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VoK: 10.17.17

VoK: 10.17.17

Annie O'Brien, Megan Cleveland, Jack Rittendale, Celia Bergman, and Sarah Nash

October 17, 2017


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Annie O'Brien Kathy Grimes “We’re at Lowe’s. We’re buying a little bit of everything. We’re going to paint a guest bedroom and we’re Irish so we’re going to do orange, green and white stripes on the wall. I’ve only been to Ireland once and it’s just gorgeous. Just bring a raincoat.”...

VoK: 10.13.17

Emma Verrill, Audrey Allison, Chase Kilby, and Kylan Lane

October 13, 2017


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“Getting married was the pivotal moment in my life. Our anniversary is this Saturday, [my husband is] an electrical engineer. I met him in college at the University of Missouri. We met September 16 and we were married the next year [on the same date]. [I love my husband because] he's a good Christian man...

VoK: 10.10.17

Thomas Birmingham, Jane Stewart, Ally Ortmann, Bailey Niece

October 10, 2017


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photo by Jane Stewart "I think our role is to provide services. Part of the reason I do what I do is partly related to my belief in democracy. So one of our goals and one our roles it to help rebuild trust in democracy. We are able to affect people’s lives. If you want a stop sign in your neighbor...

VoK: 10.10.17

VoK: 10.10.17

Thomas Birmingham, Jane Stewart, Ally Ortmann, Bailey Niece

October 10, 2017


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photo by Jane Stewart "Gun violence is something I really worry about a lot. It’s getting easier to get even stronger guns and rifles. They’re making the bullets more deadly and more dangerous. I while I haven’t been personally affected by it, but I just feel for everyone who has. Just look at ...

VoK: wednesday night lights

VoK: wednesday night lights

Richard Pfeifer and Maddie Hawes

September 21, 2017


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The glare of the KHS football stadium lights has hit many athletes throughout its long history. Athletes who not only can throw, catch and lead in cheer, but who also have a disability. Wednesday Night Lights is where these athletes can show their strengths, and where excitement reigns supreme among...

VOK Career Symposium

VOK Career Symposium

Annie O'Brien, Maddie Hawes, Jack Rintoul, and Bridget Killian

April 18, 2017


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Some kids want to be ballerinas, race car drivers or firefighters when they grow up. If you ask a high school student where they see themself after college there is a chance they have a specific career path in mind or they might have no clue what they want to do with their life. The Sophomore Career ...

VoK: Proposition K

VoK: Proposition K

Hannah Cohen, Will Drury, Quentin Stepp, and Maddie Hawes

March 22, 2017


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TKC staffers went around Downtown Kirkwood to find community members and discuss Proposition K (Prop K) with them. Prop K is a 46-cent tax increase for those living in the vicinity of the Kirkwood School District (KSD). There are different views on this tax increase in comparison to KSD and their nee...

VOK: KHS traditions

VOK: KHS traditions

Allie Hickenbotham, Mitch Abeln, Audrey Allison, and Malayna Vines

March 14, 2017


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"Yummy Yam Day" Tradition About 10 years ago, Reza Behnam, English teacher, began a tradition known as “Yummy Yam Day.” The celebration is based off the book Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe, where the characters worship a yam and have a giant feast, Behnam said. Every year each class receives a shirt with an original slogan on the back that the...

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