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The sounds of TKC – ASMR

Fitz Cain and Naomi Thompson

November 13, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Video

ASMR (Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response) is a popular internet trend with the purpose of invoking a satisfactory or relaxing tingling sensation on the skin. Social media influencers and YouTubers create ASMR videos doing everything from eating noodles to scratching their beards, all captured by a high ...

Halloween jokes

Halloween jokes

Annie O'Brien, news-features editor

November 1, 2017


Filed under News-Features, Video

What do students really think about their teachers?

Allie Hickenbotham, copy editor

September 16, 2017


Filed under Video

See how teachers react to what teachers really think about them.

Draw it out: mental health

Draw it out: mental health

Katie Judd and Jane Stewart

September 11, 2017


Filed under Top Stories, Video

Katie Judd and Jane Stewart narrate the story of an anonymous KHS student who has dealt with depression, anxiety, self-harm and suicidal thoughts.* *Some facts were altered in order to keep anonymity. Click here to see our last draw it out video regarding depression. Art by Erin Bugée...

Summer in a snap(chat)

Maisie Bradley, Public relations editor

August 28, 2017


Filed under Video

Thank you to Anna Stutz, Josie Costello, Mary Ralston, Peyton Roberts, Katie Rudolph, Maggie Burton, Katie Judd, Lizzie Stobbe, Saylor Smith, Bridget Killian, Abby Larson, Ruby Keller and Katie Sachs for submitting videos.   Uncopyrighted music courtesy of GoPro's royalty free website.

100 years of The Kirkwood Call

100 years of The Kirkwood Call

Annie O'Brien, news-features editor

August 26, 2017


Filed under Video

Cookie sandwich

Cookie sandwich

Allie Hickenbotham and Emma Bjorkman

May 8, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Video, Visuals

Here is TKC’s step-by-step recipe video on how to make a huge cookie sandwich. Ingredients: 1 tub of Toll House refrigerated cookie dough 1 tub of Pillsbury icing (vanilla, chocolate, etc.) Hershey’s Caramel sauce ¼ cup of Toll House mini chocolate chips Supplies: Parchment paper Cookie sheet Measuring cups/spoons Knife Direction...

Suicide Awareness Week Video 2017

Suicide Awareness Week Video 2017

Annie O'Brien, features writer

May 4, 2017


Filed under Top Stories, Video

Warning: This video contains sensitive material regarding suicide. TKC understands that everyone deals with this differently and only wishes to spread awareness about the problems with suicide and mental illness in our community and offer resources. If you are concerned about yourself or a friend, tal...

“Dear World”

“Dear World”

Sha'Diya Tomlin, features writer

May 4, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Video

"Dear World", a poem written and performed by Sha'Diya Tomlin, is about growing up in America as a black child. It is a young black girl's letter asking for acceptance. https://youtu.be/0uezu3zMIhg

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