North Glendale named blue ribbon school

North Glendale named blue ribbon school

Emily Mitchell, news writer
October 15, 2014 • 163 views
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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 • 976 views
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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 • 242 views
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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 • 168 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 • 410 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 »

Tailgate party benefits cancer research

Tailgate party benefits cancer research

Max Shulklapper, news writer
September 29, 2014 • 204 views
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A pregame tailgating party was held before Friday’s varsity football game to benefit the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a charity organization focused on combating childhood cancer. The event took place 4:45 p.m.-6:45 p.m. in the Essex parking lot. The yearly... Read more »

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 • 4,162 views
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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 • 434 views
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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 • 791 views
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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 • 325 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 »