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VOK Career Symposium

VOK Career Symposium

Annie O'Brien, Maddie Hawes, Jack Rintoul, and Bridget Killian
April 18, 2017 • 322 views
Filed under News, Voices of Kirkwood

Some kids want to be ballerinas, race car drivers or firefighters when they grow up. If you ask a high school student where they see themself after college there is a chance they have a specific career path in mind or they might have no clue what they want to do with their life. The Sophomore Career ...

VOK compilation March 2017

VOK compilation March 2017

April 8, 2017 • 289 views
Filed under Top Stories, Voices of Kirkwood

VoK: Proposition K

VoK: Proposition K

Hannah Cohen, Will Drury, Quentin Stepp, and Maddie Hawes
March 22, 2017 • 1,636 views
Filed under Features, Top Stories, Voices of Kirkwood

TKC staffers went around Downtown Kirkwood to find community members and discuss Proposition K (Prop K) with them. Prop K is a 46-cent tax increase for those living in the vicinity of the Kirkwood School District (KSD). There are different views on this tax increase in comparison to KSD and their nee...

VOK: KHS traditions

VOK: KHS traditions

Allie Hickenbotham, Mitch Abeln, Audrey Allison, and Malayna Vines
March 14, 2017 • 110 views
Filed under Voices of Kirkwood

"Yummy Yam Day" Tradition About 10 years ago, Reza Behnam, English teacher, began a tradition known as “Yummy Yam Day.” The celebration is based off the book Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe, where the characters worship a yam and have a giant feast, Behnam said. Every year each class receives a shirt with an original slogan on the back that the...

VOK: 3.4.17

VOK: 3.4.17

Mary Ralston and Audrey Berns
March 4, 2017 • 208 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...

VOK: Kirkwood Police

VOK: Kirkwood Police

Anna Poe, photographer
January 25, 2017 • 269 views
Filed under Photo, Photo Galleries, Voices of Kirkwood

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VOK: Teachers’ travels

VOK: Teachers’ travels

Maddie Hawes and Haley Mitchell
January 10, 2017 • 135 views
Filed under Entertainment, Voices of Kirkwood

Spring break is right around the corner and students aren't the only ones with travel plans. Many KHS teachers have explored different parts of the world and as always, have stories to share with students. TKC captured three particular teacher's best international experiences. Swipe through the story...

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