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On Friday, January 24, the Kilgore High School Academic Team competed in the SFA Invitational in Nacogdoches, Texas. Kilgore students competed against 30 schools and 650 students in preparation for the district contest on March 25, 2020.

A Texas-based sports organization is seeking athletes from Kilgore and surrounding areas that played in a historic league during segregation in order to honor them at an upcoming awards ceremony.

Kilgore High School orchestra opened KISD’s Monday night board meeting with a performance of classical music to the applause of board members, faculty and staff. In the invocation, board member Dereck Borders offered thanks for the performance and asked for continued blessings for the studen…

OVERTON — The Board of Trustees of the Overton Independent School District met in a regularly called meeting at 6 PM on January 13, 2020 in the district’s administrative annex.

Congratulations to this outstanding group of students for being named Sabine Middle School’s December Students of the Month: front row, Kira Williams, McKenzie Carter, Connor Loveless, Joshua Martinez and Bailey Pierce; back row, Matthew Smith, Nevaeh Bradberry, Reed Thornburgh and Laila Thomas.

Kilgore Primary School principals were able to return to the classroom for a few minutes last week in order to spread some Christmas cheer.

Sabine ISD board members congratulated and recognized Sabine High School Head Volleyball Coach Kristen Reaves at a regular board meeting Monday night. Reaves has been named Volleyball Coach of the Year for her district.

Kilgore High School Orchestra will present their annual Christmas concert Tuesday, Dec. 17 at 6 p.m. in the KHS cafeteria. Guests can enjoy Come enjoy coffee, cocoa, pastries and Christmas music.

On Thursday, Nov. 21, Kilgore Lions Club honored two Kilgore High School seniors selected as students of the month. Leticia Vallejo Sanjuan and Kaden Downing were applauded by the Lions as they discussed their high school achievements and their plans for the future.

Kilgore Boys & Girls Club draws support from throughout the community – it has too, relying on private donations so the youth outreach can continue its efforts to have an impact on numerous children’s lives throughout the school year and during summer breaks. This year, the local program is also offering Kilgoreites a chance to spread some one-on-one Christmas cheer via the facility’s first Christmas Angel Tree.

Kilgore College held its annual Veterans Day Appreciation Celebration Monday in the Devall Student Center Ballroom. The event featured patriotic music, artwork by local students and a speech by Rick Moser, KC history and government instructor and U.S. Army veteran. 

A group of Kilgore students would have been a big help to Humpty-Dumpty.

Improving the look and functionality of Kilgore ISD campuses is a long-term goal for the district's board of trustees. Trustees are following through on this commitment with a renewed District Improvement Plan and the selection of an architectural firm to oversee planned campus projects.