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Coronavirus impacts KHS

Coronavirus impacts KHS

Charlotte Heinrich, Benji Wilton, Megan Cleveland, and Emma Lingo

March 11, 2020

According to the CDC, there is one verified case of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Missouri. Yet one case has affected many in the Kirkwood community. Read about Lulu Klebe, Kirkwood resident, and her experience after going to Villa's dad and daughter dance and others who coronavirus has impacted.

An unplanned controversy, 30 years ago

An unplanned controversy, 30 years ago

Clayton Caringer, archives staffer

March 3, 2020

Kirkwood High School is no stranger to controversy. It’s not every day that it makes the national news. But in autumn, 1990, that was not the case. In fact, the controversy at the time was so large that Franklin McCallie, former principal of KHS, said he could write an entire book about it. “We...

STUCO Wildfires Relief Fundraiser

STUCO Wildfires Relief Fundraiser

Megan Glasgow, features writer

November 21, 2019

Student Council has spent the last three weeks collecting donations at their talent show, visiting homerooms and advertising, before finally concluding their annual disaster relief fundraiser last Thursday, Nov 14. This year’s funds will be donated to the Red Cross to help Californian wildfire relief efforts. Julia Smotkin, s...

The Brain Issue: More than just a cautionary tale

The Brain Issue: More than just a cautionary tale

Emma Lingo, editor-in-chief

November 6, 2019

74% of KHS students know someone who has struggled or is struggling with addiction. Substance Abuse Disorder affects many, and Kevin Mullane was one of those who suffered from it.

Smile, you’re on transcript

Smile, you’re on transcript

Megan Glasgow, Features writer

October 27, 2019

Whether or not you’re trying to secure a spot at an Ivy League, your college stakes are high. Find out the effects of this excessive pressure on students.

Climate revolution

Climate revolution

Rachel Finan, health and wellness writer

October 27, 2019

Protesters holding signs marched across the crosswalk leading to the St.Louis city courthouse chanting, as police officers blocked traffic. With large paintings of the Earth and signs reading “There Is No Planet B” their steps were in sync and their purpose was clear: to declare a national climate e...

KHS Senior Jonah Roy releases album “Carpe Diem”

KHS Senior Jonah Roy releases album “Carpe Diem”

Kiden-Aloyse Smith, copy editor

October 18, 2019

Jonah Roy, Senior released his second full album, "Carpe Diem" on October 17, 2019

The fate of hate

The fate of hate

Maisie Bradley and Izzy Colón

November 18, 2018

With colors of the rainbow flooding the street, counter protestors lined up outside of John Burroughs High School March 12 of last year. They were there for Jake Bain, a star football player who had recently come out as gay during a school assembly on National Coming Out Day. However, the Westboro Baptist...

A nation of immigrants

A nation of immigrants

Sebastian Davies-Sigmund, news writer

August 28, 2018

Imagine this: the shouting of children in the night, babies crying for their parents as border patrol rip families apart. Inside this large detention center you are lost, scared, and concerned for your future. Outside, there are bounties of signs reading “no one is illegal on stolen land,” and “build...

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