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“Congratulations”—Five KHS seniors who got into elite universities

“Congratulations”—Five KHS seniors who got into elite universities

Ethan Peter, features writer

May 15, 2019

Kirkwood’s towering trees were an array of red, orange and yellow hues when Mary Ralston, senior, completed her college applications. Yet when those leaves turned brown, shriveling and drifting down from high in the trees, Ralston continued to receive promotional materials from various schools. When the ...

Photo gallery: boys’ golf tryouts 2/25/19

Photo gallery: boys’ golf tryouts 2/25/19

Morgan Gindler, photographer

March 5, 2019

Boys' golf had their tryouts for the spring season Feb. 25. The boys compete to place on the varsity and junior varsity teams. "I think it went pretty good," Danny Jensen, sophomore, said. "The first round I didn’t shoot too well, but I picked it up in the second half and got a couple pars in a...

Preparing for the ACT

Preparing for the ACT

Grace Klebe, news editor

November 30, 2018

For a month and a half before the test, he studied for an hour every night. He attended tutoring sessions, took practice tests three Saturdays prior, worked from a book and on the internet and normalized his sleep schedule by going to bed at 10:30 p.m. and waking up at 6:30 a.m. every day. Even the w...

Bridging the GAPP

Bridging the GAPP

Maddie Meyers, web managing editor

October 1, 2018

Cheers filled the halls of Lambert Airport as 22 KHS students caught a first glance of their German partners on Sept. 19, 2018. The American students waved their colorful signs and ran to and embraced their partners after being apart for approximately three months. The German American Partnership ...

Photo gallery: KHS Symphony Orchestra goes to NYC

Photo gallery: KHS Symphony Orchestra goes to NYC

Kara Rieger and Malayna Vines and Jack Rittendale

March 15, 2017

One-hundred-six students in the Kirkwood Symphony Orchestra travelled to New York, NY to play in Carnegie Hall* Mar. 3-6. Patrick Jackson, Symphonic Orchestra conductor, has taught in KSD for 26 years and will retire at the end of this year. Jackson has taken the Symphonic Orchestra to play in NY three...

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