The Herd

An Obituary for Summer

October 19, 2015

An Obituary for Summer Summer June 21 - September 22, 2015 Kennebunk, ME. Surrounded by beloved friends and family, Summer passed away September 22nd at 11:59 pm. Summer was survived by his older sister, Autumn, and younger brothe...


David Behrens, Writer

April 8, 2015

Not that I’m a romantic expert (as far as I know), but I take it from my sweaty palms and awkward disposition that Prom season is upon us. The high school is abuzz with rumors, a fluttering sense of apprehension, and,...

Shut Up About “The Dress”

David Behrens

February 27, 2015

  This bizarre fad will last a couple days, tops, so I have to say this quick: Calm the collective heck down, society. In regards to what, you may ask? Listen to the heated debate of your smartphone-donni...


David Behrens, Writer

February 9, 2015

Are you feeling the love, KHS? I am. It’s currently saturating the cold winter air and permeating my lungs like magic, or arsenic. It can only mean one thing: It’s almost Valentine’s Day in Kennebunk! So...

Examination Nation

David Behrens

January 20, 2015

Midterms, kids! They’re coming up! Now I know what you freshmen are thinking: Oh man, I gotta put in 30 hours for each of my CP classes and then complain to everyone who will listen about my one Honors cl...

Class Warfare

David Behrens

November 3, 2014

         There’s a nice vibe at KHS this time of year. All in all, it seems like the Fall is going really well (unless you’re a football player, touchy parent, renovation advocate, or voter). However, by th...

Turn LePage

David Behrens

October 16, 2014

The upcoming gubernatorial election is fast approaching, prompting our own fine citizens to either: a) Pretend they know about the issues and care. b) SHOW everyone EXACTLY how much they clearly care by bombarding us...

Poster Children

October 4, 2014

You may have recently seen the large, impressive posters of our football captains. They are massive, glossy rectangles depicting our senior captains frowning in an intimidating fashion (though the sad truth is that they’re jus...

Boring Into Our Minds

David Behrens

September 26, 2014

Kennebunk was recently voted one of the safest towns in Maine -- a reasonable distinction, given the fact that our school’s out-of-date wiring and lack of sprinklers is more dangerous than any of our students. Also, the town...

March On

David Behrens

March 10, 2014

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...