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The fun never ends with Disney

The fun never ends with Disney

Elena Sherwood, artist

March 13, 2020

With spring break just around the corner, I was inspired to draw Disney themed art. Disney has been a huge part of my life even when I was young. I grew up watching lots of Disney movies, especially when I was on a school break. Knowing that a break is coming up and I am not able to travel, I am ver...

Editorial Cartoon: The Bachelor at KHS

Editorial Cartoon: The Bachelor at KHS

Catherine Butler, copy editor

February 10, 2020

On Monday nights, dozens of KHS students tune in to "The Bachelor." This cartoon depicts what would happen if a student turned this reality TV show into reality, asking several girls if they'll accept a rose. The problem is, they all think they're the only one. ...

Editorial Cartoon: Dangers of Airpods

Editorial Cartoon: Dangers of Airpods

Catherine Butler, copy editor

January 21, 2020

Airpods and other wireless earbuds are becoming increasingly popular, allowing people to listen to their favorite tunes everywhere they go. For Kirkwood students, "everywhere" seems to include in the path of oncoming traffic or in the hallway right when someone opens their classroom door. To all the...

Candy currency: A guide to trading candy

Candy currency: A guide to trading candy

Mary Grace Heartlein, Catherine McCandless, and Katherine Stobbe

October 19, 2019

Have you ever wondered how to get the best candy on Halloween? View this art to find out.

The upside down of Kirkwood

The upside down of Kirkwood

Elena Sherwood, artist

September 30, 2019

This piece is inspired by the Netflix Original series Stranger Things. It represents different parts of each season of the show. ...

The 6 steps of approaching your crush

The 6 steps of approaching your crush

Maggie Burton, Grace Carroll, and Grace Ferguson

March 14, 2019

*This piece is entirely satirical In this art spread, artists illustrate the progression of meeting your crush from the moment you spot them. This spread hits all the points, from stalking their instagram to finally initiating first contact by giving them a tap on the shoulder. ...

Don’t wait, vaccinate

Don’t wait, vaccinate

Maddie Meyers, web managing editor

February 23, 2019

Recently, many diseases from decades ago are returning because people are not getting vaccinated. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), "outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases can and do still happen in communities across the U.S." People who don't vaccinate not on...

Out of this world

Out of this world

Madelyn Rehkop, staff artist

February 22, 2019

Extraterrestrial beings have the possibility of roaming space and time as we know it. Advanced technology may lurk just beyond the stars. If we were to travel beyond our solar system, will we find life beyond mankind? Or will other life come and find us? Conspiracy theories and mysteries behind whet...

KHS 2019 blood drive: my experience as a first time donor

KHS 2019 blood drive: my experience as a first time donor

Grace Mennerick, artist

February 8, 2019

On Feb. 5, NHS hosted the 2019 blood drive. I decided to participate this year and donate a liter of my blood for the very first time. I made this comic to illustrate my unexpected experience. First, the whole ordeal lasted an hour and thirty minutes, way longer than I expected. Second, I was way mor...

2020 Presidential candidates

2020 Presidential candidates

Grace Mennerick, artist

February 4, 2019

As the 2020 presidential campaign heats up, more and more politicians are joining in on the race. On the Republican side so far, only Donald Trump has announced his bid for reelection. But the number of Democrats who have declared they are running is steadily increasing. This includes Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), ...

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