The Treaty

Casper discussed her struggles with identity in the Black community.

The Weight of the N-Word: A BSU Trill Talk

Janelle Camba, Editor in Chief February 26, 2021

On February 18, the Black Student Union held an in-depth trill talk about the N-word and its history. Panelists Chavito Allen, Frida Almaguer, Mary Casper, Cam Hyde, and Evan Nied, along with host Jada...

Black Student Union Hosts a Natural Hair Trill Talk

Black Student Union Hosts a Natural Hair Trill Talk

Savanna Crawford, Staff Writer February 5, 2021

In this day and age, it is celebrated that black people all over the world are feeling empowered by their natural hair. It hasn’t always been like this, though. The Black Student Union at Kempsville...

Black Student Union Hosts Leadership Lock-In

Black Student Union Hosts Leadership Lock-In

Savanna Crawford, Staff Writer January 13, 2021

During these unprecedented times, some students have forgotten what it means to be a leader. However, the Black Student Union believes that good leadership is more important now than ever. In order to...

The Black Student Union is collecting Blessing Bags to help others in the pandemic.

Black Student Union Creates Blessing Bags

Emilia Aviles, Staff Writer December 18, 2020

Many students will be with loved ones and hiding from the cold weather during these holidays. However, others will be without a place to stay or food to enjoy. The Black Student Union at Kempsville High...

English Teacher Brings Pop Culture to the Classroom

English Teacher Brings Pop Culture to the Classroom

Savanna Crawford, Staff Writer December 11, 2020

For a typical student, English class may be the last thing to look forward to. A new English teacher here at Kempsville High School, Brittany Rimes, is trying to change that.   After graduating...

 “I think this gives a voice to the students who want to represent their school without being a prom queen. I want everyone in Kempsville to feel like they are welcomed into our competition,” said Bridgham.

Student Paves the Way for Mrs. Kempsville Pageant

Janelle Camba, Editor in Chief November 23, 2020

For years, SCA hosted the infamous Mr. Kempsville pageant for a night of laughs and fun. The event promotes school unity and raises funds for the American Cancer Society. However, the pageant holds a complicated,...

Ready, Set, Go! Teacher by Day. Pilot by Night.

Ready, Set, Go! Teacher by Day. Pilot by Night.

Julatte Hillman, Staff Writer November 18, 2020

  Many teachers have an unheard of life outside of school. Katelyn Ready, the newest Algebra II teacher, took the time to share hers. Before teaching at Kempsville High School, Ready lived in Japan...

Student Receives a Letter of Commendation from the National Merit Scholarship Program

Student Receives a Letter of Commendation from the National Merit Scholarship Program

Cate Benedict, Staff Writer November 4, 2020

JT Ashby, a senior, was awarded a letter of commendation for the National Merit Scholarship after scoring in the 1400s during the PSAT last year.   The National Merit Scholarship Program is...

Students dress as Among Us avatars for Halloween Day.

Kempsville High School’s Virtual Spirit Week

Noelle Smallman, Staff Writer November 2, 2020

Every year the Kempsville High School SCA organizes Spirit Week to show off school pride. Though school isn’t in-person, Spirit Week continued virtually.   Spirit Day Themes:   Tuesday:...

Catering Teacher Takes the Kitchen to Zoom

Catering Teacher Takes the Kitchen to Zoom

Janelle Camba, Editor in Chief October 23, 2020

After a month of virtual learning, teachers learned to adapt to the challenges of Zoom calls and spotty internet connections. However, Jennifer Riley-Edwards, Kempsville High School’s catering teacher,...

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A New Way of Teaching for a New Teacher

Noelle Smallman, Staff Writer October 21, 2020

Andrew Shakely, Kempsville High School’s newest technology education teacher, shared some insight on the virtual changes made to the school curriculum. He, like many of the new teachers, had to adapt...

Senior Class 2020-21 Candidates

Senior Class 2020-21 Candidates

Janelle Camba, Editor in Chief October 19, 2020

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