• Speak Up, Speak Out

    Speak Up, Speak Out

    Looking to make a lasting difference in their own neighborhood, seventh- and eighth-graders launched a new unit tied to civic involvement.

    Smith Middle School STEM Academy students began their newest large project with a conference that attracted a dozen local leaders from business, military, education and service sectors in the community.

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  • Career Center Thriving

    Career Center Thriving

    The sheer numbers and the developing variety are impressive, but there’s far more to the Killeen ISD Career Center than facts and figures.

    The specialized high school on Stagecoach Road in Killeen is in its seventh year and it is larger and more diversified than ever. Great as that is, there’s more to the story.

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  • STEM Academy World's Fair

    STEM Academy World's Fair

    Smith Middle School STEM Academy seventh-graders summoned the world to their school to culminate a major project analyzing global public health. The academy, in its first year at the new middle school in south Killeen, uses Project-Based Learning which takes a multi-disciplinary approach with students collaborating in groups, using technology and including the community.

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  • Cancer Research Outreach

    Cancer Research Outreach

    Seventh-graders sought out complex facts about specific kinds of cancer, interviewed experts and presented their findings in a public health fair.

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  •  STEM Photo

    KISD Board Approves High School STEM Academies

    Killeen families will save thousands of dollars on college tuition costs after the Killeen ISD school board’s approval Tuesday night of a plan to offer science, technology, engineering and math dual enrollment academy courses for all KISD high schools.

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