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Best Stories of 2019-2020

Best Stories of 2019-2020

Sydney Haulenbeek, Paxton Coley, and Janelle Camba

June 5, 2020

As this is our final post of the school year this story varies from our normal, as it is a commemoration of our journalists on the work they have done as well as is a showcase of their best pieces. It takes a significant amount of time to research, produce, and edit every piece that goes up each day, an...

Superintendent Spence Responds to Students Over Not Closing Schools

Superintendent Spence's quote of a Tallwood sophomore's Tweet concerning the amount of replies on @vbschool's Twitter announcement about the 2 hour delay on Friday, February 21.

Paxton Coley and Sydney Haulenbeek

February 24, 2020

Disclaimer: This piece reflects the views of the writers and not of The Treaty as a whole, its advertisers, or of Kempsville High School and all of its students and staff.   On Thursday, February 20, news stations across Hampton Roads predicted varying forecasts of five to eight inches of s...

Please Don’t “Remind” Me

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Sydney Haulenbeek, Editor in Chief

January 3, 2020

My phone doesn’t ping - I’ve set it to mute, because of the constant alerts - but it does flash, lighting up on the couch beside me to remind me of the economics test. The text pops up among others like it, snuggled with reminds for AP classes. It’s a Wednesday evening, and I’m studying for the test...

Op-Ed: Why You Should Vote for Timmy

Timmy Doss's campaign slogan is “My eyesight might not be 20/20 but my vision for Class of 2020 is crystal clear.

Sydney Haulenbeek, Editor in Chief

April 9, 2019

Disclaimer: This piece reflects the views of the writer and not of The Treaty as a whole, or of Kempsville High School and all of its students and staff.   It was a four-minute long interview, but I knew within a minute who I was going to vote for. I have voted for the student council every year I’ve b...