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Top five sports stories of 2019

Top five sports stories of 2019

TKC Staff

December 29, 2019

2019 was an eventful year in sports, and TKC was there for it all. From covering March Madness, to the Super Bowl or even to previewing the Cardinals’ season, we reported on everything throughout the year. Our coverage wasn’t limited to professional or collegiate sports, though. TKC staffers covered to...

Top five in-depth stories of 2019

Top five in-depth stories of 2019

TKC Staff

December 23, 2019

TKC staff has covered important issues affecting the students at KHS and used several stories to dig into these topics. Our staff does not shy away from the hard-hitting issues and, this year, our staff has investigated issues ranging from the achievement gap in KSD to the preparedness of students i...

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...

Helping Hands

Helping Hands

Sophie Chappell, Amara Harper, Grace Klebe, and Ethan Peter

November 20, 2019

For the fourth year in a row, TKC has decided to tackle the Helping Hands project (formerly known as Four Neediest Cases), inspired by St. Louis Post Dispatch’s 100 Neediest Cases features. Each holiday season, TKC sends out four reporters to speak with four students at KHS. These students have told...

Unashamed

Unashamed

Ethan Peter, web editor

October 2, 2019

Senior Jenna Schoch felt pressure to be like others around her. Now, she is unashamed of being different.

Hands on Kirkwood service event this Saturday, Oct. 5

Hands on Kirkwood service event this Saturday, Oct. 5

Ethan Peter, web editor

September 30, 2019

Hands on Kirkwood (HOK) returns Saturday, Oct. 5 from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

“47 Meters Down: Uncaged” Review

“47 Meters Down: Uncaged” Review

Ethan Peter and Sophie Chappell

August 20, 2019

“47 Meters Down: Uncaged” was quite possibly the worst shark movie I’ve ever seen, and it has a lot of competition, considering “Sharknado” 1-6 exist.

Faith rewarded

Faith rewarded

Ethan Peter, web editor

August 15, 2019

The St. Louis Blues won the Stanley Cup for the first time this year. Follow the Chapman family as the Blues journey went from last place to champions.

“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 ...

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