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Fast Fashion: Think Before You Buy

Sara Garcia, Senior Editior April 25, 2024

Summer is approaching rapidly, so buy your swimwear now! SHEIN carries new, trendy swimsuits ranging from affordable prices like $4.54 or if you are feeling bold $10.59. SHEIN: it’s accessible and affordable,...

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Which caffeinated drink is best?

Read on to find out the fan favorite of three different coffee flavors and two Snapple beverages…
Dahra Rexroad, Editor February 29, 2024

Caffeine is highly addictive. So many people rely on caffeine so much to the point they have to drink it every morning (and even a few times throughout the day) in order to function. Some people are die...

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Are AP classes worth it?

What should you do when AP classes come banging at your door? First, let’s get to the root of what these classes even entail…
Dahra Rexroad, Editor February 21, 2024

Advanced Placement classes are no joke, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they’re impossible to follow. Many high school students are intimidated by AP classes, so most tend to shy away from the opportunity...

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Does Virginia Beach need a high speed transportation system?

Dahra Rexroad, Editor February 20, 2024

With modern technology, cars and trains are not the only option for getting from here to there. The most well-known and commonly used transportation in urban areas are underground railway systems, such...

Community College versus University. Which should I choose?

Community College versus University. Which should I choose?

What should you do when college comes knocking at your door? Read on to explore…
Dahra Rexroad, Editor January 9, 2024

College, college, college. Even just hearing the word may send immense stress through students’ veins. Picking out the perfect place to go or deciding whether or not they want to go at all. There’s...

New year, New Problems

New year, New Problems

With the New Year’s coming up, everyone’s scrambling to set their new goals. What if I told you there’s some different approaches you can take for the new year…
Dahra Rexroad, Editor January 9, 2024

“What’s your New Year’s resolution?” Ah, the question of the year. There’s such immense pressure put on people at the start of the new year. Why does everyone feel obligated to create these...

2023 Black Friday Deals

2023 Black Friday Deals

This year's Black Friday sales were non-existent and less than it used to be
Peyton Stallings, Editor January 5, 2024

Black Friday day deals are lower than ever, compared to the pre-COVID Black Friday chaos which concluded in riots, fights, and insane deals. This Black Friday stores were prepared for fights, messes, and...

School on a snow day? Snow way! But its not really what you think...

School on a snow day? Snow way! But it’s not really what you think…

Asynchronous learning may be considered when snow days exceed just a few days
Dahra Rexroad, Editor December 11, 2023

You may be thinking, “Oh my god, my life is over! School’s taking away my childhood!” Rest assured. It is not.  John Torre, Executive Director of Communications for Fairfax County, stated in...

Fortnite

Fortnite is beyond successful and will continue to be

Fortnite bringing back the origional map might have been the best decision they could have made
Isaac Corbett, Editor December 7, 2023

Fortnite set an insane record for themselves, with 44.7 million players playing the game in just the first day that the original map returned to the game.    In 2018, when the game first released...

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Baking an Unexpected Destresser

Sophia Ngo, Senior Editior December 7, 2023

GO! GO! GO!  Nowadays we can see many people choosing busy schedules, which is a company by . After searching for an activity that is an effective way to unwind and find relief, one delightful and...

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Warning! Stop Idolizing Celebrities!

Sara Garcia, Senior Editior December 7, 2023

In the past few years, there has been an astronomical increase of celebrities in the media.  From the Kardashians to Taylor Swift, it seems that celebrities have been placed under the spotlight, or microscope,...

Advanced Technology Center

Dual Enrollment courses at KHS

What are they and should you take them
Erin Guy, Senior Editor December 7, 2023

Kempsville offers a variety of DE classes, including Public Speaking & Interpersonal Communication taught by Mrs. Boubouheropoulis (Mrs. Boubou). Some classes have requirements in order to take the...

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