From 11-win football season to coaching table tennis: records detail bizarre reassignment of Canyon HS coach
The agreement, which calls for coach Joe Lepsis to remain on “professional leave” from his position as athletic coordinator, caps off a bizarre departure for a coach who led the New Braunfels high school to an 11-win season in 2020.
Student, 16, arrested after setting fire at Canyon High School, New Braunfels firefighters say
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – A 16-year-old student was arrested and charged with arson after intentionally setting a fire at Canyon High School, according to the New Braunfels Fire Department. The fire happened at 4:30 p.m., Thursday at the high school, which is located in the 1500 block of I-35 North. Other school staff members had already evacuated the building, and no injuries were reported. Officials determined the fire was intentionally set by the 16-year-old student, who was later arrested at his home in New Braunfels. Canyon High School officials issued a statement on the incident, saying they are grateful no injuries or damages resulted from the fire.
High School Volleyball Highlights: Canyon vs. New Braunfels
NEW BRAUNFELS – Class 5A and 6A volleyball teams take the courts for the first time this season after a delayed start due to COVID-19, and the Canyon Cougarettes open their 2020 campaign with an impressive 3-1 victory over the crosstown rival New Braunfels Unicorns. MORE VOLLEYBALL COVERAGE
Comal County residents can get tested for COVID-19 at drive-thru testing site
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – Comal County residents can be tested for COVID-19 for free on Thursday, April 30, at Canyon High School in New Braunfels. According to a Comal County ISD news release, drive-thru testing will be available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for anyone who makes an appointment beginning Tuesday morning. Residents needing a test must call 512-883-2400 or visit www.txcovidtest.org to register and receive an appointment time. Latest COVID-19 cases in Comal CountyThe site will test between 50 and 60 people. COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the new virus, stands for coronavirus disease 2019.
Comal ISD offers one-time grandfather option to Canyon High School students
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – The Comal Independent School District is offering a one-time grandfather option to Canyon High School ninth and 10th grade students who reside inside the attendance boundaries of a new high school scheduled to open in the fall. Students who want to remain at Canyon must complete the grandfather transfer form between Jan. 27 and Jan. 31, a news release said. Students who choose to stay at Canyon will complete their high school years there. Canyon High School freshman wins holiday card contestIf students don’t sign the transfer form, they will begin to attend Davenport High School when it opens next school year. Current Danville Middle School eighth grade students with an older sibling who will attend Canyon next school year are eligible to attend the school.