A years-long lawsuit filed against Kilgore Independent School District by Gregg County taxpayers may finally reach a conclusion.
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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.
The breakfast, established at KC in 2018, raises funds for students without adequate resources to enroll in dual credit classes and provides financial assistance (for students who earned some college credit while in high school) to continue their education at KC.
Kilgore ISD trustees have approved improvement projects at R.E. St. John Stadium and Driller Park in Kilgore. The improvements are aimed at improving access for disabled visitors, as well as improving comfort for guests.
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 ISD superintendent Dr. Andy Baker started the job just over a year ago in January 2019. The start of classes this week on Wednesday marked his one-year anniversary with the district and he reflected on a year of hard work and achievement.
Kilgore College faculty and staff are “celebrating success” as they look back at the implementation of a significant schedule change on KC campuses this fall: splitting a traditional 16-week semester into two eight-week semesters.
Kilgore College recorded major progress this fall with the launch of their latest Quality Enhancement Plan, according to presentations at a Monday meeting of KC’s board of trustees.
Sabine ISD board members heard a presentation about a recent school trip and approved a monetary stipend for food service workers at Monday night’s regular board meeting.
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.
Kilgore ISD will be updating its district-wide radio communication technology as part of a broader effort to enhance security at its campuses.
Kilgore College Rangerettes have returned from a trip across the pond to jolly old England, where they performed their signature routines for an international audience.
Kilgore College’s basketball program offers its players opportunities both within and without the world of athletics, thanks to its longtime coach.
Oceans separate American students from most of the world’s prime study abroad opportunities, but there’s also an enormous gulf in the middle of the United States – one a national, grassroots effort aims to bridge.
Kilgore ISD is working to establish a better relationship with the City of Kilgore as the district aims to improve the school system into the future.
Join the Texas Shakespeare Festival this Christmas season as it presents “Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Radio Play,” Friday-Sunday, Dec. 13-15.
The Kilgore College Fire Academy will celebrate its 30th anniversary at a special graduation ceremony of the 108th class at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, in Van Cliburn Auditorium on the Kilgore campus.
Churches throughout Kilgore and East Texas have jumped feet-first into Operation Christmas Child’s National Collection Week, and hundreds of boxes are making their way to Forest Home Baptist Church.
The Kilgore High School Science Club is holding a toy and clothing drive for the holidays. The students and advisers have decided to donate all goods collected to East Texas CASA.
Kilgore ISD board members reviewed a financial audit of their 2018-2019 fiscal year at Monday’s board meeting while also looking to the future with campus improvement plans.
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.
For the seventeenth year in a row, Kilgore ISD has earned the highest rank possible in its FIRST rating, the Financial Integrity Ratings System of Texas.
For an outsider looking in to Kilgore’s annual derrick lighting ceremony, it’s an ideal slice of Americana, an image lifted from a Norman Rockwell painting, a moment that can’t be found anywhere else.
UPDATED: This story was updated Thursday, Nov. 21, with information regarding the court where the Axberg v. KISD case will next be heard.
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 ISD has announced a partnership with LeTourneau University in Longview, allowing district employees to receive tuition discounts from the institution.
On Tuesday, Nov. 12, students, faculty, family members and veterans gathered at Sabine ISD's James Bamburg Stadium for the district's 23rd annual "Honor America Patriotic Celebration."
Twenty years after Kilgore was caught up in a storm of controversy surrounding a college play featuring gay characters, Kilgore College's theater department will present “The Laramie Project”, a play based on a town’s reaction to the 1998 murder of gay Wyoming college student Matthew Shephard.
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.
Kilgore Intermediate School is encouraging students to get lost in a good book with an upcoming literacy night and several reading-themed events.
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.