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Everyday Objects as Fashion: Safety Pins and Paperclips

Everyday Objects as Fashion: Safety Pins and Paperclips

Sydney Haulenbeek, Editor in Chief

March 23, 2020

Fashion is subjective, and entirely up to the person wearing it. Some Kempsville students have come up with more creative options in choosing their jewelry and dress, dipping into incorporating everyday objects into their fashion.     Senior Abigail Knightes describes her fashion sense as “altern...

Lubinski Teacher of the Month of February

Lubinski Teacher of the Month of February

Jakelynn Credle, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

Every month the Kempsville community comes together to vote to recognize a hard-working spirit of Kemspville’s staff. Kempsville’s choice for Teacher of the Month of February is none other than Mrs. Katharine Lubinski from the science department.    “I was a little surprised I got teacher of...

American Musical and Dramatic Academy Accepts Kempsville Student

American Musical and Dramatic Academy Accepts Kempsville Student

Paxton Coley, Managing Editor

March 10, 2020

People in the fine arts, whether it be acting, singing, or playing an instrument, often have to endure the word “no” when auditioning for roles and schools within their field. Whether it be that only one person is needed or someone fits a part better, participants in the arts learn quickly that ...

Kempsville High School is Starting a Debate Team

Kempsville High School is Starting a Debate Team

Jack Shupe, Staff Writer

March 9, 2020

English Teacher Charlotte Jenkins is rekindling the idea of a competitive debate team at Kempsville High School. The Debate Team will compete against other Virginia Beach Schools in different styles of debate, such as Lincoln-Douglas (one-on-one debating).    Jenkins hosted an interest meeting for the D...

Fighting Blood Cancers One Donation at a Time: Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Student of the Year

Fighting Blood Cancers One Donation at a Time: Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Student of the Year

Jack Shupe, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

Students at Kempsville High School may have noticed the event described on the morning announcements for each homeroom class. The homeroom that raises the most money for blood cancer research will receive a free Olive Garden lunch. This event was organized by sophomore student Alyzabeth Bridgham.  ...

Showing Chief Pride, One Brick at a Time

Showing Chief Pride, One Brick at a Time

Jack Shupe, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

Some students at Kempsville High School may remember the transition of the courtyard from grass to mulch. A similar transition from grass to brick has been put in place on the exterior of the school, next to the gym doors.    This project was the brainchild of Robert Smith. Smith is a seni...

Home Away from Home: Hailee Eiker’s Experience as a Foreign Exchange Student

Home Away from Home: Hailee Eiker’s Experience as a Foreign Exchange Student

Mylynn Hopper, Staff Writer

February 14, 2020

Foreign exchange students come from all over the world to experience different cultures during their time in school. They use foreign exchange programs as an opportunity to meet new people of diverse backgrounds, learn about the various culture and customs of an unfamiliar country, and experience new mom...

Young Republicans Invite Congressional Candidate to Kempsville

Young Republicans Invite Congressional Candidate to Kempsville

Paxton Coley, Managing Editor

February 13, 2020

On Tuesday, February 11, Congressional Candidate for the 2nd district of Virginia Ben Loyola came and spoke to students at Kempsville High School in association with the Young Republicans Club. “My parents instilled in me the importance of education,” said Loyola, introducing himself, “My first...

SCA Announces January Teachers of the Month: Ms. Marks and Ms. Swanner-Duran

SCA Announces January Teachers of the Month: Ms. Marks and Ms. Swanner-Duran

Cate Benedict, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

Every month at Kempsville, the Student Cooperative Association (SCA) releases a poll for students to select either one or two teachers who show awe-inspiring performances in and out of the classroom. For the month of January, Ms. Sarah Marks, a health and physical education teacher, and Ms. Kelly Swanner-...

Pasta for Pennies Raises Money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Student Series

Pasta for Pennies Raises Money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Student Series

Janelle Camba, Editorial Assistant

February 10, 2020

For 23 years, Kim Manoso, marketing teacher and DECA sponsor, has organized the Pasta for Pennies fundraiser. Each year, students contribute donations that go toward the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Student Series. These donations fund a range of services such as finding cures for blood cancers or givi...

Student Campaigning Begins in High School

Student Campaigning Begins in High School

Mylynn Hopper, Staff Writer

February 7, 2020

High school students are encouraged to be involved in and out of school in many ways. One student may be practicing with their teammates, working on new routines and strategies in order to succeed in their next game. Another may be spending their Saturday afternoon working in a soup kitchen, feeding the ...

Kempsville Fills February with Events for Black History Month

Kempsville Fills February with Events for Black History Month

Jakelynn Credle and Sydney Haulenbeek

February 5, 2020

Kempsville High School has filled the whole month of February with activities to bring more recognition to Black History Month.    Kempsville plans to play movies in the auditorium almost every day that represent the accomplishments of African Americans. Some movies selected include “The Color Purple...