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Trash can

Trash can

Will Drury, Parsnip Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under In Depth

Christmas came late for KHS students this year. Just a few weeks ago, every rosy-cheeked and acne-speckled high schooler was greeted with an overabundance of gifts from KSD, including a brand new laptop, case and charger wrapped up in a neat cardboard box and plastic wrapping. While most children greedily...

Just walk it off

Just walk it off

Melanie Witt and Quentin Stepp

February 2, 2018


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Immediately after school, a long line of athletes from a variety of sports gather in her office waiting for assistance in treating their injuries. KHS athletic trainer Denise Grider’s office is constantly busy with students anxious to get back to playing their sport by practicing strengthening exercises...

Top five in-depth stories of 2017

Top five in-depth stories of 2017

TKC Staff

January 4, 2018


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  It is our job when writing for in-depth to not just write stories about a particular topic, but to really analyze and allow our readers to understand that topic and all its many facets.. The stories in this section go further than most, and the best part of the section are the stories that ...

Injuries: Beyond the stadium

Injuries: Beyond the stadium

Brendan Davidson, sports writer

December 13, 2017


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She walked across the soccer field on an early May day. She felt ready to play in one of the last games of the season. During the final minutes, however, she was nowhere near the field. That’s because she tore her ACL in the middle of a game and had not played since. Kate Jozwiakowski, sophomore, is o...

No pain, no gain

No pain, no gain

Thomas Birmingham, in-depth editor

November 14, 2017


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They don’t want to let their team down. They can’t. To Nina Naes, junior, two broken toes means nothing if she can score just a few more goals. To Abby Gunn, senior, seriously bruising the bone in her elbow means nothing if she can just lead her team to victory. These athletes are just two of...

Religious recognition

Religious recognition

Jack Rintoul, entertainment editor

October 27, 2017


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She makes her way across the long parking lot into temple with her dad by her side. Surrounded by familiar faces, she is at ease. For the next hour or so, being present at service with her Jewish Community is all that matters. For Julia Smotkin, sophomore, attending temple or participating in Sunday ...

Happy holidays?

Happy holidays?

Benji Wilton, features writer

October 27, 2017


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When picturing religious holidays, Lily Dayan, freshman, imagines scenes different than those of her fellow classmates. Rather than going to church and reading the Bible, Dayan attends synagogue and listens to readings from the Torah. Dayan is Jewish, and stands out from the Christian majority at KHS. ...

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