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Suicide Awareness Week Timeline: April 24-28, 2017

Suicide Awareness Week Timeline: April 24-28, 2017

Erin Kelly, managing editor
April 23, 2017 • 125 views
Filed under News, Top Stories

KHS is sponsoring its second annual Suicide Awareness Week (SAW) April 24-28, 2017. The week was established with the goal of eliminating the stigma associated with mental illness and adolescent suicide. SAW aims to facilitate healing in the community through educational programs and resources with ope...

VOK Career Symposium

VOK Career Symposium

Annie O'Brien, Maddie Hawes, Jack Rintoul, and Bridget Killian
April 18, 2017 • 142 views
Filed under News, Voices of Kirkwood

Some kids want to be ballerinas, race car drivers or firefighters when they grow up. If you ask a high school student where they see themself after college there is a chance they have a specific career path in mind or they might have no clue what they want to do with their life. The Sophomore Career ...

KHS Day of Silence

KHS Day of Silence

Izzy Colón, news-features writer
April 14, 2017 • 184 views
Filed under News

In the loud, crowded hallways of KHS, some students choose to remain silent in honor of the voices of LGBTQA people who have been silenced. Students participating in the Day of Silence refrained from speaking during the school day and wore a sign which spoke for them, informing the rest of the school of t...

KHS Coalition self-defense class

KHS Coalition self-defense class

Katie Judd, copy editor
April 13, 2017 • 185 views
Filed under 2016 New staff stories, Breaking News, News

The Coalition Club sponsored by Amy Barker, English teacher, hosted their first personal safety class April 12. The Coalition supports change within KHS, our community and the world in order to achieve equality for all genders through debate, educational and volunteer opportunities. The next upcomin...

End of KH Players’ 2016-17 season

End of KH Players’ 2016-17 season

Justin Sweeney, opinions editor
April 13, 2017 • 170 views
Filed under News

After the Saturday night performance of Once Upon a Mattress, KH Players’ 2016-17 season came to a close. The program, which is supported by over 100 students, dozens of parents and a handful of directors, performed two mainstage shows, two Black Box shows, a one-act festival and won several awards a...

Final exam schedule 2017

Final exam schedule 2017

Jack Rintoul, opinions writer
April 12, 2017 • 93 views
Filed under News

Senior Final Exams Friday, May 5: 6 & 7 Money, May 8: 4 & 5 Tuesday, May 9: 2 & 3 Wednesday, May 10: 1 Final exams will only be given during the scheduled time. Students must receive prior approval from a grade level principal if they need to take an exam early. Underclassm...

2017 prom court announced

2017 prom court announced

TKC staff
April 11, 2017 • 1,099 views
Filed under Breaking News, Top Stories

The 2017 prom court was announced April 11. The prom king and queen will be announced at prom, Friday, April 21.   Girls: Ali Randazzo Erin Kelly Audrey Kelly Noogie Griggs Frankie Sammartano Kellie Gilmore Julia Wunning-Zimmer Kennady Wade   Boys: Joe Connelly Peter Bambini Jord...

Sculpting the School

Sculpting the School

Abigail Imiolek, news-features writer
April 9, 2017 • 88 views
Filed under News

Three silver circles balance on one another in the courtyard at KHS. A book lays open with pages springing out. Soon, they will be joined by stick figures standing tall. Designs are being made by students and Nancy Grimes, art teacher, for two additional sculptures to join the existing sculptures in...

Busy as a bee

Busy as a bee

Lindsay Huck, copy editor
April 5, 2017 • 176 views
Filed under News

Mandy Melton’s students know how to get her off topic in class, whether it be asking about her children, chickens or bees. Melton said she started beekeeping because there has been a decline in bees the past few years, for cheap honey and for the love of science. When three students approached Melto...

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