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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...

Turley taught at KHS for six years before moving to Clayton High School for two years.

Into the wood (again)

Mya Copeland, features writer October 10, 2019
Dr. Eric Turley left Kirkwood High School with no plans to return. Read this story to find out why he came back.
Evie Borbonus, sophomore,  makes sure the opposing team doesn't get the ball.

Photo gallery: girls’ varsity soccer 4/12

Meg Murphy, photographer April 19, 2019

The varsity girls soccer team played Francis Howell Central on Fri. April 12. The pioneers won the game 1-0 in penalty kicks. "I thought we played really well," Alex Chapman, junior, said. "We like to...

Anthony Speech and Matt Johnson, seniors, Xander Piskulic, sophomore and Mark Perry, junior, sing for the Kaleidoscope Vocal Jazz Ensemble.

Photo gallery: Best of Broadway, Taste of Jazz 3/13

Meg Murphy, photographer March 15, 2019

The Kirkwood High School Music Department presented Best of Broadway / Taste of Jazz Wed. March 13. After being cancelled due to weather in January, the music department was ready to preform. Students...

photo courtesy of Kirkwood High School

Stampede: use this guide to properly navigate KHS

Maddie Hawes, associate editor August 24, 2018

  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...

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.

Search for a superintendent update

Megan Cleveland, features writer January 5, 2018

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...

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