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Front row, pictured left to right: Grace Hupp, Jane Upmeyer, Alyssa Dennis, Elena McCarthy, Brooke Kittner, Aiden Troup, and Brian Loudenslager. Back row, pictured left to right: Adam Gates, Diego Guzman, Darius Jones, Jack Shanahan, Cameron Paul, Finnegan Mulvaney and Xavier Austin. Photo courtesy of KSD.

KHS athletes honored at Athletics signing ceremony

Henry Chappell, sports editor February 11, 2022

KHS’s annual athletic signing ceremony took place Thursday, Feb. 10 in the David Holley Assembly Hall. A total of 14 student athletes were recognized at the celebration for verbally committing or having...

In the Pop Call-ture Podcast, host Ava Tebo talks about topics spanning from movies to media to music. Bringing along guests with outside opinions per episode, Pop Call-ture Podcast offers diverse opinions about all aspects of pop culture.

Pop Call-ture Podcast episode 05: book recommendations feat. Emilie John

Ava Tebo, podcast staffer January 24, 2022

In the fifth episode of Pop Call-ture Podcast, host Ava Tebo discusses book recommendations for 2022 with guest Emilie John, junior. They cover popular books and reading goals as well as book recommendations...

Sports: Jeremy Maclin: The experience - Henry Chappell and Marianthe Meyer

Top five sports stories of 2021

Henry Chappell, sports editor December 30, 2021

This year, TKC covered a wide spread of topics in the world of sports. From the perspective of the new KHS football coach Jeremy Maclin, to the importance of mental health for athletes, to covering the...

Encompass Resolution, the independent group appointed to investigate the climate and culture around the handling of sexual abuse and misconduct allegations within KSD presented its final findings and report at the Board of Education meeting, Monday, June 28. 

Thirty KSD staff members accused of sexual misconduct over five decades, report says

Rachel Finan and Kate Schreiber June 29, 2021

Thirty KSD staff members were accused of sexual misconduct over five decades: four in the 1970s, seven in the 1980s, 10 in the 1990s, four in the 2000s and four in the 2010s, according to a report by independent...

The annual Friendship Dance between KHS and WGHS has been cancelled.

KHS announces athletics shutdown through July 24

Kate Schreiber, features and in-depth editor July 19, 2020

Update: KHS football workouts will resume Monday, July 27, according to a tweet by KHS football on Wednesday, July 22. Corey Nesslage, athletics director, said that the goal was to get further removed...

Seaside, FL, popular spring break destination for Kirkwood students, has closed their beach in response to COVID-19.

Spring break, basketball championships and more affected by coronavirus

Olivia Silvey and Lydia Cohen March 16, 2020

Seaside Beach, popular Florida spring break destination for Kirkwood families and students, will close to the public March 16 at 5 p.m. Many people have continued their vacation plans even with strong...

At the Smithsonian’s National Zoo they are working to help show what scientists are calling a ‘possible sixth mass extinction.’

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and KHS work with new programs to help the environment

Ethan Peter, Maddie Meyers, and Emma Lingo November 22, 2019

A small pod of kindergarteners press their faces against the tank and stare intently. Inside, fish swim lazily through the murky water. It is 11 a.m. Suddenly, the kindergarteners gasp, then scream...

Mary Beth Tinker advocates for Lynne Jacksons book about Dred Scott.

Heroes of the First Amendment

Maddie Meyers and Emma Lingo November 7, 2019

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Tinker v. Des Moines Supreme Court case and the "Year of the Student Journalist." To recognize the decision and celebrate the First Amendment, the U.S. District...

Campers and counselors gather outside for a group picture.

See your camper’s work here

May 30, 2019

Welcome to the 2019 Kirkwood High School Summer Media Camp portal! Here you can find all the work your camper has created in a Google Drive folder. It will be updated daily. Find their Voices of Kirkwood...

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