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“The Prom”: A Musical That Teaches Acceptance

January 15, 2021

For some, “The Prom,” a Netflix film, is a relatable musical comedy, and for others, it is a must-see due to the director’s past musical hit,“Glee.”   The focus of this movie is on...

Black Student Union Hosts Leadership Lock-In

Black Student Union Hosts Leadership Lock-In
January 13, 2021

During these unprecedented times, some students have forgotten what it means to be a leader. However, the Black Student Union believes that good leadership is more important now than ever. In order to...

Students Weigh in on Class Ranking System

Blunt favored the class rank system.
January 11, 2021

Beginning with the class of 2022, Kempsville’s current juniors, Virginia Beach City Public Schools will be doing away with the traditional high school class ranking system. Instead, the school system...

Students Advocate to Keep Asynchronous Mondays

Mounce teaches English at Kempsville High School.
January 8, 2021

As a result of virtual learning, schools have made Monday classes asynchronous, allowing students to work independently. Though the pandemic is far from over, many debate whether or not to keep asynchronous...

“MrBeast Burger”: Good Food for a Good Cause

“MrBeast Burger”: Good Food for a Good Cause
January 6, 2021

On December 19, Jimmy Donaldson, better known as Mr. Beast, launched a nationwide restaurant chain entitled “MrBeast Burger.” After posting a Youtube video of himself giving away cash prizes and free...

“The Mandalorian” Season 2: Slow and Steady Wins the Race

“The Mandalorian” Season 2: Slow and Steady Wins the Race
December 21, 2020

*Major Spoiler Warning   Despite the constant infighting within the “Star Wars” fandom, the majority of fans can agree that “The Mandalorian” is an exception to the rule—with the second...

Black Student Union Creates Blessing Bags

The Black Student Union is collecting Blessing Bags to help others in the pandemic.
December 18, 2020

Many students will be with loved ones and hiding from the cold weather during these holidays. However, others will be without a place to stay or food to enjoy. The Black Student Union at Kempsville High...

The Newest Sickness: Zoomitis

Virtual learning has revealed a pattern of a loss of motivation.
December 16, 2020

Students across the country are familiar with the term “senioritis,” a lack of academic motivation due to seniors being in their last year of high school. However, it seems the ongoing pandemic has...

“Dusk:” An Emotional EP

December 14, 2020

On October 1, Mxmtoon, also known as Maia, released her new EP:“Dusk.” The EP showcases seven songs and features pop singer Carly Rae Jepsen. While some may prefer the slow, mellow beats this EP provides,...

English Teacher Brings Pop Culture to the Classroom

English Teacher Brings Pop Culture to the Classroom
December 11, 2020

For a typical student, English class may be the last thing to look forward to. A new English teacher here at Kempsville High School, Brittany Rimes, is trying to change that.   After graduating...

Student Athletes Struggle Without Sports

Student Athletes Struggle Without Sports
December 9, 2020

Last year, students attended football, basketball, and volleyball games as a regular pastime. However, high school sports have drastically changed during the pandemic, bringing about a new slew of problems.   For...

Hardships from Scholarships

Hardships from Scholarships
December 7, 2020

Most students know about applying for scholarships to pay for college, but many neglect the possible financial dangers. With more freetime on their hands, Kempsville High School juniors and seniors are...

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