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“Moxie”: An Empowering Take On Feminism

“Moxie”: An Empowering Take On Feminism

Savanna Crawford, Editorial Assistant March 15, 2021

*Slight Spoiler Warning*   Trigger Warning: Mentions of Rape and Sexual Assault   Just in time for Women’s History Month, Netflix has released a movie called “Moxie,” which...

Students Face Pressure To Choose Their Careers Before Graduation

Students Face Pressure To Choose Their Careers Before Graduation

Savanna Crawford, Editorial Assistant March 8, 2021

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” seems to be a question that students have been asked since they graduated kindergarten, but now as high schoolers, the question has become a much more pressing...

“Bridgerton”: An Embarrassment to Period Pieces

“Bridgerton”: An Embarrassment to Period Pieces

Janelle Camba, Staff Writer February 3, 2021

*Spoiler Warning*   Trigger Warning: Mentions of Rape and Sexual Assault   In this day and age, many entertainment networks have produced period pieces meant to whisk viewers off...

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...

“The Prom”: A Musical That Teaches Acceptance

Emilia Aviles, Staff Writer January 15, 2021

For some, “The Prom,” a Netflix film, is a relatable musical comedy, and for others, it is a must-see due to the director’s past musical hit,“Glee.”   The focus of this movie is on...

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...

Mounce teaches English at Kempsville High School.

Students Advocate to Keep Asynchronous Mondays

Janelle Camba, Editor in Chief January 8, 2021

As a result of virtual learning, schools have made Monday classes asynchronous, allowing students to work independently. Though the pandemic is far from over, many debate whether or not to keep asynchronous...

Virtual learning has revealed a pattern of a loss of motivation.

The Newest Sickness: Zoomitis

Janelle Camba December 16, 2020

Students across the country are familiar with the term “senioritis,” a lack of academic motivation due to seniors being in their last year of high school. However, it seems the ongoing pandemic has...

Turkey with a Side of Masked Potatoes

Turkey with a Side of Masked Potatoes

Julatte Hillman, Staff Writer December 2, 2020

Typically, Thanksgiving is a time to catch up and spend quality time with loved ones, but this year was different. Just before Thanksgiving, Governor Ralph Northam reduced public and private gatherings...

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...

Netflix Comedies Glorify Sexual Assault

Netflix Comedies Glorify Sexual Assault

Janelle Camba, Editor in Chief November 6, 2020

Trigger Warning: Mentions of rape, sexual assault, non-consensual sexual activity   Over the summer, Netflix’s “Cuties” sparked a controversial uproar concerning the sexualization of children....

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,...

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