The Treaty

Erin Guckin and Thomas Sutryk on Twin Tuesday.

Winter Spirit Week 2019

Jack Shupe, Staff Writer December 13, 2019

Winter Spirit Week 2019 was from December 9 through 13. On Monday the 9th the spirit day wear was “Pajama Pants Monday”, Tuesday was “Twin Tuesday”, Wednesday “Holiday Sweater Wednesday”, Thursday...

Marina and her host mother in Washington D.C.

Different Country, New People: Marina’s New Way to Learn About Life

Janelle Camba, Editorial Assistant December 2, 2019

–    Kempsville High School is hosting 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.   Today,...

Karmina Buensuceso, senior, painting a spaceman on a rocket in the boys bathroom by the auditorium.

Bathroom Beautification: a Passion Project that is Spreading Personal Growth

Sydney Haulenbeek, Editor in Chief November 27, 2019

It’s half past 10 in the morning on Saturday, November 23, 2019, and the girls bathroom in the crux of the 800 and 100 hallways is packed with girls. Katy Perry’s “Dark Horse” blasts out of a speaker...

Commitment to Graduate: Class of 2023

Commitment to Graduate: Class of 2023

Newspaper Staff November 25, 2019

The Commitment to Graduate ceremony for the Class of 2023 on November 19th, 2019.

Homecoming Spirit Week 2019

Homecoming Spirit Week 2019

Sydney Haulenbeek, Editor in Chief November 1, 2019

Homecoming Spirit Week 2019 was from October 28 to November 1st, and had an overarching theme of "Once Upon Kempsville". On Monday the 28th the spirit day wear was "America Monday", Tuesday was "Social...

BundllT accepting their $10,000 start-up check.

EBA Students Gain Thousands in Start-Up Funds During Pitch Night

Sydney Haulenbeek, Editor in Chief June 3, 2019

On May 29, 2019, Kempsville High School hosted their second annual INCubatoredu Pitch Night, for sophomore Entrepreneurship and Business Academy (EBA) teams to pitch their business ideas to a panel of...

There’s Something in the Water in Virginia Beach

There’s Something in the Water in Virginia Beach

Aaron Thomas, Sports Writer May 3, 2019

Last weekend, April 26 through 28, was an active one here in Virginia Beach as a music festival called Something in the Water drew in tourists. Something in the Water was hosted by musician Pharrell Williams,...

Community Engagement Awards

Community Engagement Awards

Tara Jones, Journalism Adviser April 26, 2019

Photos from the Community Engagement Awards on April 25, 2019, which honored volunteers of the year and model partners in education.

Students Participate in Armed Forces PT

Students Participate in Armed Forces PT

Sydney Haulenbeek, Editor in Chief April 26, 2019

Students leaned with their backpacks against the chainlink fence wrapping around Kempsville’s soccer, football, and practice field on Tuesday, April 23. There were nine in total, and while they were...

Here you can see my best friends from Germany!

My Experience as a Foreign Exchange Student

Antonia Emmerich, Staff Writer April 3, 2019

–    Kempsville High School has five foreign exchange students during the 2018-2019 school year. This piece is written by Antonia Emmerich, a foreign exchange student, as a description of her time...

March Manga Madness

March Manga Madness

Athena Zengewald, Staff Writer March 15, 2019

Pop culture from Asia strikes again at Kempsville High School with manga, or Japanese graphic novels. Manga is popular with teens across the country, and it’s uncommon for someone to not have at least...

“Living the Dream” The African-American Mural Competition

Julius Bastien and Sydney Haulenbeek March 7, 2019

The African-American Mural Competition on the topic “Living the Dream” was a competition to raise awareness of African-American History Month and show different backgrounds and different accomplishments.   The...

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