Update: KHS sophomore, Allyson Porter, passes away Thursday night

Update: KHS sophomore, Allyson Porter, passes away Thursday night

Lucy Dwyer, editor-in-chief
September 26, 2014 • 3,810 views
Filed under Breaking News

UPDATE SEPT. 29: Allyson Porter's visitation will be this Wednesday Oct. 1 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Gerber Chapel in Webster Groves. Her funeral will be held Thursday Oct. 2 at 11 a.m. at the Webster Groves Presbyterian Church. For more details, visit Allyson's obituary click here. ORIGINAL... Read more »

Letter to Neshaminy HS from KHS publications

Letter to Neshaminy HS from KHS publications

Claire Hubert, Pioneer Editor-In-Chief
September 25, 2014 • 289 views
Filed under News

September 23, 2014 To Whom It May Concern: As student journalists, we hold these truths to be self-evident, that all journalists are created equal, that we are endowed by our government with certain unalienable rights. The founders of our country and the framers of our constitution fought... Read more »

Marketing Exchange takes on Smoothie King

Marketing Exchange takes on Smoothie King

Jake Siegel, sports writer
September 24, 2014 • 698 views
Filed under News

The advanced marketing, advertising and promotion class, Marketing Exchange, is taking on the challenge of increasing sales and promotions of a real world company, Smoothie King, during first and second lunch Thursday, Oct. 2. In the past three years this class has turned into a free “marketing... Read more »

New apple products hitting the market

New apple products hitting the market

Max Shulklapper, news writer
September 22, 2014 • 259 views
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Tech giant Apple has launched a blitz of new products, with the company planning on releasing the Apple Watch in addition to the recently released iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Apple announced their smartwatch Sept. 9, promising to make it available early next year. That same day, the corporation unveiled... Read more »

The Great Pat Rub

The Great Pat Rub

Ben Cohen, web staff
September 22, 2014 • 338 views
Filed under News

To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Kirkwood School District, there will be a Great Pat Rub and kickoff event at Lyons Stadium Sept. 27 at 1:30 p.m. The Great Pat Rub is an attempt to break the Guinness record of the most  people rubbing their bellies and patting their heads at the same time.... Read more »

Following Ferguson

Following Ferguson

Katie Woodruff, news writer
September 20, 2014 • 374 views
Filed under News

Aug. 9- 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer in Ferguson, MO after some type of physical confrontation according to USA Today, while coming home from a convenience store. Dorian Johnson was identified as the man who accompanied Brown when he was... Read more »

Glendale officer suspended

Glendale officer suspended

Max Shulklapper, news writer
September 19, 2014 • 162 views
Filed under News

A day of celebration was transformed into a day of turmoil on Friday, Aug. 22 as fallout from the Ferguson protests lead to the cancellation of a Glendale tradition. The community chose not to hold their annual ice cream social, as earlier in the day a local police officer’s inflammatory Facebook statuses... Read more »

Ferguson strikes close to home

Ferguson strikes close to home

Abby Christensen, news editor
September 19, 2014 • 182 views
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Due to events in Ferguson, approximately 40 KSD students from the Riverview Gardens School District were without bus transportation on the first day of school, causing many, including some freshman, to miss their first day of high school. According to Mike Wade, associate principal, Riverview Gardens... Read more »

Mike Bales run rock and roll

Mike Bales run rock and roll

Ben Cohen, web staff
September 9, 2014 • 491 views
Filed under News, Top Stories

The first Mike Bales Run Rock and Roll will take place Saturday, Oct 18 at 7 a.m. in Lyons Stadium. There will be both a 5K and a 1-Mile Fun Run in memory of Mike Bales, former school resource officer and director of safety and security in the Kirkwood School District, who died in 2012. The 5K will... Read more »

“I Hate Hamlet” preview

“I Hate Hamlet” preview

Emily Mitchell, news writer
September 8, 2014 • 245 views
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I Hate Hamlet is the latest production being put on by KH players and will take place Sept. 25-27 at 7 p.m. The story is about a TV actor from L.A. who gets casts as Hamlet in New York. He then rents an apartment in New York which was formerly possessed by John Barrymore. When he realizes he... Read more »