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Smoothie recipes

Smoothie recipes

Makenzie Van Buren, health and wellness writer

September 12, 2019

Grab your blender and make a quick healthy smoothie before hitting the road. These tasty treats are sure to power you throughout the whole day.

Minority Whip: Setting Obama’s record straight

Minority Whip: Setting Obama’s record straight

Wolfgang Frick, design editor

September 10, 2019

The media likes to say that Obama's record was scandal-free. It wasn't. Here are a few of his most prominent failures.

Sept. 6 Game Recap: Francis Howell 24, Kirkwood 14

Sept. 6 Game Recap: Francis Howell 24, Kirkwood 14

Hayden Davidson and Tom Mueller

September 8, 2019

KHS varsity football endured their first loss of the season at the hands of Francis Howell Sept. 6. Read about the biggest moments in this breakdown of the second game of the season.

Missouri law requires schools to start later in the year

Missouri law requires schools to start later in the year

Megan Cleveland, editor-in-chief

September 2, 2019

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson signed a bill stating that Missouri public schools’ start date will not be earlier than 14 calendar days prior to the first Monday in September (Labor Day) in order to increase tourism.

Aug. 31 Game Recap: Kirkwood 61, Jefferson City 35

Aug. 31 Game Recap: Kirkwood 61, Jefferson City 35

Hayden Davidson, sports writer

September 1, 2019

KHS's varsity football team traveled to Jefferson City for the first game of the year Aug. 31 and brought home a 61-35 victory. Read about the game's highlights and biggest contributors here.

Dogs of Kirkwood: Levi

Dogs of Kirkwood: Levi

Ally Ortmann, associate editor

August 31, 2019

Levi, a 9-month-old Rough Collie, is a dog. However, his purpose strays far from merely chasing a ball—Levi is training to be a service dog.

Screens on: KHS Cell Phone Policy

Screens on: KHS Cell Phone Policy

Tom Mueller, sports editor

August 30, 2019

In light of school districts, states, and countries reevaluate their policies about a phone's place in the classroom, this piece examines KHS' unchanging phone policy.

10 teams, 10 stories: Fall Sports

10 teams, 10 stories: Fall Sports

Hayden Davidson and Tom Mueller

August 22, 2019

TKC spoke with a leader from each of the 10 varsity fall sports teams. Read here to find out what they had to say about their upcoming seasons.

“47 Meters Down: Uncaged” Review

“47 Meters Down: Uncaged” Review

Ethan Peter and Sophie Chappell

August 20, 2019

“47 Meters Down: Uncaged” was quite possibly the worst shark movie I’ve ever seen, and it has a lot of competition, considering “Sharknado” 1-6 exist.

Equal pay: one goal the U.S. women’s national soccer team should score

Equal pay: one goal the U.S. women’s national soccer team should score

Maddie Meyers, editor-in-chief

August 19, 2019

The U.S. women's national soccer team won the 2019 World Cup and it is more successful than its male counterparts, but there is a huge pay disparity.

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