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Kirkwood in candle light

Kirkwood in candle light

Richard Pfeifer, features writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News, Top News

“We will not forget” Candle light and prayers illuminated downtown Kirkwood City Hall in remembrance of the 2008 Kirkwood City Council Shooting on a crisp Feb. 7 night. Lines of police officers stood in front of a large American flag hung from the ladder of a fire truck on Kirkwood Road, which was ...

When women march

When women march
When women march

Richard Pfeifer, Kara Rieger, and Megan Van Buren

January 22, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News, Showcase

Link to drone video in story: https://twitter.com/AntonioFrench/status/822830171044638720/photo/1?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.slate.com%2Fblogs%2Fthe_slatest%2F2017%2F01%2F21%2Foverhead_shots_show_massive_women_s_march_crowds_across_america.html   Read more about the...

2017 KHS Graduate Shelbyon Polk visitation and funeral information

Staff Reports

November 28, 2017


Filed under Breaking News

Visitation: When: Saturday, Dec. 2, 9-9:50 a.m. Where: Wade Funeral Home Twin Chapel 4800 Natural Bridge Avenue Funeral: When: Saturday, Dec. 2, 10 a.m. Where: Wade Funeral Home Twin Chapel *Two limos will pick up at 8:15 a.m. Funeral Director: Aaron C. Grimes Interment: Where: St. Peter’s...

Eclipse preview

Eclipse preview

Thomas Birmingham, in-depth editor

August 20, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Top Stories

Although a total solar or lunar eclipse occurs roughly every 18 months, a total eclipse has not occurred over Kirkwood since 1442. So those in the path of totality, or the area where the moon fully covers the sun, are making the most of this event. Businesses are selling eclipse-themed merchandise, news...

KHS Coalition self-defense class

KHS Coalition self-defense class

Katie Judd, copy editor

April 13, 2017


Filed under 2016 New staff stories, Breaking News, News

The Coalition Club sponsored by Amy Barker, English teacher, hosted their first personal safety class April 12. The Coalition supports change within KHS, our community and the world in order to achieve equality for all genders through debate, educational and volunteer opportunities. The next upcomin...

2017 prom court announced

2017 prom court announced

TKC staff

April 11, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Top Stories

The 2017 prom court was announced April 11. The prom king and queen will be announced at prom, Friday, April 21.   Girls: Ali Randazzo Erin Kelly Audrey Kelly Noogie Griggs Frankie Sammartano Kellie Gilmore Julia Wunning-Zimmer Kennady Wade   Boys: Joe Connelly Peter Bambini Jord...

KHS 2014 graduate Bella Sammartano dies March 24

KHS 2014 graduate Bella Sammartano dies March 24

Kennady Wade, editor-in-chief

March 28, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News, Top Stories

photo courtesy of the Sammartano family Bella Sammartano, 2014 graduate, died March 24. Visitation details will be listed below and a private service will be held for close family. A link to her obituary can be found here. Visitation details are as follows: When: Thursday, March 30, 4-8 p.m. Wher...

Class 5 state champions

Class 5 state champions

Christian Heutel, sports editor

March 19, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Sports, Top Stories

[View the story "Kirkwood celebrates state championship win over Lee's Summit " on Storify]...

Chuck Berry dies at age 90

Chuck Berry dies at age 90

Brendan Davidson, designer

March 19, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Entertainment, News, Top Stories

Before Elvis, the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, there was Chuck Berry. While Elvis was considered to be the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Berry defined it. The Father of Rock ‘n’ Roll died at the age of 90 at his home in Wentzville, Mo. March 18. The St. Charles Police Department responded to a medical...

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