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It’s National Voter Registration Day – Are You Ready to Vote?

It's almost Election Day - Are you ready to vote? 
Image Credits: Portland Mercury

Ainsley Gill, Executive News and Opinions Editor

September 22, 2020

In 42 days, citizens across America will head to the polls to cast their vote for president. This election marks the first time that many seniors will be able to vote and it’s important that those of us who are eligible take the time to cast our ballots, fulfilling our civic duty and exercising the f...

Raging Fires Set the Pacific Northwest in Flames

The numerous wildfires that have ignited across California have caused immense devastation to families, animals, and our environment. 
Image: The New York Times - Wildfire Map

Isabella Espinosa

September 21, 2020

  Wildfires have been a devastating part of our planet for millions of years. Wildfires destroy thousands of acres of land each year in the Amazon Rainforest, Australia, United States, Africa, and several other land masses around the world. To our dismay, a majority of wildland fires are caused by...

Texas May Be Turning Blue

The current election prediction map has Texas as leaning Republican. What would happen if it shifted left?
Photo Credits: 270 to Win

Claire Sullivan, Staff Writer

August 8, 2020

Texas is seeing a shift in its residents’ politics; a FiveThirtyEight Survey of registered Texas voters found only a three percentage point difference reported between Republicans (42%) and Democrats (39%). Even more surprising is that same survey showing Biden beating Trump by 5 percentage points ...

Back to School – What Looks Different this Year

An encouraging message on the marquee outside of Shadow Forest Elementary, one of Kingwood High's feeder schools.

Emily Moore, Assistant Student Life & Features Editor

July 23, 2020

UPDATE- Humble ISD held a board meeting on August 3  to reevaluate the plan below. The final plan has everyone starting off online on August 11th. Self-contained special education students have the option to return on-campus on August 17th. Elementary and secondary students may return on-campus on August ...

Hurricane Season Begins

Displayed above is a photo of Hurricane Dorian from last summer's hurricane season. Photo Credits: Marketwatch

Ainsley Smith

June 13, 2020

  What is Expected of 2020’s Hurricane Season As we start off this year’s hurricane season, it’s only natural to wonder what is in store for this summer. Hurricane season started on June 1st and will last until November 30th. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration  (NOAA)...

A Healing Solution to the Racism in this Country

The statue of Robert E. Lee in Richmond has been the site of vandalism and protests in the wake of George Floyd's death. Photo Credit: Prince William Times

Natalie Burgos

June 8, 2020

Nowadays, you could just look outside your window and see the protests that have been going on for the past week. While all the protests that have happened in Kingwood have been peaceful, the same cannot be said about the rest of the country. George Floyd’s death has made a lot of people ponder and...

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

Covid-19 Heals the Earth…Temporarily

India and Europe cut emissions by 26% and 27% respectively.- Economic Times, May 22, 2020

Isabella Espinosa, Staff STEM Writer

May 24, 2020

For the past few months most of the world has been silent as people isolate within their homes, public spaces close, and thousands fall victim to the Coronavirus. This once in a lifetime pandemic has placed everyone's lives on hold. The hustle and bustle in cities such as Manhattan, London, and Tokyo...

The Journey of Plastic Bottles Around the World

One bottle will take an estimated 700 years to dissolve completely, or; It is estimated that in 2021 there will be 583.3 billion PET bottles produced annually around the globe.

Isabella Espinosa, Staff Stem Writer

May 24, 2020

Plastic bottles continue to remain highly relevant to our daily lives and economy, sold in places like vending machines, sandwich shops, and sports games. This genius invention is one of convenience and controversy. Commercially, the first plastic bottles were produced in 1973, filled with drinks ran...

New Normal for KHS Alumni – Online College and Returning Home

Emma Brinsden, freshman Public Relations major and Business minor at the Moody College of Communications at the University of Texas at Austin.

Neha Shaw and Daphne Han

May 8, 2020

This has been a crazy time for all of our KHS Alumni returning home and adjusting to online classes finishing strong this week.  We took some time during quarantine to survey how they are doing and how they are using their time.  Many of these college students just embarked on their independence as...

Opening Texas in Stages and Schools Closed for the Year…

Governor Abbott announced to the state his plan for re-opening Texas in stages.

Jacob Shaw, Sports Editor

April 21, 2020

The news this past weekend was hard for many students and families in Humble ISD to digest.  For Kingwood High School, this past weekend was supposed to be senior picnic, prom and the start of the senior celebrations and recognitions for the Class of 2020. Students were still holding out hope for UIL...

The Economic Fallout of COVID-19

COVID-19, global quarantine, shut down of the global economy, markets closing at all-time lows are all apart of the anxiety we see in this economic fallout.

Jake Nichols, Co-Sports Editor

April 15, 2020

In such circumstances that have not been experienced since the Spanish Flu of 1918, the Global Economy is on its knees, gasping for air. With nearly every country shutting their borders down and cutting off international and regional trade, there is quite simply very little economic activity occurring. Co...

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