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Student journalist opinions on The New York Times anonymous op-ed

Student journalist opinions on The New York Times anonymous op-ed

Thomas Birmingham, Adler Bowman, Izzy Colón and Bridget Killian

September 20, 2018


Filed under Showcase

Many consider the anonymous op-ed published by The New York Times on Sept. 5, authored by a senior executive claiming to be part of the resistance within the Trump administration, to be unprecedented in both journalism and politics. Opinions on the ethics behind the editorial’s publication range tremendously....

Dairy protest at Ted Drewes Frozen Custard

Dairy protest at Ted Drewes Frozen Custard

Logan Crews, editor-in-chief

August 26, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Showcase, Top Stories

It’s a typical St. Louis scene: long lines of families and friends huddled around a luminescent spot on Chippewa Street where friendly workers in bright yellow shirts dole out cups of Ted Drewes Frozen Custard. Laughter from old friends meeting over sweets as well as giggles from toddlers with chocolate-smea...

TKC Senior Last Words

TKC Senior Last Words

Megan Cleveland, Naomi Thomson, and Ainsley Fox

May 21, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Video

TKC students from the class of 2018 gave their final reflections on their experiences on staff.

Junior ACT update

Junior ACT update

Logan Crews, opinions editor

April 4, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Juniors who “opted in” on the school-sponsored ACT were scheduled to take the test Tuesday, April 3. However, due to technical difficulties in an attempt to administer the test via laptops per advice of ACT, students were released without taking it. Dr. Mike Havener, principal, sent an email at...

Update: Cronkite New Voices Act

Update: Cronkite New Voices Act

Jack Rintoul, entertainment editor

March 27, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

After passing through the Missouri House of Representatives with a vote of 129-20, the Cronkite New Voices Act will go to a hearing with the Missouri State Senate Education Committee on March 27. TKC Editor-in-Chief, Camille Baker, and Adviser, Mitch Eden, will both be traveling to Jefferson City to testify in ...

KHS will be on spring break March 19-26, TKC will not be updating our website and social media during this time

KHS will be on spring break March 19-26, TKC will not be updating our website and social media during this time

TKC staff

March 16, 2018


Filed under Showcase

KHS will be on spring break March 19-26. TKC will not be updating our website or social media during this time.

KHS senior Brian Stieglitz dies March 7

KHS senior Brian Stieglitz dies March 7

Hannah Cohen, editor-in-chief

March 7, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Brian Stieglitz, KHS senior, took his own life Wednesday, March 7. Dr. Michael Havener, KHS principal, sent an email notifying KHS families at 5:30 p.m. Havener said counselors will be available to speak with students all day in group or one-on-one settings beginning the morning of Thursday, March...

Anonymous account of an eating disorder

Anonymous account of an eating disorder

KHS student

March 2, 2018


Filed under Columns, Showcase

Since early 2017, many things in my life have started fading away: my closest friend, my hobbies, my motivation. With school ramping up and nothing good coming out of it, I hit a real rough patch and started to let all these things fall by the wayside in an attempt to be a person I thought would app...

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