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“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 ...

Student’s search safety

Student’s search safety

Ethan Peter, features writer

November 8, 2018

Polly Rekittke, senior, Googled the word “knife” in her first hour. By fifth hour, an administrator concerned about her search pulled her from Spanish class. Rekittke, embarrassed and flustered, quickly explained it had been for a “Hamlet” presentation in English class. Rekittke’s situatio...

Classmates have a back-to-back conversation

Classmates have a back-to-back conversation

Jack Anderson, Sophie Chappell, Ally Ortmann, Ethan Peter, Anna Retzlaff, and Kiden-Aloyse Smith

October 26, 2018

In this video, TKC and KHTV will have two classmates exchange a meaningful conversation back-to-back. Without the ability to see one another, these students have the opportunity to build a relationship without the bias of physical appearance.

Issues: Race in college admissions

Issues: Race in college admissions

Ethan Peter, features writer

October 26, 2018

Imagine on Ivy Day, the day the eight Ivy League schools announce their admission decisions, a valedictorian and varsity captain with a perfect ACT score is rejected. Imagine he is left asking what else he could have accomplished to be accepted into these prestigious schools. Imagine the answer is...

Stepping into Schoology

Stepping into Schoology

Ethan Peter, features writer

September 11, 2018

As the 2018-2019 school year brings new students to KSD, it also brings a new online education network. The district has implemented Schoology after administration felt eBackpack failed to meet the demands of the district. “In particular for high school, some of our needs were a little bit different,” s...

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