The Herd

50 year-old father moves to town, causing excitement among students at KHS

Ava Gaulkin, Pop Culture

September 28, 2016

Patrick Dempsey, a successful actor in more than forty films, along with the hit television show, Grey's Anatomy, was born and raised in Lewiston, Maine. After paying many unexpected visits to the Kennebunkport area, he has officially purchased a home, causing much excitement in the community (especial...

KHS Reacts: Terror strikes in Manhattan and New Jersey

Kayla Gralia, Author

September 27, 2016

In the New York Times Newspaper, there was an article about the bombings in New Jersey and in Manhattan, New York. These bombings were so intense that, “the bomb in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood on Saturday night was powerful enough to vault a heavy steel Dumpster more than 120 feet through the ...

Standing Up For Sitting Down

Sydney Richelieu, Editor

September 22, 2016

Many students don’t stand for the pledge.  This is a fact that sparks controversy in Kennebunk High School and across the United States. It’s been drilled into our heads since our first year of school, when we were about five and easily influenced, that when the Pledge of Allegiance booms through...

Homecoming 2016

Homecoming 2016

Anna Cressey

September 22, 2016

Just as the excitement for back to school comes to an end, homecoming is right around the corner. This year, homecoming will be the weekend of Saturday, September 24th! At 1:30, the homecoming parade will feature each class with their own float/trailer, with the seniors in a trolley. Homecoming royalt...

Ask Bunky Prom Edition

Ask Bunky Prom Edition

Erin Magaw

May 5, 2016

Dear Bunky, My friends are going to a party after Prom and I know they are going to be drinking. I want to hang out with them, but I don’t want to get in trouble for drinking. Is there any good solution to this problem? Sincerely, Sober Senior   Dear Sober Senior, It is totally normal ...

Teacher of the Week: Mrs. Russo

Anne Lyden, Author

October 24, 2014

Mrs. Russo is more than just our school librarian, she does so much for KHS and our community than people realize. She’s been working at KHS for 29 years now, but worked in the education field prior to coming to KHS. You may have seen her work with your English or history classes when exploring the...

Faculty Member of the Week!

Steph Sullivan, Author

October 9, 2014

This week’s faculty member of the week goes to someone behind the scenes who does more for our school than most people realize...   This week’s faculty member of the week goes to Mrs. Emmons! Mrs. Emmons has been our secretary in the main office for twenty years! She loves working at Kennebunk...

Time for a Change at KHS

Kristin Wiewel and Hannah Pepin

October 3, 2013

The word around the district for a while now has been that the Building Renovation Committee is discussing plans for a new and improved Kennebunk High School. For years now, there have been mini renovations around the high school to try to improve things like C gym and the guidance office. There are...