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Ready, Set, Go! Teacher by Day. Pilot by Night.

Ready, Set, Go! Teacher by Day. Pilot by Night.
November 18, 2020

  Many teachers have an unheard of life outside of school. Katelyn Ready, the newest Algebra II teacher, took the time to share hers. Before teaching at Kempsville High School, Ready lived in Japan...

Sophomores and Upperclassmen Return to School

Sophomores and Upperclassmen Return to School
November 9, 2020

As the 2020-2021 school year moves forward, students that chose Option 1 will return for in-person teaching on November 12.   The recommendation, which the School Board unanimously approved...

Student Receives a Letter of Commendation from the National Merit Scholarship Program

Student Receives a Letter of Commendation from the National Merit Scholarship Program
November 4, 2020

JT Ashby, a senior, was awarded a letter of commendation for the National Merit Scholarship after scoring in the 1400s during the PSAT last year.   The National Merit Scholarship Program is...

Catering Teacher Takes the Kitchen to Zoom

Catering Teacher Takes the Kitchen to Zoom
October 23, 2020

After a month of virtual learning, teachers learned to adapt to the challenges of Zoom calls and spotty internet connections. However, Jennifer Riley-Edwards, Kempsville High School’s catering teacher,...

New Teacher, New Chief, New Status Quo

Taken from @kempsacademy on Instagram.
October 7, 2020

Chiefs have been logging into Zoom, turning on their cameras, and learning at home for about two weeks now. Lots of changes have occurred at Kempsville High School since the last time a classroom was full...

BSU Students Share Their Support for the New Equity Policy at VBCPS Board Meeting

Sania Nicole Bagley speaking about racial issues and the equity policy via Google Zoom during the School Board Meeting held on August 11, 2020.
October 5, 2020

Every second and fourth Sunday of each month, Virginia Beach City Public School board members meet to discuss policies, regulations, and updates. Citizens and delegates are welcomed to speak by request...

COVID-19 Forces Changes in the School Curriculum

COVID-19 Forces Changes in the School Curriculum
September 23, 2020

It is Tuesday morning on September 8, 2020, and thousands of alarms, usually paired with groans, go off across Virginia Beach. After approximately six months of quarantine, students and faculty are beginning...

Teachers Overcome the Challenges of Virtual Learning

September 21, 2020

Due to the abrupt ending of the spring semester, teachers were eager to get back into the classroom. However, they now face the challenge of adapting to a virtual environment. This unprecedented situation...

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,...

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...

Newspaper Student Begins Pen Pal Program

Newspaper Student Begins Pen Pal Program
May 21, 2020

Summer is a hard time for many high schoolers who aren’t able to see friends, and with  the quarantine, that desire for friendship can become compounded. Hence, the creation of the Pen Pal Program.   I...

How KHS is Engaging Students in Quarantine

How KHS is Engaging Students in Quarantine
May 20, 2020

In the midst of quarantine and school closure, Kempsville High School’s staff has had to get creative in order to be as engaging as possible to students. From participating in Zoom calls, to posting...

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