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The last 14 months brought a lot of conflicting feelings to me.

Controlled – Ella Davies

Ella Davies, photographer May 11, 2021

The last 14 months brought a lot of conflicting feelings to me. What kept me going was my neighbor, Maya. Maya and I did a lot of physical activity throughout quarantine, this included things like riding...

Art by Emma Frizzell. My routine was repetitive: every morning I woke up early.

Senior column: Amara Harper

Amara Harper, editor-in-chief May 5, 2021

My routine was repetitive: every morning I woke up extra early just to make the extra 10 minute drive to Starbucks so I could get a coffee before school. I followed this for my sophomore and junior year....

Art by Emma Frizzell. Be your own person, let go of expectations or stereotypes or judgments, and you will thrive. 

Senior column: Molly Higgins

Molly Higgins, print editor May 4, 2021

College: Fordham University Major: Journalism/marketing Throughout the chaos of the past year, there is one thing that has never failed to bring me joy. I truly believe  nothing is quite as exhilarating...

Ryan Blank, sophomore, subs in to the game for Eddie Bisgrove, sophomore.

Photo gallery: Kirkwood boys’ JV volleyball vs. Pattonville April 20, 2021

Sophia Beckmann and Ella Davies May 1, 2021

JV boys' volleyball played Pattonville on Tuesday, April 19. Kirkwood beat Pattonville in two sets adding another win to their season. Despite the effects of COVID-19, spring sports have continued with...

Police officers have been in schools since the 1950s. With recent calls for racial justice and a reevaluation of the policing system, many people have wondered about the roles of police and schools and how they got there in the first place.

History in the hallways: A timeline of police in schools

Kate Schreiber, features + in-depth editor February 21, 2021

To view the timeline, select the link here.

On Wednesday, Jan. 6, at approximately 7:30 p.m., three KSD schools were vandalized with racial slurs. In this article, TKC highlights five Black students connected to Kirkwood, who explain their thoughts and feelings regarding the hate crime and their feelings on Kirkwood’s action following the situation.
Art by Graesen Joyce

Black students’ perspectives on Jan. 6 hate crime

Maya Kim, Rachel Finan, Graesen Joyce, and Ella Davies February 19, 2021

On Wednesday, Jan. 6, at approximately 7:30 p.m., three KSD schools were vandalized with racial slurs. The already flooded comment section of TKC’s posts regarding the hate crime regained momentum after...

A player from each team prepares for the face-off for the puck.

Photo gallery: Kirkwood varsity hockey vs CBC Feb. 5

Annie George and Ella Davies February 13, 2021

Kirkwood varsity hockey started off the quarterfinals with a tie 3-3 against CBC on Feb. 5 2021. Kirkwood also played CBC again for the second and last game of the quarterfinals Feb. 8. With a final score...

This photo of a road at sunset is inspired by the song

Photo Gallery: top five photos of 2020

Annie George, photographer January 21, 2021

Throughout 2020, TKC photographers have made plenty of photo galleries, and the TKC staff wanted to showcase, in our opinion, the top five photos of 2020.

Malik Spinks, junior, takes part in the march.

Photo gallery: BLM march

Ella Davies, Sophia Beckmann, and Lawrence McKee January 20, 2021

In response to the recent vandalism of racial slurs spray-painted on Kirkwood High School, North Kirkwood Middle School and Nipher Middle School on Wednesday, Jan. 6, KHS students held a Black Lives Matter...

A Spotify Premium user is viewing their Spotify Wrapped for 2020.

Unwrapping KHS students’ “Spotify 2020 Wrapped”

Ava Duggin and Lila Shepard January 8, 2021

At the end of each year, people celebrate all of their triumphs and the challenges they faced by rekindling old memories. Another way that some can recount their memories from the year is checking...

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