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Photo Gallery: Mr. KHS 2019

Photo Gallery: Mr. KHS 2019

Kelley Cochran, Morgan Gindler, and Maddie Hawes

February 10, 2019

Filed under Photo, Photo Galleries

  On a chilly Wednesday night at KHS, parking lots filled and nerves soared as the annual Mr. KHS competition commenced. The pageant fundraiser is put on by the KHS Dance Team and all of the ticket money raised goes to the team. KHS boys of all grade levels sign up to represent their clubs ...

Friendship court nominees

Friendship court nominees

Grace Klebe, news editor

October 31, 2018

Filed under Top Stories

Get to know everyone nominated for Friendship Court by scrolling through this photo gallery. If the person made it onto the court, it will be listed at the end of their bio. Click here for a playlist with the favorite songs of every nominee.  ...

Dancing through life

Dancing through life

Liam Jackson, copy editor

October 18, 2018

Filed under Features

She goes outside, puts on her rose gold headphones and starts to dance like nobody’s watching. Clare Sullivan, sophomore, loves to express herself through dance. “I’m very creative,” Clare said. “I’m very clever with things, [and] very unique. There’s no other kid like me.” Clare...

Senior profile: Nate Thaman

Senior profile: Nate Thaman

Megan Cleveland, features writer

May 18, 2018

Filed under Features, Senior Magazine

Classical music consumes the theater as he waltzes across stage. He begins a sequence of turns while the spotlight follows him. He approaches center stage, finishing the dance and bows as the audience’s applause overtakes the theater. For Nate Thaman, senior, dance has been his passion for the past 1...

Where are they now: Nancy Ellis

Where are they now: Nancy Ellis

Emma Lingo, news-features writer

April 3, 2018

Filed under Where are they now

Before she traveled internationally to dance and produce her own show, Nancy Ellis, 1989 KHS graduate, danced in the Keating Theater with the KH Players. KHS theater was one of the first steps on her path to become a professional dancer. At high school rehearsals, Ellis grew close with John Dean, KHS ...



Charlotte Heinrich, features writer

November 7, 2017

Filed under Opinions

Waiting to find a date. Trying on countless outfits in search of the perfect one. Contemplating which corsage to order. All sounds familiar, right? These moments encompass the American teenage rite of passage: the homecoming dance. Since 1939, KHS has teamed with our age-old rival Webster Groves High...

Senior Profile: Zana Essmyer

Senior Profile: Zana Essmyer

Abigail Imiolek, news-features writer

May 2, 2017

Filed under Features, Senior Magazine, Senior Profiles

Whether she is painting watercolor portraits, dancing ballet or loading her schedule with five AP classes, Zana Essmyer approaches each task with full force. She said she stretches herself to be her best and strives for perfection. Zana said her mother, who received a Ph.D. in immunology after comin...

Performing under the stars

Performing under the stars

Laura Crews, writer

May 10, 2016

Filed under 2016 New staff stories

She tosses a stained makeup brush to the side and slides on her high-heeled character shoes. Struggling against the weight of hairspray and false eyelashes, her legs shake behind a red curtain about to lift. Sydney Jones, freshman, has grown up on stage, performing in shows like Aladdin at the Muny ...

Ali Randazzo, technical editor

May 9, 2016

Filed under Senior Profiles

This fall, rather than filling her bags with textbooks and pencils, Emma Perry will load up on sunscreen and leotards to embark on a cruise ship where she will pursue her passion for dance. “School has always been great, but I have never found a passion in learning [that equates to] the passion...

Best of 2016 KHS promposals

Best of 2016 KHS promposals

Hannah Cohen, social media

April 22, 2016

Filed under Entertainment

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