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A split in faith: United Methodist Church Split

A split in faith: United Methodist Church Split

Amara Harper, features + in-depth editor

February 20, 2020

As members of the United Methodist Church walked into their church these past few weeks, they have been met with confusion and discussions over a possible split of their denomination.  In January of 2020, 16 signatures from high ranking clergy members were collected in support of the United Methodist C...

Photo Gallery: athletic signing ceremony Feb. 7

Photo Gallery: athletic signing ceremony Feb. 7

Julia Knoll and Charlotte Heinrich

February 11, 2020

The annual Kirkwood High School athletic signing ceremony took place in David Holley Assembly Hall Friday, Feb 7. There were a total of 15 seniors present at the signing, not including senior Jay Maclin, who has already begun his athletic career at University of Missouri at Columbia (Mizzou). "I'm...

KHS announces new schedule and homeroom policy

KHS announces new schedule and homeroom policy

Amara Harper, Ryleigh Palmer, and Amelia Hurley

January 22, 2020

KHS is currently making plans to adapt its schedule to the new Missouri legislation involving the length of the school year. The new legislation prevents Missouri schools from starting until 14 days before the first Monday of September. For Missouri students, this means the 2020-2021 school year will begin Aug....

Photo Gallery: boys’ varsity basketball vs. Jennings High School Jan. 16

Photo Gallery: boys’ varsity basketball vs. Jennings High School Jan. 16

Julia Knoll and Mia Alexander

January 22, 2020

Kirkwood boys' varsity basketball played against Jennings High School Thursday, Jan. 16 as a part of the losers bracket in the Denver Miller tournament. They led throughout the first half, but eventually lost 48-55. "[Our players] played really hard," Coach Mark Decker said. "There were so many turnovers...

Top five photos of 2019

Top five photos of 2019

TKC Staff

December 26, 2019

TKC photographers make various photo galleries throughout the year, and we had TKC staffers choose the top five photos of 2019.

Top five in-depth stories of 2019

Top five in-depth stories of 2019

TKC Staff

December 23, 2019

TKC staff has covered important issues affecting the students at KHS and used several stories to dig into these topics. Our staff does not shy away from the hard-hitting issues and, this year, our staff has investigated issues ranging from the achievement gap in KSD to the preparedness of students i...

Kirkwood’s got talent

Kirkwood’s got talent

Lindsay McCarthy, features writer

October 28, 2019

KHS student Jonah Roy has been in the music scene since the young age of 9. Now, he has released a full-length album and several singles on Spotify and Apple Music.

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood varsity boys’ soccer vs. Webster Oct. 4

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood varsity boys’ soccer vs. Webster Oct. 4

Julia Knoll, photographer

October 8, 2019

The Kirkwood varsity boys' soccer team beat Webster 2-1 in the CYC tournament championship game.

Photo gallery: pole vault practice 3/8/19

Photo gallery: pole vault practice 3/8/19

Mia Alexander and Ryleigh Palmer

March 12, 2019

The KHS pole vaulting team meet Thursday, Mar. 8 to practice and continue try-outs. Despite the chilly weather, the athletes continued practice. "[Practicing in the cold] sucks because your muscles get all tight, then you can't run and swing as fast, so it's just hard," Jason Pool, sophomore, said. In...

Photo gallery: Kirkwood varsity poms competition Dec. 1

Photo gallery: Kirkwood varsity poms competition Dec. 1

Julia Knoll, photographer

December 6, 2018

The Kirkwood Varsity poms team had their first competition of the season on Sat. Dec. 12. at Lindbergh High School, where they placed 3rd overall. "[This season] has been going really well, this team has bonded really fast,” Sara Mattingly, junior, said. “We all love each other so much so it makes...

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