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Bridging the GAPP

Bridging the GAPP

Maddie Meyers, web managing editor

October 1, 2018


Filed under Features

Cheers filled the halls of Lambert Airport as 22 KHS students caught a first glance of their German partners on Sept. 19, 2018. The American students waved their colorful signs and ran to and embraced their partners after being apart for approximately three months. The German American Partnership ...

Closing the GAPP

Closing the GAPP

Abbey Painter and translated by Paria Darafshan and Abbey Painter

October 6, 2016


Filed under Top Stories

German students from the Friedrich-Ebert-Gymnasium in Hamburg arrived in St. Louis on the evening of Tuesday, Oct. 4. Since 1992, Kirkwood High School students (accompanied by Larry Anderson, German teacher) have been going to Germany every other year during June. The students stay in Germany with a...

Teacher celebrity look-alikes

Teacher celebrity look-alikes

Alyssa Fox, web staff

September 6, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

From Buzz Lightyear to Edna Mode to Dwight Eisenhower, KHS staff may be some of our favorite on-screen stars' long-lost twins.   Gina Muller, Spanish teacher- Edna Mode from "The Incredibles" While Sra. Muller may not design supersuits, she sure knows how make English a second language...

Amerikaner gehen nach deutschland

Amerikaner gehen nach deutschland

Allie Hickenbotham, copy editor

September 6, 2016


Filed under Features

After a seven-hour plane ride, 20 jet lagged, nervous and excited KHS students were greeted by the sound of music and cheering from their 20 German exchange partners in Hamburg, Germany June 2. These students were about to begin a month-long journey, known as the German American Partnership Program (GAPP). “I though...

Senior profile: Emily Broderick

Senior profile: Emily Broderick

Jamie Jones, features writer

April 19, 2015


Filed under Senior Profiles

Emily Broderick moved 4,568 miles when she was 8 years old. Not only did she change addresses, but she changed continents, cultures and languages. Emily was born to a German mother and an American father and spent the first eight years of her life living in a German town called Hildesheim, in a German...

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