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Senior Profile: Cara Palombo

Senior Profile: Cara Palombo

Melanie Witt, news-features writer

April 12, 2017

A gasp sweeps across the audience as she makes her first appearance flying across the stage, holding an umbrella in one hand and a bag in the other. She is the star of the show: Mary Poppins. This moment was one of Cara Palombo‘s favorite memories from being a part of the KHS drama program. "[Theater] is the one thing that clicked for me," Cara said. "Nothing compares to being on stag...

International Thespian Conference 2017

International Thespian Conference 2017

Alyssa Fox and Ellie Cassidy

January 30, 2017

From mock auditions to circus skills, the International Thespian Conference (ITS) has many opportunities to teach young thespians theatre-related topics. Hundreds of high school students travel from all around Missouri to attend. At the conference, there are workshops, question-and-answer sessions with...

VOK: Political Edition

VOK: Political Edition

Katherine Hubbard, features writer

October 20, 2016

“I would vote for Hillary Clinton,” Cara Palombo, senior, said. “Out of the choices, she is the most qualified for the position. Clinton has gained experience through her role as Secretary of State, and she’s the most prepared for the job.”   “I would vote for Donald Trum...

Cool summer jobs: Enchanted Events

Cool summer jobs: Enchanted Events

Emma McNail, features editor

August 29, 2015

When Cara Palombo goes to work, she does her makeup, puts on false eyelashes, drives to meet her boss, puts on a gown and then sings for young children. At Enchanted Events, girls and boys dress up as Disney characters to perform at birthday parties. Palombo, junior, works as Princess Anna from Frozen or...

Kiss Me Kate Review: Another openin’ of another amazing KH Players show

Kiss Me Kate Review: Another openin' of another amazing KH Players show

Alexa Kannenberg, web managing editor

April 17, 2015

Having seen both the movie and another live production of Kiss Me Kate, I was familiar with the show going in. However I was not expecting such an energetic and talent-filled rendition of the show by my high school peers. Kiss Me Kate is a play within a play about theatre star Fred Graham (Ross Rubrigh...

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