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KHS seniors’ advice for freshmen

KHS seniors' advice for freshmen

Grace Fearheiley, health + wellness editor

September 26, 2019

Being a freshman in high school can be really intimidating. Watch this video to see seniors reflect on their thoughts as a freshman, and current freshmen reflect on their fears entering high school.

Freshmen at KHS

Amelia Hurley, features writer

September 6, 2018

Throughout the halls of KHS, a wave of excitement mixed with fear rushes through the building. Many students enter KHS with a sense of familiarity, while some are overwhelmed by the crowded halls and upperclassmen that tower over them. With every push and shove, these students are nudged into the KH...

Stampede: use this guide to properly navigate KHS

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Maddie Hawes, associate editor

August 24, 2018

  It’s 12:55 p.m., lunch just ended and now you have to sprint to Spanish class. You leave your friends to start down the social studies hallway and you find yourself stuck in a huge clustered mob of wild boars squeezing themselves down the most narrow hallway in the school. Skip the socia...

All cards on the table

All cards on the table

Charlotte Heinrich, features writer

February 2, 2018

Skip, reverse, shuffle, draw and explode. This is common lingo for freshman Nicholas, Sean, Phillip, Hugh and Oleg, the self-proclaimed pack of “Geeky Nerds.” Every lunch period, the five boys haphazardly toss their lunches on the table, so they can get to the more important matter of playing the...

Freshman vs. senior year at KHS

Freshman vs. senior year at KHS

Jane Stewart, communications editor

January 31, 2018

Have you ever noticed a difference in attitude between the freshman and senior class at KHS? We have. Here is our take on the difference between the freshmen and senior attitudes at KHS.

Cocoa and Cram: study or jam?

Cocoa and Cram: study or jam?

Holden Foreman, web editor

December 13, 2016

Friends? Check. Food? Check. Upcoming tests in every single class? Check, please. Freshmen will tell you how they feel about taking seven tests in one week, but Link Crew tries to inject some fun into the process with Cocoa and Cram. During the annual event, Link Leaders and teachers bounce between t...

Photo gallery: freshman girls’ basketball

Daneen Burks, freshman, prepares to shoot the basketball.

Abby Lay, photographer

November 28, 2016

The Pioneers practice for their first game Nov. 21. Courtnay Terry, freshman, is looking forward to being able to play in a game. "I am excited because I played last year and I want to improve my skills by being on this team," Terry said.

Varsity volleyball tops Ursuline during student night

photo courtesy of Paul Kopsky

Holden Foreman, sports writer

September 6, 2014

Girls’ varsity volleyball earned their fourth win of the season during their student night game Thursday against Ursuline (2-1).  It was the first match this year in which an opposing team had forced Kirkwood into a third game. Spirits were high pregame with each of the players launching t-shirts...

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