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Sophomores and Upperclassmen Return to School

Sophomores and Upperclassmen Return to School

Cate Benedict, Staff Writer November 9, 2020

As the 2020-2021 school year moves forward, students that chose Option 1 will return for in-person teaching on November 12.   The recommendation, which the School Board unanimously approved...

Student Receives a Letter of Commendation from the National Merit Scholarship Program

Student Receives a Letter of Commendation from the National Merit Scholarship Program

Cate Benedict, Staff Writer November 4, 2020

JT Ashby, a senior, was awarded a letter of commendation for the National Merit Scholarship after scoring in the 1400s during the PSAT last year.   The National Merit Scholarship Program is...

Sania Nicole Bagley speaking about racial issues and the equity policy via Google Zoom during the School Board Meeting held on August 11, 2020.

BSU Students Share Their Support for the New Equity Policy at VBCPS Board Meeting

Cate Benedict, Staff Writer October 5, 2020

Every second and fourth Sunday of each month, Virginia Beach City Public School board members meet to discuss policies, regulations, and updates. Citizens and delegates are welcomed to speak by request...

COVID-19 Forces Changes in the School Curriculum

COVID-19 Forces Changes in the School Curriculum

Cate Benedict, Staff Writer September 23, 2020

It is Tuesday morning on September 8, 2020, and thousands of alarms, usually paired with groans, go off across Virginia Beach. After approximately six months of quarantine, students and faculty are beginning...

Best Stories of 2019-2020

Best Stories of 2019-2020

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...

EBA Students Graduate with TCC Associates Degrees

EBA Students Graduate with TCC Associates Degrees

Cate Benedict , Staff Writer June 4, 2020

Out of the 91 graduating seniors from the Entrepreneurship and Business Academy at Kempsville High School, 17 of them have completed 61 credit hours and are getting their Business Administration Associate’s...

The finished product of the Brick House Diner after the students designs.

ACCELerator Students Partake in Diner Designing

Cate Benedict , Staff Writer May 13, 2020

The Kempsville Entrepreneurship and Business Academy has participated in numerous events in the past. At the end of January this year, juniors in the ACCELerator business class came together to design...

A lively moment as the boys lacrosse team huddled together after a difficult game against Ocean Lakes.

The Last Game: Student Athletes’ Seasons Come to a Close

Cate Benedict , Staff Writer April 27, 2020

The lights illuminate the field, the crowd’s cheers and clapping echo throughout the stadium, jerseys fill your vision, and a whistle catches your attention. The game is over; however, unbeknownst to...

Students in catering making homemade Gnocchi with different sauces and toppings.

Commitment to Catering: The Kempsville Students Who Cook

Cate Benedict , Staff Writer April 2, 2020

At monthly staff meetings, clubs, and faculty events, there is a line up of a wide variety of food. However, who makes the food? The answer is the catering students of Kempsville. To a majority of people,...

A screenshot of part of a filter made by Snapchat and the World Health Organization to highlight certain tips that will reduce the spread of infection.

Making Room for Social Distancing

Cate Benedict , Staff Writer March 26, 2020

Social distancing is being seen in many ways throughout the world. Whether it be the prevention of handshaking, or the cancellation of schools, the increase of space between others can help to reduce the...

“Handwashing and staying away from people who are sick or coughing will definitely help,” said Martha Ward, Kempsville’s nurse. “If anything, soap and water will do more than hand sanitizer.”

Staff Days and Attendance: Coronavirus Updates

Cate Benedict and Sydney Haulenbeek March 13, 2020

Read our previous story, “The Coronavirus: What it is and How it Impacts You,” for information on what the coronavirus is, where it came from, and how to keep yourself from keeping sick.    On...

The most recent newsletter, issued on February 28 by VBCPS, regarding the Coronavirus.

The Coronavirus: What it is and How it Impacts You

Cate Benedict , Staff Writer March 6, 2020

From Snapchat stories to worldwide news, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is nothing short of being known. Everybody should know of the causes, effects, symptoms, and treatments in order to stay safe throughout...

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