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KHS Reader’s Theater

KHS Reader’s Theater

Sarah Nash, Art Editor

February 25, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Video

Watch as Annie O'Brien, Jared Goudsmit and Sarah Nash read from their old writer's notebooks. These tales of middle school are portrayed through illustrations, ranging from mischievous goldfish to vampire how-to guides.

Photo gallery: “The Children’s Hour”

Photo gallery: “The Children’s Hour”

Sarah Nash, art editor

December 3, 2018


Filed under Photo, Photo Galleries, Visuals

Several KHS students performed in the play "The Children's Hour," this past week. In this drama, two longtime friends run a boarding school for girls. One misunderstood child starts lies and rumors in attempt to bring down her teachers. The cast is all female, besides two members. "I think that this...

Laptop-notch?

Laptop-notch?

Annie O'Brien, news-features editor

October 24, 2017


Filed under News-Features

Your teacher tells the class to take out their iPads and you hear grumbling around the room. While technology generally has some kinks to be worked out, students have to spend time trying to figure out their iPads in class or trudging down to the tech desk in the library. School Wi-Fi can be questionable...

VoK: 10.17.17

VoK: 10.17.17

Annie O'Brien, Megan Cleveland, Jack Rittendale, Celia Bergman, and Sarah Nash

October 17, 2017


Filed under Voices of Kirkwood

Annie O'Brien Kathy Grimes “We’re at Lowe’s. We’re buying a little bit of everything. We’re going to paint a guest bedroom and we’re Irish so we’re going to do orange, green and white stripes on the wall. I’ve only been to Ireland once and it’s just gorgeous. Just bring a raincoat.”...

100 years of The Kirkwood Call

100 years of The Kirkwood Call

Annie O'Brien, news-features editor

August 26, 2017


Filed under Video

Former KHS student Devon Cotton dies May 31

Former KHS student Devon Cotton dies May 31

Camille Baker and Annie O'Brien

June 12, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Devon Cotton, former KHS student, died at Rockford Beach Park in Jefferson County May 31. Devon was swimming with his friends when he was pulled under a current and drowned, according to the St. Louis Post Dispatch. Missouri Highway Patrol troopers searched for Devon until a resident from the area locate...

Lamenting our language

Lamenting our language

Annie O'Brien, features writer

May 18, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

I look at my phone screen and cringe when I read “idk rn but ill txt u ltr.” First of all, punctuation has been part of the English language since around 400 A.D., according to The English Project, not to mention that reading in all lowercase letters with half the words spelled wrong is simply confusing. While the internet pro...

Suicide Awareness Week Video 2017

Suicide Awareness Week Video 2017

Annie O'Brien, features writer

May 4, 2017


Filed under Top Stories, Video

Warning: This video contains sensitive material regarding suicide. TKC understands that everyone deals with this differently and only wishes to spread awareness about the problems with suicide and mental illness in our community and offer resources. If you are concerned about yourself or a friend, tal...

VOK Career Symposium

VOK Career Symposium

Annie O'Brien, Maddie Hawes, Jack Rintoul, and Bridget Killian

April 18, 2017


Filed under Voices of Kirkwood

Some kids want to be ballerinas, race car drivers or firefighters when they grow up. If you ask a high school student where they see themself after college there is a chance they have a specific career path in mind or they might have no clue what they want to do with their life. The Sophomore Career ...

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