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KSD superintendent announces retirement

KSD superintendent announces retirement

Julia Wunning-Zimmer, web editor

January 10, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Top Stories

Dr. Thomas Williams, superintendent of KSD, announced his retirement to district principals and his administrative staff Jan. 10. According to KSD’s Press Release, he took office in 2009 and has worked with children for more than 40 years. Sending out an email to all staff employees, Williams said ...

FemFriendship

FemFriendship

Adler Bowman, features writer

November 5, 2016


Filed under News

The most popular accessory at the 2016 Friendship Dance will not be a designer diamond necklace or a pair of shiny golden earrings, but a $2 piece of pink rubber. The Webster Groves High School (WGHS) Feminist Coalition reached out to KHS Coalition to sell bracelets that depict the female gender symbo...

2016 Prom court announced

2016 Prom court announced

Ali Randazzo and Julia Wunning-Zimmer

April 14, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Prom, Top Stories

WHAT: KHS 2016 Prom WHEN: Friday, April 22, 2016 WHERE: The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis 100 Carondelet Plaza St. Louis, MO 63105 Congratulations to the 2016 Prom court.  ...

Talkin’ ‘Bout Words

Talkin’ ‘Bout Words

Julia Wunning-Zimmer, copy editor

February 11, 2016


Filed under Opinions

“You’re being so retarded,” I hear a girl mindlessly criticize her friend. I hear a boy in my Honors Biology class remark, “You look like a hobo.” Infuriated with her latest assignment, I hear a sophomore carelessly say, “Mr. Smith is so gay for giving us this work.” On a daily basis, I he...

VOK: 1.15

VOK: 1.15

Justin Sweeney, Chloe Hooker, Mikki Philippe, and Julia Wunning-Zimmer

January 15, 2016


Filed under Voices of Kirkwood

Chloe Hooker “When [Shannon] was younger, she loved to run around the park and she loved to chase the birds. And she would run, just run around. She’s a good dog.” -Judy McDonald Julia Wunning-Zimmer “I want cats and dogs.” -Easton Young Mikki Philippe “I’m different because I can sing and play piano without any music. I can play ...

Brittané Curry jumpstarts her future

Brittané Curry jumpstarts her future

Julia Wunning-Zimmer, copy editor

October 2, 2015


Filed under Features

In the span of two weeks, 75 campers befriended her, 18 counselors guided her and she lost 26 pounds and 15 inches. Camp Jump Start led Brittané Curry, junior, to gain confidence in herself, to complete her goal of losing weight, and to make close friends in Imperial, MO June 14 to July 11. “Wh...

Neutral is normal

Neutral is normal

Julia Wunning-Zimmer, opinions writer

May 12, 2015


Filed under Opinions

They might make up only 0.3 percent of the population of the United States, according to Gary J. Gates. It might be something people aren’t used to. It might be something people are afraid of talking about. But a person who is transgender should not be “known” for anything. People who are transgender a...

The divide

Julia Wunning-Zimmer and Olivia Rekittke

March 10, 2015


Filed under Video

This video is an online collaboration with "The Divide", an article written by Mimi Wright and Anna Mullendore in the newest issue of TKC.  In this video, students and staff were asked various questions regarding their observations about the racial divide at KHS, and possible solutions that would result...

Don’t be ashamed. Period.

Don’t be ashamed. Period.

Julia Wunning-Zimmer, opinions writer

February 20, 2015


Filed under Columns

No, Aunt Flow hasn’t come to visit. Neither has cousin Red. It’s not Shark Week, and the crimson wave has not rolled in. I’m just on my period. Obviously, the timing of a girl’s menstrual cycle is almost unknown amongst high schoolers. This monthly occurrence is hidden like a dirty secret by 97 percent of...

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