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For many band members, this is their first away Turkey Day game they will be going to. 

Turkey Day: An away game for the band

Zach Thomson, social media editor 7 hours ago

No halftime show? No problem. This year, the Turkey Day game will be held at Moss Field, meaning the KHS marching band will not perform their usual halftime show at the football game.  Although the...

Turkey Day: Love for the game

Wylie Crews, sports writer November 23, 2022

Either you’ve seen him running routes around his defender on the field, or now coaching his team to a winning season, former 10-year NFL veteran, Jeremy Maclin, played for the Eagles, Chiefs and...

Turkey Day: Kirkwood senior pommie quotes

Turkey Day: Kirkwood senior pommie quotes

Brennan Rea, sports writer November 23, 2022

Each year, TKC asks the senior pommies: “What does Turkey Day mean to you?” Here is what they had to say:    

Addiction Is Real is breaking the silence of teenagers by educating parents on the power of communication.

Charity Issue: Stop the silence

Anna Kaiser, entertainment writer November 23, 2022

Addicted to heroin and pregnant with her first child, Heidi Bartels was in labor and stuck on what she should do next. When she gave birth, her son was diagnosed with a drug addiction and she lost custody...

Selma Dahms, junior, said she was diagnosed with ADHD and dyslexia in early elementary school.

A better plan for learning

Natalie Bednarski, news writer November 17, 2022

Selma Dahms has dealt with a learning disability her whole life.  Dahms, junior, said she was diagnosed with dyslexia and ADHD in early elementary school. She said getting this diagnosis helped her receive...

American fashion has always thrived off of fast trends.

TikTok and fast fashion

Grace Alverson, features writer November 14, 2022

“I’m in my ‘it girl’ era.” Something I overheard in a conversation just the other day. Cottage core, Dark Academia, Coconut Girl, the It Girl.  These are just a few of the TikTok “aesthetics”...

Alessandra Korolyuk is an exchange student at KHS from the Italian city of Pavia, thirty minutes from Milan by bus.

Alessandra Korolyuk: “The best year of my life”

Owen Spiegel, features + in-depth editor November 9, 2022

Do you speak three languages? Didn’t think so. Italian from the only place she’s ever lived. Ukrainian from her parents, who were raised there. And English, from the TV. That’s how Alessandra...

Will Huster, senior photo editor for Pioneer Yearbook, plans to take his love for photography further and study it in college.

Through the lens

Kinley Bokermann, editor-in-chief November 8, 2022

Friday night lights. Iso 2500. 1/640. f/3.5.  Known more by the photos he takes than his name, the only thing separating Will Huster from the rest of the students in the stands is a press pass and...

Most students rely on caffeine to wake them up each morning, especially with Pioneer Perks open every before class.

Alternate energy: KHS student’s experience with caffeine

Morrigan Carey, features writer November 4, 2022

School starts before most full time jobs usually do. First period at KHS begins at 7:45 a.m., even when researchers from Oxford University say it should be at least two hours later. Most students rely...

Spencer Hembree, junior, began his journey in modeling after acting in the Gateway Center for Performing Arts.

A good mindset means success

Madeleine Krewet, opinions writer November 3, 2022

Spencer Hembree, junior, began his journey in modeling after acting in the Gateway Center for Performing Arts. His early experiences have been crucial to helping him figure out modeling. [Along with gaining...

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