The Treaty

Coming Together Through Culture: Patricia Hansen Casquinho

Coming Together Through Culture: Patricia Hansen Casquinho

Mylynn Hopper, Staff Writer

January 24, 2020

Most people dream of traveling to a different country at some point in their lives. However, some students have taken the initiative to use the time of their youth to travel and learn more about the world one country and school at a time. Many students, like Patricia Casquinho, have decided to use a foreign e...

EBA Student Starts Nonprofit to Plant Trees in Kempsville Area and Beyond

EBA Student Starts Nonprofit to Plant Trees in Kempsville Area and Beyond

Paxton Coley, Managing Editor

January 15, 2020

In Kempsville’s Entrepreneurship and Business Academy students work to start and build their own businesses. Sophomore Evan Nied, however, has already started, and been running, a flourishing nonprofit called Planting Shade.   “My goal is to plant as many trees as possible,” says Nied,...

Greetings From Germany: Johanna Wistuba’s Experience as a Foreign Exchange Student

Greetings From Germany: Johanna Wistuba’s Experience as a Foreign Exchange Student

Mylynn Hopper, Staff Writer

January 10, 2020

–    Kempsville High School hosted six foreign exchange students during the 2019-2020 school year. This is a part of an on-going feature series on these students and their experiences.   There are a variety of students here at Kempsville that come from different backgrounds and different ...

Kempsville Student Recognized with Full-Ride Scholarship

Kempsville Student Recognized with Full-Ride Scholarship

Jakelynn Credle, Staff Writer

January 7, 2020

Rachael Tamakloe, Kempsville senior, has been selected for admission to the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Engineering with QuestBridge’s National College Match Scholarship, receiving a full four-year scholarship. This year alone, 1,127 finalists were selected as recipients and 47 students m...

How Jewish Students Honor the Holiday of Hanukkah

How Jewish Students Honor the Holiday of Hanukkah

Cate Benedict, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

As the days count down, the Jewish community at Kempsville prepares not for Christmas, but for Hanukkah, an eight-day-long holiday filled with blessings, games, festive foods, and the Menorah.    Hanukkah, celebrated from December 22 to December 30, commemorates the victory over a tyrant kin...

Toni Grau Garcia de Araoz: Showing Us that We’re All Connected, No Matter Where We Come From

Toni Grau Garcia de Araoz: Showing Us that We’re All Connected, No Matter Where We Come From

Jack Shupe, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

–    Kempsville High School hosted six foreign exchange students during the 2019-2020 school year. This is apart of an on-going feature series on these students and their experiences.   Swimming, lacrosse, climbing, skiing, surfing, and judo are some favorite sports of one of Kempsvill...

Different Country, New People: Marina’s New Way to Learn About Life

Different Country, New People: Marina’s New Way to Learn About Life

Janelle Camba, Editorial Assistant

December 2, 2019

–    Kempsville High School is hosting six foreign exchange students during the 2019-2020 school year. This is a part of an on-going feature series on these students and their experiences.   Today, many students dream of a life of travel and exploration after high school. However, this i...

Bathroom Beautification: a Passion Project that is Spreading Personal Growth

Bathroom Beautification: a Passion Project that is Spreading Personal Growth

Sydney Haulenbeek, Editor in Chief

November 27, 2019

It’s half past 10 in the morning on Saturday, November 23, 2019, and the girls bathroom in the crux of the 800 and 100 hallways is packed with girls. Katy Perry’s “Dark Horse” blasts out of a speaker precariously balanced on the wavy grey counter, and little red cups of water and paint are on the floor...

Say Goodbye to Kempsville’s 2018-2019 Foreign Exchange Students

Say Goodbye to Kempsville’s 2018-2019 Foreign Exchange Students

Paxton Coley, Staff Writer

June 5, 2019

–    Kempsville High School hosted five foreign exchange students during the 2018-2019 school year. This is the last part of a feature series on these students and their experiences.   Kempsville High School is home to many students from different countries who participate in foreign e...

My Experience as a Foreign Exchange Student

My Experience as a Foreign Exchange Student

Antonia Emmerich, Staff Writer

April 3, 2019

–    Kempsville High School has five foreign exchange students during the 2018-2019 school year. This piece is written by Antonia Emmerich, a foreign exchange student, as a description of her time in America and as a part of an on-going feature series on these students and their experiences.   My de...

The Struggles of a “Successful” Student

The Struggles of a “Successful” Student

Nina Doughtie, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019

Many high school students are in clubs or play sports that take up their time. Some also have jobs that they go to after they are done with club meetings or practices. As students are so busy with work, extracurriculars, and maintaining good grades, when do they have time for themselves?   It...

Different Country, New People: Vadim from Germany

Different Country, New People: Vadim from Germany

Sydney Haulenbeek, Editor in Chief

March 19, 2019

-    Kempsville High School has five foreign exchange students during the 2018-2019 school year. This is a part of an on-going feature series on these students and their experiences.     Vadim Tosun, 17, would be considered a typical student in his country, Germany. But instead, ...