The Treaty

Casper discussed her struggles with identity in the Black community.

The Weight of the N-Word: A BSU Trill Talk

Janelle Camba, Editor in Chief February 26, 2021

On February 18, the Black Student Union held an in-depth trill talk about the N-word and its history. Panelists Chavito Allen, Frida Almaguer, Mary Casper, Cam Hyde, and Evan Nied, along with host Jada...

 “I think this gives a voice to the students who want to represent their school without being a prom queen. I want everyone in Kempsville to feel like they are welcomed into our competition,” said Bridgham.

Student Paves the Way for Mrs. Kempsville Pageant

Janelle Camba, Editor in Chief November 23, 2020

For years, SCA hosted the infamous Mr. Kempsville pageant for a night of laughs and fun. The event promotes school unity and raises funds for the American Cancer Society. However, the pageant holds a complicated,...

The Virginian-Pilot Honors 15 Kempsville Students

The Virginian-Pilot Honors 15 Kempsville Students

Janelle Camba, Editorial Assistant May 18, 2020

Each year, The Virginian-Pilot recognizes a group of hardworking model students in high schools across Virginia. They are typically chosen by merit and academic achievement, as well as their presence in...

“I have been drawing and painting a lot more which is good, I always wanted to get better so now I have the time to do it more,” Tyler Mullins, 17, said.

Class Quarantine: How Students are Impacted by the Two-Week Absence

Mylynn Hopper, Staff Writer March 31, 2020

People around the world have been cautioned to stay inside their homes. They have been warned to try to stay out of the public and prevent gathering in heavily populated places. In an effort to keep everyone...

“Although I could still do this now, I would want to say thank you to my teachers because it’s more heartfelt and personal in person,” Tyler Mullins, 17, said as something he would have liked to say in person before school ended.

School’s Out: VB Schools Close for the Remainder of the School Year

Mylynn Hopper, Staff Writer March 31, 2020

As the school year comes to an end, many students become busy as they prepare for numerous upcoming events. Classes start to review content as SOLs and exams approach, students start to plan ahead for...

“Right now, I realize that school dominates most of my time. Most people would say school, but I don’t want that to be my most important thing. I want to focus more on my spiritual side, because I feel like I’ve been putting that on the back burner because of school, so I want my most important thing to be God and I’m working towards that,” Jada Jones said. Jones, 17, wants the most important aspect of her life to be her connection with religion and not school.

The Stress of Success: How School Affects Students’ Health

Mylynn Hopper, Staff Writer March 31, 2020

Imagine having to study for an important test for math. The grade from this test could greatly impact the overall grade in the class. However, a paper must also be written for English, due in the near...

N’Kosi-Sanai Poole (left), Principal Melissa George (center), and Jada Jones (right) talk about school spirit and Monday Morning Meetings in the EBA space on October 3 during lunch.

Pizza with the Principal

Sydney Haulenbeek, Editor in Chief October 9, 2019

On Thursday, October 3, Principal Melissa George tried a new strategy for getting student opinion: she invited students to have pizza with her and talk about Kempsville.    In the past, George...

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