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Local schools get high marks
KARNES COUNTY – Two local high schools earned high marks in ratings recently released at the niche.com website, which specializes in ratings and reviews of schools and colleges in the U.S. Falls Ci...
Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Karnes City High School Honor Roll
Karnes City High School Karnes City High School students earning “All A’s” for the second nine weeks were named to the honor roll. They are: Ninth grade – Marina Bianchi, Jacob Bonnet, Hannah Chess...
Jan 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kenedy Middle School Employee of the Month
Contributed photo Kenedy Middle School Employee of the Month for December was Geniene Harris. Mrs. Harris was honored by the KMS staff for her dedication and leadership to KMS as a counselor.
Jan 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kenedy Middle School Students of the Month
Kenedy Middle School Students of the Month for December were treated to a special breakfast by Principal Tim Richter and the KMS staff. Family members joined the students in the celebration. Each s...
Jan 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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KCISD taking kindergarten Gifted and Talented Program nominations
Is your child highly curious, beyond the group, an inventor, keenly observant, highly creative, or ask high level questions? Does your child discuss in detail and elaborate, show strong feelings an...
Jan 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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KCISD foundation reaches milestone
The South Texas-based Karnes City ISD Education Foundation has reached a milestone in its efforts to enhance the classroom experience for local students. “We are proud to announce that our young fo...
Jan 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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KARNES SCHOOLS’ PERFORMANCE RATED IN TEA REPORT CARDS
by Joe Baker
Jan 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
KARNES COUNTY – Three of the 10 local schools in Karnes County received an accountability rating of “improvement required” in recently released Texas Education Agency 2013-2014 School Report Cards....
Runge schools celebrate groundbreaking for new school facilities
Dec 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Joe Baker photo Runge school district officials, special guests and others associated with the project break ground Friday afternoon near the site where construction of new school facilities will s...
KCISD Foundation hosting Boots ‘N Bling Gala Feb. 14
Dec 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The Karnes City ISD Educational Foundation is hosting its 4th Annual Boots ‘N Blink Gala on Saturday, Feb. 14 at the Panna Maria Hall. Title sponsor for the event is Pioneer Natural Resources and t...
KISD Christmas Card Contest Winners
Dec 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Every year, art teacher Gary Allen sponsors a Christmas card contest for Kenedy High School and Kenedy Middle School students. This years winners are, from left, 1st place: Victor Monsevais; 2nd pl...
Large crowds enjoy Kenedy bands Christmas concert Dec. 18
Dec 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kenedy ISD Band Christmas Concert was held Thursday, Dec. 18. It was a great success with over 400 audience members in attendance. The night celebrated a night of Christmas. Visitors enjoyed mu...
Learning about the author's purpose
Dec 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Mrs. Voelkel and Mrs. Hosek have been teaching their third grade students at Roger E. Sides Elementary about an author’s purpose, using several different outlets in their reading classes. One way t...
national news
A snow shoveler crosses a street during a winter snowstorm in Cambridge
By Brendan O'Brien (Reuters) - A potential blizzard was heading toward a wide swath of the U.S. E...
2015-01-25 14:04:33 -0600
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By Julia Edwards WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama will call on Congress to expa...
2015-01-25 13:55:37 -0600
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Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, Hensarling questions financial regulators about the effects of the Volcker Rule
A top U.S. Republican lawmaker will revisit a plan to reduce government involvement in the countr...
2015-01-25 11:40:30 -0600
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Photographer, wife conspire to surprise husband with baby news during photo shoot
Photographer Kendra Swalls had an idea she had always wanted to try. During a husband-wife photo ...
2015-01-25 14:06:53 -0600
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