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Old Newsboys Day charity newspaper

Old Newsboys Day charity newspaper

Holden Foreman, web editor

February 24, 2017

Thanksgiving allows us to celebrate the gifts of family and fortune, but the week before Thanksgiving offers a different opportunity: the chance to give back. Old Newsboys, a nonprofit charitable project of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, runs a special-edition newspaper each year on the Thursday morning...

Pion-Ear: Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin’ review

Pion-Ear: Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin’ review

Holden Foreman, web editor

January 10, 2017

“Pursuit of Happiness” is such a sweet song. I can really relate to the artist’s motivational message about doing me and removing the shackles of society and the system. But who sings it again? Kid Cudi? Has he been in the studio since 2009? Is he even alive? Yes, he’s alive, but Cudi’s ...

Greed behind the gun

Greed behind the gun

Maddie Hawes, features writer

December 3, 2016

My initial reaction to the statement was shock. Had there really been a school shooting near my old home? I heard later that night that the victimized school was an elementary school in Townville, S.C., about 20 minutes from where I used to live. No one I knew was affected, but the sickening feeling...

The spirit of giving

The spirit of giving

Maddie Hawes, features writer

December 2, 2016

Imagine waking up Christmas morning to no presents under the tree or every night of Hanukkah not wishing for toys but a bed or some silverware. Some families in the St. Louis area are accustomed to holidays like this. Each year, The St. Louis Post Dispatch releases a list of cases describing local fam...

December holidays

December holidays

Annie O'Brien, features writer

December 1, 2016

It’s finally December, which means weeks of holiday preparation and celebration. Although holidays like Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa reign as the most well-known, there are plenty of other more obscure holidays deserving celebration, too. Here is a list of some of the more interesting, albeit unknown,...

Turkey Day 2016 preview

Turkey Day 2016 preview

Christian Heutel, sports editor

November 24, 2016

With a chili cook-off, community pep rally and football game, Thanksgiving week is full of Pioneer pride. This year, KHS celebrated their win at the Missouri Class 6A Football State Championship, Nov. 18 at Faurot Field in Columbia, Mo. And hopefully this week they will have another reason to celebrate....

KHS Homecoming 2016

KHS Homecoming 2016

Hannah Cohen, social media editor

November 15, 2016

Featured pictures posted on Instagram from KHS students after the Friendship Dance on Saturday Nov. 5. This gallery of collected moments is in order from seniors down to freshmen.                                                                                            

In other news

In other news

Annie O'Brien, features writer

November 11, 2016

Visit nearly any news site, and you will be bombarded by news of the election: news of why predictions were wrong, people’s reactions, Obama’s meeting with the president-elect, protests in every corner of the country. But there are so many other, more encouraging and inspirational things that happened...

Election: an American dilemma

Election: an American dilemma

Annie O'Brien, features writer

November 7, 2016

      With a lively cast and a plot full of drama, “Election: An American Dilemma” proves to be a revolutionary show that will impress audiences everywhere. The main characters, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, are riveting in their roles as presidential candidates. Th...

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2016