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TKC's best of 2020 in entertainment

TKC’s best of 2020 in entertainment

Hayden Davidson, design editor February 19, 2021

TKC staff took a survey to determine the most prevalent, popular and influential entertainment that was released in 2020, which was especially important due to the increased amount of time at home throughout...

Jeremy Maclin will become the next KHS varsity football head coach after two years as an assistant. Profile photo courtesy of KSD press release, action photos from 2019 by Hayden Davidson.

Jeremy Maclin named next KHS head football coach, pending board approval

Hayden Davidson, design editor February 15, 2021

Just over 15 years after taking off his Kirkwood football uniform for the last time, Jeremy Maclin will now don the headset and head coaching attire as the KHS varsity football head coach. Maclin, 2006...

TKC's sports experts' predictions for the final three games of the NFL season. Each game has a predicted winner and score, as shown in the visual. Graphic designed by Hayden Davidson.

TKC predicts Super Bowl matchup and winner

Hayden Davidson, design editor January 22, 2021

After an NFL regular season riddled with quarantines and injured star players, there are just three playoff games remaining. TKC compiled predictions from 10 of its sports enthusiasts for the outcome of...

With 2020 being a year like no other in sports, our TKC staff made sure to capture all of the moments.

Top five sports stories of 2020

Henry Chappell, sports editor January 21, 2021

With 2020 being a year like no other in sports, our TKC staff made sure to capture all of the moments. From an inspirational story of former NFL lineman Jay Leeuwenberg, to professional athletes using...

Kirkwood Teachers of Color has sponsored the Kirkwood Black Lives Matter Peace Walk, the Glory Run/Walk Virtual Marathon and the ongoing Kirkwood Educational Equity Speaker Series. See below for more information on upcoming Speaker Series events. Peace walk photo by Sophia Beckmann.

McWoods’ and KTOC’s efforts for equity

Hayden Davidson, design editor January 8, 2021

“I have a saying — ‘you don’t know what you don’t know.’ So then find out. Read books. Get involved. Participate.” Roberta McWoods, Master Mentor of Kirkwood Teachers of Color (KTOC),...

Angela Mostek, sophomore, looks to pass to an open teammate during team practice.

Photo gallery: Winter sports 2020-2021

Sophia Beckmann and Ella Davies November 20, 2020

Despite the drawbacks from COVID-19 this 2020-2021 school year, winter sports have started up and been thriving. With girls' and boys' basketball, girls' swim and wrestling going on this winter, KHS students...

Webster Groves' Moss Field, where the 2020 Turkey Day game was scheduled to take place.

Breaking News: Turkey Day game canceled

Olivia Silvey, Hayden Davidson, and Molly Higgins November 13, 2020

KHS athletics announced the annual Turkey Day football game’s cancellation Friday, Nov. 13 in coordination with Webster Groves High School. The game was scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 26 at Webster, and...

KHS varsity football’s playoff push ends early due to a positive COVID-19 test.

Positive COVID-19 test forces KHS varsity football forfeit

Hayden Davidson, design editor October 30, 2020

An individual within the KHS varsity football program was diagnosed with COVID-19, of which KHS administration was notified the afternoon of Friday, Oct. 30. The positive test result came on the day of...

Game board style design featuring facts about every president. See bottom left for color key. Design by Hayden Davidson, president sketches by Samantha Roth.

Political Issue: Presidential facts

Hayden Davidson, design editor October 22, 2020

Andrew McCutchen, LeBron James and Colin Kaepernick are leading figures of the Black Lives Matter movement within their respective sports. Art by Hayden Davidson.

Using their platform

Hayden Davidson, design editor August 24, 2020

*Opinion In a post directed toward fellow athletes and artists, LeBron James tweeted on June 23: “We have incredible influence in our community. We need to use this moment to demand change. I gotta...

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