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Mental disorders increase in teens

Mental disorders increase in teens

Emily Mitchell, news writer
February 11, 2015 • 466 views
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We all feel a little crazy sometimes: freaking out for the chemistry test you forgot about until the night before, feeling more emotionally attached to your favorite TV show character than your best friend, talking to the computer screen. But for some people, it’s more than that. According to youngminds.org.uk, one in... Read more »

Brown awarded Missouri PLTW Teacher of the Year

Brown awarded Missouri PLTW Teacher of the Year

Ben Cohen, web staff
February 3, 2015 • 457 views
Filed under News, Top Stories

Mike Brown, engineering teacher, won the 2014-15 Missouri Outstanding Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Teacher of the Year award on Sunday, Feb. 1 from PLTW Missouri. PLTW, a national engineering curriculum program, will present Brown with the award in Columbia, Mo. Feb. 12. at a formal presentation. Brown... Read more »

Arabian Nights: Preview

Arabian Nights: Preview

Emily Mitchell, news writer
January 29, 2015 • 378 views
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Arabian Nights, this year’s freshmen and sophomore play, is the KH Players’ latest production and will be presented Jan. 29-31 at 7 p.m. in the Keating Theater. The story is about a king who is betrayed by his wife and orders a death sentence on every woman in the country as revenge. To heal t... Read more »

Quiz: what show you should you watch next on Netflix

Quiz: what show you should you watch next on Netflix

Emily Mitchell, news writer
January 26, 2015 • 5,450 views
Filed under Breaking News

Girls’ Swim and Dive place 4th at Parkway South Invite

Girls’ Swim and Dive place 4th at Parkway South Invite

Bridget Randazzo, print managing editor
January 18, 2015 • 387 views
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KHS’s girls' swim and dive team competed at the Parkway South Invite Jan. 16-17 placing 4th of 10 teams at the Parkway South Invite. After the first day of prelims, KHS came back to finals with 17 consolation swims, the most out of any other team. Furthermore, throughout the two-day meet, two new... Read more »

Ferguson update: youth speak

Ferguson update: youth speak

Mimi Wright, in-depth editor
January 14, 2015 • 405 views
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The Ferguson Commission met for the fourth time Jan. 10 at St. Louis Community College on the Florissant Valley Campus since they were appointed by Gov. Jay Nixon Nov. 18, 2014.  Instead of discussing citizen-law enforcement relations or municipal court issues, they Commission focused on youth. That’s... Read more »

Update from Dr. Williams on Ferguson safety concerns

Update from Dr. Williams on Ferguson safety concerns

Lucy Dwyer, editor-in-chief
November 22, 2014 • 1,345 views
Filed under Breaking News, Top Stories

UPDATE NOV. 24 The grand jury in the Michael Brown case has reached a verdict and will release their findings at 8 p.m. tonight, according to ABC News. Dr. Tom Williams, superintendent, said after school activity buses traveling to Riverview Gardens and St. Louis City have been cancelled this aft... Read more »

Havener dispels rumors of violence at KHS

Havener dispels rumors of violence at KHS

Lucy Dwyer, editor-in-chief
November 12, 2014 • 1,365 views
Filed under Breaking News

Rumors surfaced Wednesday morning that some type of violence may take place at KHS Wednesday, Nov. 12. Dr. Michael Havener, principal, said he was contacted Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning by parents about the potential violence. Havener’s sources said any violence would be related to the... Read more »

Superintendent Dr. Tom Williams speaks to safety concerns about expected Ferguson decision

Superintendent Dr. Tom Williams speaks to safety concerns about expected Ferguson decision

Lucy Dwyer, editor-in-chief
November 10, 2014 • 1,515 views
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In light of rumors that the grand jury will soon release their findings in the Michael Brown case, Dr. Tom Williams, superintendent, sent out an email to KSD staff Monday about possibly cancelling school the day the decision is released. "I recently met with our local police departments, directors ... Read more »

Following the O Line

Following the O Line

Tyler Altenthal, web editor
November 7, 2014 • 447 views
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Walking beneath the Great Ape House in the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, D.C., a shadow from above covers the guests below. The shadow is not a plane or a bird, but rather an orange-haired orangutan traveling on one of the only orangutan oriented transit systems in the U.S., the O Line. The... Read more »