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KSD will start teaching about gender expression and sexuality in eighth grade and high school health classes this year.

Kirkwood’s new gender and sexuality health unit

Natalie Bednarski, news writer October 7, 2022

KSD will start teaching about gender expression and sexuality in eighth grade and high school health classes with the goal of spreading inclusion in the 2022-23 school year. Currently, the specific...

In-depth: Blue is for boys

Bella Ruzicka, features writer March 30, 2022

Boys like blue. Boys should play with trucks and roughhouse. Boys shouldn’t wear dresses. Boys don’t cry. Boys should be aggressive to prove their manliness.  These are items listed by the Gender...

Winter sport athletes compete with hopes of bringing home state titles back to KHS.

Winter is coming

Kinley Bokermann, sports editor January 6, 2022

With temperatures dropping and fall sports in the past, KHS athletics' focus shifts to a new season: winter sports. After months of hard work, teams are ready to see how they can preform against some of...

Julie Goodmann said Newbold was her best friend at Drury University. When her sorority president called saying Newbold had been in an accident Sunday morning, she didn’t believe it

Forever 20: Andrea

Charlotte Heinrich, editor-in-chief October 29, 2019
Andrea was the life of the party. She was constantly had a smile on her face. She was 20. She was killed by a drunk driver. Read about Andrea Newbold and drunk driving here.
“If youre not having straight sex you’re on your own.”

(Same) sex education?

Jonathan Munroe, news features writer March 6, 2019

*Name changed for anonymity “If you're not having straight sex you’re on your own,” Suzy* said. “When I first thought about having sex, I knew there wasn’t any information, not even a pamphlet...

Freidman Reinhold, senior, and Adam Dickinson, sophomore. “We have a balanced team this year,” Craig Dickinson, wrestling head coach, said. “Every individual grade level have something to offer, I think the seniors last year left a lasting impact on their minds of what one can achieve in this sport and they can have that same success.”

Photo gallery: photo spread issue 7 winter sports preview

photo staff January 30, 2019

Hockey 2017-18 record: 16 - 10 Key players: Arvell Ferguson Damien Loyd Jonah McDowell Championship: 2nd in Conference Racquetball Key players: Sarah Lovett Liam Justin Alice...

 “We get students to see that initially addiction starts out as a choice, but later becomes a disease of the brain.

The depiction of addiction

Amelia Hurley, features writer December 1, 2018

Sleep deprivation, low energy and harsh mood swings are characteristics often associated with teenagers. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the United States saw a 2.4...

Womens wrestling team

Women’s wrestling team

Maddie Meyers, features writer May 18, 2018

On May 7th, Missouri voted to become the 9th state to allow girls wrestling. “I think it is awesome,” Craig Dickinson, KHS wrestling coach said. “It is going to grow the sport and it is good...

Q&A: Three KHS coaches and sexual harassment

Q&A: Three KHS coaches and sexual harassment

Maddie Hawes, web editor April 25, 2018

TKC held a roundtable interview with four KHS coaches about the sexual harassment climate they see at KHS.               TKC: From...

Teacher horror stories

Teacher horror stories

Erin Kelly, managing editor December 6, 2016

1.) David Cannon, choir teacher “It was opening night of Pirates of Penzance, and the lead singer, Jamie, sang her solo and left stage for a quick costume change. Meanwhile, the student down at...

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