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Best Stories of 2019-2020

Best Stories of 2019-2020
June 5, 2020

As this is our final post of the school year this story varies from our normal, as it is a commemoration of our journalists on the work they have done as well as is a showcase of their best pieces. It...

Senior Meeting Details Graduation(s) for the Class of 2020

Senior Meeting Details Graduation(s) for the Class of 2020
May 29, 2020

On Thursday, May 28, Principal Melissa George hosted another senior meeting detailing the events of graduation during the closures of COVID-19. Previously, on May 7, plans had not yet been made; however,...

The Treaty’s Editor-in-Chief Recognized as Student Journalist of the Year

Haulenbeek accepts the Colonel Charles E. Scholarship.
May 27, 2020

Recently, the Virginia High School League, or VHSL, recognized Senior Sydney Haulenbeek as the Student Journalist of the Year. With this honor came the Colonel Charles E. Savedge Student Journalist Scholarship...

Class of 2020 Set to Have Individual Graduations

More information concerning senior events for Kempsville High School.
May 22, 2020

VBCPS has made a decision concerning the graduation status of the Class of 2020.   “VBSchools has settled on a monthlong [sic] series of events and displays planned throughout the city that...

Seniors Can Keep Student Data Through Google Takeout

Seniors Can Keep Student Data Through Google Takeout
May 15, 2020

Seniors have the chance to transfer data from their school accounts to their personal accounts as they leave the school district.   In order to do this, sign into on the...

Students Given the Option to Sign into Personal Accounts

Personal Gmail sign-in page after selecting the “Gmail Kiosk” function on a signed-out, VBCPS distributed Chromebook.
May 14, 2020

VBCPS has recently made it possible for high school students to access their personal Gmail accounts on their school-distributed computers, presumably for the purposes of AP testing.   In order...

EBA Businesses Work Through COVID-19

EBA Businesses Work Through COVID-19
May 11, 2020

Thriftkins, a first year business in IncubatorEDU, is one of the many EBA businesses that has been impacted by the school closure, and COVID-19.    It's just a case of adapting and improvising,”...

Everyday Objects as Fashion: Safety Pins and Paperclips

Abigail Knights, senior, wearing a lock and key as a necklace at her place of work, a daycare.  Photo via her Instagram, @abbyknightess.
March 23, 2020

Fashion is subjective, and entirely up to the person wearing it. Some Kempsville students have come up with more creative options in choosing their jewelry and dress, dipping into incorporating everyday...

What You Need to Know About Voting on Super Tuesday

What You Need to Know About Voting on Super Tuesday
March 2, 2020

Tuesday, March 3, is Super Tuesday, and Virginia’s Democratic presidential primary voting day. Students who will be 18 in time for the general election in November and who registered to vote in the primaries...

Superintendent Spence Responds to Students Over Not Closing Schools

Superintendent Spence's quote of a Tallwood sophomore's Tweet concerning the amount of replies on @vbschool's Twitter announcement about the 2 hour delay on Friday, February 21.
February 24, 2020

Disclaimer: This piece reflects the views of the writers and not of The Treaty as a whole, its advertisers, or of Kempsville High School and all of its students and staff.   On Thursday, February...

Virginia Opera Performs “Oh Freedom” at KHS

The stage of
February 20, 2020

On Tuesday, February 18 the Virginia Opera performed “Oh Freedom” for select 2A classes.    The performance was one of the events organized by Ms. Kimberly Nurse for African American History...

Young Republicans Invite Congressional Candidate to Kempsville

Ben Loyola (R), speaking about his campaign to the Young Republicans and other students at Kempsville
February 13, 2020

On Tuesday, February 11, Congressional Candidate for the 2nd district of Virginia Ben Loyola came and spoke to students at Kempsville High School in association with the Young Republicans Club. “My...

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