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Top 5 convenient places to get mac and cheese in Kirkwood

Top 5 convenient places to get mac and cheese in Kirkwood

Christian Heutel, Julia Bailey, and Gabi Baker
April 28, 2017 • 28 views
Filed under Entertainment

TKC visited a few restaurants, not too far from KHS to find the best mac and cheese dishes. We judged them on categories from cheesiness to texture and rated each dish on a 10-point scale. We recommend stopping by one of these local places for lunch during the week (if you're a senior of course).   McAli...

Podcast: Senior recap

Podcast: Senior recap

Ali Randazzo, editor-in-chief
April 24, 2017 • 65 views
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Alyssa Fox, Cece Hensley, Vivian Kuthies, Ali Randazzo and Kennady Wade, seniors, recap on thier time at KHS and share their thoughts on the future. Skip to 25 seconds to get advice on searching for colleges and universities Skip to 2:45 minutes to hear the group's best memories at KHS Skip...

I can’t believe my eyes… so many fries

I can’t believe my eyes… so many fries

Allie Hickenbotham, copy editor
April 8, 2017 • 67 views
Filed under Entertainment

TKC taste tested French fries from six different restaurants around the Kirkwood and Des Peres area. The fries were judged based on their price, thickness, amount of salt, crispness, sauce and overall taste. The sauce was only rated if the restaurant offered a signature sauce. TKC ranked them one to si...

The last pencil

The last pencil

Will Drury, copy editor
April 5, 2017 • 189 views
Filed under Blogs, Entertainment, The Parsnip

He started the year with a whopping 365 pencils, one for each day of the year, but now, as senior Moe Ron enters the final quarter, he is down to his last stub. Desperate not to become the annoying kid who always borrows pencils and never returns them, Ron is doing everything in his power to maintain a tigh...

KHS water fountain review guide

KHS water fountain review guide

Will Drury, copy editor
April 5, 2017 • 205 views
Filed under Blogs, Entertainment, Photo Galleries, The Parsnip

*This piece is entirely satirical. Well, it’s finally here. You’ve begged, pleaded and cried for it. You’ve prayed for its safe arrival. You’ve eaten nothing but parsnips the past year. It’s the reason for your wet dreams. It’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for. The Parsnip of the...

Chuck Berry dies at age 90

Chuck Berry dies at age 90

Brendan Davidson, designer
March 19, 2017 • 268 views
Filed under Breaking News, Entertainment, News, Top Stories

Before Elvis, the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, there was Chuck Berry. While Elvis was considered to be the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Berry defined it. The Father of Rock ‘n’ Roll died at the age of 90 at his home in Wentzville, Mo. March 18. The St. Charles Police Department responded to a medical...

Top Billboard number one songs throughout the decades

Top Billboard number one songs throughout the decades

Kate Hennessy, sports writer
March 17, 2017 • 196 views
Filed under Entertainment

1950’s-1960’s Racial tensions were brewing in America throughout the ‘50s and ‘60s, and under the leadership of civil rights activist, Martin Luther King Jr., the Civil Rights Movement was gaining nation-wide attention. The ‘60s featured the civil rights March on Washington where Luther delivered his iconic ‘I have a Dream...

Snapchat decoded

Snapchat decoded

Ali Randazzo, Katie Woodruff, and Matt Caprigione
March 17, 2017 • 131 views
Filed under Entertainment

Middle aged folks use match.com, young adults have Tinder and high schoolers have Snapchat. TKC knows the success or failure of relationships for teens often revolve around the exchange of selfies. But we could all agree the impersonal form of communication often leads to mixed signals. So, TKC edi...

Good Eats: restaurants and wait times

Good Eats: restaurants and wait times

Quentin Stepp, sports writer
March 17, 2017 • 95 views
Filed under Entertainment

TKC rated each of these restaurants based on their wait time, quality of food, and the overall dining experience. The wait time is an average for weekends because that’s when the vast majority of people go. The food rating is based on the consistency of the food, the quality of it and how much I liked...

High School Musical or high school miserable?

High School Musical or high school miserable?

Alyssa Fox, web staffer
March 16, 2017 • 131 views
Filed under Entertainment

The number one movie in history for giving children faulty expectations of high school is High School Musical. After watching, I daydreamed about dancing on tables in a massive cafeteria, making callbacks and getting the lead, winning the big game and—most of all—having a love story as iconic a...

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