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Art by Laurel Seidensticker. Xenaira Arguedas has been dancing her whole life, both with her dance studio and the KHS dance team.

Senior profile: Xenaira Arguedas

Mya Copeland, features writer May 3, 2021

Bailar, danser, tanzen, to dance. Xenaira Arguedas speaks three languages and is currently learning her fourth. She was taught Spanish and English at home and attended a French immersion school from...

Christine Settembrino, professional dancer, instructs dance to various KHS students.

Not for the money

Ava Duggin, social media editor February 8, 2021

Christine Settembrino, professional dancer and teacher, walked out the stage door. She just finished a performance. All of a sudden, she noticed a young girl wearing the biggest dress she had ever seen...

High and moderate frequency contact sports such as football are currently not allowed to compete.

Football and other sports prohibited from competing

Kate Schreiber and Olivia Silvey September 9, 2020

Football, soccer and other high and moderate frequency contact sports will not see competition for the near future. Student-athletes 14 years and older playing high and moderate frequency contact sports...

Senior Profile: Natalie Scherr

Senior Profile: Natalie Scherr

Amara Harper, features+in-depth editor June 11, 2020

Natalie Scherr is obsessed with movement. As an experienced dancer, she always knew she loved learning about the way her body could move to a beat. However, it wasn’t until high school that she realized...

KHS student holds a purchased ticket for the Friendship Dance.

Friendship Dance ticket troubles

Lydia Cohen, social media managing editor October 30, 2019

KHS ran out of tickets for the Nov. 2 Friendship Dance, Oct. 30. Webster Groves High School (WGHS) and KHS each originally had 1,000 tickets, with 100 of those designated as guest tickets. When the dance...

Harry Brooker, freshman, Max Reinert, junior, Kenzie Ruiz, senior and Raven Wiley, senior, prepare for the final dress rehearsal during the school day.

Spring musical preview: Wonderful Town

Kelley Cochran, photographer April 10, 2019

KH players is performing Leonard Bernstein’s Wonderful Town, a musical set in the 1950s. It tells the story of two sisters, Ruth and Eileen, who move from Ohio to experience Greenwich Village in New...

Call Ed: Dancing and the reign

Call Ed: Dancing and the reign

TKC Staff March 8, 2019

As the unforgiving winter weather comes to an end, spring arrives, bringing about the annual conversation of prom. Whether it is shopping for a dress during class online, trying to find a date or planning...

Sam Bliss and Tatum Shore-Fitzgerald, juniors, pose during the formal wear part of the competition.

Photo Gallery: Mr. KHS 2019

Kelley Cochran, Morgan Gindler , and Maddie Hawes February 10, 2019

  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...

Peyton Roberts- 
Favorite food: Grilled Cheese.
Team Chick-fil-A.
Favorite activities/hobbies: Reading, baking, shopping, scrolling through Pinterest.
Favorite song: Fix You by Coldplay.
Favorite KHS teacher: Coach Beasley.
Favorite TV show: The Office.
Favorite movie: The Shawshank Redemption.
Fun fact: I own a life-sized cardboard cutout of Harry Styles.
Peyton was chosen for the 2019 Friendship Court.

Friendship court nominees

Grace Klebe, news editor October 31, 2018

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...

“I’m very creative,” Clare said. “I’m very clever with things, [and] very unique. There’s no other kid like me.”

Dancing through life

Liam Jackson, copy editor October 18, 2018

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....

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