The Treaty

Goodbye 2020, Hello 2021!

Goodbye 2020, Hello 2021!

Sara Riley Kight, Staff Writer January 20, 2021

2020 did not end how anyone planned, with the school year starting off virtually and new challenges that never seem to stop emerging. Contrary to the dismal state of affairs from the past few months of...

Blunt favored the class rank system.

Students Weigh in on Class Ranking System

Sara Riley Kight, Staff Writer January 11, 2021

Beginning with the class of 2022, Kempsville’s current juniors, Virginia Beach City Public Schools will be doing away with the traditional high school class ranking system. Instead, the school system...

Hardships from Scholarships

Hardships from Scholarships

Sara Riley Kight, Staff Writer December 7, 2020

Most students know about applying for scholarships to pay for college, but many neglect the possible financial dangers. With more freetime on their hands, Kempsville High School juniors and seniors are...

Lights, Cameras... Anxiety

Lights, Cameras… Anxiety

Sara Riley Kight, Staff Writer November 13, 2020

Junior Sydney Alphin never thought she’d have to invite all of her classmates into her home. However, as of November 4, “cameras on” became mandatory for all online students.   “I’m...

New Chiefs Face the New Normal

New Chiefs Face the New Normal

Sara Riley Kight, Staff Writer October 30, 2020

New challenges are the norm for freshmen, but this year, the challenges are more different than ever before.   Kaitlyn Calkin, a freshman who goes to in-person classes Tuesday through Friday,...

Students question whether or not to register for the SAT.

Upperclassmen Decide Whether or Not to Take the SAT

Sara Riley Kight, Staff Writer October 14, 2020

2020 has brought a litany of issues with education, especially for new high schoolers, those who are graduating, and those preparing for college. Students have been hearing of the Scholastic Assessment...

Taken from @kempsacademy on Instagram.

New Teacher, New Chief, New Status Quo

Sara Riley Kight, Staff Writer October 7, 2020

Chiefs have been logging into Zoom, turning on their cameras, and learning at home for about two weeks now. Lots of changes have occurred at Kempsville High School since the last time a classroom was full...

Liam Besserer, Mr. Kempsville 2019, with his parents after the pageant.

Mr. Kempsville 2019: Wrestling, “California Gurls,” and Pink Princess Morphsuits

S. Riley Kight, Social Media Manager May 21, 2019

Mr. Kempsville 2019 started off with a bang on Friday, May 17, with all seven competitors, Zach Bennett, Liam Besserer, Carson Blythe, Andre Costict, Evan Gibson, Phillip Neiman, and Simeon Spence, getting...

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