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Senior Profiles: Aubrey Puryear

Senior Profiles: Aubrey Puryear

Brendan Davidson, sports writer

May 8, 2018

Aubrey Puryear’s peers describe her in one word: caring. At KHS, she walks through the halls talking to her friends, an infectious smile on her face. She said she is looking forward to college because she can continue to play the clarinet along with her psychiatric studies at Creighton University. But mo...

Call Ed: All bottled up

Call Ed: All bottled up

TKC Staff

October 24, 2017

Here in Kirkwood, we are lucky to have high quality tap water that is safe for drinking, cooking and cleaning; according to the City of Kirkwood’s Annual Quality Report for 2016, there were no violations of the Department of Natural Resources’ regulations on water contaminants. If a student at KHS forgets t...

VoK: 10.13.17

VoK: 10.13.17

Emma Verrill, Audrey Allison, Chase Kilby, and Kylan Lane

October 13, 2017

“Getting married was the pivotal moment in my life. Our anniversary is this Saturday, [my husband is] an electrical engineer. I met him in college at the University of Missouri. We met September 16 and we were married the next year [on the same date]. [I love my husband because] he's a good Christian man...

An auditioner’s adventure

Emma Verrill, guest writer

March 1, 2017

  Being a musician is all about overcoming obstacles. But for every hurdle cleared, there’s at least two more down the road. This is the case for both amatuer and professional musicians. I have been playing the bassoon—a large, woodwind instrument with the likeness of a bazooka—for almost...

All-State: a music overload

All-State: a music overload

Thomas Birmingham, news writer

February 27, 2017

Each year, on a frigid day in early December, the campus of Hickman High School (HHS) in Columbia, Mo. bustles with activity. Cars and buses pack the parking lot, some traveling over three hours, from all corners of Missouri. Through two large sets of double doors lies the school’s commons area, crammed...

Closing the GAPP

Closing the GAPP

Abbey Painter and translated by Paria Darafshan and Abbey Painter

October 6, 2016

German students from the Friedrich-Ebert-Gymnasium in Hamburg arrived in St. Louis on the evening of Tuesday, Oct. 4. Since 1992, Kirkwood High School students (accompanied by Larry Anderson, German teacher) have been going to Germany every other year during June. The students stay in Germany with a...

Kirkwood High School student newspaper
Emma Verrill