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Former KHS student Devon Cotton dies May 31

Former KHS student Devon Cotton dies May 31

Camille Baker and Annie O'Brien
June 12, 2017 • 341 views
Filed under News, Top Stories

Devon Cotton, former KHS student, died at Rockford Beach Park in Jefferson County May 31. Devon was swimming with his friends when he was pulled under a current and drowned, according to the St. Louis Post Dispatch. Missouri Highway Patrol troopers searched for Devon until a resident from the area locate...

Year-round fitness

Year-round fitness

Lindsay Huck, copy editor
May 21, 2017 • 165 views
Filed under News

TKC explores summer Lifetime Fitness and why students elect to take this course during May and June.   TKC: What are the benefits of taking a summer enhancement course? Phillip Deist, science teacher: Summer enhancement courses help students get ahead of the curve. Normally, many students would not be able to fit Lifetime Fitness,...

Senior awards ceremony

Senior awards ceremony

Abby Lay, photographer
May 10, 2017 • 327 views
Filed under Briefs, News, Top Stories

Seniors, along with their family and friends gathered in the Keating Theater, May 9, to celebrate and honor seniors and the efforts they have made during their time at KHS. The ceremony recognizes seniors through a large number of awards ranging from scholarships, national merit and leadership. There wer...

Spring Choral Finale concert

Spring Choral Finale concert

Annie Murphy, managing editor
May 10, 2017 • 160 views
Filed under Briefs, News

Joining together to sing as one for the last time this year, the A Cappella Concert Choir, Women’s Chorus and Men’s Voice Class performed Monday, May 8 at 7:00 p.m. The Women’s Chorus and Men’s Voice Class went on stage first, singing a total of five songs. The A Cappella Concert Choir then san...

KHS interfaith service

KHS interfaith service

Michael Teasdale, in-depth editor
May 4, 2017 • 460 views
Filed under News, Top Stories

KHS will be holding an interfaith service to celebrate the graduation of the class of 2017 Friday, May 12. The ceremony will take place at 7 p.m. in the Keating Theater and replaces the former Baccalaureate. The ceremony is intended to be inclusive to diverse faiths, with a message of religious unity...

Suicide Awareness Week Timeline: April 24-28, 2017

Suicide Awareness Week Timeline: April 24-28, 2017

Erin Kelly, managing editor
April 23, 2017 • 301 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 • 322 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 • 480 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 • 333 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...

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