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Posting in the peachjar

Posting in the peachjar

Abby Carpenter, news writer
May 16, 2016
Filed under News

From paper flyers to digital emails, KSD is not only trying to save trees, but trying to save parents from confusion. Implemented about two months ago, Peachjar is an electronic flyer communication tool between administration and parents. In an effort to take a “green” initiative to cut down on copy... Read more »

Suicide Awareness Week

Suicide Awareness Week

Mimi Wright, editor-in-chief
May 4, 2016
Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

In a given year, it is estimated up to 25 percent of adolescents will experience depression, and two-thirds of these adolescents will suffer in silence without getting the help they need, according to Communities Healing Adolescent Depression and Suicide Coalition (CHADS). To combat these issues, six... Read more »

The updated schedule for 2016-17 school year

The updated schedule for 2016-17 school year

Cece Hensley, in-depth editor
May 4, 2016
Filed under News

The new schedule for the 2016-17 school year has been released. According to Dr. Michael Havener, principal, the time between passing periods will increase from 5 to 6 minutes. In addition, lunch will be 39 minutes on Wednesdays and Thursdays. The longer lunch will cause classes on block days to be... Read more »

2016 Prom court announced

2016 Prom court announced

Ali Randazzo and Julia Wunning-Zimmer
April 14, 2016
Filed under Breaking News, Prom, Top Stories

WHAT: KHS 2016 Prom WHEN: Friday, April 22, 2016 WHERE: The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis 100 Carondelet Plaza St. Louis, MO 63105 Congratulations to the 2016 Prom court.  ... Read more »

Testing calendar

Testing calendar

Jamie Jones, interactives staff
April 11, 2016
Filed under News

With testing dates fast approaching, TKC has compiled a calendar of all the testing dates in the next couple of months. For more information and to find out where the tests are given, visit http://tinyurl.com/KHS-Testing and http://tinyurl.com/KHS-Test-Schedule Dates and times are subject to change. Refer to the KHS website regarding alterati... Read more »

Taking care of business

Taking care of business

Melanie Witt, news writer
March 25, 2016
Filed under News

Sarah Jones, senior and DECA president, was dressed in professional attire, preparing a business pitch as judges took notes. Given a scenario, Jones problem solved, striving to rank in the top. She was one of 60 DECA students from KHS to attend the district competition Feb. 12 at South County Mall. Out... Read more »

Time is points

Time is points

Katie Woodruff, news editor
March 23, 2016
Filed under News

One simple diagnosis can help students to get extra time on standardized tests, quizzes and other school work. According to NBC News, standardized testing has increased the amount of ADHD diagnoses in the U.S. Though there are students who are born and develop the disorder, a student who successfully... Read more »

Kindergarten, is it worth the cost?

Kindergarten, is it worth the cost?

Katie Woodruff, news editor
March 6, 2016
Filed under News

When walking through North Glendale Elementary School, laughter fills the halls, jump ropes smack the gym floor, students timelapse a 3D printer in the REACH room and kindergarteners line up for recess. But before 2012, kindergarten was not offered at North Glendale. Students had to be bused to Tillman rath... Read more »

Operating costs

Operating costs

Abby Carpenter, news writer
March 2, 2016
Filed under News

*Editor's note: The figure under transportation is now correct. ... Read more »

Kirkwood Police Benevolent Fund to hold annual pancake supper Thursday

Kirkwood Police Benevolent Fund to hold annual pancake supper Thursday

Ben Cohen, breaking news editor
February 22, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

The Kirkwood Police Department will hold its annual pancake supper 4:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25 in the KHS cafeteria. Unlimited pancakes, sausage, eggs, coffee, milk and applesauce will be served for a minimum $4 donation to the Kirkwood Police Benevolent Fund. According to Bob Johler, school resource ... Read more »

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