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The History of Valentine’s Day

Katie Kerin and Grace Wallen

February 13, 2017

Filed under A&E, News

Every year on February 14th, Valentine’s day is celebrated all over the world. People give greeting cards, chocolates and flowers to loved ones. Valentine’s day is the second most popular card sending holiday after Christmas, but what is the histor...

6 Unique Holiday Traditions World Wide

Olivia Cowley, First Year Reporter

December 15, 2016

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The world is full of unique holiday traditions. Here are only 6 of them. 1. The Christmas Log (Catalonia, Spain) The partially hollow log is a Christmas tradition in Spain where people will paint one end of it with a face...

Thinking About a Piercing?

Katie Freeman, First Year Reporter

December 15, 2016

Filed under A&E

Many People, including KR students, have many different types of piercings. Nose, cartilage, septum, the list goes on and on. But if you are one that is thinking about getting a piercing of any sort, there are a few things you...

Kentridge Fame: Notable Alumni

Sketcher Ridpath, First Year Reporter

December 15, 2016

Filed under A&E, Feature

Kentridge High School has been an incredible school to countless people dating back to 1968. Some people that attended here grew up to be really famous. Firstly, is Ely Allen. He attended Kentridge High School from 1999-2003. Aft...

The Artist With No Easel

Katie Freeman, First Year Reporter

December 15, 2016

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Banksy is a British artist, activist, film maker and all around provocateur who influences the world through his moving artwork on the streets. His work as a director, according to Smithsonianmag.com, has been nominated for an...

MCC: Brings Cultural Learning

Priscille Umba, First Year Reporter

December 15, 2016

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There are over 75 different languages spoken at this school alone. We are full of different cultures in this school. You can get a great chance to get a view through Multi-Cultural Club. Multi-Cultural Club or MCC is a clu...

Elf: A Great Family Movie this Winter

Tionna Taylor, First Year Reporter

December 15, 2016

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Elf is a funny movie that the whole family will enjoy on a snow-in day. Elf, starring Will Ferrell as Buddy, is a comedy about a baby that crawls into Santa’s gift bag and is shipped off to the North pole, where he is rai...

Come Embrace Your Inner Author at Creative Writing Club

Savannah Turpin, First Year Reporter

December 15, 2016

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In creative writing club it allows for the person’s creativity to be free and they are able to write whatever it is that they wish. Creative writing club meets every Wednesday and the meetings switch each week from having a...

Does your highlight harm?

Katie Freeman, First Year Reporter

November 9, 2016

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Imagine being put in a room you don’t know and being sprayed in the eyes by an unknown substance. Well that’s how so many animals feel when they get tested on by the makeup and beauty industry. If you didn’t already kno...

The Cinderella Project

Piper Schutter, First Year Reporter

November 9, 2016

Filed under A&E, Uncategorized

The Cinderella Project is an amazing program that has helped many girls and guys at Kentridge. They loan out dresses and tuxes to guys and girls that need them. They come in a wide variety; short, long, two piece, and many more! “When I f...

The Arts at KR

Emma Balcom, First Year Reporter

November 9, 2016

Filed under A&E

Whether it’s dancing on a stage or sketching in a notebook, Kentridge High School has all types of people who participate in different forms of art. There are both clubs and classes where teachers and students practice their...

Tips to Relieve Stress

Emma Balcom, First Year Reporter

November 9, 2016

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Tip 1- Listen to music Relaxing music is suggested but if other genera are relaxing to you than go for it! Playing music calms the brain, lowers blood pressure, and reduce stress hormones. <br> Tip 2: Call a friend Being ...