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Internal Investigation Community Letter

December 9, 2019

The following is a letter from interim RSU 21 superintendent Dr. Philip Potenziano, addressing the independent investigations and the incidents that spurred it. The letter was shared with the community and The Herd. December 6, ...

Philip Gregory’s Youth v. Gov Presentation 10/13/19

Michael Jarowicz, Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

Last week, on Wednesday, Nov. 13th, guest speaker Philip Gregory came to the KHS Economos Lecture Hall to speak about the Juliana v. US government case. He is the lead attorney in this case about climate change and its effect o...

On Homeschooling with Henry Kindler

Amelia Duca, Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

It’s a well known fact that transferring into high school is not the easiest task in the world. Incoming freshmen are often unaware of the format of the school and the differences in schedule is also very stressful and chal...

March For Our Lives at Kennebunk High School

Ella Yentsch

November 7, 2019

Out of the many unique clubs and student organizations here at Kennebunk High School, there is one with an especially pressing task: the advocation for the protection of young lives from the threat of gun violence. Founded this s...

Football: Who Knew?

Michael Jarowicz, Staff Writer

September 11, 2019

Before we start, I want to make this blatant: this is not a sports article. If you are here looking for the scores, who caught what, or an expert analysis of the game, you’re in the wrong place. I’d recommend The Herd’s Sp...

Say Goodbye to Kennebunk: Interviews with Jake Towne and Nels Faul

Sarah Durham, Staff Writer

June 5, 2019

The end of the year is almost upon us. It’s the time of year where we have to say a sad goodbye to our seniors once again. And for the seniors, an era of their life is about to come to a close. Here at The Herd we decided to ...

2019/20 Budget Meeting

Jake Towne

May 15, 2019

Tuesday, May 14th was the date of the annual budget meeting for the RSU 21 district. The meeting was relatively quick compared to previous years. Before each vote, usually decided by a show of hands, the moderator, Durward Parkinson,...

HBO’s “Leaving Neverland”: Abuse, Celebrity, and the King of Pop

Brian Foisy, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019

This year two major docuseries have been released surrounding sexual assault allegations against celebrities: Surviving R. Kelly on A&E, and Leaving Neverland on HBO. Each details serious allegations of sexual abuse against a major en...