GSA presentation to the staff

GSA presentation to the staff

Olivia Rekittke, features writer
October 29, 2014 • 42 views
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GSA presentation preview GSA (Gay Straight Alliance) is about to make KHS history. GSA will give a presentation to the KHS staff Nov. 3 in regards to teacher awareness of gay shaming in classrooms. The goal for the presentation is not only to educate teachers about these occurrences,... Read more »

Choir’s fall choral

Choir’s fall choral

Emma McNail, features writer
October 27, 2014 • 35 views
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KHS's Chamber and A Cappella choirs held their first concert of the year, their fall choral, on Oct. 14. The concert was led by David Cannon, choral director, and a total of 66 students performed. The show was accompanied by Lori Wehrman on piano and Gregory Booth, the sound and lighting technical... Read more »

Band’s weird traditions

Band’s weird traditions

Emma McNail, features writer
October 17, 2014 • 115 views
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The mellophone players set their instruments down in a circle, cluster around them in a football huddle with section leaders Ross Rubright and Alyssa Pope, seniors, in the center back-to-back. Rubright and Pope cheer at their section, giving them a pep talk before the performance. The rest of the section... Read more »

Still the same Kate

Still the same Kate

Emma McNail, features writer
October 17, 2014 • 421 views
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Kate Kemper, junior, is an honors student, balancing two engineering courses and three advanced classes. Her hobbies include drawing as well as cooking. She has friends that have been with her since kindergarten. She also had a brain tumor removed last year. Kemper found out she had a brain tumor... Read more »

Pioneer Pete: unmasked

Pioneer Pete: unmasked

Anna Mullendore, features writer
October 9, 2014 • 159 views
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Inside the hot and bulky suit contains the face of the Pioneer mascot. He runs, he jumps, he cheers. Kory Petter is Pioneer Pete. Besides cheering and being present at every game, Petter’s responsibilities go far beyond getting the crowd excited. According to Lauren Green, Spanish teacher and Pep... Read more »

Who is Chen Laoshi?

Who is Chen Laoshi?

Bradley Fargo, entertainment editor
October 8, 2014 • 172 views
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Observe a huddled graduate student, fresh off the plane— exhausted and ravenous. She speaks fluent Taiwanese and is equipped with a voice and personality that captivated the rush hour traffic of the ... Read more »

Walking the line

Walking the line

Erin Kelly, features writer
October 8, 2014 • 81 views
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Nerves before a performance are felt by every player of the 250 member Pioneer Pride Marching Band. It is noticeable in the little details of the band room’s pregame... Read more »

Koch spreads hope

Koch spreads hope

Olivia Rekittke, features writer
October 8, 2014 • 81 views
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While other girls were trying makeup for the first time, finally getting to stay home by themselves, or making it to level 10 on Angry Birds, Christina Koch, 12 at the time, completed her first flight with her dad in the co-pilot seat. Christina, junior, gets the chance to fly her father’s airplane... Read more »

Crowd Hysteria

Crowd Hysteria

Mimi Wright, in-depth editor
October 6, 2014 • 144 views
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No, not marching band. Not concert band. But an independent student band. The idea to form a band started with a shared place of learning music and a shared love of music among Hannah Scheidl, freshman, Ellie Huggins, freshman and Elaine Simmons, junior who make up three of the six-member band called... Read more »

Taking on America one race at a time

Taking on America one race at a time

Annie Murphy, features writer
September 20, 2014 • 159 views
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From Germany to New York and finally St. Louis, Rebecca Schulte, sophomore, quickly got used to the new environment when she came to America as a German exchange student. “I was happy that I had the chance [to come to America],” Schulte said. “I knew my host family before I came so it wasn’t... Read more »