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VOK: Earth day in downtown Kirkwood

VOK: Earth day in downtown Kirkwood

Lily Bartin and Meg Murphy

April 26, 2019


Filed under Features, Voices of Kirkwood

TKC went to Downtown Kirkwood on Sat. April 2 and interviewed street vendors, as well as people visiting and a local band playing music.

KHS Spotify Wrapped

KHS Spotify Wrapped

Daniel Kim, sports editor

December 16, 2018


Filed under Voices of Kirkwood

With one single swipe, people have access to all the music in the world. Thanks to the invention of the smartphone and music streaming apps such as Spotify, listening to music anywhere has never been easier. Spotify users can check out how many minutes they listened to music in a year and who their t...

Voices of Kirkwood: December ACT edition

Voices of Kirkwood: December ACT edition

Daniel Kim, sports editor

December 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Voices of Kirkwood

High school students all across the nation await to take the December ACT on Saturday, Dec. 7. Of the students taking the December test, many of them are juniors that have never taken the test. These are three juniors who share what they feel about taking the ACT for the first time in their life. ...

VoK: Friendship Dance

VoK: Friendship Dance

Jack Anderson, features writer

October 23, 2018


Filed under Voices of Kirkwood

TKC asked staff and students’ opinions on having Friendship Dance with Webster Groves High School opposed to a homecoming with only KHS.   Julia Knoll “[Friendship Dance] is a very good thing,” Helena Verbrugge, freshman, said. “We’ve had this rivalry forever, and [the Friendship Da...

VoK: Mass shootings

VoK: Mass shootings

Claire Boysen, features editor

March 2, 2018


Filed under Voices of Kirkwood

TKC asked KHS students about how they felt after hearing about the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. photo by Claire Boysen “Of course I was sad," Abigail Dowell, sophomore said. "I don't know how else to feel. I definitely think it's very sad that the parents had to get that call about the kids and it was probably ve...

Valentine’s Day couples 2018

Valentine’s Day couples 2018

Charlotte Heinrich, features writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Voices of Kirkwood

Have you ever seen any movie about high school without couples all around campus? Yeah, didn’t think so. In our culture, couples are a major part of high school life, and KHS is no different. Here are just three KHS couples sharing their story in time for Valentine’s Day: Charlotte Heinrich ...

VoK: St. Louis Women’s March

VoK: St. Louis Women’s March

Adler Bowman and Izzy Colón

January 22, 2018


Filed under Voices of Kirkwood

According to KSDK, thousands carried their experiences with injustice across the length of Market St. on Saturday, Jan. 20. TKC talked with a few of these many voices and asked them why they came out on such a cloudy, chilly morning. Here’s why they marched. “I’ve gotten a lot more signatures than...

Voices of Dallas

Voices of Dallas

TKC Staff

December 14, 2017


Filed under Voices of Kirkwood

Some TKC staffers and Pioneer staffers attended the Journalism Education Association (JEA) conference Nov. 15 to Nov. 17. Throughout the conference, we went around the city of Dallas and talked to some of the locals. Our goal was to tell the story of the city through the people who populate its stre...

VoK: Black Friday

VoK: Black Friday

Charlotte Heinrich and Hannah Cohen

November 28, 2017


Filed under Voices of Kirkwood

Nancy with granddaughter Kennedy “My husband is in the hospital and has been there for 11 days, and will be there for a few more,” Nancy said. “We’re getting all the things that we need. We won’t have him with us. It’s really not Black Friday shopping. [On Thanksgiving], we got really...

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