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Seth Harrell is the new KHS principal starting July 1.

Q/A with new KHS principal Seth Harrell

Ian Reno, news editor January 24, 2023

Q: How are you feeling? A: “Extremely excited. This morning went better than I could have ever anticipated. When you have over 100 faculty that you have to tell you’re leaving, that’s tough. I...

Dr. Seth Harrell has been announced as the new KHS principal.

Seth Harrell announced as new KHS principal Jan. 24

Ian Reno, news editor January 24, 2023

Dr. Seth Harrell was announced as the new KHS Principal on the morning of Jan. 24. Harrell is currently the principal of Jackson High School (JHS) where he has served since 2016. He will replace KHS Principal...

Principal Dr. Michael Havener dressed in royal outfit, holding the Bill of Rights.

In defense of KHS

Mason Heller, breaking news editor January 17, 2023

To whom it may concern: In 1990, the newspaper of Kirkwood High School published an ad that shocked a nation undergoing a large conservative movement. The advertisement was for Planned Parenthood, most...

School is a place where we learn about the world, a place where we grow into ourselves, a place where we should feel safe.

Call Ed: Too close to home

TKC Staff January 10, 2023

Jean Kuckza, mother of five, woke up the morning of Oct. 24, got ready and drove to work at Central Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) high school like she had almost every day since 2008. Alexandria Bell,...

Followed by his teammates, Chase Coffman, senior, returns from the court.

Kirkwood Boys Varsity Basketball game vs. Parkway North, Dec. 6, 2022

Emery Bowman and Cassie Sprang December 15, 2022

On December 6th, 2022, the Kirkwood Boys Varsity basketball team played versus Parkway North in the Holley Assembly Hall. Kirkwood won with a score of 58- 29, a good start to the season. Many Kirkwood...

Football matters, but its not the only sport that does.

The deal with football

Grace Alverson, features writer November 18, 2022

*opinions Since the beginning of my freshman year, I’ve overheard conversations about how “KHS only cares about football” and how other sports get overlooked. As a female athlete, it is always...

Micheal W. Heyer describes his experience handling nuclear weapons without the authority to know their capability.

Veteran’s day at KHS Nov. 11, 2022

Ava McGovern, photographer November 15, 2022

On Friday, Nov. 11th, KHS hosted a large group of veterans in an annual event inviting veterans to come to the school and talk during history classes. This gives the students an opportunity to hear their...

Spencer Hembree, junior, began his journey in modeling after acting in the Gateway Center for Performing Arts.

A good mindset means success

Madeleine Krewet, opinions writer November 3, 2022

Spencer Hembree, junior, began his journey in modeling after acting in the Gateway Center for Performing Arts. His early experiences have been crucial to helping him figure out modeling. [Along with gaining...

If you live in St. Louis, you know the judgment youll face for this simple question. What high school did you attend?

What your St. Louis high school says about you

Madeleine Krewet, opinions writer October 11, 2022

If you live in St. Louis, you know the judgment you'll face for this simple question. What high school did you attend? No one anywhere else can truly understand the effect your answer will have on how...

KSD will start teaching about gender expression and sexuality in eighth grade and high school health classes this year.

Kirkwood’s new gender and sexuality health unit

Natalie Bednarski, news writer October 7, 2022

KSD will start teaching about gender expression and sexuality in eighth grade and high school health classes with the goal of spreading inclusion in the 2022-23 school year. Currently, the specific...

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