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Front row, pictured left to right: Grace Hupp, Jane Upmeyer, Alyssa Dennis, Elena McCarthy, Brooke Kittner, Aiden Troup, and Brian Loudenslager. Back row, pictured left to right: Adam Gates, Diego Guzman, Darius Jones, Jack Shanahan, Cameron Paul, Finnegan Mulvaney and Xavier Austin. Photo courtesy of KSD.

KHS athletes honored at Athletics signing ceremony

Henry Chappell, sports editor February 11, 2022

KHS’s annual athletic signing ceremony took place Thursday, Feb. 10 in the David Holley Assembly Hall. A total of 14 student athletes were recognized at the celebration for verbally committing or having...

Electronic dance music has become one of Matthew Maneys big hobbies.

Matthew Maney

October 28, 2021

Matthew Maney, senior, has grown to love electronic dance music (EDM), which allows him to create quality music in a modern way. EDM is made up of a range of electronic music genres and is usually played...

Gia Borbonus looks to dominate on the field once again this year.

Gia Borbonus

October 21, 2021

Being a part of the Lou Fusz Girls academy and Young Democrats club give you a small look into the active life of Gia Borbonus, junior. Coming from a family where her older sisters played soccer when they...

Jaida Autry, senior, walks a Unified Night Lights member up the field to start off the night.

Photo gallery: Unified Night Lights Sept. 29, 2021

Ella Davies, Quinn Millstone, and Maya Rubin October 12, 2021

Every year Unified Night Lights (UNL) brings everyone together for a night of football. Students in Pommies, cheer, Pep Nation, and football get buddied up with students with special needs to recreate...

A young boy and his mom watch the parade as it comes down Argonne.

Photo Gallery: Greentree Parade

Maya Rubin and Marianthe Meyer September 27, 2021

For 60 years Kirkwood has had the Greentree festival. To kick off this years festival, the annual Greentree parade was held Saturday Sept. 18. Watching the Greentree parade has been a tradition for many...

TKC spoke with a head coach or senior athlete from each team about their upcoming season to gain insight on each sport. Art by Mara Mueller.

Fall sports preview

Henry Chappell and Henry Joiner August 25, 2021

TKC spoke with a head coach or senior athlete from each team about their upcoming season to gain insight on each sport.   Julie Goodmann, head coach, girls’ varsity volleyball TKC: What...

Photo courtesy of KSD. 

Front row, pictured left to right: Jackson Fortner, Kaya McArdle, Kamryn Ealey, Emma Ealey, Kate Domian, Morgan Gindler,  Paige Howell, Aliya Swearingin, Ella Pearl and Jaylen Phipps. 

Back row, pictured left to right: Nick Walker, Sam Bryan, Jack Matousek,  Will Lee, Blake Seifert, Kannon Nesslage, Asher Weinberg, Ryland Irvin and Jakob Limpert.

Athletes honored at the annual KHS athletic signing ceremony

Henry Chappell, sports editor February 5, 2021

KHS’s annual athletic signing ceremony took place Thursday, Feb. 4 in the David Holley Assembly Hall. In this year’s ceremony, there were a total of 19 senior student-athletes present, not including...

Malik Spinks, junior, takes part in the march.

Photo gallery: BLM march

Ella Davies, Sophia Beckmann, and Lawrence McKee January 20, 2021

In response to the recent vandalism of racial slurs spray-painted on Kirkwood High School, North Kirkwood Middle School and Nipher Middle School on Wednesday, Jan. 6, KHS students held a Black Lives Matter...

Zoe Knight, KHS senior, used the time at home during the COVID-19 pandemic to create her own nonprofit. “Project WallFlower is a nonprofit organization that raises money to provide period products to students in need,” Zoe said.

Creating Project WallFlower

Lydia Sheehan, entertainment writer December 4, 2020

Back in March, the way people lived life was irrefutably changed: Businesses closed and people found themselves out of work, schools moved online and some students struggled with their mental health and...

Since announcing her retirement Nov. 8, the KSD school board has spent the past two months searching for eligible candidates to fill the position of Dr. Michele Condon, KSD superintendent.

School board member Julie Backer responds to accusations

Ally Ortmann, associate editor February 4, 2020

At an impromptu meeting, Kirkwood School District Board of Education President Darnel Frost asked board members to look into censuring fellow board member Julie Backer Feb. 1. Frost then called for Backer...

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