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C-SPAN StudentCam competition winners announced

C-SPAN StudentCam competition winners announced

Thomas Birmingham, in-depth editor

March 7, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

The winners of the 2018 C-SPAN StudentCam competition were announced March 7. The list of 150 students winners from 46 states around the country includes six KHS juniors: Fraye Beyene, Kenan Dogan, Matt Johnson, Sarah Nash, Jack Rintoul and Lizzie Stobbe. StudentCam is an annual competition in whi...

The flu season struggle

The flu season struggle

Lizzie Stobbe, artist

March 6, 2018


Filed under Art

This editorial cartoon, titled “The flu season struggle,” depicts two flu germs preparing for their day of infecting people. This cartoon highlights the horrible effects this flu season has had on KHS and other schools around the nation while also showing how easily the flu is spread. It is import...

Unblocked games

Unblocked games

Quentin Stepp, copy editor

February 21, 2018


Filed under The Parsnip

*This piece is entirely satirical   If your name is Eric Zigler, stop reading now. This does not concern you.   Nobody really wants to pay attention in class. Lessons haven’t been interesting since elementary school and you can just Google all the answers anyways. Thankfully, you don...

School before safety

School before safety

Lizzie Stobbe, artist

February 21, 2018


Filed under Art

This editorial cartoon depicts KHS calling students to tell them school will still be held, even with the incredibly dangerous conditions going on outside. This cartoon was inspired by the KSD Facebook post where they announced that they were still expecting students despite below freezing wind chills. Whi...

Summer in a snap(chat)

Summer in a snap(chat)

Maisie Bradley, public relations editor

August 28, 2017


Filed under Video

Thank you to Anna Stutz, Josie Costello, Mary Ralston, Peyton Roberts, Katie Rudolph, Maggie Burton, Katie Judd, Lizzie Stobbe, Saylor Smith, Bridget Killian, Abby Larson, Ruby Keller and Katie Sachs for submitting videos.   Uncopyrighted music courtesy of GoPro's royalty free website.

September calendar

September calendar

Delany Borella, features writer

September 7, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

To put a little fun back into everyone's lives, TKC compiled a September calendar full of crazy fun holidays. So with some friends, take a break and celebrate some of these wacky days. Wacky holidays can be also found on: Moon Phases September 2016, September Holidays 2016, September, 2016 Bizarr...

An orchard of smiles

An orchard of smiles

Claire Boysen, writer

May 10, 2016


Filed under 2016 New staff stories

Mark Borella, founder of Seeds of Happiness (SOH), said he tells the story of a girl he met to almost everyone who asks about his company. A girl walks up to a man selling little clay figurines and tells him that if it were not for these pieces of clay, she would not be here today. In the midst ...

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