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Winter Spirit Week 2019

Winter Spirit Week 2019

Jack Shupe, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

Winter Spirit Week 2019 was from December 9 through 13. On Monday the 9th the spirit day wear was “Pajama Pants Monday”, Tuesday was “Twin Tuesday”, Wednesday “Holiday Sweater Wednesday”, Thursday “Throwback Thursday” and Friday “Chief Pride Friday”.

Different Country, New People: Marina’s New Way to Learn About Life

Different Country, New People: Marina’s New Way to Learn About Life

Janelle Camba, Editorial Assistant

December 2, 2019

–    Kempsville High School is hosting six foreign exchange students during the 2019-2020 school year. This is a part of an on-going feature series on these students and their experiences.   Today, many students dream of a life of travel and exploration after high school. However, this i...

Bathroom Beautification: a Passion Project that is Spreading Personal Growth

Bathroom Beautification: a Passion Project that is Spreading Personal Growth

Sydney Haulenbeek, Editor in Chief

November 27, 2019

It’s half past 10 in the morning on Saturday, November 23, 2019, and the girls bathroom in the crux of the 800 and 100 hallways is packed with girls. Katy Perry’s “Dark Horse” blasts out of a speaker precariously balanced on the wavy grey counter, and little red cups of water and paint are on the floor...

Homecoming Parade 2019

Homecoming Parade 2019

Sydney Haulenbeek, Editor in Chief

November 14, 2019

Homecoming Spirit Week 2019 was from October 28 to November 1st, and had an overarching theme of “Once Upon Kempsville”. On Friday the 1st, before the Homecoming game, many students and staff participated in the Homecoming Parade.

Homecoming Spirit Week 2019

Homecoming Spirit Week 2019

Sydney Haulenbeek, Editor in Chief

November 1, 2019

Homecoming Spirit Week 2019 was from October 28 to November 1st, and had an overarching theme of "Once Upon Kempsville". On Monday the 28th the spirit day wear was "America Monday", Tuesday was "Social Media Tuesday", Wednesday "Wacky Sock Wednesday", Thursday "Spooky Thursday" and Friday is "Chief Pride...

#NewEra: Kempsville’s School Spirit Parade After Football Win

#NewEra: Kempsville’s School Spirit Parade After Football Win

Paxton Coley, Managing Editor

October 31, 2019

On Monday, October 29, Kempsville High School celebrated its first varsity football win in almost five-and-a-half years. After beating the 0-63 losing streak, the football team and cheerleaders paraded through the school, led by the marching band’s drumline during the Monday Morning Meeting. ...

Kempsville Seniors Paint Parking Spots

Kempsville Seniors Paint Parking Spots

Diana Denny, Photographer

October 24, 2019

“The future is female,” says the quote on the parking spot of Elizabeth Willis, senior.   On October 19, students who had paid for reserved painting parking spots got the chance to paint their spots. Willis said that she chose “the future is female” because it had meaning for her. ...

Senior Awards Ceremony: Class of 2019

Senior Awards Ceremony: Class of 2019

Sydney Haulenbeek, Editor in Chief

June 6, 2019

Photos from the Senior Awards Ceremony which was on Wednesday, June 5, in the Kempsville auditorium. These photographs feature some of the award recipients from the Class of 2019, which is graduating on June 12, 2019.  

Mr. Kempsville 2019: Wrestling, “California Gurls,” and Pink Princess Morphsuits

Mr. Kempsville 2019: Wrestling, “California Gurls,” and Pink Princess Morphsuits

S. Riley Kight, Social Media Manager

May 21, 2019

Mr. Kempsville 2019 started off with a bang on Friday, May 17, with all seven competitors, Zach Bennett, Liam Besserer, Carson Blythe, Andre Costict, Evan Gibson, Phillip Neiman, and Simeon Spence, getting up on stage and dancing it out to Katy Perry’s “California Gurls.”   Many of ...

There’s Something in the Water in Virginia Beach

There’s Something in the Water in Virginia Beach

Aaron Thomas, Sports Writer

May 3, 2019

Last weekend, April 26 through 28, was an active one here in Virginia Beach as a music festival called Something in the Water drew in tourists. Something in the Water was hosted by musician Pharrell Williams, who once attended Princess Anne High School and who wanted the event to be a tribute to his fr...

Community Engagement Awards

Community Engagement Awards

Tara Jones, Journalism Adviser

April 26, 2019

Photos from the Community Engagement Awards on April 25, 2019, which honored volunteers of the year and model partners in education.