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KHS students recognized at Youth and Government’s Clark Convention

KHS students recognized at Youth and Government’s Clark Convention

Emma Lingo, editor-in-chief

December 7, 2019

KHS’s Missouri Youth and Government (MOYAG) club attended the annual Clark Convention in Jefferson City, Mo. where students participated in mock trials, passed mock legislation, held leadership positions and ran for office from Dec. 4-7. Thora Pearson, senior, led this year’s convention as Missour...

Cyber Monday deals

Cyber Monday deals

Sophie Chappell, web editor

December 1, 2019

While Black Friday has generated an excessive amount of excitement every year, it’s hard to beat Cyber Monday. You don’t need to brave the frigid weather for sales, and the only requirements for finding the best deals are you and your laptop. According to an article from Business Insider, you can ...

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...

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

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 in delight. The Animal Keepers drop fish food into the water and the fish surge together, swarming ar...

KHS service projects: November

KHS service projects: November

Emma Lingo, editor-in-chief

November 19, 2019

There’s almost always something going on at KHS with service, whether it be a Kirkwood Service Group activity, National Honors Society event or club fundraiser. This is the November guide to KHS’ service projects and list of places where you can donate.   Diaper Drive Dates: Nov. 1-22 Drop-off...

Michele Condon, KSD superintendent, to retire

Michele Condon, KSD superintendent, to retire

Megan Cleveland and Maddie Meyers

November 8, 2019

Dr. Michele Condon, KSD superintendent, announced her retirement Nov. 8. Condon said she plans to retire at the end of the 2019-2020 school year to spend more time with her family. An email was sent out 1 p.m. to staff and 1:30 p.m. to KSD parents. KSD school board will begin the process of hiring a new ...

Gelato comes to Kirkwood

Gelato comes to Kirkwood

Maddie Meyers, editor in chief

November 6, 2019

Check out Gelato Di Riso for a taste of Italy without having to spend $2,000 and travel 5,000 miles. They sell not only gelato, but scones, cannoli, biscotti, coffee and more. TKC tried the delicious, classic flavors of Chocolate Chip and Raspberry, but also their more unique flavors of Biscotti Nut...

The Brain Issue: Creators in a crowd

The Brain Issue: Creators in a crowd

Charlotte Heinrich, editor-in-chief

November 3, 2019

Are we born different? Or are we raised to be the same? Read about what some would call "Kirkwood Conformist Culture" and how our neurons get involved.

Nov. 1 Game Recap: Kirkwood 54, Northwest 7

Nov. 1 Game Recap: Kirkwood 54, Northwest 7

Hayden Davidson, sports writer

November 2, 2019

“Stay focused,” juniors Will Lee, Kannon Nesslage and Jaylen Phipps each said after the game. These players, along with the rest of the Pioneers, keep this message in their heads to remind themselves that now it’s win or go home. And they don’t want to go home, advancing to the next round of ...

KHS scholarships

KHS scholarships

Maddie Meyers, editor in chief

November 2, 2019

With college deadlines rapidly approaching, many students are anxious to receive answers to two questions: Did I get accepted? How much money are they going to give me? KHS wants students to know all of the opportunities they have to get scholarships to lessen college expenses.  “When I think abou...

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