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Which 2017 trend are you?

Which 2017 trend are you?

Maddie Meyers, features writer

January 22, 2018


Filed under Quizzes

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Top five sports stories of 2017

Top five sports stories of 2017

TKC Staff

January 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

KHS hosts some of the best sports in the state of Missouri, and TKC’s sports staff makes sure to cover them all. Whether it’s a comeback story of the school’s quarterback or a humorous take on student-formed CYC basketball teams, the sports staff reorts a variety of topics. In 2017, sports cover...

OA Gallery

OA Gallery

Adler Bowman, features writer

October 9, 2017


Filed under Features

The OA Gallery is cozily tucked away in the corner of downtown Kirkwood’s basement. You can find it on West Argonne Drive, directly across the street from the Kirkwood Train Station and next door to Mattress Direct. Upon entering, visitors must creep down a flight of stairs to be transported into thi...

Walker Natatorium damage over the weekend of Sept. 16-17

Walker Natatorium damage over the weekend of Sept. 16-17

Riley Arns, sports writer

September 21, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

One of the Walker Natatorium windows at KHS was shattered by a rock Tuesday, Sept. 12. The following weekend, two more natatorium windows and five windows in the art room and FACs rooms had BB gun bullet holes. According to Corey Nesslage, KHS athletic director, the natatorium windows will cost close to...

Senior Column: Annie Murphy

Senior Column: Annie Murphy

Annie Murphy, managing editor

May 10, 2017


Filed under Senior Magazine

Freshman year, about 25 girls sat in a circle on the Commons’ floor eating lunch. After school on Fridays, about 15 girls got together to eat some more food and hang out. Sometimes there was a birthday party, and sometimes they got together to watch a movie on the weekend. Their group chat name was...

Senior Column: Cece Hensley

Senior Column: Cece Hensley

Cece Hensley, print editor

May 7, 2017


Filed under Senior Magazine, Top Stories

Every Friday during summer vacation, my dad would buy me pancakes at First Watch. On my 16th birthday, he convinced me I would be receiving a worn down company pickup truck but instead, a black convertible with a pink balloon sat in our driveway. One day, he told my family he was taking us to a surprise ...

Senior Column: Katie Hackett

Senior Column: Katie Hackett

Katie Hackett, public relations editor

May 7, 2017


Filed under Columns, Senior Magazine

Fact: I have the “insensitivity of a cult leader.” At least that is what the school-issued personality test told me in sophomore year English. Hearing you have similarities with cult leaders could be crushing for a 15-year-old (cult leaders don't have the greatest reputation.) However, how coul...

Pion-Ear: Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN.

Pion-Ear: Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN.

Holden Foreman, web editor

May 3, 2017


Filed under Pion-Ear

Kendrick Lamar Duckworth. Sound odd? As musical connoisseurs, we tend to dehumanize the artists to which we unquestioningly surrender our ears. We place musicians upon Mount Olympus and expect them to bless us with perfect harvests in return. We rarely even acknowledge their real names. But rappers n...

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