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Photo Gallery: Long exposure in downtown St. Louis

The Old Courthouse stands in front of the Arch in downtown St. Louis.
Coco LeGrand, photographer 22 hours ago

In downtown St. Louis, night lights are everywhere. One photo technique used to capture these lights is a long exposure. Long exposure photos are taken to blur the moving parts of an image. The shutter...

Photo Gallery: top five photos of 2020

This photo of a road at sunset is inspired by the song
Annie George, photographer January 21, 2021

Throughout 2020, TKC photographers have made plenty of photo galleries, and the TKC staff wanted to showcase, in our opinion, the top five photos of 2020.

Photo gallery: BLM march

Ella Davies, Sophia Beckmann, and Lawrence McKee January 20, 2021

In response to the recent vandalism of racial slurs spray-painted on Kirkwood High School, North Kirkwood Middle School and Nipher Middle School on Wednesday, Jan. 6, KHS students held a Black Lives Matter...

Breaking News: Hate crime at KHS

Police and maintenance surround the crime scene on Wednesday, Jan. 6.
Amelia Hurley, editor-in-chief January 13, 2021

As of Wednesday, Jan. 13, the Kirkwood Police Department and KSD administration did not establish the events that took place at KHS as a hate crime. TKC associates this as a hate crime due to the racial...

Photo Gallery: Protesters call for Missouri Senator Josh Hawley’s resignation

A protester holds a
Kate Schreiber, features + in-depth editor January 11, 2021

ResistSTL, an organization "where individuals can come to organize around the leadup and aftermath of the 2020 election," led a protest calling for the resignation of Missouri Senator Josh Hawley Saturday,...

Photo Gallery: Harry Styles in Kirkwood

This photo is inspired by the lyrics from
Ella Sottile and Coco LeGrand December 8, 2020

Harry Styles is a celebrity who is well known for his two albums, titled  "Fine line” and ''HS1." "Fine Line"  will be released for an entire year on December 13th, 2020. During that time the album...

Photo Gallery: The holidays in Downtown Kirkwood

Kirkwood Farmers Market begins to set up their holiday gift shop.
Elizabeth Riti, photographer December 4, 2020

As the Halloween decorations came down on November 1st, the winter holiday decorations went up. For many, the holiday decorations spark a sense of joy. Nora Hamilton, sophomore, is just one of the many...

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood girls’ varsity swim and dive meet vs Webster Dec. 1

The seniors lead the rest of the team in a cheer before the meet starts.
Annie George, photographer December 2, 2020

The Kirkwood girls varsity swim team had their first meet of the season, Dec. 1 2020, against Webster. There were no spectators allowed due to COVID-19. Kirkwood won with a score of 128-58. "The meet...

Photo gallery: Winter sports 2020-2021

Angela Mostek, sophomore, looks to pass to an open teammate during team practice.
Sophia Beckmann and Ella Davies November 20, 2020

Despite the drawbacks from COVID-19 this 2020-2021 school year, winter sports have started up and been thriving. With girls' and boys' basketball, girls' swim and wrestling going on this winter, KHS students...

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood in fall

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood in fall
De Lila Green and Elizabeth Riti November 11, 2020

Even with COVID-19, fall has still managed to take over Kirkwood. From the Farmers Market to Kirkwood Park, the nature and decoration can be seen everywhere. For many Kirkwood  students fall is their...

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