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KHS and WGHS will hold separate Friendship Dances this year to mitigate risk of COVID-19.

Friendship Dance to be held separately at KHS and WGHS

Hayden Davidson and Megan Glasgow September 14, 2021

KHS and Webster Groves High School (WGHS) will hold separate Friendship Dances this year, according to a joint KSD and WGSD statement released Sept. 14. Due to concerns of COVID-19, KHS will hold its Friendship...

This year, KHS welcomed two new grade-level principals. To get to know them and KHS's other principals, read below.

Meet the principals

Hayden Davidson, editor-in-chief August 25, 2021

Dr. Joshua Flores Assistant principal, Class of 2022 grade level principal   Path to KHS • Graduated from Hillcrest High School in Dallas, Texas • Bachelor’s in social studies...

KSD will welcome students back Aug. 24. Read more for information on KHS's school year plans.

KHS 2021-22 start of school year plans

Hayden Davidson and Kate Schreiber August 23, 2021

TKC spoke with KHS Principal Dr. Mike Havener about upcoming school year plans. Havener said many of these plans are based on the school environment being mask-mandatory and are subject to change. He also...

Together – Hayden Davidson

Hayden Davidson, design editor May 17, 2021

We are so divided. American society, I mean.  High schoolers have a unique position in this situation. We’re informed enough to recognize the divisiveness and have our own opinions, but we’re not...

While the costs of running the bases seem to outweigh the benefits, condemning casual sex isn't the answer.

Call Ed: Bases loaded

TKC Staff April 20, 2021

Our society is saturated with sex. On TV, in our magazines and even in our own conversations, it has a fixed place in our culture. Sometimes sexual activity comes during a long-term relationship, sometimes...

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),...

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