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High School Musical or high school miserable?

High School Musical or high school miserable?

Alyssa Fox, web staffer

March 16, 2017

The number one movie in history for giving children faulty expectations of high school is High School Musical. After watching, I daydreamed about dancing on tables in a massive cafeteria, making callbacks and getting the lead, winning the big game and—most of all—having a love story as iconic a...

Teacher feature: Kelly Schnider

Teacher feature: Kelly Schnider

Alyssa Fox, web staffer

March 13, 2017

While the stress for many teachers ends at 3:00 p.m every afternoon, Kelly Schnider’s is just getting started. For the next three hours on these afternoons she spends her time creating new worlds and inspiring young performers. The green room is her playground to help students explore the worlds of...

Top 5 underrated shows to watch on Netflix

Top 5 underrated shows to watch on Netflix

Alyssa Fox, web staffer

March 12, 2017

While in the midst of spring break, what’s the point in being productive? It’s just not gonna happen, so TKC is here to help with the top five underrated shows to watch on Netflix. 1. Parenthood (2010). There is no going wrong with this one. Not only does this show have terrific actors such...

International Thespian Conference 2017

International Thespian Conference 2017

Alyssa Fox and Ellie Cassidy

January 30, 2017

From mock auditions to circus skills, the International Thespian Conference (ITS) has many opportunities to teach young thespians theatre-related topics. Hundreds of high school students travel from all around Missouri to attend. At the conference, there are workshops, question-and-answer sessions with...

Proposal or promposal?

Proposal or promposal?

Alyssa Fox, web staffer

May 12, 2016

The word prom, which according to Time Magazine originated in 1911, comes from the word promenade which is defined as a basic dance move in a number of dances including square dancing. KHS's prom was at the Ritz-Carlton St. Louis, April 22, 2016. But before prom, for many, comes the promposal. KHS alumni St...

Choir’s fall choral

Choir’s fall choral

Emma McNail, features writer

October 27, 2014

KHS's Chamber and A Cappella choirs held their first concert of the year, their fall choral, on Oct. 14. The concert was led by David Cannon, choral director, and a total of 66 students performed. The show was accompanied by Lori Wehrman on piano and Gregory Booth, the sound and lighting technical...

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