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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...

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-...

Literature Teacher Turns Kobe Bryant Tribute into Motivation Message for Seniors

Literature Teacher Turns Kobe Bryant Tribute into Motivation Message for Seniors

Sydney Haulenbeek, Editor in Chief

January 29, 2020

On Tuesday, January 28, students’ first day back to school following NBA player Kobe Bryant’s death, English teacher Mrs. Charlotte Jenkins took a different approach in her AP Literature classes, opening them with the poem “Dear Basketball,” written by Kobe Bryant to announce his retirement afte...

Ms. Guckert, an Enthusiastic English Teacher

Ms. Guckert, an Enthusiastic English Teacher

Nina Fountain, Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

Ms. Taylor Guckert, an enthusiastic book-loving, 9th-grade English teacher has her own theories on English and how it makes students more successful in learning.    “English asks students to question themselves, others, and the world around them,” she said, explaining that she feels Engl...

Ms. Timlin Recognized with the Top 40 Under 40 Award

Ms. Timlin Recognized with the Top 40 Under 40 Award

Janelle Camba, Staff Writer

October 16, 2019

On October 8 Inside Business recognized Ms. Meghan Timlin, Kempsville High School academy coordinator, with the Top 40 Under 40 award due to her outstanding accomplishments. As an educator, much of Kempsville High School’s success is attributed to her hard work and dedication.    The Top 40 ...

Mrs. Snowden Joins the Math Department Teaching Algebra I

Mrs. Snowden Joins the Math Department Teaching Algebra I

Keara Covita, Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

Mrs. Narquita Snowden is a new Algebra I teacher here at Kempsville High School and is currently teaching the first half of Algebra I.    Snowden decided to teach this particular subject because, during college, she completed a mathematical internship and became interested in math. Over the year...

College Coaching with the Chief College Corner

College Coaching with the Chief College Corner

Mylynn Hopper, Staff Writer

October 7, 2019

Are you confused about your future? Unsure of what you want to do or where you want to go? Many students are and typically don’t know where to start. However, with the Chief College Corner, students can now find guidance through the college preparation process with the help of easily accessible resou...

Ms. Mounce on Having Voice and Choice

Ms. Mounce on Having Voice and Choice

Janelle Camba, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

In the mind of a student, the words “class” and “boring” are synonymous. However, Mrs. Mounce, a new English teacher, is ready to bring life into her lessons.   From an early age, literature played a large role in her education. Her passion for English ultimately drove her career ...

Educating the Educators: Marine Workshop

Educating the Educators: Marine Workshop

Sydney Haulenbeek, Editor in Chief

February 11, 2019

On January 30, Michael Danley, Kempsville High School security assistant, attended the 12th Annual Marine Corps Educators Workshop on Parris Island, South Carolina. Danley is a veteran, having served 22 years in the U.S. Army and Army Reserve, and while he wanted to attend the workshop prior to 2019, thi...

Kempsville Gets a New Football Coach

Kempsville Gets a New Football Coach

Paxton Coley, Staff Writer

January 11, 2019

On Tuesday, January 8, Kempsville welcomed a new head football coach, Mr. Daryl Cherry. Cherry started playing football at Green Run High School and then went on to be the first on his team to receive a full scholarship and play for Liberty University. Over the last 17 years, he has been an assistant...

Experienced Government teacher brings wisdom to Kempsville

Experienced Government teacher brings wisdom to Kempsville

Sara Sanatkar

April 10, 2018

Government is a required class if students want to graduate. Kempsville High School started its 2017-2018 school year with new students and school teachers. One of the new teachers is Wes Cook, a government teacher. He has 11 years of teaching experience in subjects like World History I, VA US History,...

Meet our Clinical Assistant: Lance Deaver

Jasmyne Maule, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018

Lance Deaver is the clinical assistant at Kempsville High School. He previously worked with the Virginia Beach Rescue Squad for six years as an EMT. Deaver says he ‘’enjoys assisting people medically.’’ Deaver grew up in North Dakota. He attended the University of Arizona to obtain his...