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Depression Awareness Team - HOSA Competition, Mae Spijkerman and Sydney Baur.

Ever Wonder What a HOSA Competition is Like?

Mae Spijkerman and Sydney Baur January 4, 2024

Sophomores Mae Spijkerman and Sydney Baur are in their second year of competition and are excited to compete in the “Community Awareness'' event for the ‘23 - ’24 competition season. Last year's...

The KHS Hosa members who competed or served as part of the Courtesy Corps. at the 2023 International Conference.

All About Our Chapter of HOSA-FHP

Leah Inman, News Editor December 27, 2023

As the largest organization at KHS and largest in the district, most of us have heard about Hosa- however many of us don’t know what all they actually do at our school, in the community, or as an organization. ...

YNHCH’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is implementing the use of clear face masks to help newborns learn visual cues that correlate with development. (Yale New Haven Health)

A Two-Year Difference: How the Pandemic Has Impacted the Development of Infants

Katie Brubaker, STEM Editor May 5, 2022

Mask mandates, lockdowns, and stress all came with the COVID-19 pandemic. These changes have surely transformed adults’ lives, but could they have a greater and far more dangerous impact on children?...

Kingwood HOSA members attending the closing ceremony 
Photo Credit: Adley Zalewski

Kingwood HOSA Takes on State

Katie Brubaker and Jett Smith April 30, 2022

After two years of virtual conferences, HOSA members across the state were reunited at the 2022 State Leadership Conference. From studying for various tests to mastering skills, preparing for this conference...

Image by Jasiek Krzysztofiak - Nature

Brain Maps – Neurogeography

Isabella Espinosa, Co-Editor-in-Chief March 18, 2022

Science is no stranger to the fact that the brain is the most complex, diverse organ in the human body. Neuroscientists and physicians are continuously acquiring new knowledge on this marvelous work of...

Scientist by Stavos

What It Means To Be a Scientist Today

Isabella Espinosa, Co-Editor-in-Chief January 8, 2022

When discussing scientists across history, many tend to focus on the scientists who re-shaped society’s overall idea of science and the modern world; these may include Albert Einstein, Charles Darwin,...

HOSA students pose at their get-together for the virtual area contest closing ceremony,

HOSA Prepares to Compete Internationally

Emily Moore, Co-Editor-in-Chief April 10, 2021

The Kingwood High School HOSA Future Health Professionals chapters have been busy at work this year.  Students have participated in events from service projects to competitions. In the fall semester,...

The (In)visible Organ film premieres in January 2021 and will dive into innovations and reforms in reproductive healthcare.

How Can An Organ Be Invisible?

Neha Shaw, Editor-in-Chief November 26, 2020
When you see or hear the word “organ”, what comes to mind? When it comes to the integral parts of our bodies that unconsciously and perpetually carry out life-sustaining functions, the organs you might think of are often the ones discussed most commonly. While we can’t see most of our organs doing work within us, there is one particular building block in the bodies of about half of the world’s population that can be considered “invisible.” The organ in question? The cervix.
Graphic depicting a facial scan through a facial recognition system.

Getting Tech Literate: Facial Recognition Systems

Daphne Han, Web Design, Student Life Editor, STEM Editor September 6, 2020
As the influence of technology in today's politics, economics, and society becomes increasingly apparent and strong, it's important to become technologically literate and understand their functions, ethics, and role in policymaking. In this article, I introduce facial recognition systems and how they work as well as their applications, before discussing their benefits and any issues/concerns with this technology.
With all that has happened this year, having a positive mindset is more beneficial than ever.

Staying Positive in All Aspects of Life

Katie Brubaker, STEM Editor August 27, 2020

As Kingwood High School joins schools across the world with these unusual learning circumstances, students find themselves having to adapt to independent learning while missing out on the more enjoyable...

A cheerful & smiley earth representing the companys daily mission towards greater sustainability.

Happy Earth Composting Service

Isabella Espinosa, Co-Editor-in-Chief August 10, 2020

Happy Earth Compost serves as Houston’s first curbside compost service. Their concept is similar to that of a recycling or trash service, where they gather your compost materials at specific times each...

Studying can be done in a number of ways, but what does psychology tell us about certain methods?

Is Studying as Complicated as it Seems?

Katie Brubaker, STEM Editor August 9, 2020

By the time students enter high school, they have had their share of quizzes and tests. Chances are, they have experimented with numerous ways of preparation. Although repetitive reading and note-taking...

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