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Q&A with 2018-19 retiring teachers

Q&A with 2018-19 retiring teachers

Hayden Davidson, sports writer

May 21, 2019

There are two teachers retiring from KHS this school year. Read here to find out what they learned and what advice they have from their combined 73 years of teaching.

“Congratulations”—Five KHS seniors who got into elite universities

“Congratulations”—Five KHS seniors who got into elite universities

Ethan Peter, features writer

May 15, 2019

Acceptance into elite schools are heralded as a major achievement. Meet the students who got in and learn how they decided on their college.

Preview of changes coming to KHS next year

Preview of changes coming to KHS next year

Emma Lingo and Amelia Hurley

May 6, 2019

From VISTA relocating to new principals arriving, this is a short guide to all the new changes coming to KHS next year.

Senior After Grad Party scoop

Senior After Grad Party scoop

Maddie Hawes, associate editor

May 5, 2019

Seniors at KHS may have noticed the After Grad Party list of rules KHS posted on Twitter earlier this week. Learn more about the event here.

Hoop dreams

Hoop dreams

Tom Mueller, features writer

May 1, 2019

It was judgement day and he was an hour late. With only 30 minutes left in tryouts, he hurried into the densely packed gym full of sweaty sixth graders. Damien Loyd, now senior, knew that he would have to set himself apart from all the other boys trying for roster spots on the sixth grade Pioneer Elit...

Where should you swim this summer?

Where should you swim this summer?

Charlotte Heinrich, features + in-depth editor

April 30, 2019

Photo gallery: English Department’s Tracksuit Day

Photo gallery: English Department’s Tracksuit Day

Emma Lingo, web managing editor

April 19, 2019

The English Departments collectively decided to spice things up this Friday by wearing tracksuits for the school day on April 19, 2019. Reza Behnam, English teacher, came up with the idea for ‘Tracksuit Day’ and shared it with the department. According to Donna Canan, English teacher, Behnam sent out r...

Jay Maclin commits to Mizzou

Jay Maclin commits to Mizzou

Charlotte Heinrich, features + in-depth editor

April 19, 2019

Jay Maclin, junior, committed to play football at the University of Missouri Columbia (Mizzou) April 19, 2019.

Coping with grief: a senior project

Coping with grief: a senior project

Olivia Silvey, staff designer

April 2, 2019

Almost 50 KHS students gathered in the lecture hall during homeroom Mar. 28 for Asha Zein’s senior project presentation and discussion about grief. Zein’s project focused on the process of grief, how to deal with loss through healthy coping mechanisms and ways to approach mental health in adolescence. T...

Preview for Suicide Awareness Week

Preview for Suicide Awareness Week

Maisie Bradley, public relations editor

March 31, 2019

Suicide Awareness Week will be April 1 to April 5. Below is an outline of the week with information about what is happening each day. There are also resources and hotlines provided to the SAW Committee by the KHS Counseling Department. Monday, April 1 Whiteboard Day: There will be small whiteboards out...

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