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District update: fall options, graduation, school board and more

KSD will provide more information on plans for the fall semester in mid-July. District properties are still closed.

Olivia Silvey and Kate Schreiber

June 10, 2020

FALL SEMESTER AND SCHOOL EVENTS   KSD is continuing to discuss options for the fall semester, which include the possibilities of online learning, regular attendance or a hybrid of both methods. Dr. Michael Havener, KHS principal, said the district will create a plan for all three options, a...

Senior check out information

Here is the route seniors must drive in order to properly check out on May 6.

Olivia Silvey, opinions writer

May 5, 2020

KHS 12th grade principal Jeff Townsend sent out an email to seniors on Wednesday, April 29 with details regarding senior check out, which is on Wednesday, May 6. The email explains the protocol for dropping off materials such as library books, laptops and other school materials. Locker contents will...

COVID-19 and class of 2020: delayed graduation, canceled finals and grade freezes

The class of 2020 gets rowdy on the first day of school.

Emma Lingo, editor-in-chief

April 10, 2020

Dr. Michael Havener, KHS principal, sent out a letter confirming that school has been canceled for the rest of the year Apil 10. In addition, it was announced graduation will not take place May 9, and the school has reserved June 20 and July 11 as backup dates at Chaifetz Arena. The decision was also made to not have senior finals. For th...

COVID-19 update: School cancelation, grading changes, event changes and more

Photo courtesy of Google Creative Commons License from the U.S. Department of State.

Emma Lingo, editor-in-chief

March 23, 2020

As of March 23, KSD has officially closed until Wednesday, April 22. TKC spoke with KHS Principal Michael Havener about updates.  Food provisions  Until school resumes, students and families that qualify for free and reduced lunches can pick up meals from KHS and Nipher Middle School; meals wi...

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...

Important dates for seniors

Cheerleaders support their team with chants on the sidelines.

Jack Rintoul, editor-in-chief

May 3, 2019

As the year begins to come to an end for the class of 2019, the next week or so holds a lot of days with important events for seniors.

No more fear

No more fear

Sha'Diya Tomlin, opinions

May 7, 2018

“I’ll tell you what freedom is to me: no fear.” - Nina Simone Here at KHS, I wanted to make a change. I wanted better treatment for all students. I wanted to do something that would impact this school for the best, to have the things I did at KHS be remembered, not me. Coming to a school where...

Why senior year is the worst

Why senior year is the worst

Abby Geisz, technical web editor

May 4, 2018

*This piece is entirely satirical Senior year really is the worst of them all. With all the special privileges and events, it’s just too boring.   Fall: Let’s start with the very beginning of the year: the first day of school. Getting up early with the majority of your classmates and ...

Tips and tricks for online classes

Tips and tricks for online classes

Kennady Wade, editor-in-chief

May 8, 2017

As someone who has spent an average of 1.7 years working on each of the three online courses (Music Appreciation, Health and Personal Finance) at KHS, I think I am obviously the perfect candidate to give advice on online classes. So, here’s some reliable advice on online classes from an unreliable source ...

Senior profile: Addie Gaither-Ganim

Senior profile: Addie Gaither-Ganim

Chloë King, blog/podcast editor

April 28, 2016

Addie Gaither-Ganim wears black pants and black boots, a white and black t-shirt with a Beatles print on it and a cinched cargo jacket. Dark eyeliner rims her blue eyes, and her medium-length, dark red hair frames her face. She’s got a pair of earbuds hanging out of her bag, playing a muted song. ...

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