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Can you guess the KHS teacher based on their starter pack?

Can you guess the KHS teacher based on their starter pack?

Adler Bowman, Izzy Colon, and Jack Rittendale

December 7, 2017


Filed under Quizzes, Top Stories

Every teacher has their own quirks, styles and phrases. From science to world language to english departments, how many KHS teachers can you identify? ...

Russia banned from 2018 Olympic Games after evidence of state-backed doping

Russia banned from 2018 Olympic Games after evidence of state-backed doping

Kate Hennessy, sports editor

December 6, 2017


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In a press conference on Dec. 5, the International Olympics Committee (IOC) decided to ban Russian athletes as well the the county’s officials from participating in or attending the 2018 Winter Olympics which will be held in which will be held in PyeongChang, South Korea. This decision comes after 17 months of investiga...

Grammy nominations 2018

Grammy nominations 2018

Liam Jackson, entertainment writer

December 6, 2017


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After a year of new music, chart-topping singles and 22,000 submissions to the Recording Academy, the highly anticipated 2018 Grammy nominations have been announced. This year’s nominees are extremely diverse, with hip-hop dominating in an award ceremony that is known for often overlooking the genre....

Thanksgiving crafts and treats: Pinterest vs. reality

Thanksgiving crafts and treats: Pinterest vs. reality

Maddie Meyers

November 17, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

We have all been there. We see an amazing masterpiece on Pinterest that is impossible to recreate. While I am no Martha Stewart, I think I am capable of following simple instructions. I used my below-average crafting and baking skills to try to recreate seven Thanksgiving projects with my 6-year...

They’re the most wonderful sales of the year

They’re the most wonderful sales of the year

Emma Lingo, news-features writer

November 15, 2017


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Whether you believe holiday shopping before December is unacceptable or are the one staying up on Thanksgiving for the best deals—there is no denying that holiday season is also gift-buying season. Black Friday earned the title “Biggest Shopping Day of the Year” in 2001, and, according to the BBC...

How ready are you for the holidays?

How ready are you for the holidays?

Grace Murphy, features writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Quizzes, Top Stories

Are you ready to begin the holiday festivities? Stores are selling decorations and decorating with holiday essentials and Christmas lights and trees are being set up around this time of year. Take this quiz to see how ready you are for the holiday season. ...

Which holiday movie should you watch?

Which holiday movie should you watch?

Maddie Meyers, features writer

November 10, 2017


Filed under Quizzes, Top Stories

Take this quiz to find out which holiday movie you should watch. Photos used are courtesy of Google under the Creative Commons license....

“Cuphead”: Beauty in Difficulty

“Cuphead”: Beauty in Difficulty

Jack Bugee, opinions writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

When people think of video games, what often comes to mind are the classics such as “Call of Duty” and “World of Warcraft.” These are games where users spend large sums of money on what is essentially the same game over and over again. Although I plead guilty to emptying my wallet whenever a n...

Fall play preview

Fall play preview

Fitz Cain, features writer

October 5, 2017


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Since auditions last May, the KH Players have been getting into character. Starting rehearsal on the second day of school, this company, composed of around 20 actors and about 50 students total, has been working to prepare for the performance of KH players’ fall play, You Can’t Take It With You, a...

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