The Herd

A Look at the 2018 Maine Senate Elections

Rory Sheehan, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018

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

New Faces at KHS

Adelin Barstow and Sarah Durham

September 19, 2018

Mr. Desmarais   Mr. Desmarais is the new band director at KHS this year. He will be conducting Concert Band and Wind Ensemble, as well as teaching Music Makers, Digital Music and Audio Production, and IB Music. Mr. Desmarais thinks his students would enjoy knowing that in addition...

How Social Media Affects Politics

Lucia Davis, Staff Writer

June 12, 2018

You wake up this morning with three new CNN updates on your phone saying President Trump has ridiculed Kim Jong Un on nuclear weapons. Your first impulse is to go to Facebook and post a response about this, all while reading y...

Does the Portrayal of Women as Victims Cross the Line from Protecting to Patronizing?

Emma Cripps, Guest Writer

June 12, 2018

The importance of personal liberty is an issue that has long existed in American society. In fact, since the birth of the nation there has been debate involving where the statutory line between personal liberty and public saf...

The Sex Talk That You Never Knew You Needed

Emma Hackley, Guest Writer

June 12, 2018

There is one subject in schools that is considered taboo in over half of the states in America, and that is sex. Sex, specifically sex education, has remained controversial since its introduction into the U.S. educational syste...

Walkout Speeches

Walkout Speeches

May 2, 2018

KHS Hosts Leadership Conference

Emma Cripps, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018

Maine Boys to Men is an organization that works with middle school and high school aged adolescents to “empower students to play a central role in ending gender-based harassment, abuse, and violence.” The group recently held a leade...

Senior Note

Cole Cerabona and Evie Roop, Editors-in-chief

December 6, 2017

Hello Seniors!   I think we’re all feeling a bit stunned after the first round of college applications. Higher education really did hit some of us like a truck. But don’t worry, with regular decision deadlines coming...