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Where should you study for finals?

Where should you study for finals?

Megan Cleveland, opinions editor

December 12, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Quizzes

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Finals, Finals and More Finals

Finals, Finals and More Finals

Keegan Pfeifer, Writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under 2018 New Staff Stories

As the weather gets warmer and the days get longer in Missouri, that can only mean one thing; Summer break. As the last day of school draws nearer, this means that finals are coming up. Stress heightens as scholars and teachers both have to prepare for these finals. “Finals are like a hurricane coming and yo...

Secrets for Schooling Exams

Secrets for Schooling Exams

Charlotte Heinrich, features writer

May 15, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

As the sun lingers in the sky for a few minutes longer each day, our daydreams of summer no longer seem unrealistic. Ignoring the nag of our alarms and turning our history notes into doodles would be too easy. It’s almost as if our math problems are asking to be neglected. Yet as our focus diminishes, the looming fa...

Sleep: a waste of time

Sleep: a waste of time

Brendan Davidson, sports writer

May 15, 2018


Filed under The Parsnip

As the school year draws to close, students are more stressed than ever with finals, AP tests and homework. We have minimal time to relearn much of the year’s content for each class. Loads of work exhaust students and ensure we suffer late into the night. Getting a healthy amount of sleep is more difficu...

Train your brain

Train your brain

Maggie Burton, artist

May 9, 2018


Filed under Art

For this editorial cartoon, I wanted to focus on the double whammy that AP students have to face at the end of the year. Along with final exams, some students will have to take AP exams around the same time at the end of this year. Needless to say, our brains have taken a serious beating. I tried to...

What coffee will get you on that finals week grind?

What coffee will get you on that finals week grind?

Emma Lingo and Ally Ortmann

December 18, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

With finals looming and sleepless nights tallying up, caffeine will become your best friend. While piles upon piles upon piles of study guides teeter over you, coffee will be the only thing keeping you from pulling out your hair. If you are in need of a caffeinated study buddy check out TKC’s take ...

Photo gallery: boys varsity soccer vs Vianney

Photo gallery: boys varsity soccer vs Vianney

Malayna Vines and Kylan Lane, photographers

October 5, 2017


Filed under Photo Galleries, Sports

KHS boys varsity soccer beat Saint Louis University high school in the semifinals by a score of 1-0 on Friday, Sept. 22, but lost to Vianney in the final round of the CYC tournament Saturday Sept. 23. After ending both halves of the game with the score tied at zero, KHS held their own throughout two...

Final exam schedule 2017

Final exam schedule 2017

Jack Rintoul, opinions writer

April 12, 2017


Filed under News

Senior Final Exams Friday, May 5: 6 & 7 Money, May 8: 4 & 5 Tuesday, May 9: 2 & 3 Wednesday, May 10: 1 Final exams will only be given during the scheduled time. Students must receive prior approval from a grade level principal if they need to take an exam early. Underclassm...

Not the final test

Not the final test

Jack Rintoul, opinions writer

December 16, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinions, The Parsnip

*This is a piece of satire* With finals season upon us, I thought it would be a perfect time to reflect on the greatest resume builder for students: test taking. Every year about this time students are overjoyed to begin two weeks of constant reviewing and examination. Although winter break is less...

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