Month: July 2018

Education

Educators in Action: Back to School

Education – Back to School The summer is an amazing time to relax and for students to enjoy time off from school. For parents, summer brings a break from the busy schedule of shuttling kids from one activity to the next. But just as quickly as summer begins, it is cut short by the harsh […]

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Kid's Spotlight

Kid’s Spotlight: JC Stringz

JC Stringz Who is this young guitarist and violinist that is popping up all over Central Texas? He is Jarin Cole who performs as “JC Stringz.” JC is a 17 year old instrumentalist. JC decided to begin playing music at the age of 8. He began his musical journey at Central Texas College where he learned to play the acoustic guitar. […]

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Entertainment

Local Focus: Poetry with Kas Poetess

Poetry Focus with Kas Poetess She gets me… She gets me, Not because He got me… before… forcefully And not because… He got me and abused me Or misused me She gets to get me, Because she gets me   She gets me Because she gets the inner parts of me The parts nobody else […]

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Youth Sports

Youth Sports: Killeen/Cove Chiefs

Kid’s Spotlight The Killeen Cove Chiefs were established in 2011 by Dale Seitter to provide a competitive youth football and cheer leading alternative to the youth of the Fort Hood area.  KCCYSA promotes successful performance on the field and in the classroom by instilling corps ethics based on hard work, discipline, respect, determination and desire.  […]

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Letter's From the Editor

Letter from the Editor – Summer 2018

First things first, welcome to the first edition of Let’s Connect! Our magazine has a very specific intention of connecting communities and citizens of Central Texas and the surrounding areas. The initial goal for Let’s Connect was to meet a need and fill a void. As I began the process of collecting information, interviewing community leaders, and […]

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Salute to Service

Salute to Service: Purple Heart Award

Salute to Service Military Order of the Purple Heart “As you travel the Purple Heart Trails, please take a moment to remember the sacrifices that have been paid for our nation’s freedom.” The Purple Heart is specifically a combat decoration and it is our nation’s oldest military medal. It was first created by General George […]

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Sports
Youth Sports

High School Sports Varsity Football Schedules

High School Sports Varsity Football Schedules C.E. Ellison High School 8/30 – 7:00p – A&M Consolidated – Location: Ellison HS 9/7 – 7:00p – @ Vandegrift – Location: Vandegrift HS 9/14 – 7:30p – Waco – Location: Ellison HS 9/21 – 7:30p – @ Midway – Location: Midway HS 9/27 – 7:00p – Copperas Cove […]

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Let's Connect Feature

Let’s Connect Feature: Educated Angels

Let’s Connect Feature: Educated Angels Educated Angels is a group of community partners who desire to give back to children and young adults in our Central Texas area.  We strive to help those in need, those with a disability and those who want to improve not only themselves, but to contribute to our community in […]

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Sports

2018 Texas Strong NFL Preview

Dallas Cowboys What does a Cowboy offense look like minus Jason Witten & Dez Bryant? This upcoming season will tell the story as the one two punch of Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott look to capitalize on the Cowboys even year streak of making the playoffs. Standing in the way of that success, it seems, […]

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Kid's Spotlight

Kid’s Konfessions with Kelli

Kid’s Konfessions with Kelli Being a soon-to-be middle school athlete is scary. The reason I say that is because it comes with a lot of pressure. Having to keep up with your school work and still having to go to practice and play games, sports can sometimes be a distraction. Which could affect your grades […]

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