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After a year of no attendance policy because of COVID-19, KHS will be implementing the old attendance policy next year.

Attendance policy change at KHS next year

Ian Reno, news writer May 13, 2022

Dr. Mike Havener reported that the attendance policy from before COVID-19 will be reinstated next year at the April 27 KHS department chair meeting. The policy sets the rules for what is considered an...

April 20, 2022 is officially named Romona Miller Day in St. Louis County.

April 20 named Romona Miller Day

Lila Shepard, Owen Spiegel, and Mason Heller May 4, 2022

Romona Miller, KHS assistant principal and Pioneer Pathways principal, has worked at KHS for 17 years. Starting off as a biology teacher, Miller worked her way up to become an assistant principal. Now,...

Construction and renovations will be taking  place across KSD throughout 22-23.

BOE approves proposal for construction and renovations throughout KSD

Henry Joiner, Maddie Hickman, and Alecia Hinrichsen April 28, 2022

The KSD Board of Education met on Monday, Apr. 25 and approved, Prop R, which will begin multiple construction and renovation projects throughout KSD. Tillman and Westchester Elementary schools are going...

With only a few weeks left of the 2021-22 school year, make sure to stay up to date on all the upcoming events.

KHS upcoming important dates

Ava Duggin, web managing editor April 22, 2022

Saturday, April 23: Prom  8-11 p.m., Marriott St. Louis Airport - Grand Ballroom    Thursday, April 28: Academic & Athletic Signing  9:15 a.m., Holley Assembly Hall    Sunday,...

KSD superintendent David Ulrich addresses the BOE at their work session Jan. 10.

BOE discusses the restriction of mature themes in books, additions to curriculum and important upcoming events

Anna Newland, Josie Baker, and Ella Sottile April 21, 2022

On Monday, Apr. 18, the Board of Education passed a motion allowing the district to restrict mature themes in books. Parents will have the ability to decide whether their child can or can’t read certain...

2022 Prom court nominees released

2022 Prom court nominees released

Kinley Bokermann and Caroline Steidley April 6, 2022

Each year as the prom season approaches, the senior class votes to nominate 16 seniors to the prom court. With prom king and queen on the line here are your 2022 Prom Court Nominees:   King Xavier...

“[Fashion is] a means to express myself,” Ezra Birman, senior, said. “I can’t imagine a world where I didn’t dress like this.”
Art by Ally Hudson

In-depth: Clothing ≠ gender

Kailey Shirrell, social media editor March 30, 2022

In the 10th century Persian men used to wear high heels to keep their shoes in their stirrups, and in the 1920s pink was the perfect color for boys, as a softer version of the masculine color red. Harry...

With rumors circulating, TKC wants to inform that banning books at KSD is not currently being discussed.

Banning books at KHS?

Sim Khanuja and Caroline Steidley March 29, 2022

Amidst conversations about certain books in KSD’s libraries, some are questioning if the district is considering permanently taking books off shelves. Banning books at KSD is not currently being...

As spring rolls around and KSDs mask-recommended policy takes effect,  many have stopped wearing masks.

Masks: to wear or not to wear?

Owen Spiegel, news writer March 18, 2022

The era of mask requirements is, for the moment, over. KSD's mask-required policy was replaced with a looser mask-recommended policy. The decision has changed the face of the school and arrives at a time...

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