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Top five news stories of 2019

Top five news stories of 2019

TKC Staff

December 28, 2019

TKC has reported on both hard hitting national news as well as news that is relevant to the student body of KHS. TKC's news writers have shown their skill at producing well researched journalism. They provided the community with news that matters and allowed the voices of KHS to be heard. From abortion...

KHS students recognized at Youth and Government’s Clark Convention

KHS students recognized at Youth and Government’s Clark Convention

Emma Lingo, editor-in-chief

December 7, 2019

KHS’s Missouri Youth and Government (MOYAG) club attended the annual Clark Convention in Jefferson City, Mo. where students participated in mock trials, passed mock legislation, held leadership positions and ran for office from Dec. 4-7. Thora Pearson, senior, led this year’s convention as Missour...

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and KHS work with new programs to help the environment

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and KHS work with new programs to help the environment

Ethan Peter, Maddie Meyers, and Emma Lingo

November 22, 2019

A small pod of kindergarteners press their faces against the tank and stare intently. Inside, fish swim lazily through the murky water. It is 11 a.m. Suddenly, the kindergarteners gasp, then scream in delight. The Animal Keepers drop fish food into the water and the fish surge together, swarming ar...

Heroes of the First Amendment

Heroes of the First Amendment

Maddie Meyers and Emma Lingo

November 7, 2019

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Tinker v. Des Moines Supreme Court case and the "Year of the Student Journalist." To recognize the decision and celebrate the First Amendment, the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Missouri organized "Heroes of the First Amendment" where students ...

The Brain Issue: More than just a cautionary tale

The Brain Issue: More than just a cautionary tale

Emma Lingo, editor-in-chief

November 6, 2019

74% of KHS students know someone who has struggled or is struggling with addiction. Substance Abuse Disorder affects many, and Kevin Mullane was one of those who suffered from it.

TKC tries a guessing game

TKC tries a guessing game

Annie O'Brien, health and wellness editor

March 6, 2019

8 TKC staffers try to determine what a mysterious object is. Watch as they get confused, grossed out and eventually learn what they have been looking at. Music courtesy of Purple Planet Music...

How to: college

How to: college

Emma Lingo and Maddie Meyers

March 4, 2019

Have you started thinking about college yet? TKC sat down with a college counselor and Adler Bowman, KHS senior, to ask about the application process and advice they have for other students. Thinking about the college application process can seem overwhelming, listen to this podcast to hear the breakd...

TKC plays Cupid Shuffle

TKC plays Cupid Shuffle

Catherine Butler, opinions writer

February 14, 2019

Cupid Shuffle is a Valentine's Day themed card game, similar to Mixtape and Apples to Apples. One player, the judge, will select a card describing a scenario, and each of the other players will think of a song that matches that scenario. Players take turns playing their songs and the judge picks the...

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