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...

WINNING: FFA members attend Fort Worth Stock Show

February 20, 2014

Filed under Activities, Ag, Classes & Education

By HANNAH WALLACE Recently, a few of the KHS FFA members attended the Fort Worth Stock Show to bring home many awards and medals from the show and calf scramble. Read More »...

FASHION TEAM: The best of prom fashion

February 13, 2014

Filed under Fashion 411, Fashion Design, Junior class, Prom

By SYDNEY FERRELL and CRISTINA SOTO Prom is just around the corner and it’s all everyone can talk about. From limos and where to eat to dancing and what the theme is. Everyone’s main concern is what they are going to wear and how to coordinat...

PARKING SPOT PAINTING: Artwork proves popular in some schools’ student parking lots

February 10, 2014

Filed under Activities, Art, Parking

By SHELBY LATHAM At some area schools, painting student parking spots is a fun way to raise money for school and some students have gotten really creative. Read More »...

ON THEIR OWN: Choir students prepare for Solo and Ensemble competition, hoping to qualify for state

February 5, 2014

Filed under Activities, Choir, Classes & Education

By JESSICA DEVLUGT The choir will be attending the UIL Solo and Ensemble competition this Friday at Texas A&M Commerce. The event is a contest in which students sing solos and ensembles chosen from a list of music deem...

LEAVING COMMUNISM BEHIND: Spanish teacher Lema reflects on his life in Cuba and his journey to the U.S.

February 4, 2014

Filed under Classes & Education, History, Spanish, Teachers

By TORI SCHWARTZ Spanish teacher Larry Lema is from a communist country, Cuba, and growing up there wasn’t easy. People lack many things for their kids and themselves, and there are many people who struggle in life. Lema had...

BOOK REVIEW: Readers will keep the pages turning with Divergent series

January 30, 2014

Filed under Book Review, English

By JASMINE POSIGIAN Divergent is a series written by Victoria Roth about what you choose in life and how you live it, along with a lot of war. This book keeps you wanting to read more. And even if you’re not a reader the f...

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 »...

FFA SHOOTS HIGH: Fort-Worth Stock Show

January 23, 2014

Filed under Activities, Ag, Classes & Education

By HANNAH WALLACE The Fort-Worth Stock Show is a yearly event dedicated to the young adults who have taken agriculture and farming into great interest. This year’s show began on Jan. 17 and ends Feb. 8, and several KHS students will be showing their animals in this year's show. Read More »...

ACTING OUT: Students offer historical perspective through interesting class project

January 21, 2014

Filed under Activities, Classes & Education, History

By ANTHONY PONTON Mr. David White’s senior social studies classes recently completed a class project called "Salons," which had students dressing up and acting historical parts. 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 »...

MLK DAY: Remembering a civil rights leader

January 17, 2014

Filed under Activities, Classes & Education, Community, History

By HALEY ROZNOVSKY This coming Monday KHS will be closed due to Martin Luther King Day. This day is considered a holiday because if not for Martin Luther King many African-Americans would have never been treated fairly. Luther fought for his race and in the end, lost his life because of it. Though in the end MLK was as...

HITTING THE STAGE: Theater Department presents Three Musketeers All Swash and No Buckle

January 17, 2014

Filed under Activities, Classes & Education, Theater

By JASMINE POSIGIAN The theater department is preparing to perform Three Musketeers All Swash and No Buckle this weekend, and those attending are promised a good show. Read More »...

JFK ASSASSINATION 50TH ANNIVERSARY: History classes heading to Sixth Floor Museum

January 16, 2014

Filed under Activities, Classes & Education, History

By SHELBY LATHAM All three of the American History classes are going on a field trip to the JFK Sixth Floor Museum in Dallas on Friday. 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 »...

SAVING THE WORLD: World War II veterans write back to KHS students

December 2, 2013

Filed under Classes & Education, English

By MEAGAN COUNTS The pictures that Frank Hufstedler sent back were phenomenal. Hufstedler served in the military in 1942 as World War II raged across Europe and in the South Pacific. In his first photo as a 20-year-old dressed in uniform, he looks ...

MEDIEVAL TIMES: History classes’ field trip goes back in time

November 22, 2013

Filed under Activities, Classes & Education, History

  By MARSHALL RANEY As many of you are aware the world history classes and European will be taking a field trip to Medieval Times in Dallas. For the last couple weeks they have been discussing the medieval time per...

CORNUCOPIA: Floral design decorates for Thanksgiving

November 20, 2013

Filed under Activities, Ag, Classes & Education

By SHELBY LATHAM A cornucopia is a symbol of plenty consisting of a goat's horn overflowing with flowers, fruit, and corn. The floral design class created their own cornucopia for Thanksgiving. It’s a fun and simple way to decorat...

FROM PUERTO RICO TO KHS: Mr. C looks back on life growing up in the Caribbean and working as a sports reporter

November 15, 2013

Filed under Classes & Education, Spanish, Teachers

By HALEY ROZNOVSKY Most students here at Kaufman High School think that their teachers are everyday people that have always lived somewhere close to the Kaufman area, but this isn’t always the case. Mr. Cabarrouy, who is...

WE BELIEVE: SMAT team produces KHS highlight video as playoffs approach

November 12, 2013

Filed under Football, SMAT, Sports, Video

This video produced by the KHS SMAT team is an inspiring show of support for your Kaufman Lions as they begin their journey into the 2013 state playoffs. GO LIONS! ...

WHERE WOULD YOU GO? Mrs. Merritt’s BCIS class plans a trip

November 7, 2013

Filed under BCIS, Classes & Education

By SYDNEY FERRELL Mrs. Courtney Merritt’s BCIS class is working on an itinerary project for the six weeks. Students have to plan a five day trip to a destination of their choice. Where would you go? Read More »...

READY, SET, RELEASE: Mousetrap car project wows physics students

November 6, 2013

Filed under Physics

By HAYLEY HOLCOMB When looking at this contraption you may think it’s odd and that it probably won’t work, but you would be surprised what would happen when you attach a string to both the axle and the part on the mouse...

TAKING THE STAGE: Theater group set to perform mystery “Death Stalks a Lady”

November 5, 2013

Filed under Activities, Classes & Education, Theater

BY DANIEL RAMIREZ and GABRIEL RAMIREZ Don’t have plans this weekend? The Kaufman High School Theater Department presents "Death Stalks a Lady" on Nov. 9 at 2:30 and 7 p.m.  and Nov. 10 at 2:30 in the KHS Cafetoruim. Tickets for students are $3 and tickets for adults ...

SPECIAL OLYMPIANS: Letting nothing get in their way

November 4, 2013

Filed under Activities, Classes & Education, Community, Life Skills

By JORDAN KLEIN The Special Olympics is a year round series of events that garner much anticipation and support from Kaufman as well as the surrounding communities. Read More »...

GRADUATE PROFILE: Glenn Coy, a beast on the gridiron

November 1, 2013

Filed under Football, Graduate Profiles, Sports

By HAMZA SIDDIQ In the early 1990s, Glenn Coy was a beast on the football field for the Lions, and later went on to have some big success for the Baylor Bears.  Read More »...

GRADUATE PROFILE: Brian Poe tackles interesting legal cases with U.S. Attorney’s Office

October 31, 2013

Filed under Career Spotlight, Graduate Profiles

By JESSICA DEVLUGT and JORDAN KLEIN In the US Attorney’s Office, 1999 KHS graduate, Brian Poe is hard at work solving some of the most in-depth cases. Even though Poe has only been at the office for 18 months, he already knows most of the skills it takes to solve cases, particularly involving finances. For e...

STATE FAIR COMPETITION: Ag students show their animals at State Fair

October 30, 2013

Filed under Activities, Ag, Classes & Education

By SHELBY LATHAM Kaufman High School Ag students prepared their animals to show at the State Fair each year. They were at the fair for almost two weeks showing the judges what they have been working on. Read More »...

WHAT’S KICKING: Students design winning shoes at State Fair

October 25, 2013

Filed under Classes & Education, Fashion Design

  By CRISTINA SOTO Three of Mrs. Christy Lucas’s Fashion Design students recently competed at an event that is held at the State Fair of Texas. The contest was called “Glue a Shoe” and the concept was to dec...

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