The Herd

Love, As Experienced by a High School Student

Kaia Wirth, Staff Writer

January 29, 2020

I felt the presence of love before I was able to taste the vowels of the word on my tongue. Unbeknownst to me, it found me from thousands of miles away, in the lovely form that is my parents-yes, my real parents. Sleeping six-m...


Grant Kull, Staff Writer

September 25, 2019

Your car pulls up to the intersection of Summer St. and Sea Rd.  The familiar traffic light has been put to flashing reds indefinitely, and now a flagger dictates when you can go again. It’s only 7:15, there’s plenty of ...

The Radio

Jacob Towne, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019

Somewhere in an unremarkable part of Maine, near the coast, but not so close to the coast that it’s good real estate, is the town of Harold. Harold likes to stay out of the news. It’s a safe town of good people with little...

trophy hunter

beanie, Guest Writer

February 13, 2019

you think the heads hung on your wall define you, prove your masculine worth. to me, they are a warning to stay far away. women and animals are not yours. we are not yours, we are not trophies for your wall, we are...

i wanna be

beanie, Guest Writer

February 13, 2019

i wanna be hope, i wanna be free. i wanna be the kinda girl that radiates light like the sun, the kinda girl my cousin looks up to, and my great-grandmother smiles down at. i wanna be good, but i don’t wanna be pure. i...


Sophie Burchill, Co-Editor in Chief

February 13, 2019

Blossoms blushing in the orange sun. Whistling birds in somber trees; Hold fast their little ones.   Coronation ceremony for the sovereign sun. Families march with willful pleas; Hold fast their little ones.  ...


Sophie Burchill, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018

I was living by myself, introverted, underwhelmed.   But then I saw you there, eyes covered by hair.   I ran over to say hello, you shied away but you didn’t go.   What a nice warm atmosphere s...

if only the world were a little kinder


October 24, 2018

    if only the world were a little kinder, no old men starving in the streets, no Vietnam vets struggling to survive after they gave their sanity to a war they didn’t want.   if only the w...

2 Cuul 4 Schuul

Daniel Follansbehrens, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018

Alright boys and girls, it’s time we had a little talk. Now apparently some people feel that a problem has manifested itself in the very walls of Kennebunk High School, and the powers that be(th Carlson) wanted me to write an ...