Region 7 Education Service Center is honored to announce that Johna Tritt from Kilgore ISD and Sarah Nixon from Hallsville ISD and have been named Elementary and Secondary Teachers of the Year for Region 7.
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With only one week left before the start of the 2020-2021 school year, Kilgore ISD is taking action to get all its students ready to learn, with many changes to normal registration procedures due to COVID-19 precautions.
One lucky Kilgore College student will be driving home in a brand new Chevrolet Cruze and nine others will have some financial assistance as they pursue their educations.
AUSTIN — Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the grade promotion requirement related to the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) test for students in grades 5 and 8 has been waived for the upcoming school year. Typically, school systems must take into account a stud…
AUSTIN — Governor Greg Abbott today issued a Proclamation extending the early voting period for the November 3rd Election by nearly a week. Under this proclamation, early voting by personal appearance will begin on Tuesday, October 13, 2020, and continue through Friday, October 30, 2020.
Kilgore ISD administrators, faculty and board trustees announced plans for the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year, with regards to registration, campus tours and the first few days of classes. School is slated to begin Wednesday, Aug. 19 and, in keeping with state guidance, the district …
Due to the continuing increase in COVID-19 cases in the area, Kilgore College has decided – with an abundance of caution for the health and safety of its students, faculty and staff – to cancel its summer graduation ceremony set for Aug. 6.
At a special board meeting July 16, Kilgore ISD school board trustees, along with Superintendent Dr. Andy Baker, gave their approval to a measure predicted to save the district more than $8 million in interest.
Kilgore College is now offering a completely online degree in Software Development and Data Analytics thanks to funding by a U.S. Department of Education Title III “Strengthening Institutions” grant awarded to KC in 2017.
Arts Midwest announced June 29 that the Texas Shakespeare Festival at Kilgore College will be awarded a $25,000 grant to support a touring production of abridged versions of “Much Ado About Nothing” and “Hamlet” to schools throughout the state as part of the TSF Roadshow Tour.
Kilgore ISD is currently accepting registrations into their dual-language kindergarten program and ESL Director Dan Stanley is encouraging parents to visit the department's website to register in place of face-to-face meetings.
Seniors of the 2020 graduating class of Kilgore High School crossed a stage at R.E. St. John Memorial Stadium Friday night as they successfully completed a chapter in their lives, their graduation ceremony.
Each fall in Kilgore, there is one evening in particular when you can smell barbecue cooking and find neighbors sharing potato salad and conversation with local police officers, the mayor and city council members.
Alpha Delta Kappa Women Educators of Kilgore held a tree planting ceremony at the intersection of Highways 31 and 42 Thursday morning in recognition of Kilgore ISD's Teachers of the Year.
The Kilgore College Adult Education and Literacy program inducted 11 students from across Gregg, Upshur and Rusk counties into the National Adult Education Honor Society.
Kilgore College trustees held a quick board meeting Monday evening by teleconference, welcoming new board members and entering into a process to explore the future of a pedestrian bridge, which was damaged and ultimately removed from its perch over U.S. Highway 259 just over a year ago.
Kilgore folks know Travis Martin as the co-founder and longtime chairman of the Kilgore Boys & Girls Club and Kilgore Lions Club member, as well as a major supporter of Kilgore ISD and Kilgore College athletics.
Kilgore ISD trustees met in closed session briefly at their Monday meeting to privately discuss the re-organization of the Board of Trustees before returning to open session to make nominations and hold votes.
Although there won’t be an in-person graduation ceremony this month due to COVID-19 safety measures, Kilgore College is recognizing – through social media and on the college’s digital sign – 554 students who are candidates for spring graduation.
On Monday afternoon, Kilgore High School seniors soon set to graduate followed social-distancing policies while picking up their senior signs and got a free treat from Charlie’s SnowBalls to boot.
Kilgore Independent School District has created a new position, the Director of Safety and Emergency Management, that former high school principal Charles Presley will be stepping into over the summer.
Kilgore College has announced the creation of two new Associate of Applied Sciences degrees as many institutions of higher learning are adapting to a different learning environment engendered by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Henderson will provide a stipend to teachers to help offset the costs of internet services due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The stipend was approved unanimously during a brief, emergency school board meeting held Monday afternoon.
The Kilgore College Foundation has reviewed endowment levels and will release more than $600,000 in scholarships to students for the 2020-21 academic year.
Kilgore College is temporarily suspending journalism courses and the production of award-winning campus newspaper The Flare due to dropping enrollment numbers, according to faculty comments at Monday’s teleconferenced board meeting.
Kilgore College registration is underway for the summer and fall 2020 semesters with remote registration and advising options available for students due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Kilgore ISD is continuing its efforts to keep students fed and hitting the books during a statewide shutdown of all schools related to the COVID-19 outbreak. Last Friday, KISD administrators, teachers and staff lined up at the KISD Administration building to hand out lesson packets and instr…
Seventeen students graduated this week from the Kilgore College Electric Power Technology (KCEPT) program as the 26th class to complete the 10-week certificate program.
AUSTIN — Governor Greg Abbott today announced that he has waived the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) testing requirements for the 2019-2020 school year. Additionally, Governor Abbott is requesting that the Department of Education (DOE) waive federal testing requireme…
In order to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Kilgore College will hold no credit classes, whether in-person or online, March 16-22.
Texas AFT is urging state officials to allocate funding to school districts to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. In a letter to Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath and Department of State Health Services Dr. John William Hellerstedt, Texas AFT President Zeph Capo said state agencies …
Kilgore College is proud to announce a partnership with Workforce Solutions East Texas (WSET) to create a new Access Point Partner Location on the Kilgore campus. A ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 18 at the Student Support Center Lab.
The Kilgore College Visual Arts Department presents the “KC Alumni Show” featuring artwork from KC graduates through March 25 in the Anne Dean Turk Fine Arts Gallery on the Kilgore campus.