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2019-2020
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Kingwood Park High School
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Kingwood Park High School
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2019-2020
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Kingwood Park High School
Stories from Kingwood Park High School
Alcala bounces back from injuries for one final season
Sports

Gabby Norman | November 5, 2019

A few seconds was all it took. For senior Luisa Alcala, her dreams of collegiate swimming vanished when she felt the pop. Her childhood dream vanished as quickly as the pain rose.

“I remember it like…

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Veteran coach settles into new home with Panthers
Sports

Taylor Rankin | November 4, 2019

In James Showers’ 30-year coaching career, he has coached a half dozen sports, reached the playoffs and won coaching awards. The accomplishment he considers his greatest, however, did not happen on the…

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Passion to excel guides Overmyer to the top
Sports

Kathleen Ortiz | October 31, 2019

Senior Libby Overmyer changed in and out of dance tutus, heels and fancy outfits 10 times a day. She pretended to be a ballerina and practiced back handsprings in her yard daily, convinced she would become…

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Recovering, again
News

Kathleen Ortiz | October 30, 2019

Pond water was already pooling inside Hoa Do’s living room when she woke up on Sept. 19.

She faced the water alone. With her parents at work, the sophomore began to worry.

She was afraid her parents’…

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Rodeo Ready
Features

Kathleen Ortiz | April 23, 2019

The broom strokes echo rhythmically through the FFA barns as Ellie May works on her new victim. Her black snout sniffs around before choosing a pair of black and white Adidas. Senior Lauren Kocian wasn’t…

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Nine years since accident, Stantons showcase strength
Features

Kathleen Ortiz | April 19, 2019

Sandwiches, dip and cakes filled the kitchen table at the Stanton household as guests filed in wearing “crazy pants” as requested on the invitation. Joseph Stanton, the birthday boy, wore a yellow…

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Golden trio surrounded by rivalry, love
Sports

Gabby Norman | April 18, 2019

If there’s one thing the Golden siblings can’t agree on, it’s who would win in a race. They all know that John, a junior and the oldest of the three at Kingwood Park, would come in first, but the…

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Thriving business keeps Powells busy
Features

Crosslin Silcott | April 18, 2019

Brooks Powell found success early. He was a three-time state champion swimmer at Kingwood Park, National Honor Society president and homecoming king. He then went on to become the first in his family to…

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Support from coach key in senior’s transition to quarterback
Showcase

Gabby Norman | November 14, 2018

Senior Sam Johansen never intended on being a quarterback his senior year. In fact, he had been looking forward to spending his third year on the varsity football team as a linebacker. However, his coaches…

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From Private to Public
Features

Nick Farace | November 14, 2018

Going from a class of 33 students into a class of 500 can be a bit challenging, but freshman Juan Cintron has found has groove at KPARK. Cintron is one of  many transfer students from St. Martha Catholic…

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