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The college search, mapped

Make sure you're at the right place in your college search process with these tips.

Olivia Silvey, opinions writer

March 13, 2020

Two words: college search. For some, this seems like a distant future. For others, it’s a nerve-wracking reality. However, for everyone looking to go to college after graduation, the formidable college search is a process that isn’t just reserved for the last part of high school. Here are some t...

Call Ed: Ranked

Call Ed: Ranked

TKC Staff

September 28, 2018

As December arrives, counselors and administrators host an annual meeting at Keating Theater for students to discuss their future. A powerpoint illuminates the auditorium as they reiterate college prerequisites, graduation and GPA requirements to the student body. Each slide brings more tension as questions...

The Golden K Ceremony

Amelia Hurley, features writer

May 21, 2018

They worked hard at night to finish their homework, ranging from tasks such as keeping up with AP classes and big packets for senior projects. Seniors strived all throughout the school day to keep their grades at an exceptional number. After three years and a semester of work, some seniors achieved ...

Weighing in on weighted classes

art by Audrey Allison

Holden Foreman, web editor

May 18, 2017

When student-selected speaker Gina Woodard, health teacher, took the podium for the annual Gold K Ceremony April 24, she thanked “the smart kids” for selecting her. After acknowledging her less-than-stellar high school GPA (to some more-than-cliche laughter) Woodard explained why relationships outw...

Above average

Above average

Quentin Stepp, sports writer

September 7, 2016

  With an average GPA of 3.95, the KHS girls’ volleyball team won the Art Stout Award,  given annually to the team with the highest team GPA, for the fifth year in a row. Coaches Julie Goodmann and Kara Wall said they both stress academics along with athletics, and their players said this ha...

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