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Songs of the summer

Songs of the summer

Sophie Chappell, web editor

August 15, 2019

Do you love music? Do you constantly wonder what others listen to? Check out the top five songs of the summer and see if these bops made it onto your playlist as well!

The Slenderman stabbing

The Slenderman stabbing

Sophie Chappell and Ally Ortmann

May 12, 2019

In this podcast series, TKC will work to bring viewers facts on the case of The Slenderman Stabbing.

What St. Louis coffee shop should you visit?

What St. Louis coffee shop should you visit?

Ryleigh Palmer, features writer

May 7, 2019

Check out the best coffee shops in St. Louis as ranked by TKC. ...

Summer reading recommendations

Summer reading recommendations

Catherine Butler, opinions writer

May 5, 2019

You may not have any summer homework this year, but that’s no excuse to stop reading. While some of you may have camp or vacations planned this summer, those of you who will be sitting on the couch for three months straight need a book, or five, to spice up your break. It might even slow down the “...

Which grade level do you belong in?

Which grade level do you belong in?

Lydia Cohen, web staff

May 4, 2019

Each grade level during high school has its own defining characteristics. Are you more like the over achieving freshman or checked-out senior? Either way, take this short quiz to find out which class you actually belong in. (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src='https://embed.playbuzz.com/sdk.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}(document,'script','playbuzz-sdk')); ...

The wrath of Kim Kardash(ian)

The wrath of Kim Kardash(ian)

Malcia Greene, entertainment editor

May 2, 2019

Kardashian West, 38, recently announced on Instagram that she registered for the State Bar of California, in hopes of practicing law in four years.

What type of flower are you based on your personality?

What type of flower are you based on your personality?

Grace Fearheiley, web staffer

May 1, 2019

From a Daffodils optimism to a chrysanthemum’s adventurous spirit, take this quiz to find out which type of flower is most like you.

Are you smarter than a 5th grader?

Are you smarter than a 5th grader?

Mia Alexander, assistant video editor

April 30, 2019

Watch as KHS students and staff are quizzed with popular questions from the TV series, Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader.

You’ve got a (really good) friend in me

You’ve got a (really good) friend in me

Malcia Greene, entertainment editor

April 22, 2019

*This piece is entirely satirical. “We need to talk.” Four of the most terrifying words a high schooler can hear. Why? It stems from fear. Fear of confrontation and fear of the unknown. But even worse—fear of one godforsaken alternative: the friend zone. There, there, my fellow peers, I...

Family event survival guide

Family event survival guide

Sophie Chappell, features writer

April 8, 2019

While family events may be enjoyable for those who consider themselves to be extroverts, that’s not the case for everyone. Personally, I’ve spent the majority of my time at my relative's houses hiding in the bathroom or playing on my phone, hoping that no one asks how “I’m really doing” or...

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