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Lightfoot out as vice principal at Krum High  Denton Record Chronicle

KRUM — The Krum school district community remained deeply divided after a popular high school vice principal was ousted Thursday night.

Krum ISD audits high school after administrators are accused of tampering with their kids' grades  Dallas News

Scores of students and parents gathered before Krum High School's football game Friday, not to support the team but to denounce the school's...

Krum school board member denies claims of recruiting student-athlete from Facebook chat  Denton Record Chronicle

As Krum ISD wades through an investigation into questionable grading practices, one school board member has come under fire online for allegedly offering to ...

Krum ISD announces independent investigation of grade tampering allegations  Denton Record Chronicle

Uproar over an alleged grading scandal at Krum High School continued this week as school officials announced plans for an independent investigation.

Krum ISD begins policy audit following allegations of grade tampering  Denton Record Chronicle

Krum ISD officials said they are launching an audit of school policies after allegations of grade changing surfaced at the high school campus and one ...

Krum ISD grade audit reveals gaps in policies as board members call for more investigation  Denton Record Chronicle

Updated at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2 to include a link to documents presented at the meeting.

Krum ISD to release results of grading audit at Thursday meeting  Denton Record Chronicle

Parents and students will get their first look Thursday night at the results of a policy audit regarding grading practices in Krum ISD.

Krum ISD residents dissatisfied with Lightfoot departure | Education  Denton Record Chronicle

KRUM — A group of about 60 people gathered in Krum on Sunday to discuss the recent removal of Bernard Lightfoot as high school vice principal.

External investigation exonerates Krum ISD officials in grading scandal  Denton Record Chronicle

A third-party investigation into improper grade changing at Krum High School essentially absolved school officials of any wrongdoing, but some community ...

The Watchdog: In Krum ISD, officials blame social media for rumors that hurt their credibility  Denton Record Chronicle

Watchdog, what's going on in Krum ISD? The little town west of Denton is split over allegations that school board members and administrators engage in ...

Krum ISD Asks State Officials to Investigate Grading Allegations  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

The Krum ISD Board of Trustees have asked the Region 11 Education *Service* Center to investigate grading allegations made against district employees.

Krum High School student arrested for threat  FOX 4 News

A Krum High School student was arrested and booked into the Denton County jail because of a threat she allegedly posted on social media.

Krum ISD officials continue to weather parent questions about grade issues  Denton Record Chronicle

The saga continues in Krum ISD as parents posed more questions about grading during a Wednesday night board meeting.

In this Texas school district, officials blame social media for rumors that have hurt their credibility  Dallas News

Watchdog, what's going on in Krum ISD?The little town west of Denton is split over allegations that school board members and administrators engage...

A sizable mess left in the wake of grading changes in Krum ISD  Denton Record Chronicle

Comparatively, the Krum Independent School District is one of the county's smallest, with roughly 1900 students enrolled. The mess it has created for itself with ...

Passing grades: What we know and what we don't about the Krum ISD grading scandal  Denton Record Chronicle

The latest chapter in the Krum ISD grading scandal is expected to come to a close Wednesday evening as the district publicly discloses the findings of an ...

Boys basketball: Krum pulls away from Ponder in rout  Denton Record Chronicle

KRUM — After starting the season with two losses, Krum looks to have found its stride after defeating Ponder 51-26 Tuesday night for its third consecutive ...

Krum leads way as area football teams begin practice  Denton Record Chronicle

Krum coach Allen Oh was thrown into the fire last year after taking over the Bobcats' program just days before the season opener against Pilot Point.

Football: Pilot Point pulls away from Krum after slow start  Denton Record Chronicle

KRUM — A young Krum team was no match for a Pilot Point squad that did nearly everything from the ground on a rainy night.

Volleyball: Lucas, Hamilton lead No. 5 Krum past Lake Dallas  Denton Record Chronicle

CORINTH — Despite playing without two of its top offensive threats in Reese Robinson and Paige Orsi, Krum was able to hold off Lake Dallas in a 25-22, 26-24, ...

Football: Running game paves way for Aubrey in rout of winless Krum  Denton Record Chronicle

KRUM — Aubrey's unique run game confused and gashed Krum from the opening snap Friday night at Bobcat Stadium.

Beloved Krum ISD cafeteria director to retire at end of school year  Denton Record Chronicle

“Ms. Connie fed me when I was in school. Now she's feeding my kids.” It's a phrase you'll hear over and over in Krum ISD when it comes to cafeteria director ...

Volleyball: Krum turns in error-riddled performance in loss to Brock  Denton Record Chronicle

KRUM — Krum coach Lynn Larson came into Tuesday night praising her team for its fast start to the season. She finished the night wondering how it was ...

Krum library to host writing program | Entertainment  Denton Record Chronicle

The Krum Public Library will host the Texas Writes Program at 10 a.m. on Dec. 1.

Volleyball: No. 7 Krum cruises to wins over Braswell, Frisco Memorial  Denton Record Chronicle

KRUM — Despite playing its first matches without former star and current North Texas freshman Rhett Robinson, Krum — No. 7 in the Texas Girls Coaches ...

Denton County schools fare better than state when it comes to high school voter registration  Denton Record Chronicle

Denton-area schools seem to be doing a better job of following state voter registration laws than the rest of the state, according to a recent study from a Texas ...

Volleyball: Hesselgesser, McGlinch combine for 25 kills in Argyle's win against Krum  Denton Record Chronicle

ARGYLE — After defeating No. 7 Decatur on the road Friday to pull even atop the District 8-4A standings, No. 15 Argyle got off to a hot start Tuesday night.

Volleyball: Argyle, Krum open season as ranked teams  Denton Record Chronicle

The Texas Girls Coaches Association released its preseason volleyball poll this week, with state finalist Argyle coming in as the No. 3 team in Class 4A.

Early voting | News  Denton Record Chronicle

Early voting for the Nov. 6 general elections begins Monday and ends Nov. 2. Voters can cast ballots at any early-voting location listed below. On Election Day ...

Volleyball: Denton, Krum, Argyle, Guyer ranked in latest TGCA poll  Denton Record Chronicle

Denton, which entered the top 10 of the Texas Girls Coaches Association state poll for the first time last week, had another strong week and extended its winning ...

In the Schools: May 9, 2018 | Aubrey High School  Denton Record Chronicle

Students chosen to academic all-state lists. The Texas High School Coaches Association announced its academic all-state award winners late last week, and 16 ...

Volleyball: Guyer, Ponder join Krum, Argyle in TGCA poll  Denton Record Chronicle

Ponder and Guyer joined Argyle and Krum in the latest Texas Girls Coaches Association state volleyball poll Tuesday afternoon, while Denton slipped out of the ...

Volleyball: Denton, Krum, Argyle ranked in latest TGCA poll  Denton Record Chronicle

With two full weeks of volleyball action in the books, three area teams checked in to the latest Texas Girls Coaches Association volleyball poll Monday afternoon.

Softball: Krum's Chaney resigns less than a year after state title  Denton Record Chronicle Bryan Chaney state championship. Krum coach Bryan Chaney talks to the Lady Bobcats during the Class 4A state final June 3 in Austin.

We're Denton Dammit - Oct. 25, 2018 | Entertainment  Denton Record Chronicle

The United Way of Denton County shared the blueprint for its Veteran Community Navigator program at the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute Engage and ...

Football: Week 4 Game Changers | Sports  Denton Record Chronicle

Below are the Denton Record-Chronicle's high school football Game Changers for Week 4:

Former Krum High School Football Star Sentenced on Three Felony Charges  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

A former Krum High School football star has been sentenced to 17 years for three felonies after what court documents described as a "bad breakup."

STAAR scores bring mixed results for area districts  Denton Record Chronicle

Standardized tests scores were a mixed bag this year for Denton area schools, and some officials worry testing glitches might have negatively impacted some ...

In the Schools: Dec. 19, 2018 | Education  Denton Record Chronicle

District hires in-house for new school principal. Argyle Intermediate School Principal Renee Funderburg will take on a new role next fall as the principal of the ...

No Denton County failures in new district rating system, but schools still aren't happy  Denton Record Chronicle

Denton County schools all passed the first test in the state's new accountability system, but local and state educators continue to resist the A-through-F labels ...

Basketball roundup: Braswell girls, Guyer boys pick up second wins  Denton Record Chronicle

KRUM — The Braswell girls defeated Krum 46-39 on Tuesday night to pick up their second win. The Lady Eagles were led by Tiarah Starks with 17 points while ...

Softball: Four area players named to TGCA All-State team  Denton Record Chronicle

The Texas Girls Coaches Association released its All-State softball teams over the weekend and four Denton-area standouts, including three sophomores, were ...

Ponder names new basketball coach and athletic director  Denton Record Chronicle

Six weeks after Ponder basketball coach and athletic director Jude Stanley announced his decision to step away from coaching for an assistant principal ...

Cross Country: Argyle boys, girls take second at district meet  Denton Record Chronicle

DECATUR — Last season at the District 9-4A championship meet, the Argyle boys cross country team missed out on the chance to qualify for regionals.

Boys basketball preview: No. 1 Guyer set on competing for state title  Denton Record Chronicle

After spending most of last season as the No. 1 team in Class 6A, Guyer enters 2018-19 as the top 6A squad in Texas. But the Wildcats have a new.

Early voting sites | News  Denton Record Chronicle

Early voting for the Nov. 6 general elections begins Oct. 22 and ends Nov. 2. Voters can cast ballots at any early voting location listed below. On Election Day ...

Football Capsules: Pilot Point travels to Ponder for District 4-3A showdown  Denton Record Chronicle

Pilot Point showed flashes of a team with the potential to make a lot of noise in District 4-3A (Division I) in losses to No. 2 Gunter and No. 7.

Former Denton ISD teacher accused of stalking fifth-grade student  Denton Record Chronicle

Parents have voiced concern about a former Denton ISD teacher's tutoring business after a district judge issued a protective order against her this summer at the ...

Volleyball: 11 area athletes earn all-state honors | Sports  Denton Record Chronicle

The Texas Girls Coaches Association released its all-state volleyball teams Wednesday night, and 11 Denton-area athletes were honored in their classifications.

Halloween events: Today through Oct. 31 | News  Denton Record Chronicle

6 p.m. — UNT's Frankenweek, celebrating the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, with a panel discussion, “Frankenstein: Adaptations ...

Krum High Band Director Charged With Improper Relationship With Student  CBS Local

Follow CBSDFW.COM: Facebook | Twitter. KRUM (CBSDFW.COM) – The Krum High School Band Director has been arrested and charged with having an ...

Boys Basketball: Four area teams ranked to open season  Denton Record Chronicle

The Texas Association of Basketball Coaches released its preseason poll late Monday night, and four Denton-area teams cracked the top 25 in their respective ...

Volleyball: Area teams open practice Wednesday | Sports  Denton Record Chronicle

As one of the most well-respected coaches in South Texas over the last 17 years, Jason Roemer made a name for himself on the volleyball court by leading ...

Young judges test their livestock knowledge at North Texas Fair and Rodeo contest  Denton Record Chronicle

It was nearly silent Saturday morning at the North Texas Fairgrounds livestock pavilion, except for the livestock inside. One goat called out continuously and ...

Lone survivor of Ponder shooting shares grief from hospital bed, says she warned of 'mentally unstable' ex-husband  Denton Record Chronicle

Justin Painter and Amanda Simpson's nearly six-year marriage officially ended two months before Painter shot and killed their three children in Ponder on ...

Jill of all trades: Women take charge of Denton ISD ag science program  Denton Record Chronicle

Ellen Baker doesn't need help backing up a trailer, thank you very much.

Police say teen admitted to attack that killed 10 at school outside Houston  Denton Record Chronicle

SANTA FE, Texas — A 17-year-old student armed with a shotgun and a pistol went on a rampage Friday morning at his school here outside Houston, killing 10 ...

Tech teachers unite at annual Denton conference | News  Denton Record Chronicle

Fredi Lajvardi got nervous in 2004 when he realized his students from Carl Hayden Community High School were about to beat Stanford University and the ...

Denton County Deputies Say Bad Teen Break-Up Led to Burglary, Arson  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

A former Krum High School quarterback is accused of burglarizing and burning down the home of a friend's former girlfriend.

Volleyball: Ponder, Argyle, Denton again ranked in latest TGCA poll  Denton Record Chronicle

After extending its winning streak to three games with wins against Braswell and Bridgeport, the Argyle volleyball team moved up one spot to No. 14 in the latest ...

Liberty Christian Warriors  Denton Record Chronicle

ARGYLE — The Liberty Christian Lady Warriors struggled with getting the easy baskets to fall early in Tuesday's TAPPS District 1-6A home game … Read more.

Football: Potential bad weather forces changes to local football schedule  Denton Record Chronicle

After two consecutive weeks of weather delays and cancellations at area football games, the potential for more bad weather Friday night has coaches and ...

Following state trends, local schools see first round of STAAR scores generally rise  Denton Record Chronicle

In the first batch of standardized test scores released by the Texas Education Agency, Denton County fared better overall this year when it came to math and ...

Football Capsules: Aubrey hopes to keep playoff streak alive in elimination game against Bridgeport  Denton Record Chronicle

Aubrey knew it was going to face an uphill battle to get back to the playoffs this season.

Foster retires after 20 years in the U.S. Marines  Denton Record Chronicle

Heath Foster, formerly of Krum, recently retired after reaching the rank of gunnery sergeant and serving 20 years in the U.S. Marines Corps.

High winds bring down power lines in Denton, Denton County  Denton Record Chronicle

A major storm system held together better than meteorologists anticipated Thursday afternoon, bringing damaging lightning, winds and hail across Denton ...

Football capsules: Argyle hosts Paris in big district showdown  Denton Record Chronicle

Argyle began the season with one of the toughest schedules in the state as the Eagles, who are ranked No. 1 in Class 4A (Division I) by Dave Campbell's Texas.

Sanger finalizes three girls head coaching changes | Sports  Denton Record Chronicle

Sanger put the finishing touches on a series of changes in its athletic program Wednesday afternoon when the school filled its head softball coach opening with ...

Blotter: Denton High School handles two threat reports  Denton Record Chronicle

Denton ISD resource officers reported two instances on Thursday of someone saying they overheard other students talking about guns at school, a police report ...

Denton ISD employees with law enforcement experience allowed to carry on campus  Denton Record Chronicle

The Denton school board unanimously approved a new policy Tuesday night that will allow certain employees with a law enforcement background to carry ...

DCI makes Denton stop during annual 'Texas swing'  Denton Record Chronicle

Buses filled with scores of young musicians will pull into C.H. Collins Athletic Complex on Thursday evening for the annual Drum Corps International North ...

Denton County first responders modify active shooter strategy as schools talk mental health  Denton Record Chronicle

A school shooting in Denton is a tragic prospect, but one that local officials have been forced to diligently plan for.

SOSU signs big class on signing day  KXII-TV

DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern football coach Bo Atterberry has announced the addition of 44 signees who signed letters of intent on national signing day.

Vigilance on campus: How schools assess threats and what they tell parents  Denton Record Chronicle

A 13-year-old makes a hit list with the names of his classmates. A 17-year-old posts threats on social media. Two high schoolers bring a loaded gun to school.

Weldon Burgoon, cherished shop owner and cowboy, dies at 88  Denton Record Chronicle

Many people have many things to say about Weldon Burgoon, a beloved Denton business owner and community member who passed away Tuesday at age 88.

Volleyball: Denton climbs to No. 6 in TGCA poll  Denton Record Chronicle

After extending its winning streak to nine matches last week, the Denton volleyball team jumped to No. 6 in Class 5A in the latest Texas Girls Coaches ...

Insight Denton: How can the county or city block me from building in the floodplain — what about my property rights?  Denton Record Chronicle

It's complicated. Most major Texas cities and many counties participate in the National Flood Insurance Program, a taxpayer-backed program that insures homes ...

Candidate essay: Joe Holland views schoolchildren as most important in Justice of the Peace Court  Denton Record Chronicle

How much do you know about the Justice of the Peace Court? The Justice Court hears class C misdemeanors, which are fine-only offenses. Nobody goes to jail ...

Prepare yourselves as high school graduations are coming  Denton Record Chronicle

It's that time of the year again for the turning of the tassels and the cheesy graduation songs.

Blotter: 2 killed in Pilot Point car crash | News  Denton Record Chronicle

Two men were killed in a single-car crash Tuesday evening in Pilot Point. Jarman Johnson and Chance Vaughn, both 26, were identified as the men who died in ...

Volleyball: Denton, Ponder, Argyle enter playoffs ranked in TGCA Poll  Denton Record Chronicle

Denton, Ponder and Argyle — the three Denton-area teams that have made a consistent appearance in the Texas Girls Coaches Association state volleyball poll ...

Carter, White return to football field for senior year  Denton Record Chronicle

Although Argyle is all but starting over at receiver this year thanks to the graduation of Wes McCollum, Cale Nanny and Chase Estrada, the Eagles have added a ...

The great pumpkin (patch): Local church builds one of city's best-known fall spots  Denton Record Chronicle

At the end of each September, a crew of volunteers meets an 18-wheeler in the parking lot of Trinity United Methodist Church.

Local property taxes won't stay with some local schools  Denton Record Chronicle

Three local school districts could send at least half a million dollars of property tax money back to the state this year.

Authorities investigating what caused 23-year-old man's death  Denton Record Chronicle

The man has been identified as 23-year-old Ngoc Le.

Volleyball: Denton sweeps rival Ryan, still perfect in district  Denton Record Chronicle

It's difficult to beat a team three times in a season, especially when it's your chief rival. But the Denton Lady Broncos made that feat look easy Tuesday night ...

Girls basketball: Townsend to be inducted into TGCA Hall of Fame  Denton Record Chronicle

Skip Townsend, who retired from coaching in March 2017 after leading the Argyle girls basketball team to three consecutive state championships, will be ...

Football Notebook: Area schools compete in first scrimmages  Denton Record Chronicle

First scrimmages often are a mixed bag, with most coaches leaving the sideline knowing there is still plenty to work on. That may be the case with Ryan, too, but.

2018 Holiday Events | Calendar  Denton Record Chronicle

Noon to 4 p.m. — Laurel Hill Artists' 11th annual Holiday Sale, offering pottery, carved brick, jewelry, fiber art and watercolor paintings, at 1714 Highland Park ...

University of North Texas professor stresses context in outrage over Alamo curriculum standards  Denton Record Chronicle

A University of North Texas history professor weighed in on a controversy that erupted last week when an advisory panel suggested removing the word “heroic” ...

Baseball: Carter, Dixon, Cabrera earn All-District MVP honors  Denton Record Chronicle

After running the table with a 37-0 season and the Class 4A state championship, Argyle dominated the District 9-4A all-district awards with six superlative honors ...

At week's end, Denton County vote count higher than 2016 election  Denton Record Chronicle

Five days into early voting for the Nov. 6 midterm election, Denton County voters have cast 143 more votes than they did during the same period of the 2016 ...

New stores, restaurants to open at Town Center in 2019  Denton Record Chronicle

The dirt at Rayzor Ranch Town Center will keep flying into 2019.

Blotter: Suspect arrested in April armed robbery | News  Denton Record Chronicle

A 31-year-old man was arrested Tuesday after police allege he robbed his friends at knifepoint in their apartment in April.

Tiny homes poised to make big gains in Denton with City Council's support  Denton Record Chronicle

As support for tiny homes in Denton grows, officials say they are looking to make the homes a reality via rule changes that allow them within the city.

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Football Capsules: Pilot Point faces first true test in Gunter  Denton Record Chronicle

Pilot Point coach Danny David knew a full year in his system would make a big difference for the Bearcats.

Football: Denton-area final stat leaders | Sports  Denton Record Chronicle

The 2018 Texas high school football season won't officially wrap up until late Saturday night after the Class 6A Division I state championship game between ...

Denton High School  Denton Record Chronicle

A Denton High School football player reported to police Monday that after Friday's 63-34 loss to Grapevine High School, one of his teammates p… Read more ...

Sunnier days for autism in media | University of North Texas  Denton Record Chronicle

Reign Wetzel got a little star-struck Monday when he met the human-size version of Sesame Street's newest character, Julia. The boy was shy at first when he ...

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