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According to, 600,000 middle school students and 3 million high school students in America smoke a form of e-cigarettes.

The crown juul

Mia Intagliata, opinions writer April 20, 2023

Disclaimer: The names Jane and Anna will be used to protect these students. For Jane, senior, every minute she can go without her vape is an accomplishment. She has been addicted to vaping since the...

Johnson and Gray said they grew closer when they both started working at Raising Cane’s together. 

Raising a friendship

Maddie Hickman, social media editor April 11, 2023

In a school of 1772 students, two girls met through mutual friends during lunch and ended up becoming closer than ever. Asia Gray, junior, and Jakirah Johnson, sophomore, have had an ongoing friendship...

According to the Harvard Business Review, ChatGPT can help save time and resources for businesses and individuals.

Chatting about GPT

Maddie Hickman, social media editor February 24, 2023

Since the launch of ChatGPT (Generative Pre-trained Transformer) in Nov. 2022, students around the country have begun using the program to write English essays and solve math problems. According to Fox2Now,...

As thrift stores get busier than ever, prices on secondhand goods have increased drastically. Now, some low-income customers are unable to afford basic necessities at thrift stores.

Old goods, new prices

Wyatt Byers, entertainment writer January 25, 2023

Amber Branson, mother of two, has been a frequent shopper at the Crestwood Savers for the past decade. She used to buy clothes for herself, but now she’s buying tableware for her house, books for her...

Selma Dahms, junior, said she was diagnosed with ADHD and dyslexia in early elementary school.

Top five features stories of 2022

TKC Staff December 22, 2022

TKC believes everyone has a story, and our staff is here to tell them. From honest accounts of daily struggle, to inspirational stories of those who never give up on their goals, here are the top five...

American fashion has always thrived off of fast trends.

TikTok and fast fashion

Grace Alverson, features writer November 14, 2022

“I’m in my ‘it girl’ era.” Something I overheard in a conversation just the other day. Cottage core, Dark Academia, Coconut Girl, the It Girl.  These are just a few of the TikTok “aesthetics”...

Will Huster, senior photo editor for Pioneer Yearbook, plans to take his love for photography further and study it in college.

Through the lens

Kinley Bokermann, editor-in-chief November 8, 2022

Friday night lights. Iso 2500. 1/640. f/3.5.  Known more by the photos he takes than his name, the only thing separating Will Huster from the rest of the students in the stands is a press pass and...

Students Ryder George-Lander, Annalise Bancks, and Gray Campbell struggle with a test.

IDEAs in Self-Advocacy

Mason Heller, breaking news editor October 31, 2022

Right foot tapping, left hand wiggling a pencil, eraser bouncing off the wooden desk he’s sitting at. In the corner of the room sits Ryder George-Lander, Senior. The grayish booklet in front of him is...

KSD will start teaching about gender expression and sexuality in eighth grade and high school health classes this year.

Kirkwood’s new gender and sexuality health unit

Natalie Bednarski, news writer October 7, 2022

KSD will start teaching about gender expression and sexuality in eighth grade and high school health classes with the goal of spreading inclusion in the 2022-23 school year. Currently, the specific...

Autry plans to major in biology on a pre-dental track.

Senior profile: Jaida Autry

Jane Roy, opinions writer April 15, 2022

College: Hawaii Pacific University Major: Biology   As school finishes up and summer rolls around, seniors begin “a new chapter of their life.” While some journeys start close to home,...

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