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Photo gallery: varsity boys’ basketball vs Ladue 1/8

Photo gallery: varsity boys’ basketball vs Ladue 1/8

Christian Baker and Morgan Gindler

January 16, 2019


Filed under Photo Galleries, Sports in Photos

The Kirkwood varsity boys' basketball team played against Ladue Jan. 8. Kirkwood had the lead through the first half of the game, but Ladue clipped Kirkwood in the end to win with a score of 64-61. "We need to learn how to play with a lead," Jonah McDowell, senior, said. "The third quarter has been our...

Your political tweets are toxic to democracy

Your political tweets are toxic to democracy

Austin Cleveland, sports writer

December 11, 2018


Filed under Opinions

If you back the second amendment, then you are a Republican. If you support proposition C, then you are a Democrat. If you just Google searched proposition C, or the second amendment, then you probably are the average American youth; one whose political informativeness never stretches outside the walls o...

Photo gallery: “The Children’s Hour”

Photo gallery: “The Children’s Hour”

Sarah Nash, art editor

December 3, 2018


Filed under Photo, Photo Galleries, Visuals

Several KHS students performed in the play "The Children's Hour," this past week. In this drama, two longtime friends run a boarding school for girls. One misunderstood child starts lies and rumors in attempt to bring down her teachers. The cast is all female, besides two members. "I think that this...

Kirkwood sets the new record for most points scored at the Turkey Day game

Kirkwood sets the new record for most points scored at the Turkey Day game

Emma Lingo, web managing editor

November 27, 2018


Filed under Sports

For half a decade, the Kirkwood Pioneers have successfully kept the Frisco Bell. This year they brought it home after beating Webster's Statemen 75-34 on Nov. 22. Pioneer's won by the biggest margin since 2013, and they also set the new record for most points scored at the Turkey Day game. "It felt...

KHS paints with Bob Ross

KHS paints with Bob Ross

Sarah Nash, art editor

November 24, 2018


Filed under Video, Visuals

Three KHS students follow along with one of Bob Ross' famous "Beauty is Everywhere" tutorials.

NHL Preview 2018-19

NHL Preview 2018-19

Austin Cleveland, sports writer

October 9, 2018


Filed under Top Stories

September drifts into October, and an eerie shift begins. The weather is getting colder, the days are becoming shorter and the NHL hockey season creeps into the pandemonium of professional sports. With the NBA, NFL and NHL gearing up, (not to mention college football) and MLB playoffs also going on,...

Unified Night Lights

Unified Night Lights

Maddie Meyers, web managing editor

October 8, 2018


Filed under Sports

Three hundred Kirkwood students will join together for the third annual unified game of flag football on Wed. Oct. 10. This event takes place in the E.L. Lyons Memorial Stadium at KHS and allows students grades pre-K through 12, with and without disabilities, to participate in a KHS football game. They ...

Top 5 cross country courses

Top 5 cross country courses

Grace Murphy, copy editor

October 5, 2018


Filed under Sports

It’s race day. You think about the course and the race. How are you going to prepare yourself? What are your goals? What did you do last season that you can change today? Every race is different, and every course is different. I decided to rank my top five favorite cross country courses from my experiences...

Kickers are players too

Kickers are players too

Austin Cleveland, sports writer

October 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

As the clock ticks down to single digits, the opposing team is ahead by two. Coach looks back at the bench, and searches for his kicker. After moving a few burly lineman out of the way, a scrawny soccer player with pads and helmet too big appears. Coach gives him the nod. The entirety of the game now re...

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