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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...

Student opinions on the gun violence walkout at KHS

Student opinions on the gun violence walkout at KHS

Maddie Hawes, web editor

March 16, 2018


Filed under Top Stories, Video

TKC talked to KHS students about their opinion on the gun violence walkout March 14 in accordance with the national walkout planned by Women's March Youth Empower. According toWomen's March Youth Empower the walkout called students, teachers and allies to take part in a national school walkout for 17...

Cronkite New Voices Act passes through Missouri House

Cronkite New Voices Act passes through Missouri House

Jack Rintoul, entertainment editor

February 22, 2018


Filed under News

The Walter Cronkite New Voices Act passed through the Missouri House of Representatives with a vote of 129-20 on Sunday, Feb. 19. The bill, if passed through Senate, guarantees First Amendment rights to all Missouri student journalists at public schools the ability to publish without the fear of prior ...

We’re going places in 2018

We’re going places in 2018

Benji Wilton, features writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under The Parsnip

*This piece is entirely satirical Since the dawn of human existence, we have continued to advance in a multitude of ways. Through technology, philosophy, science, literature and more, humans have differentiated from other animal species through their complexity and sophistication. Over thousands of...

Call Ed: Resolution revolution

Call Ed: Resolution revolution

TKC Staff

February 7, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Staff Editorials

About 4,000 years ago, Babylonians made promises to their gods that at the start of the new year, they would pay their debts and pledge their loyalty. If they kept their promises, the gods would reward them the following year. Now, most aren’t as serious about their resolutions as the ancient Baby...

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