The Herd

Struggle, Stress and Tears; Is the Endeavor of Homework Really Worth it?

Michael Jarowicz, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019

Filed under Features

Ever since homework was first introduced, and ever since the first kids rolled their eyes at a teacher assigning it, the question has come up: Should teachers give out less homework? The subject of homework is a polarized one ...

KHS Students Attend MIT Model UN Conference

Emma Cripps, Co-Editor in Chief

February 13, 2019

Filed under Features

KHS sent a large delegation to the eleventh annual MIT Model United Nations Conference from Friday, February 8th through Sunday, February 10th. With nearly thirty delegates, we had one of the largest groups present. Student...

Women in the Arts

Women in the Arts

February 7, 2019

A Look at the 2018 Maine Senate Elections

Rory Sheehan, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018

Filed under Features, Front page

With the 2018 midterms days away from the time of publication, it may be useful to the KHS community to learn about who may be representing them in the very near future. I doubt the seniors and staff who plan on voting are go...

An Interview with Mr. Putnam

An Interview with Mr. Putnam

Nate Durham, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018

Filed under Features, Front page

Preventing Violence Through Kindness

Trea Hsieh-Lewis, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

Filed under Features

In the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting of 2012, the Sandy Hook Promise and SAVE Promise Club emerged. Recently I sat down with Robbie Sanders, student leader of the KHS SAVE (Students Against Violen...

Voting: Gen Z’s Rebellion

Adelin Barstow, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

Filed under Features

In a new politically active generation of youth, the students at Kennebunk High School are getting involved. On October 15, the Feminist Club hosted Rowland Robinson, the Grassroots Organizer in York County for the Maine Democ...

Safety in Schools: There’s an App for That

Jacob Towne, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018

Filed under Features

The Say Something Anonymous Reporting System is a program created by the Sandy Hook Promise foundation. The system promises to keep schools safe by creating an easily accessible and anonymous portal to take tips that can stop threa...

Microplastics in our oceans

Emma Cripps, Co-Editor in chief

October 24, 2018

Filed under Features

  Pollution and climate change and their harmful effect on marine and terrestrial organisms are all things that the majority of people are aware of. But, unfortunately, we’re degrading our ecosystem in even more ways...

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