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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...

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...

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...

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New Teacher, New Chief, New Status Quo

Sara Riley Kight, Staff Writer 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

Jack Shupe, Staff Writer 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...

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

Teachers Manage the Change in Learning Environments

Cate Benedict , Staff Writer 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

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....

Ms. Marks pictured with members of the SCA for Januarys Teacher of the Month.

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...

Lines from Kobe Bryants Dear Basketball on the back whiteboard of AP Literature teacher Mrs. Charlotte Jenkins.

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...

 Ms. Taylor Guckert with her classroom in a cart.  She doesnt have an assigned classroom because she is a floater teacher, but that doesnt keep her from carrying books around.

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...

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

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...

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