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Tentative plans for KHS return to on-campus learning

Dr. David Ulrich, KSD superintendent, announced the administration is planning a return for high school students.
Amara Harper and Lydia Cohen October 18, 2020

Dr. David Ulrich, KSD superintendent, announced the administration is planning a return for high school students during a Board of Education meeting Monday, Oct. 12. Ulrich said he would be meeting with...

Breaking News: KHS break-in leaves school with damage

On Sunday, Sep. 27, KHS was broken into and property was damaged during an attempted burglary.
Amelia Hurley, editor-in-chief September 30, 2020

On Sunday, Sep. 27, the KHS alarm system was triggered after an attempted burglary occurred earlier that morning. According to the Kirkwood Police Department, the suspect was apprehended on sight and transferred...

KHS alumni share stories of sexual abuse

Katie Pappageorge, 1999 KHS graduate, began the conversation on July 7 by sharing a haunting story – her experience as a victim of sexual abuse by a former KHS teacher.
Molly Higgins, print editor August 22, 2020

The Kirkwood High School Alumni Facebook group exploded with shares, comments and outrage. Katie Pappageorge, 1999 KHS graduate, began the conversation on July 7 by sharing a haunting story – her experience...

How e-learning has affected teachers and students

March 13, 2020. This Friday wasn’t categorized by scares, screams or gore — but it was the final day before a frightening reality for KSD students began: the end of normalcy.
Maya Kim, features writer May 19, 2020

March 13, 2020. This Friday wasn’t categorized by scares, screams or gore — but it was the final day before a frightening reality for KSD students began: the end of normalcy. This was the last day...

Missouri schools move to e-learning for the remainder of the year

KSD has begun to reopen the KHS campus for in-person learning.
Emma Lingo, editor-in-chief April 9, 2020

Gov. Mike Parson announce all schools in Missouri will move to e-learning for the rest of the year as of April 9. Michael Havener, KHS principal, will send out more information specific to KHS  tomorrow...

COVID-19 update: School cancelation, grading changes, event changes and more

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Emma Lingo, editor-in-chief March 23, 2020

As of March 23, KSD has officially closed until Wednesday, April 22. TKC spoke with KHS Principal Michael Havener about updates.  Food provisions  Until school resumes, students and families that...

St. Louis stay at home order Monday, KHS item pickup

St. Louis mandated a stay at home order starting Monday, and KHS will allow families to pick up essential items on March 22.
Olivia Silvey, opinions writer March 21, 2020

Residents of St. Louis City and County will be under a mandatory stay at home order effective Monday, March 23, announced Mayor Lyda Krewson and County Executive Sam Page Saturday, March 21. Basic needs...

KHS discusses action plan for coronavirus

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Emma Lingo, editor-in-chief March 11, 2020

The World Health Organization declared the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak a pandemic Wednesday, March 11. After a confirmed case in St. Louis and multiple St. Louis high schools such as Villa Duchesne,...

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...

Call Ed: The case for finals

School work stacks up for many students around finals week.
TKC Staff February 11, 2020

Final exams have always been used in higher education to test for overall understanding of course content. But each year the testing season raises controversy. The grades on these crucial exams have the...

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