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College Applications: What has changed due to Covid-19?

College applications might be changing this year. Artwork created by the photographer.

Alex Richmond, Features & Lifestyle Editor

May 29, 2020

College applications may be changing this year: what to expect and what to do now

Snail Mail: Unconventional Connection

Neha Shaw, Editor-in-Chief

May 25, 2020

Dear Mustang Monthly Reader, As we continue to physically distance, shopping in stores is an activity that many are unable to partake in, so people everywhere have resorted to lots of online shopping to satisfy their consumer needs. I know you have too, and I’m certain you get a little thrill when yo...

Preparing your College Essay

Your college essay tells your story to those who don't know you.

Nancy Westwood and Ann Crane

May 22, 2020

With much of the college application focused on scores, grades and rigor, the essay provides a valuable opportunity to shine a light on each student’s personal narrative.  For the juniors who are home, refining your list of schools and creating a profile on The Common App or ApplyTexas, now is an id...

Exciting Times For Kingwood Mustang Football – Coach Melton Interview

Welcome Coach Melton and his family to Kingwood High School as  we look forward to an exciting year for Mustang Football.

Jacob Shaw and Jake Nichols

May 2, 2020

During our time in Quarantine, fellow sports editors, Jacob Shaw and Jake Nichols, had the pleasure of interviewing the new Kingwood Athletic Director and Head Football Coach, Ronald Melton, over Zoom. Coach Melton was previously at Highland Park High School where he was the defensive coordinator of a...

KHS’s Anisha Razo Makes the Top Ten for Humble ISD’s Teacher of the Year

KHS's Anisha Razo Makes the Top Ten for Humble ISD's Teacher of the Year

Sophia Hoffman, Editor in Chief

April 16, 2020

Congratulations to Mrs. Razo for making the top ten for Humble ISD's teacher of the year! Ms. Razo is an attentive, passionate, and intelligent leader who inspires creativity and diligence in her students every day. She is the Advanced and Practicum Audio/Video Production teacher, Junior Class Sponsor,...

Information Overload, How Much is Too Much?

How does one filter, discern, and manage the open windows in their life streaming continuously?

Neha Shaw, Editor-in-Chief

April 10, 2020

News is everywhere. Whether we are in our homes or in our schools/workplaces, or we are on our phones or talking to people in person, new topics of conversation in regards to current events or global happenings arise constantly. In this new age of technological development, information about anything...

Peggy Pickens: Celebrating the Past and Looking to the Future of KHS

Peggy Pickens: Celebrating the Past and Looking to the Future of KHS

Neha Shaw, Editor-in-Chief

March 13, 2020

As we celebrate 40 years of Kingwood High School this year, we look back on the students, faculty, and administration that have impacted our community and school. There are many individuals who were foundational in the origins of Kingwood High School and its beginnings, and these individuals all made ...

Decisions, Decisions:  Which College Admissions Decision Type is Best? 

Decisions, Decisions:  Which College Admissions Decision Type is Best? 

Ann Crane and Nancy Westwood

February 25, 2020

Colleges and universities have multiple options for students to apply and an equal number of ways to inform applicants of their admissions decisions. Some of these may play a significant role in when and how you apply. Others are simply helpful to know for applying and planning. Most colleges and universities...

Learning to Accept and Appreciate my Culture

Cherry blossom with Aizuwakamatsu castle in the background. Cherry blossom is one of the most iconic nature symbol in Japan. Every year during the blooming season, people take “Hanami” (meaning flower viewing),a traditional custom of enjoying the beauty of flowers. Blooming of cherry blossom symbolizes the aspect of human life.

Moyu Yumoto

February 9, 2020

In elementary school, I’d sometimes bring cultural food that my mom made at home. When I started eating a rice ball with seaweed, a girl told me that they looked gross. In her 4th grade brain, I’m sure she didn’t mean to offend me- but it really did hurt me inside. From that day, I begged my mom ...

The Lizard in My Window

Fear is crippling and can not be navigated on your own.  Everyone needs help.

Neha Shaw, Editor-in-Chief

February 8, 2020

A green colored lizard, common in my neighborhood, has found itself trapped between the screen of my window and the actual window glass itself. It is a lovely shade of green when the sunlight hits it from the right angle, but it is otherwise a plain and rather drab sort of olive color. The area around...

Admissions Essays: Getting Started

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Ann Crane & Nancy Westwood, Ann Crane and Nancy Westwood run our Kingwood High School College Room.

January 11, 2020

It is never too early to start thinking about the essays that are an essential piece for most college applications! Most applications require at least one general essay of up to 650 words. Many colleges require additional statements on topics related directly to the school or your choice of major. ...

Connecting with My Culture: My Adventure in China

Connecting with My Culture: My Adventure in China

Phoebe Han

January 5, 2020

The Journey During Thanksgiving break, me and my family had a fantastic opportunity to visit China. I was so excited to visit, as I couldn’t wait to see the wonderland comprising of amazing grasslands, mountains, and bustling cities. I thought that my visit to China would also be a great opportu...

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