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Laura Lemm, Human Resources recruiter and mother to VBCPS students, created a petition to try and allow her daughter to have an in-person graduation ceremony.

VBCPS Communities Petition For Graduation Ceremony

Mylynn Hopper, Staff Writer April 20, 2020

High school seniors experience an abundance of emotions as the school year comes to an end. The stress of preparing for the future as they look into college, joining the workforce, or whatever path they...

Seniors Share Final Memories of Their High School Experience

Seniors Share Final Memories of Their High School Experience

Janelle Camba, Editorial Assistant April 3, 2020

Amidst the rollercoaster of news regarding school closures, seniors have been coping in different ways. While some move closer to acceptance, others are still processing what this means for their futures....

“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...

The empty 100 hallway with the lights turned off during a weekend.

How the Coronavirus Has Impacted a High School Senior

Sydney Haulenbeek, Editor in Chief March 24, 2020

I squint at my computer, tab on an Economics study guide, before glancing up and out the front window of the store face. I’m lucky: I’m still employed despite how many stores have gone down, and I...

Ryle Lancaster modeling at All the Rage in Virginia Beach.

Senior Photos Teach Body Positivity While Introducing Students to Modeling

Paxton Coley, Managing Editor February 3, 2020

It was the start of their senior year, and seniors Elena Diaz, Sydney Evertsen, and Ryle Lancaster chose photographer Dan Trevino to do their senior photos, commemorating their last year as high schoolers...

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...

Lines from Kobe Bryants Dear Basketball on the back whiteboard of AP Literature teacher Mrs. Charlotte Jenkins.

Literature Teacher Turns Kobe Bryant Tribute into Motivation Message for Seniors

Sydney Haulenbeek, Editor in Chief January 29, 2020

On Tuesday, January 28, students’ first day back to school following NBA player Kobe Bryant’s death, English teacher Mrs. Charlotte Jenkins took a different approach in her AP Literature classes, opening...

The student login for StudentVUE, a website for parents and students that allows them to check their grades, course history, schedule, and course requests, as well as other information pertaining to their enrollment. While grades in each class are visible, and the student can see their expected final grades, there is no way for the student to view or track their GPA.

“What’s My GPA?” Why GPAs Should be on Report Cards

Paxton Coley, Managing Editor January 6, 2020

As the first semester nears its end, a question is raised for many students, especially seniors: what’s my GPA? At Kempsville High School in order for underclassmen to find out their GPA they have to...

Katherine Louise Guevara in front of the senior sign that she designed.

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 Awards Ceremony: Class of 2019

Senior Awards Ceremony: Class of 2019

Sydney Haulenbeek, Editor in Chief June 6, 2019

Photos from the Senior Awards Ceremony which was on Wednesday, June 5, in the Kempsville auditorium. These photographs feature some of the award recipients from the Class of 2019, which is graduating on...

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