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Student Paves the Way for Mrs. Kempsville Pageant

 “I think this gives a voice to the students who want to represent their school without being a prom queen. I want everyone in Kempsville to feel like they are welcomed into our competition,” said Bridgham.
November 23, 2020

For years, SCA hosted the infamous Mr. Kempsville pageant for a night of laughs and fun. The event promotes school unity and raises funds for the American Cancer Society. However, the pageant holds a complicated,...

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...

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...

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,...

How to Participate in the Digital Yearbook Keepsake for Seniors

How to Participate in the Digital Yearbook Keepsake for Seniors
May 28, 2020

The achievements of Kempsville High School’s class of 2020 graduating seniors will not go overlooked, despite the changes made to the graduation ceremonies. In order to honor the seniors, the KHS Counseling...

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...

Students Respond to Adjusted AP Exams

“I think this is a really good experiment to see what the future of learning could potentially look like. But at the same time I love school and being in the classroom (especially math class!) so I’d always take in person learning over online learning,” Andre Mas, 17, said in regards to taking online classes.
April 29, 2020

Due to the current issues concerning COVID-19, gathering in large groups has been one of the prominent safety hazards that many facilities have been instructed to take in order to prevent the spread of...

The Last Game: Student Athletes’ Seasons Come to a Close

A lively moment as the boys lacrosse team huddled together after a difficult game against Ocean Lakes.
April 27, 2020

The lights illuminate the field, the crowd’s cheers and clapping echo throughout the stadium, jerseys fill your vision, and a whistle catches your attention. The game is over; however, unbeknownst to...

AP Exams Open Book/Note and Will Be Taken at Home

AP Exams Open Book/Note and Will Be Taken at Home
April 6, 2020

Due to the closing of schools and the need to protect the safety of protectors and students CollegeBoard has had to get creative with prep for AP exams and how students are going to take the AP exams they’ve...

Seniors Share Final Memories of Their High School Experience

Seniors Share Final Memories of Their High School Experience
April 3, 2020

Amidst the rollercoaster of news regarding school closures, seniors have been coping in different ways. While some move closer to acceptance, others are still processing what this means for their futures....

School Closure Devastates Student Body

VBCPS informs students that schools are closed for the rest of the year.
March 27, 2020

On March 23 Governor Ralph Northam announced a groundbreaking change that made students’ hearts drop: all Virginia schools would be closed for the rest of the academic year. After a mere week in quarantine,...

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