The Treaty

Dual Enrollment Students Take on Year-Long Virtual Learning

DuBois announces a virtual spring semester.

Janelle Camba, Editor in Chief

October 9, 2020

On September 18, Glenn DuBois, chancellor of the Virginia Community College system, announced that the spring semester would proceed virtually. This news affected 23 community colleges including Tidewater Community College, which provides dual enrollment classes to Kempsville High School students on...

How Students Cope with Quarantine

How Students Cope with Quarantine

Janelle Camba, Editor in Chief

September 30, 2020

When school was cut short, students celebrated an early summer. However, no one considered the drawbacks of a quarantined vacation. Instead of hanging out with friends at the mall, teens settled for binge watching TV shows from the comfort of their own bed.   While self-isolation safeguarded...

“Enola Holmes”: A Step in the Right Direction

“Enola Holmes”: A Step in the Right Direction

Janelle Camba, Editor in Chief

September 28, 2020

“Enola Holmes” centers around the adventures of Sherlock Holmes’s less famous sister, Enola. The movie, which can be found on Netflix, follows an undercover Enola attempting to track down her mother while evading capture from her ill-intentioned brother, Mycroft.   The film uses creative...

Teachers Overcome the Challenges of Virtual Learning

Janelle Camba, Editor in Chief

September 21, 2020

Due to the abrupt ending of the spring semester, teachers were eager to get back into the classroom. However, they now face the challenge of adapting to a virtual environment. This unprecedented situation forced teachers to get creative in how they interact with their students.   Charlotte...

Best Stories of 2019-2020

Best Stories of 2019-2020

Sydney Haulenbeek, Paxton Coley, and Janelle Camba

June 5, 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 takes a significant amount of time to research, produce, and edit every piece that goes up each day, an...

“Lovebirds”: An Unconventional Romantic Comedy

“Lovebirds”: An Unconventional Romantic Comedy

Janelle Camba, Editorial Assistant

June 3, 2020

“Lovebirds” is best described as an untraditional romantic comedy. The story follows Jibran and Leilani, a bickering couple, on an adventure involving murder, blackmail, and a secret society of wealthy creeps. If I hadn’t seen the trailer, I would’ve assumed this was the wrong movie.  ...

The Treaty’s Editor-in-Chief Recognized as Student Journalist of the Year

Haulenbeek accepts the Colonel Charles E. Scholarship.

Janelle Camba, Editorial Assistant

May 27, 2020

Recently, the Virginia High School League, or VHSL, recognized Senior Sydney Haulenbeek as the Student Journalist of the Year. With this honor came the Colonel Charles E. Savedge Student Journalist Scholarship for $500 to the applicant’s college or university of choice. The scholarship is awarded to...

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 community service. This year, the Virginian-Pilot Scholastic Achievement Team for KHS granted the honor ...

TV Shows Go “Live:” Online

TV Shows Go “Live:” Online

Janelle Camba, Editorial Assistant

May 4, 2020

During this pandemic, Hollywood has been forced to adjust accordingly. Production on shows such as “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” and “The Handmaid’s Tale” have come to a screeching halt with no word on when filming will resume. Entertainment studios have delayed the release of movies...

“100 Humans: Life’s Questions. Answered.” Gives a New Take on Brain Games

“100 Humans: Life’s Questions. Answered.” Gives a New Take on Brain Games

Janelle Camba, Editorial Assistant

April 28, 2020

In a time of quarantine and isolation, Netflix decided to release a psychological documentary series based on people in quarantine and isolation. “100 Humans: Life’s Questions. Answered.” is a show reminiscent of National Geographic’s “Brain Games,” but with a twist. As the name states, 100 humans...

ICDC Qualifiers Discuss Feelings on Cancelation

DECA members qualify for ICDC.

Janelle Camba, Editorial Assistant

April 23, 2020

Since freshman year, DECA has become a staple in my high school experience. Nothing could replace the connections I’ve made or the opportunities DECA gave me. However, the coronavirus pandemic has led to the cancelation of the national DECA tournament (ICDC) in Nashville, Tennessee.    Being...

Whipped Coffee Becomes the New Quarantine Snack

Whipped coffee: the final result.

Janelle Camba, Editorial Assistant

April 9, 2020

During our time in quarantine, many trends have taken the internet by storm in an attempt to keep everyone busy. More recently, people across TikTok, Instagram, and YouTube popularized the recipe for whipped coffee. Always a skeptic, I decided to see if the whipped coffee trend was worth the hype. &n...