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Smooth sailing with smoothie selling

Smooth sailing with smoothie selling

Megan Cleveland, features writer

For the past seven years the pioneer school of business and Smoothie King have collaborated to promote the Smoothie King brand to the student body and let students expe...

September 21, 2017No Comments

Walker Natatorium damage over the weekend of Sept. 16-17

Walker Natatorium damage over the weekend of Sept. 16-17

September 21, 2017

One of the Walker Natatorium windows at KHS was shattered by a rock Tuesday, Sept. 12. The following weekend, two more natatorium windows and five windows in the art room and FACs rooms had BB gun bullet hole...

Wednesday Night Lights preview

Wednesday Night Lights preview

September 19, 2017

Cheers erupt, poms rustle and the band plays “Varsity Valor” again, but this is not a typical KHS...

An unexcused walkout

An unexcused walkout

September 18, 2017

News of a student-led walkout appeared in KHS students’ Instagram and Snapchat feeds late Friday nigh...

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Sports

Wednesday Night Lights preview

Wednesday Night Lights preview

Melanie Witt, copy editor

Cheers erupt, poms rustle and the band plays “Varsity Valor” again, but this is not a typical KHS football game. Choosing between band, poms/cheer and flag football, KSD...

September 19, 2017No Comments

Photo gallery: Kirkwood varsity football vs. Jefferson city Aug. 25th, 2017

Photo gallery: Kirkwood varsity football vs. Jefferson city Aug. 25th, 2017

September 12, 2017

Photo gallery: varsity boys soccer vs Mehlville

Photo gallery: varsity boys soccer vs Mehlville

September 4, 2017

Kirkwood varsity boys...

Fall sports preview

Fall sports preview

September 3, 2017

  photo by Vanessa Gonzalez    The name “Kirkwood” does not hold the same weight as CBC or Rockhurst High S...

St. Louis voters fail to pass proposition 2

St. Louis voters fail to pass proposition 2

April 6, 2017

Voters in St. Louis passe...

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Never too cool for school

Never too cool for school

Allie Hickenbotham, copy editor

I’m getting antsy even as I write this because of how excited I am to be back at school. The majority of students dread going back, but not me. I mean, what’s so awful...

August 31, 2017No Comments

Tug of war

Tug of war

August 28, 2017

My education is in the middle of a game of tug of war. And tug of war is never fun when you don't kno...

Pride and privilege

Pride and privilege

August 27, 2017

“What would you do if I told you I liked girls?” I endured years of lying to myself, parading...

Trump’s decision on transgender service members

Trump’s decision on transgender service members

July 26, 2017

Weighing in on weighted classes

Weighing in on weighted classes

May 18, 2017

When student-selected speaker Gina Woodard, health teacher, took the podium for the annual Gold K Ceremony April 24, she thanked “the smart kids” for selecting her. After acknowledging her less-than-stellar high s...

When gifted is lifted

When gifted is lifted

May 18, 2017

In first grade, my parents decided to enroll me in KSD in search of a challenge. I had gone to St. Cl...

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What do students really think about their teachers?

See how teachers react to what teachers really think about them.

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Concerts you can’t miss

Concerts you can’t miss

Emma Lingo, news-features writer

Over the next six months various A-list artists will be coming to St. Louis to share their music and perform live. This is a brief overview of what is to come.

September 11, 2017No Comments

Crushing on someone? Here is your warning

Crushing on someone? Here is your warning

September 11, 2017

Relationships are difficult, but knowing what to watch out for and what to think over before committing...

Kirkwood vs. Jefferson City football game Aug. 25

Kirkwood vs. Jefferson City football game Aug. 25

September 5, 2017

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High school for dummies

High school for dummies

August 29, 2017

High school can be hard, especially for incoming freshmen fresh out of the chains of middle school. St...

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In Depth

Riverview review

Riverview review

Thomas Birmingham, in-depth editor

In response to the Riverview Gardens Schools District cancelling transportation to and from KSD, TKC decided to look into some statistics regarding Riverview, its history,...

August 28, 2017No Comments

Chill pill

Chill pill

April 13, 2017

Another nervous breakdown

Another nervous breakdown

April 7, 2017

A Helpful Humanitarian: 300 word features: Cleophes Bishop

A Helpful Humanitarian: 300 word features: Cleophes Bishop

March 2, 2017

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Meet The Staffer

Ally Ortmann
Ally Ortmann

features writer

Interests: Helping people, world cultures, history, Netflix duh, Hawaii 5-O is everything, DISNEYYYY Favorite food: Banana Bread Favorite quote: "People need people" What does the 100th year of Th...

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Student newspaper of Kirkwood High School.
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