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Nutrition

Nutrition

Mimi Wright, in-depth editor
January 21, 2016 • 88 views
Filed under Features, In Depth

He eats meat and fish and gathers berries and nuts for survival. He lives off of a healthy dose of bright fruits and green vegetables. Though this may sound like a caveman, in reality it is Bob Becker on the Paleo diet. Becker, chemistry teacher, has been on the Paleo diet for about a year and a half now.  He heard about ... Read more »

Divorce at KHS

Divorce at KHS

Mimi Wright, in-depth editor
January 19, 2016 • 125 views
Filed under Features, In Depth, Uncategorized

In the United States, nearly 50 percent of all marriages end in divorce, according to dailyinfographic.com. TKC wanted to find out how these divorces are affecting students. “I think [divorce is] more prevalent. It’s more of a modern thing, and I think it has a lot to do with our cultural conditioning,”... Read more »

Why the divide?

Why the divide?

Mimi Wright, in-depth editor
January 19, 2016 • 96 views
Filed under Features, In Depth

Top 5 in-depth stories from 2015

Top 5 in-depth stories from 2015

TKC staff
December 31, 2015 • 285 views
Filed under In Depth

In-depth is the section where TKC takes a deeper look into topics and how they affect our students and community.  From sex to driving, in-depth has covered a wide variety of topics this year; here’s a few of our favorites to check out from 2015. Let's talk about sex: Worth the wait - Mimi Wri... Read more »

Top 5 features stories from 2015

TKC staff
December 31, 2015 • 192 views
Filed under Features, Uncategorized

When seeking members of the Kirkwood community to feature, interesting stories can be hard to find. However, this year, whether it be a Girl Scout or former fire chief, our staff tackled many noteworthy stories. Please enjoy a few of 2015’s best: - Emma McNail “Going for the gold” by Er... Read more »

Above arthritis

Above arthritis

Emma McNail, features editor
December 20, 2015 • 165 views
Filed under Features, Top Stories

When Sam Wolf writes, sometimes his fingers stiffen and his joints lock. The flare up is painful, but the specialized paralysis is temporary he said, and at least he knows what causes these painful occasions. Sam, sophomore, went to the doctor for weeks at the beginning of the summer in 2014, trying t... Read more »

Silver lining

Silver lining

Camille Baker, features writer
December 15, 2015 • 167 views
Filed under Features

When 8-year-old Vanessa Gonzalez dreamed of becoming a horseback rider, she said she did not realize how much of an impact it would have on her, from the emotional attachments to the lessons it would bring. Before starting horseback riding, Gonzalez, sophomore, was enrolled in dance classes until... Read more »

No ordinary party

No ordinary party

Matthew Capriglione, features writer
December 14, 2015 • 135 views
Filed under Features

Imagine a party the day after Christmas. There is no booming music or glowing fluorescent light. Instead, there are volumes of books, oriental tiles and unique artifacts from across the globe. Scan the faces in the crowd; most of them belong to teenagers. But there are also the matured faces of 30... Read more »

Keeping up with Kwanzaa

Keeping up with Kwanzaa

Abby Carpenter, news writer
December 12, 2015 • 202 views
Filed under Features, In Depth

While some students spend the time between Christmas and New Year's thawing in front of a fireplace with a holiday movie lighting up their TV, senior Meridian Buckner spends those nights lighting candles on the Kinara. Meridian embraces her African-American heritage by celebrating Kwanzaa, a holiday ... Read more »

Christmas with the Culbertsons

Christmas with the Culbertsons

Cece Hensley, in-depth editor
December 11, 2015 • 184 views
Filed under In Depth

Standing amongst hundreds of other Christians in the room, Jake Culbertson, freshman, adds to the collection of voices singing to the Christian music from the live band located on the stage. Jake has revisited this scene for the past three years on Sundays at The Crossing in Fenton. “The Crossing is an evangelical, non-denomi... Read more »