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KHS roof tour

KHS roof tour

Jack Anderson and Naomi Thomson

March 11, 2020

Watch as Mike Wade, KHS sophomore principal, gives TKC an exclusive tour of the many sections to KHS' roof. Students are reminded that any unauthorized access to the roof is illegal and can lead to punishment from the school and local law enforcement. ...

Fall play preview: a look inside “Blood at the Root”

Jess Cohen, junior, studies her script during rehearsal for

Kate Schreiber, features writer

September 1, 2019

In this preview, take a look inside the KHS fall play "Blood at the Root," premiering October 10-12.

Photo Gallery: Mr. KHS 2019

Sam Bliss and Tatum Shore-Fitzgerald, juniors, pose during the formal wear part of the competition.

Kelley Cochran, Morgan Gindler, and Maddie Hawes

February 10, 2019

  On a chilly Wednesday night at KHS, parking lots filled and nerves soared as the annual Mr. KHS competition commenced. The pageant fundraiser is put on by the KHS Dance Team and all of the ticket money raised goes to the team. KHS boys of all grade levels sign up to represent their clubs ...

If I can help somebody: Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

A picture of MLK hangs above Keating Theater's stage before the celebration's start.

Richard Pfeifer, feature writer

January 19, 2018

When Harriet Patton applied for a library card at the Kirkwood Public Library she was denied. She was told that she was not part of the community. Although she lived only a few blocks away from the library, there was a line dividing her from the rest of the surrounding cities. A railroad track ran ...

Orchestra winter concert Dec. 7

Patrick Jackson, orchestra teacher, makes an introductory speech while the symphonic orchestra waits to play their first song at the 2016 winter concert Dec. 7. Jackson included his goodbyes to the audience since this is his last year teaching at KHS before retiring. “It was great hearing everyone share their memories and stories about [Mr. Jackson’s] long teaching career,” Hailey Chellis, junior and member of the symphonic orchestra, said. “[Mr. Jackson] seemed really pleased with the concert. [The concert] was a phenomenal close to his time here at Kirkwood.”

Allie Hickenbotham and Jane Stewart

December 9, 2016

  The KHS Orchestra held their annual winter concert in Keating Theater Wednesday Dec. 7. The Concert and Symphonic Orchestra played that evening and performed in front of an audience full of parents, friends and alumni. Patrick Jackson, orchestra teacher, confirmed that he will retire this year after teaching for ...

Arabian Nights: Preview

Arabian Nights: Preview

Emily Mitchell, news writer

January 29, 2015

Arabian Nights, this year’s freshmen and sophomore play, is the KH Players’ latest production and will be presented Jan. 29-31 at 7 p.m. in the Keating Theater. The story is about a king who is betrayed by his wife and orders a death sentence on every woman in the country as revenge. To heal t...

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