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Kirkwood cares for Kirk Care

Kirkwood cares for Kirk Care

Lydia Cohen, web staff

November 30, 2018


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She was at a loss. As a single mom recently diagnosed with cancer, she was struggling to balance funds between daily needs and treatments. Her utility bills were late, and she could not afford to put food on the table for her and her children. With few options left, she turned to Kirk Care. There she received the ai...

Sincerely, MariJo

Sincerely, MariJo

Lily Bartin, features writer

November 29, 2018


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Walking around Downtown Kirkwood on a rainy Saturday afternoon, I had little hope of finding anyone with a story to tell. I ducked into Great Harvest Bakery to escape the downpour. Scanning the café, I noticed a woman eating alone. After deciding to approach her, I immediately changed my mind not t...

Getting on Her Level

Getting on Her Level

Jack Matousek, features writer

November 27, 2018


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A freshman walks through the double doors leading into the language hallway on the first day of school. Passing the classes full of her peers she walks straight to where the upperclassmen are streaming in the final room of the hallway. She grips the metal handle ready to learn not fazed about the wo...

Teacher music Q&A: Jason Evans

Teacher music Q&A: Jason Evans

Sophie Chappell, features writer

November 26, 2018


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This series of articles will contain the musical interests of four teachers at KHS: Lisa Hellmich, history teacher, Jason Evans, history teacher, Cindy Kohler, French teacher and Adam Rowland, English teacher. TKC asked about each teacher’s five favorite songs right now as well as their general ta...

In it for the long run: boys’ cross country

In it for the long run: boys’ cross country

Ethan Peter, features writer

November 21, 2018


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Photos by Mary Frizzell, Wayne Baldwin and Bud Lobdell...

Teacher music Q&A: Cindy Koehler

Teacher music Q&A: Cindy Koehler

Sophie Chappell, features writer

November 7, 2018


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This series of articles will contain the musical interests of teachers at KHS: Lisa Hellmich, history teacher, Jason Evans, history teacher, Cindy Kohler, French teacher and Adam Rowland, English teacher. TKC asked about each teacher’s five favorite songs right now as well as their general taste in ...

Teacher music Q&A: Lisa Hellmich

Teacher music Q&A: Lisa Hellmich

Sophie Chappell, features writer

October 29, 2018


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This series of articles will contain the musical interests of four teachers at KHS: Lisa Hellmich, History teacher, Jason Evans, History teacher, Cindy Kohler, French teacher and Adam Rowland, English teacher. TKC asked about each teacher’s five favorite songs right now as well as their general ta...

Issues: The problems with parking lots

Issues: The problems with parking lots

Brendan Davidson, parsnip editor

October 25, 2018


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The long line of cars never seems to end for the student trapped within. After 10 minutes, she finally reaches the tightly packed Essex parking lot only to realize her mistake: she is too late. Every non-numbered parking space has been full for five minutes and she must force her way out of the parkin...

Issues: Concussions

Issues: Concussions

Benji Wilton, sports editor

October 23, 2018


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“Blue 42, set hut!” The quarterback receives the snap on third and goal and steps back into the pocket. Desperate for a touchdown, he surveys the field looking for an open receiver but comes up empty. Now scrambling to the right, he decides to take matters into his own hands and makes a beeli...

Issues: being a foster child in America

Issues: being a foster child in America

Bridget Killian, editor-in-chief

October 21, 2018


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There are 437,465 children in foster care in the United States. Of these children, 36 percent are over the age of 10, according to the Administration for Children and Families, and children over the age of 10 are 50 percent less likely to get adopted based on a study done by Lutheran Family and Chi...

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