Following the O Line

Following the O Line

Tyler Altenthal, web editor
November 7, 2014 • 379 views
Filed under News

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... Read more »

Turkey Day festivities timeline

Turkey Day festivities timeline

Max Shulklapper, news writer
November 4, 2014 • 409 views
Filed under News, Top Stories

KYS hosts annual blood drive to save lives

KYS hosts annual blood drive to save lives

Emily Mitchell, news writer
October 27, 2014 • 203 views
Filed under News

KYS will host their annual blood drive at Kirkwood High School in the Denver Miller gym Oct. 29,2014. The event will be all day on a Wednesday in order to allow students to give blood during homeroom. KYS members went around the school to each homeroom in order to sign people up to give blood this past... Read more »

Check out Modern Wisdom in Musical Poems, Saturday Oct. 25

Check out Modern Wisdom in Musical Poems, Saturday Oct. 25

Ben Cohen, web staff
October 24, 2014 • 267 views
Filed under Breaking News

Modern Wisdom in Musical Poems, a free show at the Kirkwood Park Amphitheater, will occur at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 25. The show will feature actors, writers and local musicians, such as Ben Vennard, senior, and... Read more »

St. Louis Post-Dispatch visits Journalism for Speaker Series

St. Louis Post-Dispatch visits Journalism for Speaker Series

Trevor Cleveland, blog/podcast editor
October 16, 2014 • 200 views
Filed under News, Uncategorized

Film critic Joe Williams and TV critic Gail Pennington conducted a Speaker... Read more »

North Glendale named blue ribbon school

North Glendale named blue ribbon school

Emily Mitchell, news writer
October 15, 2014 • 178 views
Filed under News

North Glendale is one of seven schools in Missouri to be named a Blue Ribbon school. ¬†Each year, the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program distinguishes private and public elementary, middle and high schools based on overall academic excellence as well their ability to close achievement gaps among diverse... Read more »

KHS makes accomodations for transgender students

KHS makes accomodations for transgender students

Abby Christensen, news editor
October 9, 2014 • 1,083 views
Filed under News

His mother teased him about it and his father told him to stop seeking attention. He said his family practically disowned him for it. His peers and teachers refused to use male pronouns around him, and he was not allowed to use the male restrooms, or try out for the male sports teams, even though he... Read more »

Stop bullying

Stop bullying

Abby Carpenter, news writer
October 8, 2014 • 252 views
Filed under News

When it comes to anti-bullying campaigns, one thing sets KHS apart from every other school in the KSD: it does not have an active program. KSD elementary and middle schools use Olweus,... Read more »

Acclimating to the ACT

Acclimating to the ACT

Jonah Wright, news writer
October 8, 2014 • 186 views
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KHS juniors have chosen to take the ACT for 55 years. However, after the state of Missouri mandated this year that the test be taken by every junior, the KHS administration decided to put more emphasis on ACT scores in the 2014-15 school year.... Read more »

Kirkwood sets world record

Kirkwood sets world record

Ben Cohen, web staff
October 1, 2014 • 443 views
Filed under News, Top Stories

Kirkwood unofficially broke the world record for the most people patting their heads and rubbing their stomachs at the same time in 60 seconds on Saturday, Sept. 27 at Lyons Memorial Stadium. According to Ginger Cayce, KSD communications director, 1,132 people successfully participated in breaking the... Read more »