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KHS Day of Silence

KHS Day of Silence

Izzy Colón, news-features writer
April 14, 2017
Filed under News

In the loud, crowded hallways of KHS, some students choose to remain silent in honor of the voices of LGBTQA people who have been silenced. Students participating in the Day of Silence refrained from speaking during the school day and wore a sign which spoke for them, informing the rest of the school of t...

KHS Coalition self-defense class

KHS Coalition self-defense class

Katie Judd, copy editor
April 13, 2017
Filed under 2016 New staff stories, Breaking News, News

The Coalition Club sponsored by Amy Barker, English teacher, hosted their first personal safety class April 12. The Coalition supports change within KHS, our community and the world in order to achieve equality for all genders through debate, educational and volunteer opportunities. The next upcomin...

End of KH Players’ 2016-17 season

End of KH Players’ 2016-17 season

Justin Sweeney, opinions editor
April 13, 2017
Filed under News

After the Saturday night performance of Once Upon a Mattress, KH Players’ 2016-17 season came to a close. The program, which is supported by over 100 students, dozens of parents and a handful of directors, performed two mainstage shows, two Black Box shows, a one-act festival and won several awards a...

Final exam schedule 2017

Final exam schedule 2017

Jack Rintoul, opinions writer
April 12, 2017
Filed under News

Senior Final Exams Friday, May 5: 6 & 7 Money, May 8: 4 & 5 Tuesday, May 9: 2 & 3 Wednesday, May 10: 1 Final exams will only be given during the scheduled time. Students must receive prior approval from a grade level principal if they need to take an exam early. Underclassm...

2017 prom court announced

2017 prom court announced

TKC staff
April 11, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Top Stories

The 2017 prom court was announced April 11. The prom king and queen will be announced at prom, Friday, April 21.   Girls: Ali Randazzo Erin Kelly Audrey Kelly Noogie Griggs Frankie Sammartano Kellie Gilmore Julia Wunning-Zimmer Kennady Wade   Boys: Joe Connelly Peter Bambini Jord...

Sculpting the School

Sculpting the School

Abigail Imiolek, news-features writer
April 9, 2017
Filed under News

Three silver circles balance on one another in the courtyard at KHS. A book lays open with pages springing out. Soon, they will be joined by stick figures standing tall. Designs are being made by students and Nancy Grimes, art teacher, for two additional sculptures to join the existing sculptures in...

Busy as a bee

Busy as a bee

Lindsay Huck, copy editor
April 5, 2017
Filed under News

Mandy Melton’s students know how to get her off topic in class, whether it be asking about her children, chickens or bees. Melton said she started beekeeping because there has been a decline in bees the past few years, for cheap honey and for the love of science. When three students approached Melto...

C-SPAN 2017 StudentCam national competition winners

C-SPAN 2017 StudentCam national competition winners

Abby Geisz, copy editor
April 3, 2017
Filed under News

AP Language and Composition students were assigned to enter in the C-SPAN’S 2017 StudentCam national competition. KHS had four winners: Hailey Chellis, Katie Judd, Sarah Morgan and Clarke Shead, juniors. They each received honorable mentions for their videos on the topic asking, “What is the most u...

Vote here! New sculpture coming to the Nancy Grimes Sculpture Garden

Vote here! New sculpture coming to the Nancy Grimes Sculpture Garden

Erin Kelly, managing editor
March 31, 2017
Filed under News

KHS is looking to add another sculpture to the Nancy Grimes Sculpture Garden, located outside the senior hallway. The administration wants students to vote on their favorite design in the poll below. Approximately 80 students from Jordan Fryer’s Engineering Design and Development class created paper m...

KHS 2014 graduate Bella Sammartano dies March 24

KHS 2014 graduate Bella Sammartano dies March 24

Kennady Wade, editor-in-chief
March 28, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Briefs, News, Top Stories

photo courtesy of the Sammartano family Bella Sammartano, 2014 graduate, died March 24. Visitation details will be listed below and a private service will be held for close family. A link to her obituary can be found here. Visitation details are as follows: When: Thursday, March 30, 4-8 p.m. Wher...

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