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Bell County Belton police officer uses school open house to teach about risks of vaping Alex  KXXV News Channel 25

Belton High School held its open house Tuesday night. While some parents met their child's teachers, others had the opportunity to learn more about the vaping ...

Belton: Officials pleased with progress on new high school  KWTX

Belton ISD officials say they're pleased with the progress on the district's new high school.

A new neighborhood: Lake Belton HS design reflects tale of two cities  Temple Daily Telegram

It always boiled down to Belton vs. Temple.That rivalry fueled diehards of both neighboring school districts for decades — and even continues in a more low-key ...

Principal named for new Lake Belton High School  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Belton High School Principal Jill Ross will take over the new Lake Belton High School, which will open in fall 2020.

Belton High administrator named regional principal of year  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Jill Ross is preparing to take charge as Lake Belton High School's first principal. But her work at the campus she currently leads earned her ...

Belton: Work begins on new high school orchestra hall  KWTX

Work is underway on a new orchestra hall at Belton High School.

Belton ISD names new principals, other staff  Temple Daily Telegram

The Belton school board has appointed two new principals, an assistant principal and an assistant athletic director.Brooke Itz will be taking over as principal of ...

665 graduate from Belton High  Temple Daily Telegram

Belton High School honored 665 graduates at its 2019 commencement ceremonies Thursday evening.Graduation was held in the Bell County Expo Center, with ...

BHS employee dismissed after altercation involved students  Temple Daily Telegram

A lunch lady was let go for contributing to student mayhem at Belton High School on Thursday.

Principal management: Ross will spend year prepping Lake Belton HS for 2020 opening  Temple Daily Telegram

Belton High School Principal Jill Ross will take over as principal of Lake Belton High School this August.The school will not open until the fall of 2020, but Ross ...

Belton High teacher arrested, fired after pornography played in class, found on school laptop

BELTON, Texas — A Belton High School teacher was arrested and fired after a student reported that pornography was played on a projector during class time, ...

The Addams Family: Creepy, kooky musical set at Belton High School  Temple Daily Telegram

The Belton High School Theatre Department will present “The Addams Family,” a creepy, kooky musical, this weekend at the BHS Performing Arts Center.

Skidmore recommended to be Belton ISD Athletic Director  KWTX

Belton ISD Superintendent Susan Kincannon announced today that she will recommend Samuel Skidmore as the district's next athletic director.

BISD adds new assistant superintendent position  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — The Belton school district's athletic director will move to a new administrative role, Superintendent Susan Kincannon announced Monday evening.

Roof of new Lake Belton High School catches fire

BELTON, Texas — Flames and heavy black smoke could be seen coming from the roof of the new Belton ISD high school under construction, around noon ...

Under construction: BISD gives tour of schools being built  Temple Daily Telegram

It was a tour de force Friday as the Belton school district displayed two new schools under construction.A bus and walking tour went through Lake Belton High ...

Designs approved for $1.4 million Belton High orchestra addition, façade renovation  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — For nearly six years, the Belton High School orchestra program has hopped from room to room.

Security terms change for Belton ISD schools  Temple Daily Telegram

Belton schools will no longer use the terms “hard lockdown” and “soft lockdown” when describing a security concern.Belton Independent School District has ...

After learning trade at BHS, Penny building Lake Belton High  Temple Daily Telegram

Belton High School construction classes have taken Lyhue Penny all the way to a national championship at SkillsUSA, and then back to a Belton high school.

Belton ISD seeks to build in convocation  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Applause rang through the Garth Arena at the Bell County Expo Center on Monday as Belton schools Superintendent Susan Kincannon walked up ...

Belton High top grads inspired by family  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Belton High School's top graduates are valedictorian Jacob Jimenez and salutatorian Marcus Ake.

Former Belton High teacher indicted for showing pornography to students  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — A former Belton High School teacher was indicted Wednesday for inadvertently showed pornography to students on a projection screen Sept. 28.

Principals appointed for Belton ISD schools  Temple Daily Telegram

Belton Independent School District is preparing for a new school year with new principal and assistant principal appointments.The district's board of trustees ...

Belton: School board approves new attendance boundaries  KWTX

Belton Independent School District approved a new attendance boundary with a six to one vote Monday night.

Belton ISD hosts groundbreaking ceremony for new high school  KWKT - FOX 44

Belton ISD is adding a new high school to help with overcrowding.

Belton High School students build tiny free libraries to inspire kids to read  KXXV News Channel 25

BELTON, TX — Belton High School students are making reading a priority using the skills they learned in their construction class. Students are building tiny ...

A Belton legend: Pirtle, longtime BISD superintendent, dies at 87  Temple Daily Telegram

Joe M. Pirtle — the “ultimate Belton Tiger” — died Sunday at the age of 87.

Trustees approve $2.15 million Belton High improvements  Temple Daily Telegram

The orchestra program at Belton High School will soon have its own space.The Belton school board — in a 6-0 decision on Tuesday, with trustee Chris Flor ...

Beaming moment: Topping out ceremony held at Lake Belton High  Temple Daily Telegram

Supporters of Belton schools gathered in force Friday for the topping out ceremony at the new Lake Belton High School.When it opens in fall 2020, Lake Belton ...

BISD to start superintendent search  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — The process to find the next Belton Independent School District superintendent is unclear right now.

Groundbreaking held for new Belton high scool  Temple Daily Telegram

Future Lake Belton Broncos applauded their newly revealed logo Thursday at the groundbreaking for a new high school on FM 2483.Lake Belton High School ...

Belton High School cheerleaders heading to national competition  Temple Daily Telegram

Belton High School Cheer is headed to the NCA All-Star Nationals this weekend for the first time ever.

Belton: BISD hosts forums on proposed attendance boundaries  KWTX

BELTON, Texas (KWTX) The Belton ISD hosted the first of three public forums Tuesday evening on proposed attendance boundaries. District officials say with ...

Construction coming along for new BISD schools  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Lake Belton High School should have walls next month, as Belton Independent School District continues its bond-funded expansion.

Potts, former president and owner of noted Belton department store, dies at 91  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Roy Cochran Potts spent his life in and around water.

Belton: Rep. John Carter gives out awards to CTE students  KWTX

Congressman John Carter visited Belton High School Tuesday, presenting achievement awards to two students.

Drum Corps event set for Thursday at BHS  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Musicians will be drumming to the beat on Thursday as part of Drum Corps International Central Texas.

BISD investigates students' racial slur  Temple Daily Telegram

Belton Independent School District has confirmed reports that two students used a racial slur in a social media video recently.

The Central Texas Red Zone Belton ISD announces HFC Sam Skidmore as new Athletic Director 3  KXXV News Channel 25

Belton ISD announced current Head Football Coach Sam Skidmore as new the Athletic Director, Wednesday.

Former Belton High School teacher arrested, charged with possession of child pornography  KXXV News Channel 25

Warning: Details in this story could be considered graphic. A man was arrested after an investigation found he possessed child pornography. Belton police said ...

New BISD administrators approved  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — A trio of educators is now set to be Belton school administrators for the upcoming fall semester.

Cheer champions: Belton High squad wins national title  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Belton cheerleaders are riding high after their first National Cheerleaders Association championship.

BISD names teachers of the year  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Kelly Francis and Holly Lamberte were announced as Teachers of the Year at Belton Independent School District's annual lunch Wednesday.

Belton student is a National Geographic photo finalist  Temple Daily Telegram

A Belton student could win a prestigious national photography contest, but she needs your help to do it.

Belton: High school student charged after security guard shoved  KWTX

A Belton High School student was jailed Monday in lieu of $85000 bond charged with assault on a public servant and assault causing bodily injury after a school ...

Belton: 'The Addams Family' is coming to BHS  KWTX

BELTON, Texas (KWTX) Belton High School is putting on a musical production of "The Addams Family". Dark, macabre daughter Wednesday is all grown up ...

New principals announced for TISD, BISD campuses  Temple Daily Telegram

Two campuses in the Temple and Belton school districts will have new principals for the fall.

Construction of the new Lake Belton High School will begin this week

The Belton ISD Board of Trustees voted unanimously Monday to move forward with construction of the new 394,000 square foot Lake Belton High School, which ...

Belton High Magic Belles ready for Rose Parade debut  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — The 130th Tournament of Roses parade will feature millions of flowers and 38 belles.

Belton student's work to be featured in national bus safety campaign  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — A local teen's artwork will be featured in a national school bus safety campaign next fall.

BISD set to reduce tax rate, increase salaries under proposed budget  Temple Daily Telegram

Belton school board President Sue Jordan summed up her district's 2019-20 budget with two points.“What I clearly heard was that lower taxes are clearly ...

CTX high school choir to host fundraiser for trip to Carnegie Hall at no cost to participants  KXXV News Channel 25

BELTON, TX — The Belton High School Choir is going to New York City, but before they do that, they will host a fundraiser that allows community members to ...

Belton ISD enacts clear bag policy for graduation  KXXV News Channel 25

At this year's graduation, Belton ISD class of 2019 graduates and their families and friends will have to follow a new clear bag policy.

Belton: Students take trailer full of donations to Franklin  KWTX

A group of local high school students traveled to Franklin on Thursday, to deliver a trailer full of donations to the tornado-stricken community.

Kids create and learn at Camp Invention  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Middle and elementary students gathered to learn about creativity and technology in a nationally-recognized camp this week.

Belton ISD board approves new district attendance boundaries  Belton Journal

The regular meeting of the Belton ISD Board of Trustees was anything but regular on Monday evening. There were updates on projects, including the ...

Belton’s Skidmore Will Transition to Athletic Director Role  KWKT - FOX 44

Belton ISD Press Release: BELTON, TX – Belton ISD Superintendent Susan Kincannon announced today that she will recommend Samuel Skidmore as the ...

Emergency training: BISD teachers, staff learn to Stop the Bleed  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Belton teachers and school nurses gathered Monday to learn how to Stop the Bleed.

Belton New Tech students return to campus after 2-hour evacuation  Temple Daily Telegram

Belton New Tech High School @ Waskow was evacuated for two hours Friday after a report that a student was in possession of bomb-making materials.

Divided about Belton ISD boundaries: Parents express concerns over proposals  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Parents are concerned about divided elementary schools, students changing schools mid-stream, and keeping South Belton kids in the ...

Belton: District approves spending $106M for new high school  KWTX

The Belton School Board approved spending $106 million for the district's second high school Monday night and named Bartlett Cocke the general contractors.

Seven Belton ISD seniors recognized for exceptional academic work  Temple Daily Telegram

Seven Belton Independent School District seniors were recognized by the National Merit Scholarship and National Hispanic Recognition programs.

Vehicle pursuit ends in crash near Belton  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Deputies with the Bell County Sheriff's Department just after 11 a.m. Wednesday pursued a white Kia Optima reported stolen out of Killeen, Maj.

Belton to celebrate 100th Fourth of July Parade  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — This city goes all out for Independence Day. This year, though, has an added bonus: 2019 marks the 100th Fourth of July Parade.

New segment of Prairie View Road to open Tuesday  Temple Daily Telegram

It's almost the end of the narrow, bumpy strip of Prairie View Road near State Highway 317. Come Tuesday, motorists will have a *fresh*, smooth surface to drive ...

New Tech team wins state video award  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — In a short two-minute video, Belton New Tech High School @ Waskow students showed off their campus' uniqueness.

A new stage: BISD board moves meetings to Pittenger center  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Memories rushed back to Belton school board members as they sat on the Pittenger Fine Arts Center stage.

Temple ISD teacher on leave following report of improper relationship  Temple Daily Telegram

A Temple High School teacher was placed on administrative leave Wednesday following a report of a potential improper relationship with students, according to ...

Temple, Belton schools see solid results in preliminary ratings  Temple Daily Telegram

The Temple and Belton school districts both anticipate receiving a B when the Texas Education Agency releases accountability ratings next month, according to ...

Belton student asks for prom date with Whatapromposal

A Whataburger billboard was re-purposed for a Belton student asking his girlfriend to prom.

Fulfilling a vision: Renewal Church in Belton now holding services  Temple Daily Telegram

Though Belton's newest church launched with its first *service* on Easter Sunday, it is part of a larger vision several years in the making.The creation of Renewal ...

Area districts earn As in accountability ratings; Temple, Belton ISDs receive B ratings  Temple Daily Telegram

Five Bell County school districts saw letter grade increases while three other districts maintained their previous grades in their latest accountability ratings, ...

Temple High teacher resigns after improper relationship investigation  Temple Daily Telegram

A Temple High School teacher resigned Thursday after the district was notified of possible improper relationships with students, a Temple Independent School ...

Belton area boil notice issued  Temple Daily Telegram

The 439 Water Supply Corp. has issued a boil notice for some Belton area customers due to reduced water pressure.

Belton: BISD unveils renovated Fine Arts Center  KWTX

The latest project funded by Belton ISD tax dollars has finally been revealed to the public.

Charting the way: Framing nearly done on new BISD elementary school  Temple Daily Telegram

Framing on the newest elementary school in Belton Independent School District is nearly complete.

Belton treasure hunt intrigues families  Temple Daily Telegram

Beltonians looking for family fun can find hidden treasure in their hometown, thanks to a growing Facebook group.

Man gets 12-year sentence in Belton teen's death  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — A former pizza driver who left a 16-year-old Belton girl to die in a road after hitting her with a car was sentenced Monday to 12 years in.

Therapy dogs help students mourn slain Belton teacher  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Miller Heights Elementary students spent their first day back remembering a teacher who died over Christmas break, and visiting with a pack of ...

Belton ISD proposes new GPA policy in preparation of second high school  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Laying concrete and rebar are the usual components of laying a building's foundation. While essential, those materials are not the only thing needed ...

687 graduate from Belton High  Temple Daily Telegram

Belton High School valedictorian Serena Shedore opened her graduation speech with gratitude to all the usual suspects — parents, church, God.“Thank you to ...

BISD trustees pick Lake Belton Broncos for new high school  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Students at the new Belton ISD high school will have a name and mascot with some kick: the Lake Belton Broncos, the school board decided ...

Belton ISD leader Kincannon to be honored at Baylor Women's brunch  Temple Daily Telegram

The 25th annual Baylor Women's Scholarship Brunch will take place 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Wildflower Country Club in Temple.

'Super Senior' took a leap of faith, landed in Central Texas  KWTX

One of the graduating Super Seniors whom KWTX is celebrating this week took an extraordinary 1200-mile leap of faith and landed in Central Texas.

Protest of immigrant camps planned in Belton  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Bell County residents will take part in a global protest against the conditions of detention camps tonight.

All-around player: Belton's Blomquist producing on the mound, at the plate  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — It could be in the car, maybe while gathered around the dinner table, or, perhaps, on the way to the car after a meal. Inevitably, somebody in the.

Charter Oak Elementary nears completion  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Charter Oak Elementary School is nearing completion as Belton Independent School District continues to build to accommodate growth.

Missing kayaker found dead at Lake Belton  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — A kayaker missing since early Monday afternoon was found dead just before 4 p.m. Tuesday in Lake Belton.

To the next level: Twelve Belton athletes make collegiate commitments official at ceremony  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — A standing-room only crowd formed inside Belton's athletic complex Wednesday to celebrate 12 student-athletes seated, and often smiling, front and ...

Temple, Salado teams to perform in state One-Act Play competitions  Temple Daily Telegram

Theater groups from Temple and Salado high schools are headed to the state University Interscholastic League competitions for One-Act Plays this week.

Lake Belton housing development approved  Temple Daily Telegram

Those traveling just across Lake Belton will soon find a new housing development northwest of Temple.

2600 students compete in archery competition  Temple Daily Telegram

Interest in archery is growing in Texas, and so is the Texas-NASP State Tournament at the Bell County Expo Center this week.The National Archery in the ...

Backroads: Belton's tradition of trade days dates to early 1900s  Temple Daily Telegram

The first Friday of each month, downtown Temple will “rock and wine” with street music, performances, cool libations, marvelous munchies and after-hours ...

Belton High School issues 'soft lockdown' to address disruptive student  KXXV News Channel 25

Belton High School issued a "soft lockdown" Wednesday to address a disruptive student.

BISD board extends superintendent contract  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — The Belton school board voted unanimously to extend Superintendent Susan Kincannon's contract for one year at its Monday meeting.

Coming up Roses: Belton's Magic Belles to perform in famous parade  Temple Daily Telegram

The Magic Belles are looking at a rosy start to 2019 as they prepare for a nationally televised New Year's Day performance.The Belton High School dance team ...

Building a float for the Fourth of July parade takes planning  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Imagine a professional office — with the framework of a large wooden and wire horse on wheels in it. Behind that you can see a tall, headless ...

Preliminary Bell County property values rise more than 6 percent  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Drive across Bell County and you will see construction crews standing up wooden frames of soon to-be businesses and homes as the population ...

Suspect captured by agencies after pursuit near Lake Belton  Temple Daily Telegram

A Temple man was arrested Friday morning after Texas Department of Public Safety and Bell County law enforcement officers pursued a stolen vehicle through ...

Man dies in Belton forklift accident  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — A man died Monday afternoon at Tarco of Texas in Belton when he was pinned under a forklift.

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