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How Ms. Schoettlin is Managing the New Normal

How Ms. Schoettlin is Managing the New Normal

Jack Shupe, Staff Writer

May 5, 2020

The new normal: staying at home, only leaving the house for necessities, doing homework (and instructional time) at home, and stocking up on everything from toilet paper to canned goods, “just in case.”   At this point in many people’s lives, it is so easy to focus only on one’s self,...

Lubinski Teacher of the Month of February

Lubinski Teacher of the Month of February

Jakelynn Credle, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

Every month the Kempsville community comes together to vote to recognize a hard-working spirit of Kemspville’s staff. Kempsville’s choice for Teacher of the Month of February is none other than Mrs. Katharine Lubinski from the science department.    “I was a little surprised I got teacher of...

SCA Announces January Teachers of the Month: Ms. Marks and Ms. Swanner-Duran

Ms. Marks pictured with members of the SCA for January's Teacher of the Month.

Cate Benedict, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

Every month at Kempsville, the Student Cooperative Association (SCA) releases a poll for students to select either one or two teachers who show awe-inspiring performances in and out of the classroom. For the month of January, Ms. Sarah Marks, a health and physical education teacher, and Ms. Kelly Swanner-...

Ms. Guckert, an Enthusiastic English Teacher

 Ms. Taylor Guckert with her classroom in a cart.  She doesn't have an assigned classroom because she is a

Nina Fountain, Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

Ms. Taylor Guckert, an enthusiastic book-loving, 9th-grade English teacher has her own theories on English and how it makes students more successful in learning.    “English asks students to question themselves, others, and the world around them,” she said, explaining that she feels Engl...

Ms. Mounce on Having Voice and Choice

Ms. Mounce on Having Voice and Choice

Janelle Camba, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

In the mind of a student, the words “class” and “boring” are synonymous. However, Mrs. Mounce, a new English teacher, is ready to bring life into her lessons.   From an early age, literature played a large role in her education. Her passion for English ultimately drove her career ...