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Which Valentine’s Day candy are you?

There are plenty of other Valentine's Day candies besides the classic box of chocolates; find out which one matches your personality.

Catherine Butler, copy editor

February 13, 2020

Every year on Valentine’s Day, you might wonder what type of sweets you should get your S.O. Or, if you’re single, which confections you should stock up on when they go on sale Feb. 15. While you try a variety of sugary sweets, take this quiz to find out which Valentine’s candy you are most like. (func...

Candy currency: A guide to trading candy

TKC artists depict the best ways to get good Halloween candy.

Mary Grace Heartlein, Catherine McCandless, and Katherine Stobbe

October 19, 2019

Have you ever wondered how to get the best candy on Halloween? View this art to find out.

6 ways to cope with your post-Halloween blues

Maggie Burton, Grace Mennerick, and Catherine McCandless

November 16, 2018

In this art spread, TKC art staffers list ways in which one can cope with the post-Halloween blues when November rolls around. From buying discounted candy to having a horror movie marathon, look to this list of activities for guidance when fall comes to a close. ...


Grace Klebe, news editor

August 21, 2018

It is 11:30 p.m., and I am laying in bed watching YouTube vlogger Emma Chamberlain’s videos in my pajamas. Suddenly, my stomach begins to grumble, and I am craving one thing: chocolate custard. I grab my keys and drive down to Andy’s Frozen Custard, which is open until midnight every weekend. If I had wanted Custard Sta...

TKC tries foreign candy

TKC tries foreign candy

Annie O'Brien, news-features editor

January 26, 2018

TKC decided to head to Global Foods and search for some interesting candy from different countries. What followed was an unusual taste test, to say the least.     Music: Fretless Kevin MacLeod ( Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativeco...

Halloween jokes

Halloween jokes

Annie O'Brien, news-features editor

November 1, 2017

Momblogz: The true spooks of Halloween

Momblogz: The true spooks of Halloween

Jack Bugee, opinions writer

October 21, 2017

*This piece is entirely satirical As a proud mother of five who has access to the handy internet, I see myself in a position of great power this Halloween season. But as they say, with great power comes great responsibility. I have the responsibility to warn all other moms about those nasty creeps w...

Top 5 news stories of 2015

TKC Staff

December 23, 2015

As 2015 comes to a close, the news staff has covered stories from the ban of candy sales, to stealing at KHS, to the game of catch up after missing school. Even though stories are tough to find, this year’s staff has done a great covering a wide variety of topics. Please enjoy some of 2015’s best new...

Coming down from the sugar rush

Coming down from the sugar rush

Claire Wever, photographer

March 13, 2015

At the beginning of this year, several KHS clubs, including French Club and Mission Compassion, had to stop selling packaged candy bars as a result of a federal law called the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, implemented  July 1, 2014. This law provides students with breakfast and lunch while also attempting...

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