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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...

Land of 10,000 locks

And no honor (besides winning the state title) compares to being honored in the annual All-Hockey Hair Team video.

Austin Cleveland, sports writer

March 13, 2019

  For many March the beginning of college basketball’s March Madness, but for the boys on skates in the land of 10,000 lakes, March is the Minnesota High School Hockey tournament. And no honor (besides winning the state title) compares to being honored in the annual All-Hockey Hair Team vi...

Why high school sucks

Why high school sucks

Brendan Davidson, parsnip editor

October 26, 2018

They’re the most miserable years of your life: full of drama, annoying people and too much work that manages to teach you completely useless knowledge before you quickly forget it after the test. That’s right, I’m talking about high school. There are lots of reasons why it sucks. Let me discuss just...

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

To All the Boys I've Loved Before

Charlotte Heinrich, features + in-depth editor

September 5, 2018

Art by Thora Pearson If you’ve taken even just one scroll through VSCO, checked your Instagram explore page or opened Netflix within the past two weeks, you’ve caught a glimpse of it. A stylish asian girl with a tall brunette boy? Something about love letters, or maybe even a ski trip? Sinc...

As if!

As if!

Kiden-Aloyse Smith, opinions writer

August 28, 2018

Most of the time, movies about high school are made by people so far from high school they don’t even know how school works anymore. Most high schools don’t have teenagers that look older than 20 years old, a clique problem, a monthly school dance or in the case of Heathers: murders. High school...

How to document your teenage life

art courtesy of Venngage under the Creative Commons License

Charlotte Heinrich, features writer

January 30, 2018

Physics classes and trips to Pioneer Perks slowly seem to blend together. Before you know it, the awkward freshman version of yourself will be four years taller and smarter. You don’t want to forget the inside jokes and projects that kept you up all night. Here are five easy ways to document your high...

Arriving late on the struggle bus

Arriving late on the struggle bus

Cece Hensley and Kennady Wade

August 29, 2016

What we know: The Riverview Gardens School District (RGSD) is responsible for the busing of KSD students who live in their district to and from school. KSD pays for the 4:15 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. activities buses. During the first week of school, there was a single bus stop for all of the studen...

A Missouri spring through the lens of an antique.

A Missouri spring through the lens of an antique.

Chase Kilby, photographer

May 2, 2016

Flowers bloom, baseball begins and everyone is outside in Kirkwood, signifying spring has begun. Chase Kilby, photographer, walked around KHS and the Kirkwood community to capture spring in action. All photos were taken with an iPhone 4s.  ...

Love through the ages

Love through the ages

Erin Kelly and Abby Carpenter

February 13, 2016

With Valentine’s Day coming up, love is in the air. All around KSD, elementary schoolers are busy stapling lollipops onto their Spongebob Valentine’s Day cards while high schoolers scramble to make last-minute reservations for two. From Ms. Barnett’s kindergarten class and Ms. Kempter’s fourt...

What electives should you take next year?

What electives should you take next year?

Adele Baughman, features writer

January 19, 2016

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