The Herd

March On

David Behrens

March 10, 2014

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Let me open by saying that I of all people do realize how irresponsible it is to be writing opinion pieces, when we could and should be sharing with our readers our feelings about matters in the Ukraine (Heh heh. Readers). Th...

Sochi 2014: Why You May Care

David Behrens, Contributor

February 13, 2014

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Well, it’s that time again: Time to obsessively check medal counts, hope your favorite athlete wins gold and doesn’t break himself (or herself), and wait a few hours for the quarterfinals of a mildly interesting event to occ...

God Forbid: Exploring what the Christmas Season is and Should Be

David Behrens

December 20, 2013

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Around this time of year, a warm, cuddly feeling fills the freezing cold air at Kennebunk High School, where all through the final week before break, we feel the spirit of Christmas giving us a big, encouraging hug, and coaxing...

1st Quarter Review

David Behrens, Contributor

November 2, 2013

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Okay, reader. Stand back, take a deep breath, and congratulate yourself. The first quarter of the school year is over, and you made it to the other side! You may have been stressed, depressed, or inappropriately dressed, but you...

Mean Spirits

David Behrens, Contributor

September 13, 2013

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Autumn. Welcome back to school! Hope you’ve done all your summer homework, because now you get to focus on the hundreds of short-term assignments you’ll be expected to complete in your spare time over the next nine months. Let’s...

Donut Daze

David Behrens, Contributor

September 13, 2013

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If you attended KHS last year, you were probably at seniors’ last assembly. And if you were there, you may remember raucously applauding the seniors as they revealed their gift: Donut Days, a new tradition where the students...

The Bummer of Our Summer

David Behrens, Contributor

September 5, 2013

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Ah, summer. The time to hang back and to let loose. A magical intermission of sorts, where you can spend time with your friends and family, travel, and enjoy whatever you may, as a youth of today. Or, if you’re an upperclassman,...

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