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Call Ed: Education equality

Call Ed: Education equality

TKC Staff

October 4, 2019

Overlooked, ignored, excluded. Imagine going through years of school and never learning about yourself. This is the reality for LGBTQ+ students throughout the United States. As an established community, LGBTQ+ studies deserve to be included for a non-discriminatory education.  On Aug. 9, Illinois passed legislation requi...

Letter to the Editor: Mental health at KHS

Letter to the Editor: Mental health at KHS

Camille Baker, editor-in-chief

March 14, 2018

TKC received the following letter from KHS graduate, Nathan Curtis, March 7. The letter is addressed to KHS staff and students.   Staff and students of Kirkwood High School, If you’re looking for an angry letter venting and throwing blame, this letter will most likely disappoint you. I’m...

Killian it in Kawete

Killian it in Kawete

Bridget Killian, artist

April 3, 2017

It was 7:30 a.m. and I was running on three and a half hours of sleep. I arrived in Uganda at 4 a.m. after a 30 hour voyage from St. Louis to East Africa. Today was the day I would see my best friends for the first time in a year. This spring break was the third time I had the experience of goin...

The four-one-one on fours

The four-one-one on fours

Izzy Colón, writer

May 24, 2016

Lilly Schlarman walked into English class, her feet drag behind her as she walked, eyes barely open. Regardless of her early morning drowsiness she remembered the class will be starting a project. As she approached her desk, she noticed a yellow sheet of paper on top of it. As she got closer she be...

Senior profile: Claire Visnovske

Senior profile: Claire Visnovske

Justin Sweeney, features writer

May 12, 2016

Passing her love of theater to the next generation is the gift Claire Visnovske wants to give. Claire, who loves to work with children, has fallen in love with performing on stage. Although she’d love to work in professional theater right out of college, she hopes to teach drama long-term. Claire...

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