and an assistant district attorney last year will have his trial moved to Rockwall according to the Dallas Morning News. Read More »...

UIL ACADEMICS: Team brings home 5 medals in 1st competition

February 3, 2014

Filed under Activities, News, UIL

By HANNAH WALLACE The UIL team attended the Lindale Invitational Tournament Jan. 23-24 for the first event of the year and took home five medals and prepared for even more competitions yet to come. Read More »...

KHS HALL OF FAMER: Coach Brenda Paine inducted into the Grapevine Hall of Fame

January 27, 2014

Filed under News, Sports, Teachers, Tennis

By HALEY ROZNOVSKY Coach Brenda Paine was inducted into the Grapevine High School Hall of Fame in October. She was recognized for how far she has come in her career as a tennis coach and teacher. Read More »...

SCHOOL BOARD RECOGNITION MONTH: Kaufman ISD recognizes this important service

January 23, 2014

Filed under Activities, News

By MARSHALL RANEY January 2014 is School Board Recognition Month—a great time to focus on the crucial role an elected board of trustees plays in our communities and schools. School board members  show dedication and hard work ...

BIG BUILD: District continues KHS renovation projects

January 23, 2014

Filed under Activities, KHS improvements

By JASMINE POSIGIAN Over the past year KISD officials have been busy doing renovations to various areas of the high school campus. Some of those completed renovations include the following: Read More »...

KISD BOARD NOTES: Trustees recognize Black and Gold Blog, Educators of Year; land purchase process begun

January 21, 2014

Filed under School Board, Teachers

By VICTORIA RAY Superintendent Dr. Lori Blaylock recognized Justus Ellis and Marshall Raney from the KHS journalism class at the KISD Board of Trustees meeting last Monday night. Read More »...

TAKE PRECAUTION: Get your flu vaccine

January 15, 2014

Filed under News

By BROOKE NEWTON and HAYLEY HOLCOMB Flu season has begun earlier than usual this winter in North Texas.  As expected high levels of flu are currently circulating in the community and area health officials are urging caution. Read More »...

SUPER TEACHER: Jungman earns Teacher of the Year honors

January 9, 2014

Filed under Classes & Education, News, Science

By HALEY ROZNOVSKY and HAYLEY HOLCOMB The votes are in for 2013 KHS Teacher of the Year and the winner is Mrs. Miranda Jungman, KHS chemistry teacher and junior class sponsor.  Read More »...

WILD WEATHER: Ice storm hits Dallas/Fort Worth area hard

December 10, 2013

Filed under Activities, News

By SYDNEY FERRELL This past weekend the Dallas/Fort Worth area was hit hard by some wild winter weather that was a little out of the norm for Texas during this season. Read More »...

OPINION — LIVE AND LEARN: Texting is not the only cause of accidents — a first-hand account

November 15, 2013

Filed under News, Opinion

By HAYLEY HOLCOMB I know first-hand that you don’t have just be texting and driving to have a serious wreck, all you have to do is take your eyes off the road for a few seconds and boom you’ve just wrecked.  Read Mor...

WATER BREAK: Students get unusual early release

October 31, 2013

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By JUSTUS ELLIS and HANNAH WALLACE Right outside of Kaufman's junior high and high school, there was a water pipe that broke early Tuesday morning and the students were allowed leave school at 10:30 a.m. Read More »...

RING, RING: Cell phone policy detailed

September 23, 2013

Filed under Cell phones

By JUSTUS ELLIS and HAMZA SIDDIQ Kaufman High School phone policies do not allow students to have their phone out in class without permission. Get permission, or get a phone taken up. Read More »...