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Top five entertainment stories of 2018

Top five entertainment stories of 2018

TKC Staff

January 14, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Top Entertainment

When it comes to entertainment, TKC staffers make it their mission to deliver nothing less than the best. Pleasing audience members via a spectrum of carpool karaoke sessions with teachers, winter holiday quizzes as well as album reviews from and up and coming artists not only interest KHS studen...

Top five art pieces of 2018

Top five art pieces of 2018

TKC Staff

January 2, 2019


Filed under Art

Issues: Stereotypes of a black woman - art by Bismah Syed Policing the minority with the majority - art by Catherine McCandless The 'N' Word - art by Thora Pearson Student journalist opinions on The New York Times op-ed - art by Maggie Burton Comments: heartfelt or #fakelove? - art by Grace Ferguson...

Top five sports stories of 2018

Top five sports stories of 2018

TKC Staff

December 31, 2018


Filed under Sports

When it comes to sports, TKC covers a wide variety of athletics that captivate fans. With diverse stories on local and professional topics, our sports staff covered it all in 2018. From investigating concussions in high school to a serious lack of attendance at Kirkwood football games, as well as more ...

Top five news stories of 2018

Top five news stories of 2018

TKC Staff

December 23, 2018


Filed under News, Uncategorized

A concluded search: welcome Dr. Jeff Arnett - Megan Cleveland Seeking help: what’s next - Izzy Colón The Kirkwood wellness dilemma - Grace Klebe Issues: Human trafficking - Amelia Hurley What’s on the MO ballot this midterm election? - Izzy Colón...

Time to talk with TKC episode 01: The Brett Kavanaugh controversy

Time to talk with TKC episode 01: The Brett Kavanaugh controversy

Maddie Hawes, associate editor

October 18, 2018


Filed under Podcasts, Top Stories

Disclaimer: this episode contains language that may be offensive to some listeners. Time to talk with TKC was created with the hopes of inviting students and staff at KHS to share their opinions about topics they are passionate about. Some episodes may involve debate with several students or staff...

The World Cup (without the United States)

The World Cup (without the United States)

Brendan Davidson, parsnip editor

August 22, 2018


Filed under Sports

Americans do not care about soccer. The United States not being one of 32 teams to make the World Cup is not a valid excuse for ignorance, as the entire rest of the world still watched from the first whistle on June 14 to the last on July 15. Missing the tournament just means our team sucks....

TKC Senior Last Words

TKC Senior Last Words

Megan Cleveland, Naomi Thomson, and Ainsley Fox

May 21, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Video

TKC students from the class of 2018 gave their final reflections on their experiences on staff.

Senior column: Allie Hickenbotham

Senior column: Allie Hickenbotham

Allie Hickenbotham, copy editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under Senior Magazine

On the corner of Hawbrook and Sappington Road sits a neighborhood market known as Hanneke’s. About a mile from North Glendale Elementary, it became a tradition to walk there after school with my friends every Friday in fifth grade. We’d all try to walk next to each other in a line to talk, even though...

Senior column: Adele Baughman

Senior column: Adele Baughman

Adele Baughman, web managing editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under Senior Magazine

Like every other freshman, I wasn’t sure what to expect when I walked into KHS on my first day of high school. Doing something new and different has never intimidated me and I already had a solid group of friends; I felt ready for high school. But high school is nothing like the movies, and I quickly ...

Senior column: Kate Hennessey

Senior column: Kate Hennessey

Kate Hennessey, sports editor

April 24, 2018


Filed under Senior Magazine

In high school you’re thrown into a world of decision-making in an attempt to find out what’s important to you. Go join those three clubs and attend nothing but the first meetings for them. Go to that TKC interview even though you're absolutely terrified. When they ask you what you could bring to...

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