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10 Ways to Fight Social Distancing Depression

10 Ways to Fight Social Distancing Depression

Rachel Moore, Theatre & Choir Staff Writer

March 28, 2020

I know that right now it’s really easy to fall in a hole and get depressed because I feel it too! Here are 10 tips that I’ve been using to FIGHT THIS that have really helped me! Talk to people that make you happy and positive! This sounds cliché but it really is true. If you’re talking to so...

Standardized Testing in the time of Social Distancing!

Standardized Testing in the time of Social Distancing!

Nancy Westwood and Ann Crane, KHS College Room

March 24, 2020

What does this mean for you?  Among the many stressors our students are experiencing right now, the questions surrounding college entrance exams and AP testing rank near the top. Like the school counselors and administrators, we continue to monitor the information coming from the College Board, ACT and...

Kingwood High School Sports Status – COVID-19

Kingwood High School Sports Status – COVID-19

Jacob Shaw, Sports Editor

March 21, 2020

In light of the UIL Announcement that came out this week, what does that mean for sports at Kingwood High School. The official Announcement from the University Interscholastic League (UIL) extends its suspension of all UIL sports during this time in Texas until further notice.  The suspension of act...

Houston COVID-19 Response Information and Updates

Houston COVID-19 Response Information and Updates

Neha Shaw, Editor-in-Chief

March 21, 2020

Clear & Accurate Information on Houston COVID-19 Response is Crucial During this Time... I have had the opportunity to connect with Cydney Cameron, Volunteer and Intern Coordinator for the Houston Health Department.  She was gracious to point me in the right direction to the following homepage for a...

Get Out of the House During the Coronavirus Break: Go Exploring!

Get Out of the House During the Coronavirus Break: Go Exploring!

Mitchell VanCleave, Staff Writer

March 18, 2020

As we’re all looking to slow and eventually stop the spread of COVID-19, it can be very easy to be stuck at home for hours on end. It’s always good for us to get out of the house and go somewhere, which can be a refreshing break from schoolwork and other chores. There’s a lot of ways to get out...

Managing Coronavirus Anxiety and Stress

Managing Coronavirus Anxiety and Stress

Moyu Yumoto, Staff Writer

March 16, 2020

The recent pandemic outbreak of COVID-19 has taken all over the news headlines. School districts all over the nation have been closed and people have been involved in self-quarantine. With all of this media attention, this could be very stressful for many people-- including myself. During this time perio...

Humble ISD Extended Break and the Coronavirus Impact

Humble ISD Extended Break and the Coronavirus Impact

Neha Shaw, Editor-in-Chief

March 16, 2020

Humble ISD announced this past week that schools in our district would be closed for students through March 20th.  The closure of our district is in direct response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic happening now in the United States, Texas and Houston area.  As far as we know there are no kno...

COVID-19 Breakdown: What You Should Know?

COVID-19 Breakdown: What You Should Know?

Neha Shaw, Editor-in-Chief

March 15, 2020

Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was first reported on December 31, 2019 from Wuhan, China, and has rapidly spread across the globe since its outbreak. COVID-19 is part of a family of viruses known as coronaviruses and is officially named SARS-CoV-2 but is also called 2019 novel coronavirus because it ha...

Coronavirus– Staying Calm

Coronavirus– Staying Calm

Jacob Shaw, Sports Editor

March 15, 2020

As coronavirus spreads quickly throughout the world, many people are fearful of how their lives may be affected. Many people have been inclined to freak out as they learn more about the disease. Here are some common sense things to do and not to do in these upcoming months. First, don’t loot the stores to stock up o...

Coronavirus Impact on Sports Nationwide

Coronavirus Impact on Sports Nationwide

Jacob Shaw, Sports Editor

March 15, 2020

In wake of the recent coronavirus outbreak, many sports leagues nationwide have been shut down. This list includes the suspension of the NBA and NHL, the cancelation of the NCAA sports and tournaments, and the postponement of the MLB opening night. NBA players travel across the country on a weekly basis and come...

Concluding Black History Month: The Unsung Heroes

Concluding Black History Month: The Unsung Heroes

Neha Shaw, Editor-In-Chief

March 2, 2020

Black History Month is an annual celebration of the achievements and advancements of African Americans and their role in U.S. history. Also called African American History Month, this time set aside was from the early days of "Negro History week," started by historian Carter G. Woodson in 1915. Since...

Australia Wildfires: What is causing them and What does it mean for Australia?

Australia Wildfires: What is causing them and What does it mean for Australia?

Daniela De Nóbrega, Staff News Writer

February 7, 2020

Australia Wildfires: What is causing them and What does it mean for Australia?  As you may have heard during the last few weeks and especially at the beginning of the new year, a great portion of Southern Australia is on fire, devastating the country and destroying Australia’s unique fauna and flora. ...

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