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Senior Profile: Jenna Dyroff

Senior Profile: Jenna Dyroff

Jonathan Munroe, news features writer

May 7, 2019


Filed under Senior Profiles

She stands tall in the Jackson County Courthouse delivering her closing statement during the state trial on Sunday, March 31. This is the end of the road for Dyroff, as her high school passion comes to a close. For Dyroff, mock trial means everything. “It is an experience that requires a lot of courage and confid...

Photo gallery: varsity girls’ field hockey vs. Pattonville 10/27

Photo gallery: varsity girls’ field hockey vs. Pattonville 10/27

Julia Knoll, photographer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Photo, Photo Galleries

The varsity girls' field hockey team had their first game of playoffs vs. Pattonville at MICDS Oct. 27. The girls had a strong run in the regular season and ended fourth in state after a loss to Villa Duchesne. "I feel like overall we played pretty well, the team really came together towards the end,"...

Photo gallery: varsity girls’ field hockey vs St. Joseph’s Academy

Photo gallery: varsity girls’ field hockey vs St. Joseph’s Academy

Genevieve Francois, staff photographer

September 13, 2018


Filed under Photo Galleries

The varsity girls field hockey team played St. Joseph's Academy on Wednesday, Sept. 5.  The girls resided victorious in a 2-1 score. This was the first time Kirkwood has beat St. Joseph's Academy since 1999, "Yeah, we were definitely afraid to play them," Taylor Losse, sophomore, said.  When asked...

Smashing the glass ceiling: Annika Kline

Smashing the glass ceiling: Annika Kline

Adler Bowman, features editor

March 15, 2018


Filed under Features

Annika Kline, sophomore, has always been a little off-beat. About 30 percent (10/33) of percussionist in the KHS band are female, but Kline is the only girl that played snare drum during the 2017 Pioneer Pride Marching Band season. Kline has been playing percussion since fifth grade, and she said that she is not surprised that she is outnumbe...

A recap of the violence in Charlottesville

A recap of the violence in Charlottesville

Wolfgang Frick, web staffer

September 15, 2017


Filed under News

The campus at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va. is usually quiet by night. But on the night of Aug. 11, a chorus of chants echoed through the center of the campus, and a sea of torches held by white supremacists and neo-Nazis could be seen. The Hitler Youth led similar marches nearly...

The driver’s ed disappearance

The driver’s ed disappearance

Benji Wilton, features writer

September 1, 2017


Filed under Features

Along with her fellow sophomores, Annika Kline soon will finally be able to hop in her car and drive on her own. She will no longer have to ask her parents for rides and will eventually be able to drive to and from school. Like her parents, she has been through a driver’s ed course and has learned about...

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