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KMHS: A STEM Certified School

KMHS: A STEM Certified School

Morgan Alwardt, Sports Editor
May 23, 2017
Filed under Featured, News

The Kennesaw Mountain High School Magnet Program recently received the AdvancED STEM Certification on January 31, 2017. The KMHS STEM Committee, including Dr. Ingle, Dr. Trachtenbroit, Mrs. LaRoy, Mr. Stark, Mrs. Bultman, Mrs. Jones, Mr. Kienel, Ms. Kline, and Mrs. Wood, started the process of obtaining...

Reach for the STARS

Reach for the STARS

Morgan Alwardt, Sports Editor
May 11, 2017
Filed under Featured, Student Life

The Student Teacher Astronomy Research Society (STARS) is a brand new club to Kennesaw Mountain. As a member of the club, you have exclusive access to use the observatory that other students don’t have. The observatory along with over $12,000 worth of equipment was generously donated to Kennesaw...

KMHS Swim Dominates State

KMHS Swim Dominates State

Morgan Alwardt, Sports Editor
April 23, 2017
Filed under Featured, Sports

As usual, the KMHS swim team wrapped up another successful season for the 2016-2017 school year. The swim team’s biggest rival is by far Harrison High School, but once again the Mustangs defeated the Hoyas at KMHS’s the dual meet. The swim team is a very close-knit group that is very well bonded....

Mustangs: Building Bridges, Literally

Mustangs: Building Bridges, Literally

Layla Parsa, Reporter
February 21, 2017
Filed under Featured, Student Life

The Kennesaw Mountain Structural Engineering club, with the help of engineer Bob Power and the support of Mrs. Angela Wood, was tasked with designing a bridge made of just toothpicks and glue. Approximately five months were spent designing the truss, testing different glue and toothpick brands, and...

KMHS Signing Day

KMHS Signing Day

Morgan Alwardt, Sports Editor
February 5, 2017
Filed under Featured, Sports

Ever since Kennesaw Mountain opened, our athletic programs have helped to produce dozens of collegiate level athletes. Among them are two incredible athletes: Ivan Johnson and Allison Hunter. Ivan Johnson is the short stop on our varsity baseball team. Last baseball season was Ivan’s first season...

5,6,7,8…Who Do We Appreciate?

5,6,7,8…Who Do We Appreciate?

Morgan Alwardt, Sports Editor
January 2, 2017
Filed under Featured, Sports

Coach Whittemore and the KMHS cheer program had another successful and competitive 2016 cheerleading season this year. Every girl on the team lives for the Friday Night Lights of the football season. They always match their uniforms to the game theme and have a choreographed routine for every song...

Mustang Volleyball Dominates the Court

Mustang Volleyball Dominates the Court

Morgan Alwardt, Sports Editor
December 21, 2016
Filed under Featured, Sports

The KMHS volleyball team welcomed several new faces to both the Varsity team and the KMHS volleyball program for the 2016 season. Led by junior captains Allie Dreyer and Lizzy Born, the Mustangs finished the season with an impressive record of 29 wins and 20 losses. Head Coach Michael Loyd decided...

Mustangs Travel the World

Mustangs Travel the World

Morgan Alwardt, Sports Editor
December 15, 2016
Filed under Featured, Student Life

G’day mate! This past summer on May 31st, Coach Goldstein took 14 students including myself from KMHS and around the southeast down under for two weeks. Our tour began with over 30 hours of flights just to reach our first destination halfway around the world in Cairns, Australia. While there, we spent t...

K-Side Kanines

K-Side Kanines

Aaron Sainvil, Reporter
December 9, 2016
Filed under Featured, Student Life

Though not everyone loves dogs, it seems pretty safe to say that the vast majority of our student population here at the Mountain adores these beloved fluffy creatures, most commonly nicknamed as man's best friend. Stemming from this school wide appreciation and adoration of dogs, an amazing club was bo...

Kennesaw Mountain Drama Earns State Title

Kennesaw Mountain Drama Earns State Title

Nicole Joy Balawon and Kristy Nguyen
November 16, 2016
Filed under Featured, Student Life

Our very own Kennesaw Mountain Drama Department took home the title for the State One-Act Play Competition in Warner Robins on November 12 against 44 of the largest high schools in Georgia. This is the first time in 6 years that Kennesaw Mountain has won a state championship for the One-Act Play. Kennes...

Rest In Peace, Vine

Rest In Peace, Vine

Nicole Joy Balawon, Student Life Editor
October 28, 2016
Filed under Featured

After three long and fun years - Vine has now "retired". The (former) home of hilarious, cursing kids, loops of public figures' finest moments, and cute animals will be kept close in our hearts as we mourn the death of a powerful social media outlet.

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Homecoming Game vs Hillgrove: Greek Out

Homecoming Game vs Hillgrove: Greek Out

Morgan Alwardt, Sports Editor
October 28, 2016
Filed under Featured, Sports

Just like last year, our homecoming game theme was Greek out. The student section was filled with togas, gold, and sandals as we took on the Hillgrove Hawks at last Friday’s game. The first quarter saw little action, ending in a 0-0 score, but there were many close attempts made by both teams. Just...

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