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I wish she realized that although everyone is happy in heaven, she has plenty of time before she gets there.

Everyone’s happy in Heaven

Jane Roy, opinions editor November 28, 2022

“Mom, I want to go to heaven.”  I hadn’t eaten a sustainable meal for a week. Some sort of darkness was taking over my body, creating thoughts I wouldn’t wish upon anyone. “Please don’t...

Dupes to your favorite products

Dupes to your favorite products

Jane Roy, opinions editor October 31, 2022

If you’re anything like me, you don’t care about the name on the tag, but rather the quality of the product: Hi, let’s be friends. Here are some alternatives to popular yet overpriced items I think...

Students are often disappointed when they find out KHS will not be holding a Powderpuff game, and will not be able to participate along with every other school.

Powderpuff: What’s stopping KHS?

Jane Roy, opinions editor October 20, 2022

As football season comes to an end, schools around the nation set up their annual Powderpuff game. If you’re not familiar, Powderpuff consists of upperclassmen girls playing flag football, while the...

Autry plans to major in biology on a pre-dental track.

Senior profile: Jaida Autry

Jane Roy, opinions writer April 15, 2022

College: Hawaii Pacific University Major: Biology   As school finishes up and summer rolls around, seniors begin “a new chapter of their life.” While some journeys start close to home,...

Adulthood is not determined by our age, but when we learn to mature.

Age of adulthood

Jane Roy, opinions writer April 1, 2022

Becoming a grown-up is more than a special birthday that determines when you’ve crossed over into adulthood. I mean, I've met an 8-year-old who is more mature than a 24-year-old “adult.” We don’t...

Sadly, PDA occurs at school on a daily basis.

Save it for later

Jane Roy, opinions writer March 6, 2022

PDA: public display of affection, or what I like to call, “making everyone around you feel uncomfortable.” Don’t get me wrong, showing affection toward your significant other is not bad. Whether...

Spencer Lanig coaches girls volleyball at Kirkwood and boys volleyball at Webster. Photo courtesy of Kendall Herweck.

A new rivalry

Jane Roy, opinions writer December 21, 2021

It's Oct. 16th: tournament day. From the girls on the court cheering, to parents jumping up and down, the gym is pulsating with energy. His team has won again (6-0), they are undefeated for the day. Spencer...

Abbi Weston, junior, started to play video games at the age of 10.

Q&A with Abbi Weston

Jane Roy, Opinions Writer November 1, 2021

Abbi Weston, junior, shares how she became interested in gaming. Tami Lemcke, Abbi's mom, also gave an opinion on her daughter's hobby.    TKC: What are your hobbies and recent interests? AW:...

KHS students and staff have many different opinions on E-Hall Pass.

E-Hall Pass introduced to KHS

Jane Roy, opinions writer October 21, 2021

Paper hall passes are going out of style, and technology has taken over. This year, KHS started using E-Hall Pass. The program allows students to request a pass from their teacher to leave the room...

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