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Photo gallery: Cross Country Meet 9/30

Photo gallery: Cross Country Meet 9/30

Mary Ralston and Meg Murphy

October 12, 2017


Filed under Photo Galleries

Kirkwood girls' and boys' cross country team had a meet at Parkway West's home course at Living Word Church Sept. 30. The girls' varsity team and freshman-sophomore teams ranked 2nd overall. The boys' varsity team placed 3rd overall, the JV team placed 4th, sophomore finished 3rd and freshmen ended in 4th...

Photo gallery: boys varsity soccer vs Vianney

Photo gallery: boys varsity soccer vs Vianney

Malayna Vines and Kylan Lane, photographers

October 5, 2017


Filed under Photo Galleries, Sports

KHS boys varsity soccer beat Saint Louis University high school in the semifinals by a score of 1-0 on Friday, Sept. 22, but lost to Vianney in the final round of the CYC tournament Saturday Sept. 23. After ending both halves of the game with the score tied at zero, KHS held their own throughout two...

Photo gallery: JV boys soccer vs Clayton

Photo gallery: JV boys soccer vs Clayton

Kylan Lane, photographer

September 19, 2017


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Kirkwood Junior varsity boys soccer beat Clayton High School 3-1 at KHS on Friday, Sept. 8. After losing to Rockwood Summit on Wednesday (2-0), the Pioneers made an impressive comeback. “It was good for us to bounce back after that loss,” Danny Giesler, sophomore, said. “Our defensive shape definitely...

Photo gallery: varsity boys soccer vs Mehlville

Photo gallery: varsity boys soccer vs Mehlville

Malayna Vines, photographer

September 4, 2017


Filed under Photo, Photo Galleries, Soccer, Sports

Kirkwood varsity boys soccer team beat Mehlville High School 3-2 at KHS on Aug. 23. After Mehlville tied the score 2-2, Theo Ruppert, freshman, scored Kirkwood's third goal, putting the Pioneers in the lead. Brad Lay, junior, said that it felt great to beat Mehlville, especially at their first home game....

Seven STL must-dos before you graduate

Seven STL must-dos before you graduate

Erin Kelly, managing editor

May 8, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Photo Galleries, Top Stories

With only three days left in my high school career and about three months before I head to Middlebury College in Vermont, it’s impossible not to reminisce about my time here in Kirkwood. I’ve made some great memories, doing everything from organizing a recreational basketball team with TKC friends to visiting the Gateway Arch with family. Before I leave, I’d like ...

SAW: Chalk Day

SAW: Chalk Day

Gabi Baker and Christian Heutel

May 2, 2017


Filed under Photo, Photo Galleries, SAW, Visuals

Even with a few April showers last week,TKC knew it was still important to put on Chalk Day April 27, after having to postpone it the day before. Though the messages were mostly under overhangs and other covered areas around KHS, they were still meant to be powerful and helpful for those sufferin...

KHS water fountain review guide

KHS water fountain review guide

Will Drury, copy editor

April 5, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Entertainment, Photo Galleries, The Parsnip

*This piece is entirely satirical. Well, it’s finally here. You’ve begged, pleaded and cried for it. You’ve eaten nothing but parsnips the past year. It’s the reason for your wet dreams. It’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for. The Parsnip of the century. The story of the century. The ev...

Killian it in Kawete

Killian it in Kawete

Bridget Killian, artist

April 3, 2017


Filed under Photo, Photo Galleries, Visuals

It was 7:30 a.m. and I was running on three and a half hours of sleep. I arrived in Uganda at 4 a.m. after a 30 hour voyage from St. Louis to East Africa. Today was the day I would see my best friends for the first time in a year. This spring break was the third time I had the experience of goin...

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