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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...

Trying to study with ADHD

Trying to study with ADHD

Mary Grace Heartlein, art staffer

December 10, 2018


Filed under Art

Studying for anyone can be difficult, but with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) it can seem near impossible. Here is a look into the mind of a student with ADHD.

KHS paints with Bob Ross

KHS paints with Bob Ross

Sarah Nash, art editor

November 24, 2018


Filed under Video, Visuals

Three KHS students follow along with one of Bob Ross' famous "Beauty is Everywhere" tutorials.

Remembering John McCain

Remembering John McCain

Grace Mennerick, artist

September 18, 2018


Filed under Art, News, Visuals

John McCain died August 25th, 2018. He served in the armed forces for 23 years, and was a POW during the Vietnam War. McCain also served as Senator of Arizona from January 1987 until his death in 2018. He had previously served in the House of Representative for two terms and was the Republican Preside...

Mini House Libraries Around Kirkwood

Mini House Libraries Around Kirkwood

Catherine McCandless, artist

September 17, 2018


Filed under Art

This is a map of all the little libraries you might have seen in people’s houses around Kirkwood. Just bring a book you don’t read anymore to exchange, and see if there’s a book you want to read. If you find one, swap it with the book you brought. I see these libraries all over Kirkwood in peopl...

Freshman vs. senior year study habits

Freshman vs. senior year study habits

Maggie Burton, artist

September 17, 2018


Filed under Art

As we move into the new school year, students will begin to adopt study habits. Freshmen are prepared for everything that is coming their way, with every school supply from highlighters of every color, to a fully charged TI-83 calculator. However, the seniors have been playing the game for three years...

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

Charlotte Heinrich, features + in-depth editor

September 5, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Art by Thora Pearson If you’ve taken even just one scroll through VSCO, checked your Instagram explore page or opened Netflix within the past two weeks, you’ve caught a glimpse of it. A stylish asian girl with a tall brunette boy? Something about love letters, or maybe even a ski trip? Sinc...

Secrets for Schooling Exams

Secrets for Schooling Exams

Charlotte Heinrich, features writer

May 15, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

As the sun lingers in the sky for a few minutes longer each day, our daydreams of summer no longer seem unrealistic. Ignoring the nag of our alarms and turning our history notes into doodles would be too easy. It’s almost as if our math problems are asking to be neglected. Yet as our focus diminishes, the looming fa...

Mrs. Nancy Grimes

Mary Ralston, photographer

May 4, 2018


Filed under Features

 Art by Celia Bergman 27 years of teaching at KHS TKC: What makes KHS unique compared to other schools? Grimes: So many things. Sometimes I think that the teachers who haven’t taught at any other school, they don’t know how good they have it at KHS. When I taught at another school, I didn’t have a mentor. I didn’t h...

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