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Garmin devices distributed to online PE students

Garmin devices distributed to online PE students

Lydia Cohen, web staff

January 11, 2019


Filed under Top Stories

Kelly Nevins, virtual learning coordinator, passed out exercise tracking devices from her office in the Pride Center Wednesday, Jan. 9. These Garmin devices were given to students enrolled in online physical fitness to record the time they spend active through tracking their heart rate. Students turn...

6 ways to work your winter wardrobe

6 ways to work your winter wardrobe

Maddie Hawes and Kara Rieger

December 17, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories, Video

It's easy to fall victim to the leggings and sweatshirt everyday trend at KHS when it's cold and dreary out, but one way to lighten the mood is to spice up your look. TKC combined outfits to give you 6 different styles to try with your winter wardrobe. Music: www.bensound.com

Teachers make TikToks

Teachers make TikToks

Emma Lingo, Catherine McCandless, Grace Klebe, and Amelia Hurley

December 14, 2018


Filed under Top Stories

The newest social media trend is here: TikTok. A TikTok is a short video set to music where you can dance, sing and apply crazy filters to your face. TKC asked members of the KHS staff to make TikToks to some of their favorite songs, these were the results.

KHS celebrity look-alikes

KHS celebrity look-alikes

Maddie Meyers, web managing editor

December 11, 2018


Filed under Top Stories

Click click. TKC paparazzi just spotted a famous celebrity walking through the commons. Wait, there is another one studying in the library, and another one pushing through the crowded social studies hall. Is that Lin Manuel Miranda teaching Shakespeare? Unfortunately, these people are not the real stars,...

Students recognized at Youth and Government convention

Students recognized at Youth and Government convention

Emma Lingo, web managing editor

December 10, 2018


Filed under Top Stories

This year 45 students that are a part of Kirkwood’s Youth and Government club (YAG) attended the 2018 Clark convention for the first time Nov. 30-Dec. 1. At the convention, five KHS students were recognized for their hard work. In the executive branch, Thora Pearson, junior, was elected Missouri yo...

Operation: Lunchtime Clean Up

Operation: Lunchtime Clean Up

Emma Lingo and Maddie Hawes

December 7, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Top Stories

Lunchtime Clean Up aims to have participants spending the last 5 minutes of lunch picking up any trash left behind by students. Whether it’s a full tray of food or an empty bag of chips, TKC pledges to help KHS custodians clean up to show we understand our role in keeping the school clean. TKC...

Update to “disturbing message” left in girls’ bathroom

Update to “disturbing message” left in girls’ bathroom

Maddie Hawes and Jack Rintoul

December 3, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Showcase, Top Stories

KHS Principal Dr. Mike Havener sent an email to KHS parents concluding the investigation into the recent “disturbing message” written in the girls’ bathroom in the commons. The email said: “The investigation regarding the disturbing message written on the restroom walls in the school is now comp...

Opportunity for online physical education

Opportunity for online physical education

Logan Crews, editor-in-chief

November 30, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Top Stories

Missouri Senate Bill 603 created Missouri Course Access and Virtual School Program June 1 this summer. Launch, KHS’ new virtual education system, fits the requirements of this new Missouri law better than the previous system, Odysseyware. Students have had the opportunity first semester to enroll in onl...

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