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Call Ed: The price to protest

Call Ed: The price to protest

TKC Staff

February 8, 2019

With fists in the air and heads held high, students at KHS and across the country left their classrooms at 10:00 a.m. to honor the 17 students who died at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting March 14, 2018. Some people came with posters. Some people came with prepared speeches. Some came wi...

VoK: KHS student-led walkout

VoK: KHS student-led walkout

Hannah Cohen, Fitz Cain, and Richard Pfeifer

September 18, 2017

More than 110 KHS students, under threat of an unexcused absence, walked from the Senior Hall down to the Lyons Memorial Stadium in unity at 7:40 a.m. Monday, Sept. 18. Though they varied in appearance, they were all inspired by the memory of the victims of racial violence both nationally and in their c...

An unexcused walkout

An unexcused walkout

Richard Pfeifer, features writer

September 18, 2017

News of a student-led walkout appeared in KHS students’ Instagram and Snapchat feeds late Friday night. The proposed walkout is in protest of the Jason Stockley acquittal, Friday, Sept. 15. Aysha McHaynes, a leader of the walk out, has been involved with social justice issues in Kirkwood before with the Ferguson walkout of 2014. Now she is co-pl...

KSD after school activities canceled after Stockley decision Sept. 15

Staff reports

September 15, 2017

According to the St. Louis Post Dispatch, Former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley was found not guilty of the murder of Anthony Lamar Smith. Smith was shot five times by Stockley in December of 2011 following a police chase. Due to the verdict, all KSD after school activities for Sept. 15 h...

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