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Freshman vs. senior year study habits

Freshman vs. senior year study habits

Maggie Burton, artist

September 17, 2018

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...

Fall sports preview

Fall sports preview

Kate Hennessey, sports editor

September 3, 2017

  photo by Vanessa Gonzalez    The name “Kirkwood” does not hold the same weight as CBC or Rockhurst High School, Armon Tindle, senior, said. Because of this, KHS football went into the semifinals and state championships as the underdog in the 2016 season. However, the team used the n...

The driver’s ed disappearance

The driver’s ed disappearance

Benji Wilton, features writer

September 1, 2017

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...

From teacher to student and back again

From teacher to student and back again

Richard Pfeifer, features writer

August 30, 2017

Colleen Curran, Special School District (SSD) teacher, attempts to compile her laptop, school supplies and homework on her way out of her front door. She steps out into the hot summer night and walks to her car. She lets out a sigh of relief, only in her car she can find quiet. She shifts into reverse ...

Call’s declassified freshman survival guide

Call’s declassified freshman survival guide

Will Drury, opinions writer

August 30, 2015

Suddenly you find yourself on a huge campus, walking down hallways filled with nameless faces, squeezing past crowds to reach your next class. It’s a big jump moving from middle school to high school. Although it's impossible to be prepared for everything, there are a few tips those with experience...

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