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A Moment in History: Trump’s Impeachment Inquiry

A Moment in History: Trump’s Impeachment Inquiry

Mylynn Hopper, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

As the 2000s come to an end and the page turns to 2020, the world begins to face various new challenges and changes as it starts the new decade. In the U.S., Americans are in the middle of a significant moment currently affecting the government. At this time, President Trump’s impeachment case has...

Coming Together Through Culture: Patricia Hansen Casquinho

Coming Together Through Culture: Patricia Hansen Casquinho

Mylynn Hopper, Staff Writer

January 24, 2020

Most people dream of traveling to a different country at some point in their lives. However, some students have taken the initiative to use the time of their youth to travel and learn more about the world one country and school at a time. Many students, like Patricia Casquinho, have decided to use a foreign e...

Greetings From Germany: Johanna Wistuba’s Experience as a Foreign Exchange Student

Greetings From Germany: Johanna Wistuba’s Experience as a Foreign Exchange Student

Mylynn Hopper, Staff Writer

January 10, 2020

–    Kempsville High School hosted six foreign exchange students during the 2019-2020 school year. This is a part of an on-going feature series on these students and their experiences.   There are a variety of students here at Kempsville that come from different backgrounds and different ...

“OK Teacher”: How the Generation Gap is Affecting Kempsville

“OK Teacher”: How the Generation Gap is Affecting Kempsville

Mylynn Hopper, Staff Writer

January 2, 2020

It’s nearing the end of the school day and everyone is ready to go home as last block begins. However, as the minutes on the clock count down, and class draws closer to its end, students become restless and their attention starts to drift away from class, feeding into distractions that carry them to...

Ms. Bass Takes a Creative Spin on Window Safety Regulation

Ms. Bass Takes a Creative Spin on Window Safety Regulation

Mylynn Hopper, Staff Writer

December 12, 2019

Safety is a top priority for most schools, and Kempsville High School is no different. On November 19, 2019, teachers were sent an email instructing them to cover the windows on the doors of their classrooms during lockdown drills to prevent any threat from being able to look inside classrooms throu...

November Trill Talk Presents Advice on Stress for Students

November Trill Talk Presents Advice on Stress for Students

Mylynn Hopper, Staff Writer

November 26, 2019

During this month’s Trill Talk session, which was held November 18, Khia Evans, Kempsville’s college and career counselor, made a guest appearance to hold a conversation on the topic of coping with stress.    The conversation in its first half was guided by Evans. She started off the...

Taekwondo Club Begins in Kempsville

Taekwondo Club Begins in Kempsville

Mylynn Hopper, Staff Writer

November 18, 2019

The Taekwondo Club, which had its first meeting on November 12, teaches its members about the art and how to properly execute it. The club gets people physically involved by teaching them different moves and increases their skills in the art. If the members of the club work hard, they may even move u...

Seniors Work on Senior Sign

Seniors Work on Senior Sign

Mylynn Hopper, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

As part of Kempsville tradition, one of the ways that the students leave their mark on Kempsville is through the creation of a senior class sign that hangs on the outside of the building.    The senior sign is a large mural painted by the Senior Class Council. The purpose of the sign is ...

Class of 1970 and Class of 2020 Come Together for Aerial Picture

Class of 1970 and Class of 2020 Come Together for Aerial Picture

Mylynn Hopper, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

As the class of 2020 approaches graduation, the seniors of Kempsville have been preparing for the occasion. Among the many things the students must complete as the year progresses is the senior aerial picture. However, many things are changing this senior year, starting with the senior picture.  &...

College Coaching with the Chief College Corner

College Coaching with the Chief College Corner

Mylynn Hopper, Staff Writer

October 7, 2019

Are you confused about your future? Unsure of what you want to do or where you want to go? Many students are and typically don’t know where to start. However, with the Chief College Corner, students can now find guidance through the college preparation process with the help of easily accessible resou...