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SAW: Chalk Day

SAW: Chalk Day

Gabi Baker and Christian Heutel
May 2, 2017 • 95 views
Filed under Photo, Photo Galleries, SAW, Visuals

Even with a few April showers last week,TKC knew it was still important to put on Chalk Day April 27, after having to postpone it the day before. Though the messages were mostly under overhangs and other covered areas around KHS, they were still meant to be powerful and helpful for those sufferin...

Killian it in Kawete

Killian it in Kawete

Bridget Killian, artist
April 3, 2017 • 631 views
Filed under Photo, Photo Galleries, Visuals

It was 7:30 a.m. and I was running on three and a half hours of sleep. I arrived in Uganda at 4 a.m. after a 30 hour voyage from St. Louis to East Africa. Today was the day I would see my best friends for the first time in a year. This spring break was the third time I had the experience of goin...

Photo gallery: girls’ varsity basketball state championship

Photo gallery: girls’ varsity basketball state championship

Malayna Vines and Hannah Cohen
March 23, 2017 • 877 views
Filed under Photo, Photo Galleries, Sports, Top Stories

After defeating Rock Bridge High School in a double overtime game, KHS girls' varsity basketball played at state Saturday March 18. KHS beat Lee's Summit High School 43-36 in a well-deserved win, Makayla Wallace, junior and point guard, said. “It was amazing," Wallace said. "It was like a dream come ...

Photo gallery: girls’ varsity basketball semifinals

Photo gallery: girls’ varsity basketball semifinals

Hannah Cohen and Malayna Vines
March 23, 2017 • 454 views
Filed under Photo, Photo Galleries, Sports

KHS girls' varsity basketball team played Rock Bridge High School in the semifinal round of the Class 5 Show-Me Showdown and went into double overtime March 17. Kirkwood won with a score of 56-60 after two additional four minute overtimes. Makayla Wallace, junior, said that her coaches were a big part...

Photo gallery: KHS Symphony Orchestra goes to NYC

Photo gallery: KHS Symphony Orchestra goes to NYC

Kara Rieger and Malayna Vines and Jack Rittendale
March 16, 2017 • 336 views
Filed under Photo, Photo Galleries

One-hundred-six students in the Kirkwood Symphony Orchestra travelled to New York, NY to play in Carnegie Hall* Mar. 3-6. Patrick Jackson, Symphonic Orchestra conductor, has taught in KSD for 26 years and will retire at the end of this year. Jackson has taken the Symphonic Orchestra to play in NY three...

Photo gallery: Robotics Club meeting

Photo gallery: Robotics Club meeting

Mary Ralston, photographer
March 12, 2017 • 181 views
Filed under Photo, Photo Galleries, Visuals

The Robotics Club had its last meeting before the state meet March 1. The STEM Punks made it to state, where their alliance was eliminated. “[My favorite part about Robotics is] the enjoyment and teamwork and getting to talk to people,” Spencer Kates, freshman, said. “[During our meetings we usually...

VOK: 3.4.17

VOK: 3.4.17

Mary Ralston and Audrey Berns
March 4, 2017 • 209 views
Filed under Photo, Voices of Kirkwood

Audrey Berns Chris Moritz What’s your favorite part about working [at Sammy Soaps]? “My favorite part is that we get to meet all of the customers, and you get to come back here and see everything.” “Sam is Karen’s [the owner’s] son. [Sammy Soaps] is named after Sam, and we employ adults with disabilities. Sam helps here, and we all share the different work...

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