UIL Goes to State

KARLA ARREOLA, Staff Writer

May 20, 2015

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Several students at Kaufman High School competed at the UIL Regional meet. They traveled to Commerce and prepared for the competition the day before the meet. They each arrived with hopes of doing well and advancing on to the...

NEONATAL NURSING: CAREER THAT REWARDS BY PAY

SARAH KENNEDY

May 20, 2015

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Neonatal nursing is nursing that works with newborn infants who may have in birth defects such as cleft palates, or deformities, infections, cardiac problems, and surgical problems.

Moving into a new school – overcoming fears

JUANA SALAS, Staff writer

May 11, 2015

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Adjusting to a new school can be very difficult for some students, for others it might be fairly easy. It all depends on the student and the way they see this big change.

STAAR testing continues next week at KHS

VANESSA DE LEON, Staff writer

April 30, 2015

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KHS freshman students will be STAAR testing next week. Students will be taking algebra, world history and biology end of course (EOC) exams.

Summer school packets now available; 2 semesters offered

VICTORIA RAY and MIKAELYN FROST, Staff Writer

April 28, 2015

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Summer school is a credit recovery system and it also allows a student to get some classes out of the way. There are many options concerning summer school.

National Honors Society set to induct 26 new members

JASMINE MOWLES and MAKALA MOWLES

April 14, 2015

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Several students will be recognized for their outstanding leadership skills, becoming members of National Honors Society on April 29.

STAAR testing continues in May

DANIELLE KELLY, Staff writer

April 13, 2015

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Now that English 1 and English 2 STAAR testing is over with, students have more preparation time for the other subjects that are being tested over which are Algebra 1, biology, and U.S. history.

College tuition – planning for costs of higher education

NIKKI AMARILLO, Staff Writer

April 6, 2015

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College is a great place where a student can learn and be a more experienced person, but it comes with a price.

UIL SOLO AND ENSEMBLE: Choir members qualify for state

VALERIE VEGA, Staff writer

March 30, 2015

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Choir teacher Tracy Collins took 35 choir students to the UIL Solo and Ensemble at Texas A&M- Commerce on Feb. 20.

TITLE TIME: English class gives unique award to Student of the Week

PAKIZA ASLAM, Staff writer

March 2, 2015

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The student walking to class has something unique attached to his backpack. The black and gold wrestling belt seems out of place and leads to many questions from other students. But this belt is not really for a wrestling title, its for being an exception student in English class.

INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION: History classes create unique projects about industrial change

VANESSA DE LEON, Staff Writer

March 2, 2015

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KHS world history classes have been working on an Industrial Revolution project for the past week.

BATTLE OF WATERLOO: 2015 MARKS 200TH ANNIVERSARY

Christopher Hodgdon, Staff Writer

February 18, 2015

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"On the morning of the 18th the sun shone most gloriously, and so clear was the atmosphere that we could see the long, imposing lines of the enemy most distinctly. Immediately in front of the division to which I belonged, and, I should imagine, about half a mile from us, were posted cavalry and artillery; and to the right and left the French had already engaged us, attacking Huguemont and La Haye Sainte. We heard incessantly the measured boom of artillery, accompanied by the incessant rattling echoes of musketry."

New ag teacher stresses importance of farm and ranch

MIA GUERRA, Staff writer

January 28, 2015

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KHS welcomes new teacher Jim Stewart to campus this year. Stewart teaches Ag and sponsors FFA, and teaches why agriculture and the Future Farmers of America are important.

MONEY TIME: A guide for working through the scholarship process

SALMA ROCHA, Staff writer

January 26, 2015

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Need help directing your path after high school? Here are some ideas to help become more aware about what you need to do.

RING IN THE NEW YEAR: KHS juniors receive class rings

AUTUMN DAVIS, Staff writer

January 26, 2015

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As junior year begins, most juniors are waiting for Balfour to show up and tell them about the different styles and different details they can get on their new shiny class rings.

ACTING THE PART: Francis uses unique techniques to reach students

PAKIZA ASLAM and LIZETH CISNEROS

January 21, 2015

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A fun way to make history easier and interesting is to make students feel like they’re in that time period. History teacher Theresa Francis uses a fun technique to ach her students about ancient times, and recently dressed up as a peasant from the Middle Ages.

Teacher technique to teach students:

January 21, 2015

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Teacher technique to teach students: By:LIZETH CISNEROS & PAKIZA ASLAM   A fun way to make history easier and interesting is to make students feel like they’re in that time period. History teacher Theresa Francis uses a f...

OUCH: Top 10 most common high school sports injuries

MIKAELYN FROST, Staff writer

January 21, 2015

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There are hundreds of different sports injuries, but there are certain parts of the body that are more prone to damage than others. In fact, the top three categories comprise more than 80 percent of all sports injuries.

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