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The deadliest hermit

The deadliest hermit

Will Drury, copy editor
May 17, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, The Parsnip

As the “Doors” say, people are strange. One minute they’re living peacefully in a log cabin in the middle of the Alaskan tundra, the next they’re sitting in prison for murdering an entire orphanage with a shard of broken glass. Nobody expected this from Tod Brigham, but then again, peopl...

Seven STL must-dos before you graduate

Seven STL must-dos before you graduate

Erin Kelly, managing editor
May 8, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Photo Galleries, Top Stories

With only three days left in my high school career and about three months before I head to Middlebury College in Vermont, it’s impossible not to reminisce about my time here in Kirkwood. I’ve made some great memories, doing everything from organizing a recreational basketball team with TKC friends to visiting the Gateway Arch with family. Before I leave, I’d like ...

Cookie sandwich

Cookie sandwich

Allie Hickenbotham and Emma Bjorkman
May 8, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Video, Visuals

Here is TKC’s step-by-step recipe video on how to make a huge cookie sandwich. Ingredients: 1 tub of Toll House refrigerated cookie dough 1 tub of Pillsbury icing (vanilla, chocolate, etc.) Hershey’s Caramel sauce ¼ cup of Toll House mini chocolate chips Supplies: Parchment paper Cookie sheet Measuring cups/spoons Knife Direction...

Tips and tricks for online classes

Tips and tricks for online classes

Kennady Wade, editor-in-chief
May 8, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

As someone who has spent an average of 1.7 years working on each of the three online courses (Music Appreciation, Health and Personal Finance) at KHS, I think I am obviously the perfect candidate to give advice on online classes. So, here’s some reliable advice on online classes from an unreliable source ...

Pion-Ear: Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN.

Pion-Ear: Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN.

Holden Foreman, web editor
May 3, 2017
Filed under Pion-Ear

Kendrick Lamar Duckworth. Sound odd? As musical connoisseurs, we tend to dehumanize the artists to which we unquestioningly surrender our ears. We place musicians upon Mount Olympus and expect them to bless us with perfect harvests in return. We rarely even acknowledge their real names. But rappers n...

Top 5 convenient places to get mac and cheese in Kirkwood

Top 5 convenient places to get mac and cheese in Kirkwood

Christian Heutel, Julia Bailey, and Gabi Baker
April 28, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

TKC visited a few restaurants, not too far from KHS to find the best mac and cheese dishes. We judged them on categories from cheesiness to texture and rated each dish on a 10-point scale. We recommend stopping by one of these local places for lunch during the week (if you're a senior of course).   McAli...

Podcast: Senior recap

Podcast: Senior recap

Ali Randazzo, editor-in-chief
April 24, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

Alyssa Fox, Cece Hensley, Vivian Kuthies, Ali Randazzo and Kennady Wade, seniors, recap on thier time at KHS and share their thoughts on the future. Skip to 25 seconds to get advice on searching for colleges and universities Skip to 2:45 minutes to hear the group's best memories at KHS Skip...

I can’t believe my eyes… so many fries

I can’t believe my eyes… so many fries

Allie Hickenbotham, copy editor
April 8, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

TKC taste tested French fries from six different restaurants around the Kirkwood and Des Peres area. The fries were judged based on their price, thickness, amount of salt, crispness, sauce and overall taste. The sauce was only rated if the restaurant offered a signature sauce. TKC ranked them one to si...

The last pencil

The last pencil

Will Drury, copy editor
April 5, 2017
Filed under Blogs, Entertainment, The Parsnip

He started the year with a whopping 365 pencils, one for each day of the year, but now, as senior Moe Ron enters the final quarter, he is down to his last stub. Desperate not to become the annoying kid who always borrows pencils and never returns them, Ron is doing everything in his power to maintain a tigh...

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