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...

 “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,...

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:...

Students Face Off in the Kempsville Gaming Club

Students Face Off in the Kempsville Gaming Club

Pandora George, Staff Writer October 12, 2020

Last October, Raoul Viel, a then sophomore, reached out to Liz Jones to create a new club that would bring students together over a similar interest: video games. Since then, the Kempsville Gaming Club...

Sania Nicole Bagley speaking about racial issues and the equity policy via Google Zoom during the School Board Meeting held on August 11, 2020.

BSU Students Share Their Support for the New Equity Policy at VBCPS Board Meeting

Cate Benedict, Staff Writer October 5, 2020

Every second and fourth Sunday of each month, Virginia Beach City Public School board members meet to discuss policies, regulations, and updates. Citizens and delegates are welcomed to speak by request...

K.I.T.E gives bracelets to health care workers.

A Look into the Entrepreneurship Strand of the EBA

Paxton Coley, Managing Editor June 5, 2020

Of the many aspects of the Entrepreneurship and Business Academy, the Entrepreneurship strand is one of the most complex. From Incubator to Accelerator to Advanced E and I, this route requires a lot of...

“I can’t speak for my siblings, but for me, our youth group has grounded me, its given me some sense of normalness. I was in one of my community groups for high school girls and we didn’t do anything related to the Bible but we just played games and it was so much fun, I sorta forgot about how quarantine has kept us away from each other,” Caroline Daugherty, 15, said. For Daugherty, keeping up with members of another group also helps her stay close to others and connect with them, as well.

Keeping the Peace: How The Fellowship of Christian Athletes Stays Connected

Mylynn Hopper, Staff Writer May 12, 2020

In a time where gathering is discouraged in an effort to keep each other safe, people have had to put get-togethers, gatherings, and meetings on hold. Many people have avoided meeting in large groups when...

DECA members qualify for ICDC.

ICDC Qualifiers Discuss Feelings on Cancelation

Janelle Camba, Editorial Assistant April 23, 2020

Since freshman year, DECA has become a staple in my high school experience. Nothing could replace the connections I’ve made or the opportunities DECA gave me. However, the coronavirus pandemic has led...

Students in catering making homemade Gnocchi with different sauces and toppings.

Commitment to Catering: The Kempsville Students Who Cook

Cate Benedict , Staff Writer April 2, 2020

At monthly staff meetings, clubs, and faculty events, there is a line up of a wide variety of food. However, who makes the food? The answer is the catering students of Kempsville. To a majority of people,...

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