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Stampede: use this guide to properly navigate KHS

Stampede: use this guide to properly navigate KHS

Maddie Hawes, associate editor

August 24, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

  It’s 12:55 p.m., lunch just ended and now you have to sprint to Spanish class. You leave your friends to start down the social studies hallway and you find yourself stuck in a huge clustered mob of wild boars squeezing themselves down the most narrow hallway in the school. Skip the socia...

Search for a superintendent update

Search for a superintendent update

Megan Cleveland, features writer

January 5, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

After a year of evaluating resumés, the KSD school board expects to announce the new superintendent in January 2018. During the search for the new permanent superintendent, Dr. Michele Condon is serving as the interim, or temporary, superintendent and will step down June 30, 2018. “I wanted to...

How well do you know Prop K?

Maisie Bradley, sports writer

March 3, 2017


Filed under Quizzes

The Kirkwood community members will vote on Prop K, an operating tax levy for KSD. This new proposition comes after the failure of Prop A, a proposed operating tax levy of $0.78 per 100 dollars of assessed property value. If Prop K fails, it would cause major cuts to KSD. Take this quiz on Prop K information provided by KSD Community Relations and Development Department Office to figure out just ...

Senior class: in their words

Senior class: in their words

Anonymous

December 22, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

Being in a low-income family is a challenge when your family is as large as mine. My mom makes it a priority to work extra hours and off days in order to support us and pay bills. Like everything, it has its pros and cons, and we know it’s not what she wants to do, but it’s what she has to do. If...

The four neediest at KHS: A helping hand

The four neediest at KHS: A helping hand

Kennady Wade, editor-in-chief

December 19, 2016


Filed under Top Stories

With a staff of 99, TKC tries to give back to the community in some way each holiday season. This year we adopted the Four Neediest Project, modeled after St. Louis Post Dispatch’s annual 100 Neediest Cases feature. In the following stories, you will read about four anonymous families or individuals fr...

Courtland Griffin: I’m human

Courtland Griffin: I’m human

Khalea Edwards, features writer

December 12, 2016


Filed under Features

He put the football down to pick up an unexpected career in education. After ending his dream of playing football in 2001, Courtland Griffin, KHS social studies teacher and football coach, said he found a passion for helping students prosper. "For a second I fought [becoming a teacher] because I had my own...

KHS administration addresses alleged blackface incident

KHS administration addresses alleged blackface incident

Kennady Wade, editor-in-chief

October 17, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories

Two KHS students exited their science class with black charcoal substance smeared on their face Oct. 6. Several classmates were offended by the charcoal’s similarity to blackface  (makeup traditionally used by a non-black performer to appear black to imply patronization of blacks) and went to administ...

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