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Helping Hands

Helping Hands

Sophie Chappell, Amara Harper, Grace Klebe, and Ethan Peter

November 20, 2019

For the fourth year in a row, TKC has decided to tackle the Helping Hands project (formerly known as Four Neediest Cases), inspired by St. Louis Post Dispatch’s 100 Neediest Cases features. Each holiday season, TKC sends out four reporters to speak with four students at KHS. These students have told...

The Brain Issue: You don’t snooze, you lose

The Brain Issue: You don’t snooze, you lose

Grace Klebe, print managing editor

November 5, 2019

Every night, she would lay there, eyes shut, waiting for sleep to come. It never did.  She wondered, is this normal? She assumed it was.  In middle school when her therapist told her she had insomnia, she realized that it wasn't. Anna Carmody, senior, has been struggling with sleep since elementary ...

Lover: a conversation with Anaka Bretzke

Lover: a conversation with Anaka Bretzke

Grace Klebe, print managing editor

October 10, 2019

In this podcast, Grace Klebe and Anaka Bretzke talk about each song on Taylor Swift's new album, "Lover", and share opinions on her new music.

Lover, Lover Not

Lover, Lover Not

Grace Klebe, print managing editor

October 8, 2019

Taylor Swift released her newest album, "Lover", on August 23, 2019. Read Grace Klebe's review here.

Photo Gallery: varsity girls’ tennis vs. Lafayette, Sept. 9

Photo Gallery: varsity girls’ tennis vs. Lafayette, Sept. 9

Julia Knoll, photographer

September 12, 2019

The Kirkwood Varsity girls tennis team played in a match against Lafayette on Sept. 9. They've had a challenging season, but have grown closer as a team because of it.

The leftie struggle

The leftie struggle

Grace Klebe, news editor

March 5, 2019

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Teachers make TikToks

Teachers make TikToks

Emma Lingo, Catherine McCandless, Grace Klebe, and Amelia Hurley

December 14, 2018

The newest social media trend is here: TikTok. A TikTok is a short video set to music where you can dance, sing and apply crazy filters to your face. TKC asked members of the KHS staff to make TikToks to some of their favorite songs, these were the results.

Preparing for the ACT

Preparing for the ACT

Grace Klebe, news editor

November 30, 2018

For a month and a half before the test, he studied for an hour every night. He attended tutoring sessions, took practice tests three Saturdays prior, worked from a book and on the internet and normalized his sleep schedule by going to bed at 10:30 p.m. and waking up at 6:30 a.m. every day. Even the w...

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