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Cyber Monday deals

While Black Friday has generated an excessive amount of excitement every year, it’s hard to beat Cyber Monday

Sophie Chappell, web editor

December 1, 2019

While Black Friday has generated an excessive amount of excitement every year, it’s hard to beat Cyber Monday. You don’t need to brave the frigid weather for sales, and the only requirements for finding the best deals are you and your laptop. According to an article from Business Insider, you can ...

Preview of changes coming to KHS next year

Michael Gavin has been welcomed back to KSD to replace Miller. He has worked within the district for 15 years. He spent five years teaching history, was an Assistant Principal for nine and for the last two years he served as Director of Learning and Innovation for KSD.

Emma Lingo and Amelia Hurley

May 6, 2019

From VISTA relocating to new principals arriving, this is a short guide to all the new changes coming to KHS next year.

Update: John Johnson, Justice’s father, weighs in

If you have any information about Mace’s location contact the Overland Police Department at 314-428-1212 or Crimestoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS (8477).

Ally Ortmann and Maddie Meyers

January 18, 2019

"Justice was so loving and affectionate and caring," John Johnson, Justice's father, said. "He was extremely funny. He made everybody laugh. He was really thoughtful toward others." Justice Johnson, KHS senior, was shot and killed on Jan. 14 around 7:15 p.m. at the McDonald’s in the 10400 block...

Seeking help: what’s next

Seeking help: what's next

Izzy Colón, copy editor

April 26, 2018

We hear the word constantly. Plastered across recent headlines and broadcasted on the 5 p.m. news: assault. Discussion of sexual assault is more prevalent now than it has ever been, but it does not just happen in high profile cases. Anyone can be sexually assaulted, even KHS students. According to Cici B...

Kirkwood in candle light

Kirkwood in candle light

Richard Pfeifer, features writer

February 8, 2018

“We will not forget” Candle light and prayers illuminated downtown Kirkwood City Hall in remembrance of the 2008 Kirkwood City Council Shooting on a crisp Feb. 7 night. Lines of police officers stood in front of a large American flag hung from the ladder of a fire truck on Kirkwood Road, which was ...

The Catalonia climate

The Catalonia climate

Jack Bugee, opinions writer

November 20, 2017

Catalonia is a term heard appearing throughout the news lately but has not been covered much in America. Buried under stories about the presidential Twitter account lies a massive political battle happening abroad. Across the Atlantic, a borderline revolution stirs in eastern Spain. At it’s fo...

Kirkwood senior earns Eagle Scout ranking

Kirkwood senior earns Eagle Scout ranking

Thomas Birmingham, in-depth editor

October 31, 2017

Harrison Krause, senior, earned the rank of Eagle Scout on October 25, 2017. A member of Boy Scout Troop 360 from Glendale, Missouri, Krause has earned 21 merit badges, served as patrol leader and become a member of the Order of the Arrow throughout his time as a scout. Before becoming an Eagle Scout,...

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