Mustang Monthly

88rising’s Impact on Asian Representation in the Western Music Industry

88rising’s Impact on Asian Representation in the Western Music Industry

Daphne Han, Web Design, Executive Student Life Editor, STEM Editor

November 18, 2019

With the release of their sophomore studio album a little over a month ago, 88rising continues to rise to newer and higher places, allowing its success story to create a platform for Asian representation in American pop culture.

Journaling My Life Out

Journaling My Life Out

Moyu Yumoto

November 9, 2019

Trying to manage loads and loads of school assignments and studying time is not easy. When it comes to time management, getting a planner to organize stuff down helps. Bullet journal is an organization method, which is not only used to plan your schedule, but it can be used for much more purposes....

When a Tree Falls in the Forest, the Children of the World Hear (and Care)

When a Tree Falls in the Forest, the Children of the World Hear (and Care)

Ainsley Gill

October 30, 2019

Recently, Greta Thunberg has received great attention in the media as her “Fridays for the Future” school strike gained participants around the globe. These strikes have raised global awareness and drawn attention to the serious issue of climate change. However, she is not the only influential you...

Andrew and Tobias – A Short Story

Andrew and Tobias – A Short Story

Sophia Hoffman, Editor-in-Chief

October 8, 2019

Andrew Miller has never had a friend until he meets the mysterious Tobias. He quickly begins to learn though that some things are too good to be true.

What is Impostor Syndrome?

What is Impostor Syndrome?

Daphne Han, Web Design, Executive Student Life Editor, STEM Editor

October 6, 2019

Have you ever felt like you were undeserving of your accomplishments? That your achievements happened by pure luck or mistake? Afraid that others would discover you to be a “fraud” or “faker”? These are all feelings of a sensation known as impostor syndrome-- a condition described as the inability to accept one’s achievements and th...

What Does “Go Gold” Mean?

What Does “Go Gold” Mean?

Neha Shaw, Editor-in-Chief

September 22, 2019

In the Kingwood community, fundraisers for pediatric cancer research have been in full swing, and many students and families donated to organizations such as Addi’s Faith Foundation and the L3 Foundation. It truly is incredible to see people supporting pediatric cancer research; however, people are not always aware of how impactful their support can be.

A Summer of Sailing, Scuba, and Science

A Summer of Sailing, Scuba, and Science

Julia Westwood

September 8, 2019

My summer break involved a 45 foot boat, nine complete strangers, a handful of sharks and a few college credits. Ever since I can remember, I’ve been dead-set on pursuing ocean science as a career. Some people think ocean science only prepares you for a gig at SeaWorld, but the ocean is one of the last ...

Meet our new KHS Assistant Principals!

Meet our new KHS Assistant Principals!

Neha Shaw, Editor-in-Chief

August 25, 2019

The familiar bell rings in a new school year, bringing with it new classes, new faces, new beginnings, and three new Assistant Principals! The Kingwood High School Mustang family and community extend a warm welcome to Kristi Vannett (Cl-Go), Sarah McKinney (Pe-Sr), and Kristy Chapuseaux (St-Z) with e...

The Social Media Glow

The Social Media Glow

Neha Shaw, Editor-in-Chief

May 12, 2019

People’s faces typically glow when they use their phones due to the light of the screen shining on their face. As I look around my school, my room when my friends come over, or anywhere that students congregate, the vast majority of today’s youth consists of glowing faces which cast themselves downward...

Join the Mustang Monthly team!

Join the Mustang Monthly team!

Neha Shaw, Editor-in-Chief

May 11, 2019

Do you want to get more plugged into KHS? Possess an interest in journalism?  Enjoy writing and/or reading? Check out Mustang Monthly! Mustang Monthly is a student run digital newspaper covering the stories of Kingwood High School along with interesting topics around the world. Our mission is to...

“It Means the World to Us” – Global Student Climate Change Protests

“It Means the World to Us” – Global Student Climate Change Protests

Ainsley Gill

April 30, 2019

The bell rings, signaling the start of another day of school. The teacher glances at her roll sheet and begins to take attendance. When she calls the name “Greta Thunberg,” no one responds. She smiles to herself as she marks Greta absent. Today is Friday, so of course Greta isn’t here. Greta has ...

Shattered Dreams

Shattered Dreams

Leah Plowman

April 30, 2019

For a couple days last month, school was a little quieter. Empty seats sprinkled the cafeteria and classrooms, and the hallways felt empty. We only had to miss our friends and peers for a few days, but for some, it’s forever. Everyone knew someone participating in Shattered Dreams, revealing its scope an...

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