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How to Become an Instagram Influencer

Don't mind my date card, FabFitFun box and oops, my Bachelor rose.

Charlotte Heinrich, editor-in-chief

August 29, 2019

Only 500 followers? You've got to be kidding me. Now is your chance for fame, and don't let it slip through your thumbs. Here is how to become an Instagram Influencer...



Charlotte Heinrich, features + in-depth editor

August 27, 2018

A shiny pack of black ballpoint pens, some crisp looseleaf and maybe even a new backpack if mom is feeling generous. As morning alarms are dialed back from 10 a.m. to 6 a.m, items like these drop into shopping carts as a part of the annual back-to-school ritual. Similarly, KHS has done some shopping...

Never too cool for school

Never too cool for school

Allie Hickenbotham, copy editor

August 31, 2017

I’m getting antsy even as I write this because of how excited I am to be back at school. The majority of students dread going back, but not me. I mean, what’s so awful about waking up to see the sun rise then sitting in a soft, comfortable chair for seven hours straight, five days a week? Sounds...

Poms away

Poms away

Cece Hensley, in-depth editor

September 4, 2015

Thoughts of vacation and pool days rushed through the minds of students leaving KHS as the bell rang on the last day of school. But for the 21 members of the varsity dance team, these thoughts would have to be put on hold because summer practices began the following Monday.  Not only does summer practice...

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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