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The price to protest

The price to protest

TKC Staff

February 8, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinions, Staff Editorials

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...

Kirkwood, can you hear us now?

Kirkwood, can you hear us now?

Sha'Diya Tomlin, opinions writter

January 26, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Dear Kirkwood,   What will it take for black children to be heard? You know the black students who sit quietly in history class because the only time they learn about people that look like them is during the lesson on slavery. Or the black students who don’t have a single teacher who l...

VoK: KHS student-led walkout

VoK: KHS student-led walkout

Hannah Cohen, Fitz Cain, and Richard Pfeifer

September 18, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

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


Filed under News

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...

Students hold walkout in light of Ferguson events

Students hold walkout in light of Ferguson events

Bridget Randazzo, print managing editor

December 2, 2014


Filed under Top Stories

Today, Dec. 2, 2014, a student-led walkout occurred at KHS. About 70 students left their sixth hour classes at 12:50 p.m. and walked toward the commons area. Then, they walked past the library and out the Main Office doors toward the Lyons Memorial Stadium. Once at the stadium, students began to ...

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