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KHS feminine hygiene product drive

KHS feminine hygiene product drive

Emma Lingo, News-features writer

According to Time, women who receive low incomes or are homeless often don’t have the money to afford access to proper feminine hygiene products such as tampons, pads or sanitizing w...

October 18, 2017No Comments

Fall play preview

Fall play preview

October 5, 2017

Since auditions last May, the KH Players have been getting into character. Starting rehearsal on the secon...

Smooth sailing with smoothie selling

Smooth sailing with smoothie selling

September 21, 2017

For the past seven years the pioneer school of business and Smoothie King have collaborated to pro...

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...

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Inclusion of girls in the Boy Scouts of America

Inclusion of girls in the Boy Scouts of America

Laura Belle Crews and Claire Boysen

October 15, 2017No Comments

Devastated to be a soccer fan

Devastated to be a soccer fan

October 12, 2017

It was not until the other night that I said a word I don't often use to describe soccer. It was a word...

Wake up call

Wake up call

October 2, 2017

Regardless of who you are, everyone has those days when you hear your alarm buzzing only to have you ...

Call Ed: Speech shutdown

Call Ed: Speech shutdown

September 29, 2017

The number one breeding ground for high school drama isn’t the cafeteria, the library or the commons....

Reality? Check!

Reality? Check!

September 28, 2017

“It’s my guilty pleasure.” Chances are, you’ve probably heard this phrase, accompanied by...

Never too cool for school

Never too cool for school

August 31, 2017

I’m getting antsy even as I write this because of how excited I am to be back at school. The majority...

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OA Gallery

OA Gallery

Adler Bowman, features writer

The OA Gallery is cozily tucked away in the corner of downtown Kirkwood’s basement. You can find it on West Argonne Drive, directly across the street from the Kirkwood ...

October 9, 2017No Comments

Across an ocean from home

Across an ocean from home

October 6, 2017

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Strings attached: grads return to teach orchestra

Strings attached: grads return to teach orchestra

October 2, 2017

One devastated little girl glares up at an enormous cello, while another girl looks to the violin to escape the piano. Fariga Drayton-Conway, KHS Symphonic Orchestra director and 1995 graduate, originall...

For liberty and funding for all

For liberty and funding for all

September 18, 2017

*name changed for anonymity  KHS freshman *Violet says she does not feel comfortable standing in class. It is not because she is presenting or leading a discussion, b...

VoK: KHS student-led walkout

VoK: KHS student-led walkout

September 18, 2017

More than 110 KHS students, under threat of an unexcused absence, walked from the Senior Hall down to the Lyons Memorial Stadium in unity at 7:40 a.m. Monday, Sept. 18. T...

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A flavor of fall

A flavor of fall

Maddie Meyers, features writer

Fall has arrived, and that means new festive desserts. TKC tried at least one fall treat from six different bakeries, and judged each on a scale of one to five pumpkins based...

October 4, 2017No Comments

Cereal first!

October 3, 2017

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Milk first!

Milk first!

October 3, 2017

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Concerts you can’t miss

Concerts you can’t miss

September 11, 2017

Over the next six months various A-list artists will be coming to St. Louis to share their music and...

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For liberty and funding for all

For liberty and funding for all

Richard Pfeifer, features writer

*name changed for anonymity  KHS freshman *Violet says she does not feel comfortable standing in class. It is not because she is presenting or leading a discussion, b...

September 18, 2017No Comments

Riverview review

Riverview review

August 28, 2017

Chill pill

Chill pill

April 13, 2017

Another nervous breakdown

Another nervous breakdown

April 7, 2017

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Christian Baker
Christian Baker

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Interests: Running, eating, sleeping   Favorite food: Strawberries   Favorite quote: "Started from the bottom now we're here" - Drake   What does the 100th year of The Call mean to you?:...

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