The Kirkwood Call

So you think boys can dance?

Annie Travis

September 15, 2010

Filed under Features

They start each day with stretching and dance warm-ups to the tune of Lady Gaga as Dr. Lieschen Fink tells them to “shake a little” and leads the group through jazz squares and ballet moves. This year, however, a new set of students will mix up the routine. “I’ve always had about two or thr...

Praising to the beat of his own drum

Mary Kate Vatterott

September 15, 2010

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His love for music and obsession with drums began when his parents noticed he liked to hit things. From a young age Phil Cook, junior, has regularly callused and blistered hands from continuing his passion for playing the drums. A lifetime member of Grace Church in Maryland Heights, Cook started to...

High school relationships take a road trip across the states

Anna Edwards

September 2, 2010

Filed under Features

Valentine’s Day is supposed to be about spending time with that one special person in your life and cuddling close together while listening to sappy love songs. For Kerissa Wright, senior, watching her boyfriend AJ Seals, 2009 KHS graduate, leave for the Navy on Feb. 13, the day before Valentine’s Day, was  more he...

Silly Bandz

Maggie Teson

August 13, 2010

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A princess, a dinosaur and a milkshake may not appear to have any characteristics in common, but ask any student what binds these entities together and he or she will say they are just a few of the infinite shapes that make up Silly Bandz. Odds are, there will be a colorful tangle of creatures, plants,...

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