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Important dates for seniors

Important dates for seniors

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. ...

Senior profile: Thomas Woodley

Senior profile: Thomas Woodley

Jonah Wright, news writer

April 12, 2015

When Thomas Woodley’s mom told him to give the slopes a try during a family vacation to Winter Park, Colorado, he never imagined in eight years he would be a nationally ranked skier. Born in the temperate, rolling hills of America’s heartland, Woodley grew up playing youth baseball and soccer and m...

Surviving with senioritis

Surviving with senioritis

Sierra Acker, opinions writer

March 9, 2015

It’s that time of year again. Late nights watching Netflix and long days of struggling to stay awake in class. I drink three cups of coffee just to be slightly conscious during one class period. In between the overdose of caffeine and lack of sleep, I’m sure I’m suffering from some major health...

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