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

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

Catering Teacher Takes the Kitchen to Zoom

Catering Teacher Takes the Kitchen to Zoom
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,...

A New Way of Teaching for a New Teacher

Taken from @kempsacademy on Instagram
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...

New Teacher, New Chief, New Status Quo

Taken from @kempsacademy on Instagram.
October 7, 2020

Chiefs have been logging into Zoom, turning on their cameras, and learning at home for about two weeks now. Lots of changes have occurred at Kempsville High School since the last time a classroom was full...

How Ms. Schoettlin is Managing the New Normal

How Ms. Schoettlin is Managing the New Normal
May 5, 2020

The new normal: staying at home, only leaving the house for necessities, doing homework (and instructional time) at home, and stocking up on everything from toilet paper to canned goods, “just in case.”   At...

Teachers Manage the Change in Learning Environments

A screenshot showing the work assigned by Guckert. Each assignment is a mix of English and life skills.
April 10, 2020

Due to the shutdown of schools across the country, teachers have taken different approaches to teaching over the internet. Zoom has allowed teachers and students to have online video calls and discuss...

Lubinski Teacher of the Month of February

Lubinski Teacher of the Month of February
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....

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

Ms. Marks pictured with members of the SCA for January's Teacher of the Month.
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...

Literature Teacher Turns Kobe Bryant Tribute into Motivation Message for Seniors

Lines from Kobe Bryant's
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...

Ms. Guckert, an Enthusiastic English Teacher

 Ms. Taylor Guckert with her classroom in a cart.  She doesn't have an assigned classroom because she is a
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...

Ms. Timlin Recognized with the Top 40 Under 40 Award

Ms. Meghan Timlin, center right, in an EBA classroom. Photo taken by The Core.
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...

Mrs. Snowden Joins the Math Department Teaching Algebra I

Mrs. Snowden Joins the Math Department Teaching Algebra I
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,...

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