The Treaty

A Look into the Entrepreneurship Strand of the EBA

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

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 students, but creates many questions: how do the businesses run? How are these minors able to gain...

EBA Students Graduate with TCC Associates Degrees

EBA Students Graduate with TCC Associates Degrees

Cate Benedict, Staff Writer

June 4, 2020

Out of the 91 graduating seniors from the Entrepreneurship and Business Academy at Kempsville High School, 17 of them have completed 61 credit hours and are getting their Business Administration Associate’s Degrees alongside their highschool diplomas. May 11 was supposed to be the graduation ceremony...

AP Trail Blazers: First Group of Students Complete the AP Capstone Program

This model, via College Board, details how seniors in the AP Capstone program get recognized for their work.

Mylynn Hopper, Staff Writer

June 2, 2020

At this time, many students are completing their last assignments and submitting their final works as the school year comes to a close. From regular students aiming to turn in their work on time in an effort to pass their respective grade, to seniors preparing to graduate, students are doing their best...

Senior Meeting Details Graduation(s) for the Class of 2020

Senior Meeting Details Graduation(s) for the Class of 2020

Sydney Haulenbeek, Editor in Chief

May 29, 2020

On Thursday, May 28, Principal Melissa George hosted another senior meeting detailing the events of graduation during the closures of COVID-19. Previously, on May 7, plans had not yet been made; however, now there are set dates for both a virtual graduation and for in-person graduations.   Seniors’...

How to Participate in the Digital Yearbook Keepsake for Seniors

How to Participate in the Digital Yearbook Keepsake for Seniors

Jack Shupe, Staff Writer

May 28, 2020

The achievements of Kempsville High School’s class of 2020 graduating seniors will not go overlooked, despite the changes made to the graduation ceremonies. In order to honor the seniors, the KHS Counseling Department is creating a Digital Yearbook Keepsake for the graduating class.   School...

The Treaty’s Editor-in-Chief Recognized as Student Journalist of the Year

Haulenbeek accepts the Colonel Charles E. Scholarship.

Janelle Camba, Editorial Assistant

May 27, 2020

Recently, the Virginia High School League, or VHSL, recognized Senior Sydney Haulenbeek as the Student Journalist of the Year. With this honor came the Colonel Charles E. Savedge Student Journalist Scholarship for $500 to the applicant’s college or university of choice. The scholarship is awarded to...

Kempsville Celebrates Birthdays via Instagram

“They are the greatest in how they have handled this situation and how they have taken care of their students and their own families during this time. I am so proud to be a Chief,” Meghan Timlin, 39, says to colleagues and staff who are also working hard during this time.

Mylynn Hopper, Staff Writer

May 26, 2020

Due to the inconveniences caused by  COVID-19, people have had to put their lives on pause physically. Many people haven’t been able to meet with friends, family, and others in order to stay safe. Without being able to meet with other people, celebrations have been difficult to conduct. However, this...

Class of 2020 Set to Have Individual Graduations

More information concerning senior events for Kempsville High School.

Sydney Haulenbeek, Editor in Chief

May 22, 2020

VBCPS has made a decision concerning the graduation status of the Class of 2020.   “VBSchools has settled on a monthlong [sic] series of events and displays planned throughout the city that congratulate the efforts of more than 4800 young people,” they said on Tuesday, May 19, in an email...

Newspaper Student Begins Pen Pal Program

Newspaper Student Begins Pen Pal Program

Jack Shupe, Staff Writer

May 21, 2020

Summer is a hard time for many high schoolers who aren’t able to see friends, and with  the quarantine, that desire for friendship can become compounded. Hence, the creation of the Pen Pal Program.   I created the program in order to make a bridge between different groups of people that...

How KHS is Engaging Students in Quarantine

How KHS is Engaging Students in Quarantine

Paxton Coley, Managing Editor

May 20, 2020

In the midst of quarantine and school closure, Kempsville High School’s staff has had to get creative in order to be as engaging as possible to students. From participating in Zoom calls, to posting encouraging videos, to even showing up at Jostens to help hand out caps and gowns, Kempsville has gone...

EBA Senior Ceremony Presented on Instagram

A screenshot of the beginning slide of the Senior Class Ceremony presentation.

Cate Benedict, Staff Writer

May 19, 2020

While the cancelation of schools has affected seniors from having a graduation, their dedication and hard-work are still being recognized. The EBA Senior Day Ceremony was originally planned for June 2, but seniors instead will be commemorated through Instagram, although the school has said that they d...

The Virginian-Pilot Honors 15 Kempsville Students

The Virginian-Pilot Honors 15 Kempsville Students

Janelle Camba, Editorial Assistant

May 18, 2020

Each year, The Virginian-Pilot recognizes a group of hardworking model students in high schools across Virginia. They are typically chosen by merit and academic achievement, as well as their presence in community service. This year, the Virginian-Pilot Scholastic Achievement Team for KHS granted the honor ...