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Photo gallery: GAPP talent show 9/25

Photo gallery: GAPP talent show 9/25

Megan Tate Van Buren and Audrey Berns

October 2, 2018

GAPP [German American Partnership Program] students presented their annual talent show in the Keating Auditorium Sept. 25, 2018. The MC's for the show were Judith Kruse and Jannik Schön. There were nearly 13 presentations that ranged from skits to musical performances as well as presentations about...

Bridging the GAPP

Bridging the GAPP

Maddie Meyers, web managing editor

October 1, 2018

Cheers filled the halls of Lambert Airport as 22 KHS students caught a first glance of their German partners on Sept. 19, 2018. The American students waved their colorful signs and ran to and embraced their partners after being apart for approximately three months. The German American Partnership ...

Closing the GAPP

Closing the GAPP

Abbey Painter and translated by Paria Darafshan and Abbey Painter

October 6, 2016

German students from the Friedrich-Ebert-Gymnasium in Hamburg arrived in St. Louis on the evening of Tuesday, Oct. 4. Since 1992, Kirkwood High School students (accompanied by Larry Anderson, German teacher) have been going to Germany every other year during June. The students stay in Germany with a...

Amerikaner gehen nach deutschland

Amerikaner gehen nach deutschland

Allie Hickenbotham, copy editor

September 6, 2016

After a seven-hour plane ride, 20 jet lagged, nervous and excited KHS students were greeted by the sound of music and cheering from their 20 German exchange partners in Hamburg, Germany June 2. These students were about to begin a month-long journey, known as the German American Partnership Program (GAPP). “I though...

Senior profile: Matt Maury

Senior profile: Matt Maury

John Drury, sports writer

April 15, 2015

At 8 a.m. on a chilly Monday, one week before his freshman year started, Matt Maury stood on the deck of Kirkwood Community Center’s outdoor pool surrounded by 30 swimmers he had never met. He had just moved to Kirkwood from Los Angeles few days prior with his mother and sister, knowing no one else...

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