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Four neediest cases: school

Four neediest cases: school

Kiden Smith, opinions writer

December 4, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

They have a really close family. They are an older sibling who constantly has to help with their brother and sister, it’s annoying, but they are close and have a lot of good memories with them. They remembered when their younger brother got in trouble for no reason while they and their sister laughed a...

Four neediest cases: KHS

Four neediest cases: KHS

Audrey Allison, Camille Baker, Richard Pfeifer, and Jack Rintoul

December 12, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Each year around the holidays, TKC offers a helping hand to our community in one way or another. For the second year in a row, we decided to take on the Four Neediest Cases project, inspired by St. Louis Post Dispatch's 100 Neediest Cases features. Four staffers sat down with a KHS student from each...

How ready are you for the holidays?

How ready are you for the holidays?

Grace Murphy, features writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Quizzes, Top Stories

Are you ready to begin the holiday festivities? Stores are selling decorations and decorating with holiday essentials and Christmas lights and trees are being set up around this time of year. Take this quiz to see how ready you are for the holiday season. ...

Happy holidays?

Happy holidays?

Benji Wilton, features writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under In Depth

When picturing religious holidays, Lily Dayan, freshman, imagines scenes different than those of her fellow classmates. Rather than going to church and reading the Bible, Dayan attends synagogue and listens to readings from the Torah. Dayan is Jewish, and stands out from the Christian majority at KHS. ...

6 doomsday must-haves

6 doomsday must-haves

Jack Bugee, opinions writer

October 25, 2017


Filed under The Parsnip

*This piece is entirely satirical The holiday season may seem distant, but it’s never too early to start preparing. Just like the rapidly oncoming holiday spirit, the destruction of planet earth as we know it may be just around the corner as well. With the self-destructive nature of the hum...

At school for the holidays

At school for the holidays

Hannah Cohen, social media editor

April 10, 2017


Filed under Opinions

“Where were you yesterday?” “What are you sick with?” “Oh, was it another Jewish holiday?” I return to school bombarded with questions along with an entire school day’s worth of work. My parents immediately text me about the missing assignment emails that arrived in their inboxes. While ...

March holidays

March holidays

Annie O'Brien, features writer

February 28, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Valentine’s Day is long gone, and, excluding St. Patrick’s Day, the next big holiday isn’t until Easter, or if you don't celebrate Easter, then the Fourth of July. So whether you want some fun holidays to celebrate over spring break or you just want to be amused by the random things that have ...

VOK: food

VOK: food

Lizzie Stobbe, Bridget Snider, Clare Huber, and Kathryn Eilert

January 4, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories, Voices of Kirkwood

TKC interviewed KHS students and staff to find out the favorite foods, holiday foods and memories related to food.  ...

December holidays

December holidays

Annie O'Brien, features writer

December 1, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

It’s finally December, which means weeks of holiday preparation and celebration. Although holidays like Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa reign as the most well-known, there are plenty of other more obscure holidays deserving celebration, too. Here is a list of some of the more interesting, albeit unknown,...

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