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KHS hosts African American Achievement Awards

KHS hosts African American Achievement Awards

Abby Christensen, news editor
March 9, 2015 • 211 views
Filed under News

According to Romona Miller, assistant principal, the African-American Achievement Award was first created due to a significant gap in achievement between black and white students, particularly noticeable in awards like the Lamp of Learning (awarded to any student with a 3.0 or higher GPA) and High Honor... Read more »

Food waste at KHS

Food waste at KHS

Jonah Wright, news writer
March 9, 2015 • 389 views
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Barbara Chrisman, KHS cafeteria chef, arrives each morning at 6 a.m., stocks the cafeteria shelves with roughly 192 bags of chips, distributes a 10-liter tub of the day’s side dish into four serving trays for lunch and prepares breakfast for the incoming students. Although this quantity of food seems... Read more »

Good eats: the stomach rules the mind

Good eats: the stomach rules the mind

Katie Woodruff, news writer
February 20, 2015 • 284 views
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Chick-fil-a: Grilled Chicken Cool Wrap Total Calories: 340   Chipotle: Vegetarian burrito bowl with brown rice, black beans, fajita vegetables, lettuce and roasted chili corn salsa Total Calories: 385   Taco Bell: Fresco chicken soft taco and Fresco crunchy taco Total C... Read more »

Mental disorders increase in teens

Mental disorders increase in teens

Emily Mitchell, news writer
February 11, 2015 • 496 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 • 490 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 • 394 views
Filed under News

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 • 5,470 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 • 436 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 • 424 views
Filed under News, Top Stories

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 • 1,381 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 »