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AISD approves project revisions  Austin American-Statesman

Amarillo Independent School District officials have made revisions to a pair of school bond projects, with one action paring an overage by $1.6 million. During its ...



Local Amarillo High School Student Kyle Thacker is Missing  mix941kmxj.com

Family, friends and police need your help in locating a missing teenager in the Amarillo Area.



Tascosa grad Plunk wins Blair Cherry Award  abc7amarillo.com

The annual Blair Cherry award, honoring the top college football player from one of the four Amarillo Independent School District schools was presented on ...



Former Cedar Park HS volleyball coach stands up to politics  KVUE.com

AUSTIN, Texas — High school athletics is suppose to be the purest form of sports on any level. No endorsements, no contracts, no major TV network deals and ...



Amarillo ISD Registration Information  MyHighPlains

In person registration dates for Amarillo ISD are August 1 - 2.



Blazing a trail from the Panhandle: NASA’s first female chief flight director grew up in Amarillo  KFDA

Growing up in the Panhandle, Holly Ridings graduated from Tascosa High School in 1992 and still has family in the area. Now, she is the first female chief flight ...



Kori Clements is next head volleyball coach at Amarillo High  KFDA

Amarillo High School will soon have a new head volleyball coach.



Windows on the past: Amarillo Highs history  Amarillo.com

Amarillo's city hall, once located at 1200 S. Polk St., was rented to the city's school board for $1 for the use of the town's rising need for school house space.



Chad Dunnam named Amarillo High new head football coach  KFDA

Chad Duncan has been approved by the Amarillo Independent School district to be the next head football coach and Athletic Director at Amarillo High School.



Tascosa, Amarillo High get new principals; AISD rethinks clusters  Amarillo.com

Tascosa and Amarillo high schools are getting new principals next school year because of retirements, Amarillo Independent School District announced ...



Amarillo ISD Releases Statement After Coach's Death  MyHighPlains

AMARILLO, Texas - An Amarillo High School coach died, this morning. People in the coaching community and those with ties to Amarillo High say the coach ...



Amarillo High School trio named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists  Amarillo.com

Three Amarillo High School students — and close friends — are semifinalists for the National Merit Scholarship Program.Will Boyce, Sahithi Tirumala and Luke ...



Amarillo ISD poised to have second straight year of lower enrollment  Amarillo.com

Preliminary numbers from Amarillo Independent School District signal a second straight year of declining enrollment.According to a district spokeswoman, ...



Amarillo High School Students Start Organization to Feed Needy & Homeless  MyHighPlains

AMARILLO,TX - An Amarillo teenager started a local branch of Rescuing Leftover Cuisine in an effort to eliminate food waste and help feed the needy and ...



Academic Spotlight: Tripp Harwell, Amarillo High School senior  Amarillo.com

Tripp Harwell, 17, seniorSchool: Amarillo High SchoolNominated by: Kay Sherwood, Amarillo High Latin teacherReason for nominating student: Tripp has a ...



Amarillo High apologizes to Caprock for context of pep rally  Amarillo.com

According to several social media messages published on Thursday, an incident allegedly occurred during an Amarillo High School "fiesta" themed pep rally ...



Amarillo cheerleaders racial video creates online controversy  Amarillo.com

A video posted on social media by a young woman who appears to be wearing an Amarillo High School cheerleader's uniform shows her performing a chant ...



Beilue: Amarillo High nomad class marks 40 years  Amarillo.com

There was air-conditioning, blessed cold air. That was new to them when the seniors walked through the doors for the first time. But windows, where were the ...



Vulgar Cheerleader Video Sparks Public Outrage; Amarillo High Students React  MyHighPlains

A nine-second video showing an Amarillo High cheerleader using an offensive word sparks public outrage.



BSA CareXpress: Early flu shot could prevent another bad flu season  KFDA

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Some doctors in Amarillo are encouraging people to get their flu shot as early as possible this year. According to a CareXpress news ...



Aledo tennis team finishes season as regional quarterfinalists  Weatherford Democrat

The Aledo High School varsity tennis team's season ended in the quarterfinals of the region I tournament in Odessa, in a close match (5-11) with Amarillo High ...



Windows on the past: The origin of Palo Duro High School in the 1950s  Amarillo.com

One of the 11 schools to be built or renovated with the $5 million bond passed by voters in 1953 was Palo Duro High School, referred to as North Amarillo High ...



2 Amarillo teachers up for Presidential teaching award  Amarillo.com

Two Amarillo Independent School District teachers were among 10 Texas educators named finalists for the 2017 Presidential Awards for Excellence in ...



Texas high school football bidistrict playoff pairings  ReporterNews.com

Who made the playoffs in Texas high school football? Here is the complete listing of bidistrict high school football playoff games in Texas.



Amarillo students create mock public transit system for the city  KFDA

A school project in Amarillo is teaching students how to apply their education to solve real-world problems.



AISD moves to buy old Hastings warehouse  Amarillo.com

Amarillo Independent School District took a step Monday toward purchasing the old Hastings distribution center on Plains Boulevard for a new science, ...



Amarillo High School ranks in nation's top schools  KFDA

Amarillo High School ranks in the top ten percent of best public schools across the country.



Beilue: Old Amarillo High becomes history - literally  Amarillo.com

A drive down Polk Street for Rita Bryant often gives her a queasy feeling when she heads past where her high school once dominated several blocks."I feel like ...



Permian adds another all-state musician  Odessa American

Permian High School has added another all-state musician to its ranks.



Amarillo ISDs ACE scholarship may get major overhaul  Amarillo.com

One of Amarillo's most well-known education initiatives could be getting a makeover after Monday's Amarillo Independent School District Board of Trustees ...



From Amarillo to Outer Space: New airport exhibit details the legacy of local astronaut Rick Husband  KFDA

As travelers come and go through Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport, a little blue cut-out room stands out.



Amarillo cheerleader under fire after sharing racist Snapchat video  Chron.com

A cheerleader at Amarillo High School is accused of sharing a Snapchat video of herself performing a chant using a racial slur. The "N-word" can be heard in the ...



AHS teacher faces theft charges  Amarillo.com

An Amarillo High School criminal justice teacher has been placed on administrative leave after being arrested Friday.Bonnie Carol Joslin, 45, was booked into ...



Amarillo ISD students headed to National Science Bowl  Amarillo.com

"In what quadrant will a 1135-degree angle lie, assuming it is in standard position?""During early metaphase of mitosis, how many chromatids will be present in ...



Academic Spotlight: Hunter Liu  Amarillo.com

Hunter Liu, 16Grade: Senior, Amarillo High SchoolNominated by: Kay Sherwood, AHS Latin teacher^Why are you nominating this student?: "Hunter is an ...



Arrington, Myers reflect on foundation formed by rivalry, Texas Tech play  LubbockOnline.com

Enduring friendships can begin in unlikely ways.Gene Arrington was a star basketball player at Amarillo High School in 1954. And when he moved into the ...



Man dies after speeding into front of school bus with students aboard  Amarillo.com

A man sped into the front end of a school bus with students aboard Tuesday and later died from injuries sustained in the head-on collision near Amarillo High ...



Amarillo High alumni reunite after at least 50 years  Amarillo.com

Wendene Wilson Shoupe, a 1935 graduate of Amarillo High School, made sure she came to the AHS 50th Alumni Association reunion three years ago because ...



Celebration in culture: Amarillo NAACP branch hosts Black History luncheon  Amarillo.com

With the theme "Liberation through the Arts" serving as the backdrop, the Amarillo NAACP presented a myriad of vocal, theatrical and dance performances ...



HS Roundup: Frenship volleyball beats Trinity Christian in four  LubbockOnline.com

WOLFFORTH — Frenship downed the four-time defending TAPPS Class 4A state champions Tuesday in non-district play.The Tigers defeated Trinity Christian, ...



AISD graduations now require ticket  Amarillo.com

Following a practice that began at Amarillo High School a decade ago, the Amarillo Independent School District is requiring guests to have a ticket to attend ...



Amarillo Teacher Goes Viral, Working to Inspire Students  MyHighPlains

An Amarillo teacher is doing more than teaching, she is inspiring.



Leaving on a high note: Beloved Tascosa choir director Billy Talley retires  Amarillo.com

When Billy Talley came to Tascosa High School in the fall of 1984, he knew the day would eventually come when he would flip on the choir room lights for the ...



Community Champion: Bobby Dibler headed to hall of fame (again)  KVIA El Paso

Dibler is already a member of the El Paso Athletic Hall of Fame and is now going to become a hall of famer in Amarillo as well.



Amarillo High student recovers from 2010 rifle accident  Amarillo.com

Since Halloween 2010, things are obviously different for Amarillo High senior Tucker Karrh. There are things he can't do any longer and things he can do that he ...



Food inspections  Amarillo.com

Score Establishment Address Details Date PublishedRoutine inspectionA/100 Amarillo High School 4225 Danbury Drive. Score of 100 during a routine ...



Beilue: Class of '70 reunites  Amarillo.com

Their high school class should not have been deemed anything out of the ordinary, nothing distinguishable. Other than being the first graduating class of that ...



Getting that fire started  Amarillo.com

It was a favorite one-liner of late Amarillo Globe-News sports columnist Putt Powell, an ardent Amarillo High School supporter in his 62 years at the newspaper.



Walking familiar halls  Amarillo.com

Becoming principal at Palo Duro High School was like coming home for Sandy Whitlow.Formerly Sandy Koesjan, the 1978 Palo Duro graduate still remembers ...



Another honor for ex-Miner star | Local Features  El Paso Inc.

Bobby Dibler is one of the most legendary sports figures ever to graduate from UTEP.



Letter to the Editor: A Cheerleader's Perspective  KFDA

Shortly after an Amarillo High School pep rally raised questions about appropriate conduct, a student cheerleader who helped coordinate the event says there is ...



2018 Panhandle Sports Hall of Fame Coaches of the Year  Amarillo.com

Baseball: Matt Vanderburg, West Texas A&MWhy Honored: For a fourth straight season coach Matt Vanderburg led the West Texas A&M baseball team to the ...



Olympic gold medalist Josh Davis brings swim knowledge to Amarillo  Amarillo.com

An Olympic gold medalist made Amarillo a part of his summer routine this week, and instructing young Texas Panhandle swimmers could become a permanent ...



Tascosa principal to leave post for Canadian High position  Amarillo.com

Lynn Pulliam, who is wrapping up his eighth year as Tascosa High School's principal, announced that he will soon be leaving Amarillo Independent School ...



AHS recalls big win  Amarillo.com

They may have worn those goofy, short basketball shorts.They now are in their 40s with titles such as surgeons, teachers and preachers.And, for sure, not one ...



Amarillo pharmacy student seeks consultation patent  Amarillo.com

An Amarillo pharmacy student, with a prestigious internship behind him, is hoping to get a patent approved to streamline patient-pharmacist consultations — all ...



Rival gangs rumble  Amarillo.com

It's the beginning of Hell Week, and kids from Amarillo High and Tascosa are itching for a rumble.Tonight, we've gone far beyond prankish egging of houses or ...



Teacher charged in teen sex case  Amarillo.com

An Amarillo grade school teacher turned herself in Tuesday on a charge she sexually assaulted a 15-year-old boy.Julie Ann Moore, 34, was released from the ...



Lake Travis defeats SA Madison, advances in playoffs  KVUE.com

The Lake Travis Cavaliers are onto the third round of the playoffs. The Cavs defeated San Antonio Madison, 56-35, to advance to the regional round. They'll face ...



Amarillo High's Emerson Solano Named TGCA Volleyball Player of the Year  MyHighPlains

AMARILLO, TX. - Amarillo High School's Emerson Solano is just one week away from starting the next chapter of her volleyball career, when she heads down to ...



Amarillo officer credits God, pebble for saving his life during act of exceptional bravery  Amarillo.com

Call comes in. Criminal trespassing.Might not be a big deal. Might be.As Amarillo police officers approach, suspect gets in a car and tries to drive away. "Get out ...



AHS students, staff see dangers of drunk driving at Shattered Dreams Simulation  Amarillo.com

Students at Amarillo High School walked outside their classrooms Thursday to what appeared to be the scene of a horrific car crash, where one student was ...



Two Pflugerville Lady Panthers sign NLI's  KVUE.com

Pflugerville's London Clarkson and Sheridan Bostic signed their National Letter of Intent to play basketball at Florida State and Midwestern State, respectively.



George Lee Cobb  Amarillo.com

George Lee Cobb, 64, of Amarillo died Monday, Oct. 1, 2012.Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in First Baptist Church with Dr. Howard K. Batson, ...



South Polk Street evolving into downtown entertainment district with new eateries, music venue  Amarillo.com

Among all the construction and remodeling in downtown Amarillo, one stretch in particular is experiencing a renaissance. When work is completed, the 600 ...



Rangers eye allegations of sexting by teacher  Amarillo.com

Texas Rangers are investigating a Sanborn Elementary School teacher suspected of engaging in a sexual relationship with and sending dozens of sexually ...



Young Life Amarillo celebrates 45 years  Amarillo.com

Virginia Maynard sat on a bright orange couch in her living room, looking through old documents, pictures and other memorabilia from her involvement in Young ...



Amarillo police: No arrest yet in July fight turned homicide  Amarillo.com

The Amarillo Police Department said Monday it was still investigating a deadly July fight that remains the department's lone homicide case this year without an ...



Kody Ryan Hodge (1997-2017)  The Amarillo Pioneer

Kody Ryan Hodge, 20, of Amarillo died Monday, December 18, 2017. Memorial services will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, December 22, 2017, at Hillside Christian ...



34 area schools fail standards  Amarillo.com

An average of more than 2 in 5 Amarillo metro-area schools failed to meet federal performance standards this year, according to data released Wednesday by ...



A strong family history: Great-granddaughter of Quanah Parker views works of late Amarillo artist  Amarillo.com

Hawana Huwuni Townsley's family tree has many branches, and the great-granddaughter of Comanche Chief Quanah Parker got to see some of them Friday ...



Child sex case: Judge gives ex-principal probation, $1,000 fine  Amarillo.com

A judge sentenced a former Amarillo elementary school principal to 10 years' probation Thursday after he pleaded guilty to injury to a child.Ronald Curtis Price ...



Six teams in Super 25 girls basketball rankings win state titles  USA TODAY High School Sports

Six teams in this week's Super 25 girls basketball rankings won state titles this past week. No. 5 St. John's College (Washington, D.C.) wrapped up its season ...



Panhandle Sports Hall of Fame Special Achievement Award past recipients  Amarillo.com

Nard and Leslie Cazzell Memorial Big Play Award Winners1980-Lisa Wright, Panhandle High School basketball player; 1981-Ronald Baston, Clovis (N.M.) High ...



AISD bans AACALs pins, cords  Amarillo.com

Even with a smile, some high school seniors might not feel fully dressed during graduation.Last week, Amarillo High School senior Jacob Stephens earned pins ...



Public Payroll Profile: Gena Lorenz, congressional assistant  Amarillo.com

Gena Lorenz, staff assistant to U.S. Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-ClarendonThe basics: 22 years old. Single. Amarillo native. Amarillo High School/Texas A&M ...



3 from Borger arrested, charged in Amarillo mans August death  Amarillo.com

Two 28-year-old Borger men have been arrested on manslaughter charges and a woman faces an assault charge in the death of a man who died in August after ...



AISDs Bible class on problematic list  Amarillo.com

A recent report produced by Texas Freedom Network lists the Amarillo Independent School District's Bible courses among 21 "problematic" Texas school ...



Area valedictorians Q&A  Amarillo.com

We spoke with the valedictorians from Amarillo's five metro-area school districts about their challenges and dreams. Here's some of what they had to say.



Black history month: Johnny N. Allen Sr.  Amarillo.com

Editor's note: This is the 16th feature in a series profiling some of Amarillo's African-American trailblazers. The Amarillo Globe-News will publish one story each ...



Beilue: On this 15th anniversary of his death, remember that Rick Husband was more than an astronaut  Amarillo.com

"Trust in the Lord with all your heart and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight.



Police: One arrested in connection to school threat  KFDA

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Amarillo police have identified a juvenile suspect in connection to a recent social media threat seemingly targeted at an Amarillo high ...



Public Payroll Profile: City of Amarillo Assistant Attorney Courtney White  Amarillo.com

City of AmarilloAssistant AttorneyCourtney WhiteThe basics: 30 years old. Single. One dog — named William. Amarillo native. Amarillo High School/Wake Forest ...



River Road investigates relationship, places employee on leave  Amarillo.com

River Road Independent School District officials are investigating whether an employee had an inappropriate relationship with a student, the district said ...



Amarillo cosplayer, Yellow City Comic Con coordinator Megan Hjerpe finds community in costume  Amarillo.com

Megan Hjerpe's origin story isn't tragic, though it was enough to forever alter her timeline.The Amarillo High School and West Texas A&M University graduate ...



Pauline Durrett Robertson, longtime Amarillo philanthropist and artist, dies at 95  Amarillo.com

Pauline Durrett Robertson, an Amarillo philanthropist, author and artist, died Sunday morning in Dripping Springs. She was 95."She has been a pillar of the ...



Bomb City Retells the Tensions Behind the Killing of a Texas Punk  Austin Chronicle

Life cut short for no good reason. The story is as old as what's now called Texas, and as relevant today as it ever was. Two mutually antagonistic groups of high ...



Window on the past: Caprock was high schools second name  Amarillo.com

In a 1959 bond issue, voters approved the construction of Amarillo Independent School District's fifth high school, Caprock High School. Groundbreaking began ...



Oprah invaded Amarillo Little Theatre during 1998 trial  Amarillo.com

Almost exactly 20 years ago, Oprah Winfrey invaded Amarillo - and more specifically, Amarillo Little Theatre.Oprah's nationally popular TV show - which was ...



2014 Panhandle Sports Hall of Fame Coaches of the Year  Amarillo.com

BaseballTodd Whitting, University of Houston» Why honored: Dalhart High School graduate Whitting propelled Houston baseball to new heights and a banner ...



Jersey Mike's will fundraise for Children's Miracle Network  KFDA

Jersey Mike's Subs customers will have the opportunity to help sick children in our area.



The Baty Connection at Lake Travis  KVUE.com

Clint Baty is the boys basketball head coach at Lake Travis and doubles as the father of Lake Travis baseball star, Brett Baty.



Hispanic Heritage Month profile: Betty Solis  Amarillo.com

Editor's note: This is a feature in a series profiling some of Amarillo's prominent leaders in the Hispanic community. Amarillo Globe-News will publish one story ...



Fast Facts: T Boone Pickens  Amarillo.com

Fast facts: T Boone Pickens. Born May 22, 1928, in Holdenville, Okla. Family moved to Amarillo in the late 1930s. Attended Texas A&M on basketball scholarship.



A lifetime of service  Amarillo.com

It was more than 80 years ago, but Mary Lou Robinson still remembers one of the events that set her on a path to becoming a lawyer.A young girl she went to ...



Lisa Blake Announces She Is Not Running For Amarillo City Council Place 2  MyHighPlains

AMARILLO, TX - Amarillo City Councilwoman Lisa Blake has announced she is not running for Amarillo City Council Place 2. She also says she is putting her ...



H.S. boys basketball roundup: Amarillo High Sandies beat Caprock Longhorns, claim outright District 3-4A title  Amarillo.com

Amarillo High clinched the District 3-4A title in convincing fashion with a 66-35 win over Caprock on Tuesday at Amarillo High Activity Center."It's very sweet," ...



Headed to Harvard  Amarillo.com

Viet Tran remembers his grandmother giving him some soap and letting him shower in the warm rains of Vietnam.May Barakat's Lebanese father, Khaled, left ...



Amarillo native, actress Mercer dies  Amarillo.com

When Ernestine "Ernie Babe" Mercer was still a kid singing and dancing at the Paramount Theater in downtown Amarillo in the 1930s, she already had star ...



Amarillo Couple: Love just has to be greater  Amarillo.com

Wendy and Michelle Alfredsen sat arm in arm, gently holding each other Sunday morning during services at the Amarillo Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, ...



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