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Teacher of the Week: Ms. Strickland

Hannah Pepin, Author

March 24, 2014


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Our Teacher of the Week is well-known math teacher, Ms. Strickland! Before teaching at KHS, she taught for two years in Newmarket, New Hampshire. Then, she came to KHS in 1986 and has been working here ever since. She teaches various subjects like Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, and Advanced Math, and she...

Staff Spotlight: Señorita Moore

Anne Lyden, Author

February 28, 2014


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Ms. Karen Moore, or Rita as most know her, is this week’s Teacher of the Week. Rita is a foreign language teacher. She primarily teaches Spanish, but at times has taught French. Have you ever wondered where the name Rita came from? In 2001, a student of hers had the Spanish name Jenovavea. The nick...

Teacher of the Week

February 14, 2014


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Teacher of the Week Caleb Burpee Writer February 11th, 2014     This week Beth Keezer was selected to be our teacher of the week.  Mrs. Keezer teaches business and computer courses and she is also the online IB coordinator.   Her first job was at dairy queen making ice cream...

Teacher of the Week – Mr. Moody

Hannah Brimigion, Writer

January 19, 2014


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This week, Patrick Moody has agreed to answer a few questions about himself. Moody is a math teacher at KHS, who teaches Algebra 1, Advanced Math, and IB Math. Mr. Moody went to Wells High School. His first job was picking vegetables at Pine Tree Gardens farm in Wells, Maine. Moody went to college a...

Remembering Jacob Gould

Griffin Drigotas

January 8, 2014


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Everyone has a story to tell about Jacob Gould for he was a true inspiration to each individual he touched. Few students at KHS possess the unwavering happiness and strength that he did. Rarely was Jacob found without a smile upon his face or a joke ready to be told. He had a way about him that could...

Teacher of the Week – Steve Young

Ashley Huston, Author

December 10, 2013


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This week, Steve Young has agreed to be our teacher of the week. Mr. Young went to Wayne High School in New York. His first job was building decks for a summer. From there, he went to Alfred State College, where he played both football and wrestled. He was then recruited to wrestle for the University...

Teacher of the Week: Mr. Watson

Ashley Huston, Author

December 6, 2013


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For this week’s teacher of the week, Mr. Watson has agreed to tell me a bit about himself. Watson is a history teacher at KHS, who teaches history and economics. Mr. Watson’s first job was at Bucknell’s Strawberry farm. While there, he parked cars and weighed Strawberries. Mr. Watson grew up in...

STEM at Kennebunk

Meggie Carroll, Editor-in-chief

December 6, 2013


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In our school, a lot of emphasis has been put on STEM subjects, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Kennebunk is beginning to develop a STEM program, allowing students to graduate with STEM-related distinctions and working with college engineering programs in order to determine students’...

Teacher Spotlight: Mrs. Lamontagne

November 11, 2013


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Teacher Spotlight This weeks teacher spotlight is on Mrs. Jill Lamontagne or Mrs. L, as most of her students call her for short. Mrs. L is in her second year as the Health teacher here at KHS although she had been working in the Ed Tech Department two years before. Before entering KHS as a teacher,...

Teacher Spotlight: Ms. Moy

October 27, 2013


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This week’s Teacher Spotlight is Ms. Moy, who teaches AP History, AP Government and a few CP history classes. Ms. Moy started her teaching career almost eighteen years ago at Kennebunk High.  Though her favorite subject in school was history, she did not decide to become a teacher due to the inspi...

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