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KHS goes on lockdown

KHS goes on lockdown

Antonia Akrap, print editor and Jane Manwarring, editor-in-chief

December 17, 2013


Filed under Breaking News, News

KHS went on lockdown after a custodian heard a loud crash in the school around 5:50 a.m. and police officers were called in to search the school according to Tom Williams, superintendent. “The custodian heard a big crash around 5:50, we weren’t sure if it was a burglar or an intruder or a gunshot...

2013 KHS graduate killed in shooting

Jane Manwarring

June 18, 2013


Filed under Breaking News, News

UPDATE- June 20 Nicholas Lunceford, 20, was arrested Tuesday night at a motel on Watson Road and charged with second-degree murder, armed criminal action and attempted delivery or distribution of controlled substances in connection with the shooting death of Brandon Richards. Richards, 2013 KHS graduate,...

Jason Rekittke resigns as band director

Emily Stobbe

June 10, 2013


Filed under Breaking News

  UPDATE – June 11 Jason Rekittke’s resignation from his position as head band director was announced in an email sent by Dr. Tom Williams, superintendent, yesterday, June 10. KHS is working to fill the now-open position according to Dr. Michael Havener, principal. According to Havener,...

Preview: Kick for Cancer

Preview: Kick for Cancer

Daniel Witt, sports editor

May 3, 2013


Filed under Breaking News, Sports

The lady Pioneers soccer team (14-3-0) will face off against the rival Webster Groves Statesmen (18-2-1) at 6 p.m. at Lyons Stadium tonight. The Statesmen are currently ranked #5 in the STLhighschoolsports.com Missouri large schools rankings while the Pioneers are #8. Both teams met previously on April 19...

EOC schedule changed

EOC schedule changed

TKC staff

April 3, 2013


Filed under Breaking News, News, Uncategorized

New EOC Testing Window   May 13- 17 (Monday - Friday);   May 20, 21 (Mon & Tues)   (AP Testing =  May 6 - 10 and May 13 - 16:  Schedule stays as published.)   Monday, May 6             Drop 2  (was 2,3,4) Tuesday, May 7            Drop 3   (was ...

Funeral arrangements for 2011 grad announced

Funeral arrangements for 2011 grad announced

Claire Salzman, co-editor-in-chief

December 11, 2012


Filed under Breaking News, News

Emily Ferguson, a graduate from the KHS class of 2011, was killed in a head-on collision early on the morning of Friday, Dec. 7. Her funeral service is scheduled for Dec. 16, 7 p.m., at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in University City, with a private interment for invited friends and family only....

KHS 2011 grad killed in car crash

KHS 2011 grad killed in car crash

Claire Salzman, co-editor-in-chief

December 8, 2012


Filed under Breaking News, News

Emily Ferguson, KHS Class of 2011 graduate, died in a head-on collision early Friday morning. Ferguson was driving west in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 at 3:17 a.m. when she struck a box truck, according to the Saint Louis Post Dispatch. A 19-year-old sophomore at the University of Missouri-Columbia, Ferguson was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the collision, according to ...

Victory spirit rally scheduled

Victory spirit rally scheduled

Claire Salzman, co-editor-in-chief

November 27, 2012


Filed under Breaking News, News, Sports, Top Stories

The victory rally for the varsity football team's state championship title will take place Saturday, Dec. 1 at Station Plaza, beginning at 2:30 p.m. Celebrating team 114, the first team in KHS history to win a state championship, all members of the community are invited to attend. T-shirts celebrating...

Sean Adams Update: Sentenced to 35 years in prison

Sean Adams Update: Sentenced to 35 years in prison

Claire Salzman, co-editor-in-chief

September 6, 2012


Filed under Breaking News, News

Twenty-year-old Sean Adams, KHS 2010 graduate, was sentenced to 35 years in prison Thursday, Sept. 6 for the rape of a female neighbor in Oct. 2010, according to KSDK. Adams, who was 19 at the time of his arrest, pleaded guilty in July for forcible rape, first-degree burglary, first-degree assault and...

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