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COVID-19’s impact on anxiety sufferers

By Abi Murray, Page Editor

May 5, 2020

In the midst of a global pandemic, economic downturn and international quarantine, the mental health of Americans is a growing public concern.  To help alleviate students’ negative feelings, School Psychologist Christine Kuhl wants them to know that they are not alone. She is working alongside s...

Staying in shape during quarantine

By Colin Duffy, Staff Reporter

May 4, 2020

 For many of us, working out is a staple 0f our everyday lives. Whether it’s a 50 year old Grosse Pointe mom going for a run on the treadmill, or a 6'5" Division I athlete hitting some bi's and tri's, the gym can be a second home. Now that we can’t go to the gym to grind, we’ve had to get creative and use ho...

District switches to Google Hangouts after Zoom privacy concerns

By Grace Cueter, Staff Reporter

May 4, 2020

As schools around the world are transitioning to online schooling, most are turning to Zoom, an app that allows teachers, students, board members and more to connect through video chat. While Zoom is the most popularly used site, Grosse Pointe Public Schools have expressed their privacy concerns with the...

Students, staff reflect on COVID-19 school closures

By Brandon Miller, Staff Reporter

April 3, 2020

For many, time off from school in March and April means spring break. Unfortunately, the circumstances for the time off now may not be as enjoyable.  In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, all K-12 schools in Michigan, including GPPSS, have been closed for the rest of the school year.  English teacher Kristen Alles believes that while school closures were the rig...

Schools continue teaching through online programs

By Grace Cueter, Staff Reporter

April 2, 2020

In the midst of global school closures, students, teachers and parents are transitioning to online learning. For students, this can mean video meetings with teachers or completing work that has been posted for them online.  Math teacher Kelly Maisel thinks that there are both pros and cons to the s...

KIB: Week of 5/27

KIB: Week of 5/27

By Adam Schwartz, Page Editor

May 28, 2018

1)Senior Exams begin on Tuesday, May 29. There will be two exams each day, with the last exam on Friday, June 1st. During Senior exams, all underclassmen will have two 90 minute class periods on Tuesday through Thursday, and one extended period on Friday before continuing the rest of their classes like ...

KIB: Week of 4/22

KIB: Week of 4/22

By Adam Schwartz, Page Editor

April 23, 2018

On Thursday April 26th, there is a half day for all students due to afternoon staff development. Students will report to class at regular time and will be dismissed at 10:55 A.M. All classes will be attended during the half day for a shorter period of time. For my information on half days click h...

KIB: Week of 4/16

KIB: Week of 4/16

By Savannah Burguron, Intern

April 19, 2018

“Super Troopers 2” will premiere in theaters Friday, April 20. The movie is not yet rated, but it is a comedy/mystery movie. The first “Super Troopers”  got a 90 percent Rotten Tomatoes rating from the audience. You can buy tickets to the movie here. Echosmith will be in Detroit on Wed...

KIB-Week of April 9

KIB-Week of April 9

By Adam Schwartz, Page Editor

April 9, 2018

Juniors will have Workkeys testing on the morning of Wednesday, April 11th in the gym. All other grades will be attending class as normal, and continue with a regular school day during testing. For more information about all test scheduling, click here. Students in grades nine through eleven will either...

KIB- March 14-23

KIB- March 14-23

By Savannah Burguron, Intern

March 19, 2018

“Love, Simon” premiered Friday, March 16 and earned a 90 percent rating in Rotten Tomatoes. It is about a teenage boy named Simon who is done living by the world’s rules and is ready to come out as gay after talking to a secret person on the internet. Buy tickets here. “Midnight Sun” ...

Keeping it Brief: five things to know for the week of Feb. 4 -10

By Amelia Nowicki and Halle Pepper

February 15, 2018

The outcome of Super Bowl LII has given the Philadelphia Eagles their first Super Bowl win in the team’s history. The final score was 41-33, putting the Eagles above the New England Patriots The long awaited announcement of Kylie Jenner’s daughter, Stormi Webster, came in the form of an 11-mi...

Keeping it Brief: five things to know for the week of Jan. 29 – Feb. 2

By Lindsey Ramsdell, Editor-in-chief

January 29, 2018

State of the Union Address - President Trump will deliver his first State of the Union speech on Tuesday, Jan. 30 at 9 p.m. The annual speech will outline the President’s agenda and points of attention for the 2018 term. Listen to this podcast to find out what to hear from the President this wee...