Cougars Earn Blue Ribbon Award

Emma Gray, Managing Editor

May 8, 2019

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Kettle Run’s music department is one of the best in the state. For the sixth year in a row, the program earned the Virginia Blue Ribbon distinction from the Virginia Music Educators Association, VMEA. The Blue Ribbon Award...

Longest Government Shutdown Ends

Carly Herbert, Editor-in-Chief

February 22, 2019

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The longest government shutdown in American history comes to a close after Congress and the President spent 35 days struggling to reach an agreement on a proposed spending bill.

New Year Welcomes Two Brand New Classes

Jack Tessier, Features Editor

February 6, 2019

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The new year brings change. New styles, new iPhones, new school semester, and so on. 2019 also brings the beginnings of some brand new classes. Culinary teacher Kathryn Kiser is excited to teach Culinary II for the first time...

Recovering Addict Shares Story

Carly Herbert, Editor-in-Chief

February 6, 2019

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Since 2013, heroin overdoses have been the leading cause of unnatural deaths in Virginia. Heroin isn’t just an issue here in Virginia, it’s also becoming a nationwide epidemic. This makes the message of reformed heroin...

Homework Policy Sparks Frustration

Emma Gray, Managing Editor

February 6, 2019

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“We have a homework policy?” several members of the Superintendent Student Advisory Council asked in their most recent meeting, resulting in Meaghan Brill, principal, sending out an email requiring all faculty to make the...

Teachers Take on Richmond

Harper Crater, Head Sports Editor

February 6, 2019

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As of now, there will be school on Jan. 28, Virginia teachers plan to march to the state Capitol building on Jan. 28 to protest below average teacher salaries and under resourced public schools. According to Education Weekly,...

Tech Future Lies in the Hands of Generation Z

Emma Gray, Managing Editor

December 6, 2018

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Cybersecurity is one of the fastest growing job industries in the country and junior Luke Schlueter is getting a jump start in the field. “I became interested in cyber because I am amazed by technology and want to expand my...

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