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A New Kind of Summer Vacation

Summer is coming up and although it may be different from previous years, it will still be filled with adventures.

Katie deMasi

June 2, 2020

“Summer. Summer. Summer. Summer. SUMMER!” This iconic line from High School Musical 2 tends to resurface to the classrooms around this time every May. Students across campus eager to get out of school and race out of the building, finally to have 3 months filled with never-ending fun. I’ve been ...

What have KHS students gained or hope we all learn throughout this quarantine experience? 

The term

Griselda Infante, Staff Writer

June 1, 2020

Like many students across Texas and the country, Kingwood Mustangs find themselves under quarantine. They are either keeping themselves busy such as staying active, remaining in contact with friends and family just so they can stay out of their place of boredom. This has definitely been a crazy time fo...

Kingwood French Students Compete in Texas French Symposium

From left to right (in the back):Ainsley Gill (President), Rachel Moore (VP), Claire Sullivan (Secretary)

Moyu Yumoto, Staff Writer

May 6, 2020

Texas French Symposium is an annual two-day academic competition for students taking French from all over the state. Students take a series of written tests in vocabulary, grammar, civilization, and listening comprehension as well as compete in individual events. There are a number of events in which students...

Study Abroad for Free in High School

Former Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange students posing for a fun picture on program

Emily Moore, Assistant Student Life Editor

April 21, 2020

The Department of State sponsors several scholarship programs for high school students each year.  Three of the most enriching ones are featured here. If you take every chance presented to you to experience new things, see the world, and meet new people, you may want to look into one of the program...

How (and what) Are Mustangs Doing During the COVID-19 Quarantine?

Photo by Huseyn Kamaladdin from Pexels

Julia Westwood, Swim Staff Writer

April 1, 2020

Like other teenagers around the country, Kingwood students find themselves confined at home trying to find ways to stay active, remain connected and not weighed down by boredom or isolation. I was intrigued to know what other KHS students are doing to stay busy during this self quarantine period and...

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...

Free Online College Courses to Battle Boredom!

Free Online College Courses to Battle Boredom!

Julia Paraskevas

March 24, 2020

Bored at home? Well, now is the perfect opportunity to learn something new and explore new topics while practicing social distancing! I recently discovered the website Coursera, which is an online learning platform with a large selection of available college courses that you can take for free. Coursera...

KHS Students Prepare for Houston Area Model United Nations Conference

KHS Students Prepare for Houston Area Model United Nations Conference

Julia Paraskevas, Model UN Staff Writer

March 16, 2020

With the arrival of the new year, members of Kingwood’s Model United Nations Club finished up their preparation and entered their biggest conference of the year: the Houston Area Model United Nations Conference (HAMUN) at the University of Houston! On January 23rd and 24th, students from high school...

TAFE

TAFE

Kaylee Corbin, Arts Assistant Editor, Orchestra Staff Writer

March 16, 2020

Kingwood High School has a diverse student body with different interests as well as multiple clubs and organizations specifically for those unique passions. One new organization that was recently added to the collection of diverse clubs at Kingwood is TAFE (Texas Association of Future Educators). As the na...

The Future of Kingwood HOSA

The Future of Kingwood HOSA

Sabrina Reyes, Student Life Staff Writer - HOSA

March 16, 2020

As the Coronavirus continues to affect daily life, many organizations find themselves cancelling large events. National sports leagues and entertainment companies have already suspended large gatherings of people. Alongside these national occurrences, many active students at Kingwood High School have as...

Mustang Pals’ Roaring 20’s Party!

Laine Raley

Laine Raley, Cheer & Mustang Pals Staff Writer

January 27, 2020

Last night, Mustang Pals kicked off the new year with a Roaring 20’s party! Black, gold, and silver lined the LGI while the vintage sounds of a record player welcomed our members through the door. However, as the night went on, our 1920’s flapper music quickly turned into a 1980’s rock and roll c...

Student Action Summit – 2019

Photo Cred. Emily Moore

Emily Moore

January 17, 2020

This past December, I had the opportunity to go to Turning Point USA’s Student Action Summit in West Palm Beach, Florida. I attended the conference with Congressman Dan Crenshaw’s ambassador team. The summit brought together thousands of conservative high school and college students from all over ...

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