The Treaty

Emotional Plays Highlight The Night of One Acts

In the center stands Jennie Touchton, sophomore, who played Jo. She is surrounded by her emotions, in what started as a party, as the separate sides try to convince her whether or not to commit suicide. Chavito Allen, who played hope, is missing from the scene.

Sydney Haulenbeek, Editor in Chief

January 14, 2020

On January 10 and 11 Kempsville’s Drama Club put on their annual Night of One Acts, presenting “I Hate Love,” “Serial Killer Barbie” and “The Message.” Two of the plays performed, “I Hate Love” and “Serial Killer Barbie,” were student-directed, with senior Rhianna Rebholz directin...

Kempsville’s Santa Claus Doubles as a Security Guard

Mr. David Springstead, dressed as Father Christmas, stands in front of the Christmas tree set up in the foyer. It previously displayed the bulbs for “Be a Santa to a Senior,” which was sponsored by Kempsville’s security team.

Sydney Haulenbeek, Editor in Chief

December 20, 2019

It’s Thursday, December 19, and Santa is outside the Kempsville High School cafeteria, watching students and fist-bumping an occasional smiling passerby. Unfortunately, this Santa isn’t from the North Pole; rather, he is Kempsville’s security assistant and drama club director, Mr. David Spring...

“The Importance of Being Earnest” is a Memorable Performance

“The Importance of Being Earnest” is a Memorable Performance

Sydney Haulenbeek, Editor in Chief

November 21, 2019

“The Importance of Being Earnest” was a change for the KHS Drama Club; rather than the modern act of “subText” performed last year, or the well known “Little Women,” “The Importance of Being Earnest” is a work relatively unknown by students, and also set in the Victorian Age. It was pe...

New Start Time Recommendations Poses Problems for Extracurricular Activities

New Start Time Recommendations Poses Problems for Extracurricular Activities

Paxton Coley, Managing Editor

November 6, 2019

In November of 2018, VBCPS recommended changing the start times for all students, mostly for the benefit of high schoolers who were not getting enough sleep. On Tuesday, October 8, Daniel Keever, senior executive director for high schools in VBCPS, released recommended start and end times for the 202...

Springstead leads the drama department in “subText”

Springstead leads the drama department in “subText”

Sydney Haulenbeek, Editor in Chief

November 14, 2018

When the lights illuminate the stage on the first showing of “subText” and two teenagers become visible, it becomes clear that something is going to be different about this play: both Cameron, played by Pandora George, and Dani, performed by Kylie VanHoose, are on their phones.   This is...