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Girls Varsity Basketball Picks Up Their Winning Streak Again

Girls Varsity Basketball Picks Up Their Winning Streak Again

Aaron Thomas, Sports Writer

February 5, 2019

Kempsville’s girls varsity basketball team has had two bounce-back games after their loss against Princess Anne on January 25, 2019. They beat both Green Run, with an ending score of 81-44, and Salem 59-41. Their next game, which is away, will be on February 5, against Princess Anne.   “...

Behind the Scenes at KHS

Behind the Scenes at KHS

Sydney Haulenbeek, Editor in Chief

February 5, 2019

Kempsville’s new club, Behind the Scenes, originated right before winter break and meets during the first half of One Lunch on Tuesdays in room 700. Their goal is to help students show appreciation to faculty members.   “I want them to understand,” Kourtney Ebeling, sophomore and president ...

The Game They Were Depending on: KHS vs PA

The Game They Were Depending on: KHS vs PA

Aaron Thomas, Editor in Chief

January 31, 2019

On January 25, 2019, Kempsville girls varsity basketball team played in the most anticipated and hyped up game of the season. They were up against the Princess Anne Cavaliers, ranked second regionally, who challenged Kempsville’s first-place ranking.   This competition began at the start of the se...

SCA Souper Bowl 2019

SCA Souper Bowl 2019

Sydney Haulenbeek, Editor in Chief

January 31, 2019

The SCA began collecting donations of canned goods for KHS’ second annual “Soup-er Bowl” on January 28, 2019. This collection is planned to continue through February 1 and puts the two 2019 Super Bowl teams, the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams, against each other in can coll...

Basketball Players Attend Retreat to Build Leadership

Basketball Players Attend Retreat to Build Leadership

Aaron Thomas, Sports Writer

January 25, 2019

The African American Retreat was on January 16, 2019. Five varsity basketball team members, handpicked by their coach for demonstrating leadership skills, were invited to attend: Melo Richardson, junior, Stephen Thomas, senior, Mike Madison, senior, Eli White, freshman, and Dominic Stanford, sophomore...

“Two Small Fries to Go” Kempsville One Acts 2019

“Two Small Fries to Go” Kempsville One Acts 2019

Paxton Coley, Staff Writer

January 24, 2019

Two Small Fries to Go is a dramatic one act that focuses on teens in the ‘80s who pose the question, “What is love?”   The show has a cast of eight and focuses on four very different stories. JJ is on a beach vacation, trying to teach his friend, Willy, how to get girls. Sherry is do...

Free and Reduced Lunches Offered During Government Shutdown

Free and Reduced Lunches Offered During Government Shutdown

Sydney Haulenbeek, Editor in Chief

January 17, 2019

Following the partial government shutdown, which began on December 22, 2018, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has made temporary free and reduced lunch available for students impacted by the shutdown.   Families impacted can submit an online application here, or ask for a paper app...

Homophobic Graffiti Found in the Courtyard

Homophobic Graffiti Found in the Courtyard

Sydney Haulenbeek, Editor in Chief

January 11, 2019

Monday, January 7, 2019, was when Alecia Felton, sophomore, first noticed the slur on a table decorated by the KHS Gay-Straight Alliance, or GSA. Kempsville’s GSA has two tables in the courtyard, which they decorated during a meeting last year.   The table alongside the 800 hallway is...

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...

KHS’ GSA Seeks to Educate Faculty and Teachers

KHS’ GSA Seeks to Educate Faculty and Teachers

Paxton Coley, Staff Writer

January 9, 2019

On Monday, January 7, 2018, the Gay-Straight Alliance brought a presentation before the school faculty to educate and inform the teachers on how to handle issues related to LGBTQ+ students and also stop and prevent bullying in the classroom.   Co-President James Hanan, junior, began by d...

Where There’s Smoke, There’s a Heater

Where There’s Smoke, There’s a Heater

Sydney Haulenbeek, Editor in Chief

January 3, 2019

When students entered the school on Tuesday, January 2, 2019, at the end of their winter break, they were redirected to the auditorium. Fire engines remained outside, two on the front of the building and two on the side, and once students were dismissed, three firefighters tracked past them in the hallwa...

Wrestling Star Irvin Legend Returns to Kempsville

Wrestling Star Irvin Legend Returns to Kempsville

Sydney Haulenbeek, Editor in Chief

December 19, 2018

On Tuesday, December 18, the Vanguard Championship Wrestling (VCW) star Irvin Legend, Kempsville alumni, returned to Kempsville to speak to current students with a message of encouragement.   Legend attended Kempsville High School, where he played football. When he was 17 he discovered So...