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Photo gallery: boys’ varsity golf match 4/1/19

Photo gallery: boys’ varsity golf match 4/1/19

Morgan Gindler, photographer

April 5, 2019

The varsity boys golf team competed in a tri-match against Lindbergh and Parkway South at Tapawingo on April 1, 2019. The Lindbergh match ended with Lindberg winning 253 to Kirkwood's 264. The Parkway South match ended with Kirkwood having 264 and Lindbergh scoring 255. "We had some guys shoot worse...

Photo gallery: Global Youth Strike for Climate

Photo gallery: Global Youth Strike for Climate

Audrey Berns and Sarah Nash

March 27, 2019

The youth of St. Louis gathered around the Old Courthouse Friday March 15, joining millions of others around the world to protest the government's lack of concern for the environment.  The strike was originally organized by Swedish Climate Activist and Nobel Prize nominee Greta Thunberg and spread to...

Photo gallery: Best of Broadway, Taste of Jazz 3/13

Photo gallery: Best of Broadway, Taste of Jazz 3/13

Meg Murphy, photographer

March 15, 2019

The Kirkwood High School Music Department presented Best of Broadway / Taste of Jazz Wed. March 13. After being cancelled due to weather in January, the music department was ready to preform. Students had the opportunity to preform solos, as well as there were group performances from Prism Vocal Jazz...

Photo gallery: band concert 2/28/19

Photo gallery: band concert 2/28/19

Mia Alexander and Morgan Gindler

March 8, 2019

KHS band performed a concert Feb. 28. The end-of-winter performance showcased the concert, symphonic and wind ensemble bands. Each section performed 2-3 pieces of music. "[This] was one of our better performances, but of course we could have done better," Phebe Hammond, sophomore, said. "Marching...

Photo gallery: boys’ golf tryouts 2/25/19

Photo gallery: boys’ golf tryouts 2/25/19

Morgan Gindler, photographer

March 5, 2019

Boys' golf had their tryouts for the spring season Feb. 25. The boys compete to place on the varsity and junior varsity teams. "I think it went pretty good," Danny Jensen, sophomore, said. "The first round I didn’t shoot too well, but I picked it up in the second half and got a couple pars in a...

Photo gallery: fashion splash Feb. 24

Photo gallery: fashion splash Feb. 24

Julia Knoll, photographer

March 4, 2019

The Kirkwood FACs program held the Fashion Splash in Kirkwood's natatorium Feb. 24 at 1:00 p.m. Kirkwood Students modeled clothes designed by the FACs students themselves, while students and faculty also modeled clothes made by their multiple sponsors. "The Fashion Splash was an event to showcase...

Varsity girls’ basketball senior night vs. Parkway South Feb. 13

Varsity girls’ basketball senior night vs. Parkway South Feb. 13

Julia Knoll, photographer

February 14, 2019

The Varsity girls' basketball team had their senior night game vs. Parkway South on Feb. 13. They have just one senior, Abby Ludbrook, leading the team this season after the loss of seven seniors last year. So far this season the girls have a record of 19-3. "Abby's a huge part of our team, she's...

Photo gallery: swim practice 1/25/19

Photo gallery: swim practice 1/25/19

Morgan Gindler and Mia Alexander

February 12, 2019

The Kirkwood swim and dive team practiced after school Jan. 25, 2019. This practice was right after the senior night meet. "It's not that stressful to prepare [for upcoming swimming conferences] because we taper, meaning we do less and less each practice," Joslynn Gura, freshman, said. "[Swimming...

Photo gallery: varsity boys’ basketball vs. Rockwood Summit

Photo gallery: varsity boys’ basketball vs. Rockwood Summit

Sophia Smith, staff artist

February 11, 2019

Kirkwood Varsity boys' basketball ended Friday night with a win against Rockwood Summit. The final score was 74-63. "The game started off kind of slow for us but towards the end of the 3rd quarter we started to share the ball more," Damien Loyd, senior point guard, said. "In the 4th quarter we took...

Photo gallery: girls’ swim and dive conference

Photo gallery: girls’ swim and dive conference

Megan Tate Van Buren, photographer

February 10, 2019

Kirkwood is awarded 2nd place in conference against Marquette, Parkway Central, Lindbergh, Eureka, Lafayette and Parkway South. "I met many great people this season,"said Sandra Swat, junior. "[I] was able to spend the last meet with [the team] and make a final memory with them."  ...

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