Clubs Uncovered: K-Word

Clubs Uncovered: K-Word

Ali Randazzo and Emma McNail
January 23, 2015 • 198 views
Filed under Features, Top Stories

K-Word, KHS’s slam poetry team, meets every Thursday in Mr. Pioter’s room. There they write poetry, edit each other’s poems and share them. They draw inspiration from each other as well as their own feelings. “The main people who inspire me are Veronica Wiedl and Anna Pruitt,” Brittane Curry,... Read more »

March for Life

March for Life

Annie Murphy, features writer
January 21, 2015 • 76 views
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  More than 500,000 people walk the streets of Washington, D.C. on a day in January. Many hold signs while others pray, cheer and chant. It is cold, maybe snowing or raining, yet they still march. This is the ... Read more »

Scheffing discusses the Lions Club of Kirkwood

Scheffing discusses the Lions Club of Kirkwood

David Reynolds, copy editor
December 17, 2014 • 1,064 views
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The Lions Club of Kirkwood was chartered Oct. 12, 1926 and has led numerous fundraisers and charity efforts to benefit the Kirkwood community. Scott Scheffing, president, has been involved with the organization since he was a kid.   The Kirkwood... Read more »

Finding Hope in Girls Hope

Finding Hope in Girls Hope

Sierra Acker, opinions writer
December 17, 2014 • 159 views
Filed under Features, Photo Galleries

Every evening, Hannah Yates and Natica Slater sit around a long, black table with mismatched chairs and three other girls. They have no blood relation, but the girls have become sisters. They don't have their parents in the two-story house, but the five girls and  two staffers make it a home. Coming... Read more »

Q&A with Mission Compassion

Q&A with Mission Compassion

Alexa Kannenberg, opinions editor
December 17, 2014 • 161 views
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Melly Wolfe, junior, founder of Mission Compassion: I was really frustrated with the concept that teens are inconsequential and can’t do anything, and we just sit around and eat. I’ve never believed that and I’ve never liked that people think that, so Mission Compassion was founded on the basis... Read more »

Top features stories from 2014

Top features stories from 2014

TKC Staff
December 17, 2014 • 85 views
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1. The girls under the hijabs - Cece Hensley 2. Blair... Read more »

Friends helping friends

Friends helping friends

Abby Carpenter, news writer
December 16, 2014 • 87 views
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Grace Griffin walked into a closet filled with thousands of toys, wall to wall, ceiling to floor. Never losing her smile, she picked out whatever she wanted, forgetting about her cancer, forgetting that she may not feel good. After the North Glendale Elementary student was diagnosed with Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma,... Read more »

Greentree branches out

Greentree branches out

Jake Siegel, sports writer
December 16, 2014 • 53 views
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In spring 1977, 18-year-old Tom Ricks, KHS student, walked across the stage to receive his diploma, thinking one day he would be the head of the FBI. He had no idea at 55 he would be the lead pastor of Greentree Community Church (GTCC). Twenty years after graduation, Tom and his wife Cindy founded... Read more »

The Belle Center changes lives

The Belle Center changes lives

December 16, 2014 • 54 views
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Lucy Salamon is a happy 13-year-old girl who goes to North Kirkwood Middle School. In her free time she loves watching TV and hanging out with her family and friends. She was also diagnosed with Down Syndrome when she was born. When Lucy was first diagnosed with Down Syndrome, her parents were told... Read more »

A place to play

A place to play

Abby Christensen, News editor
December 16, 2014 • 59 views
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On a Saturday morning last fall, I woke up, drove myself to the Soccer Park in Fenton and played soccer. Players of my St. Louis Scott Gallagher team combined with another group to practice skills for a while then scrimmaged at the end. This scenario seems just like any other Saturday for an avid soccer... Read more »