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Making the case for a St. Louis NBA team

Making the case for a St. Louis NBA team

Hayden Davidson, sports writer

December 9, 2019

The 2019-20 NBA season is underway, and fans across the world are watching the 30 teams compete from October to April (and the top teams in the playoffs until June). But what if there were more than 30 teams, and how likely is it for a team to come to St. Louis? Basketball is becoming an increasingly globa...

Here are the Quizlets for all of your finals

Here are the Quizlets for all of your finals

Charlotte Heinrich, editor-in-chief

December 8, 2019

It’s that time of year, they say. Yeah, yeah we get it. I’m not talking about your Christmas music or your letter to Santa (even though you’re 16). I’m talking come-to-school-at-the-crack-of-dawn to review what you never grasped in Unit 1. I’m talking emailing your teachers for any possibl...

Nov. 28 Turkey Day Game Recap: Kirkwood 42, Webster Groves 28

Nov. 28 Turkey Day Game Recap: Kirkwood 42, Webster Groves 28

Hayden Davidson, sports writer

November 30, 2019

Each year, many people in the Kirkwood and Webster communities wake up on Thanksgiving thankful for the upcoming Turkey Day Game. The seniors on both teams are thankful for the opportunity to play one last game in their high school football careers. But one specific group, Webster Groves’ defensive backs...

Photo Gallery: pep rally Nov. 27

Photo Gallery: pep rally Nov. 27

Annie George and Ella Davies

November 30, 2019

On Wednesday, Nov. 27 KHS hosted a pep rally to support the football team before the Turkey Day game. The school and community came together to cheer on the football team for the game against rival Webster. The seniors performed their senior skits, the band played, the pommies and cheerleader performed...

Helping Hands

Helping Hands

Sophie Chappell, Amara Harper, Grace Klebe, and Ethan Peter

November 20, 2019

For the fourth year in a row, TKC has decided to tackle the Helping Hands project (formerly known as Four Neediest Cases), inspired by St. Louis Post Dispatch’s 100 Neediest Cases features. Each holiday season, TKC sends out four reporters to speak with four students at KHS. These students have told...

Creating Cash Cult

Creating Cash Cult

Megan Glasgow, features writer

November 15, 2019

Dressed in jeans, sneakers, and a T-shirt, John Allen, senior, looks like he could fit right into a high school crowd. But blending in is next to impossible for him, as shown by his precise style. His cuffed jeans have butterflies on them and his tee contrasts with spiders and skulls. The sweater tied ov...

Friendship Dance ticket troubles

Friendship Dance ticket troubles

Lydia Cohen, social media managing editor

October 30, 2019

KHS ran out of tickets for the Nov. 2 Friendship Dance, Oct. 30. Webster Groves High School (WGHS) and KHS each originally had 1,000 tickets, with 100 of those designated as guest tickets. When the dance is held at KHS, every other year, more tickets are available than when at WGHS since their gym is s...

Oct. 25 Game Recap: Kirkwood 36, Ladue 35

Oct. 25 Game Recap: Kirkwood 36, Ladue 35

Daniel Tobias and Tom Mueller

October 26, 2019

The Pioneers stumbled into the visitors’ locker room at halftime Friday, Oct. 25. Only a few players dared to look at the Ladue 28, Kirkwood 7 score on Ladue’s new, high-definition jumbotron as they jogged in. Most of the Kirkwood student section had cleared out. Only a few faithful alums sat throug...

KHS goes on soft lockdown Oct. 17

KHS goes on soft lockdown Oct. 17

Benji Wilton, print editor

October 17, 2019

KHS went on soft lockdown after three unauthorized persons arrived on campus Oct. 17.

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