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Christian Hughes, senior, gets ready to takes a free throw.

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood boys varsity basketball vs. Webster Groves

Mitchell Fales, photographer January 20, 2023

On Friday Jan. 13, Kirkwood boys varsity basketball hosted their arch rival Webster Groves. Kirkwood defeated Webster Groves by a score of 52-42 to continue their undefeated season to finish the night...

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...

Maclin grew up in Kirkwood, attending KHS where he played for the varsity football team all four years of high school. 

Turkey Day: Love for the game

Wylie Crews, sports writer November 23, 2022

Either you’ve seen him running routes around his defender on the field, or now coaching his team to a winning season, former 10-year NFL veteran, Jeremy Maclin, played for the Eagles, Chiefs and...

Dana and Debby are cousins who grew up in the Kirkwood area. They occasionally get together at Kirkwood Park and, have a little fun.

Photo Gallery: VOK’s in Kirkwood Park

Cassie Sprang and Katie Bowers November 18, 2022

Kirkwood Park attracts people for several different reasons, especially during the change in seasons. Nancy, a woman walking in the park, says, "I came to take a walk since [it's] such a nice day." In...

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...

Get in the fall mood whether its through your earbuds or a record player.

Essential seasonal playlist for every fall moment

Grace Volz, news writer November 14, 2022

Struggling to get into the autumn mood? Check out TKC's fall playlist with oddly specific scenarios of when you'd listen to them.  “Dirty Work” by Steely Dan It's Thanksgiving break and all...

Johnson attended the Riverview Gardens School District (RGSD) kindergarten through 9th grade, and transferred to KSD his sophomore year of high school. 

The blessing of bussing

Anna Dalziel, features writer October 12, 2022

Aiming his spotlight toward the stage, Rory Johnson observes the velvety-red curtains slide open. Music begins to play, echoing through the theater. Johnson smiles as he watches his friends prance onto...

Pat Britt runs a lap around the Kirkwood High School Track on a Thursday morning. Sep. 10th, 2022.

Going the distance

Wyatt Byers, entertainment writer October 11, 2022

Every Thursday morning, 85-year-old Pat Britt runs laps around the KHS track. While his speed may not show it, Britt has run dozens of marathons, including two ultramarathons (31-100 miles), the Boston...

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...

The current grass baseball field, this is where the turf field would go.

A new turf monster

Brennan Rea, sports writer October 3, 2022

As a dark storm rumbles across KHS, baseball and softball players look out of their classroom windows with faces of disappointment, realizing their games after-school will most likely be postponed or canceled....

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