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Update to “disturbing message” left in girls’ bathroom

Update to “disturbing message” left in girls’ bathroom

Maddie Hawes and Jack Rintoul

December 3, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Showcase, Top Stories

KHS Principal Dr. Mike Havener sent an email to KHS parents concluding the investigation into the recent “disturbing message” written in the girls’ bathroom in the commons. The email said: “The investigation regarding the disturbing message written on the restroom walls in the school is now comp...

Time to talk with TKC episode 01: The Brett Kavanaugh controversy

Time to talk with TKC episode 01: The Brett Kavanaugh controversy

Maddie Hawes, associate editor

October 18, 2018


Filed under Podcasts, Top Stories

Disclaimer: this episode contains language that may be offensive to some listeners. Time to talk with TKC was created with the hopes of inviting students and staff at KHS to share their opinions about topics they are passionate about. Some episodes may involve debate with several students or staff...

Sharing faith with STL

Sharing faith with STL

Maddie Hawes, associate editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Features, Top Stories

Upon entering the tent, one first notices the circle of decorated tables. Then moving closer, the warm smiles and curious eyes become apparent along with the signs that proudly state “Christian Scientist,” “Islam,” “Buddhism,” “Sufism,” and under the signs sit volunteers, some on their o...

Stampede: use this guide to properly navigate KHS

Stampede: use this guide to properly navigate KHS

Maddie Hawes, associate editor

August 24, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

  It’s 12:55 p.m., lunch just ended and now you have to sprint to Spanish class. You leave your friends to start down the social studies hallway and you find yourself stuck in a huge clustered mob of wild boars squeezing themselves down the most narrow hallway in the school. Skip the socia...

TKC tries foreign candy

TKC tries foreign candy

Annie O'Brien, news-features editor

January 26, 2018


Filed under Video

TKC decided to head to Global Foods and search for some interesting candy from different countries. What followed was an unusual taste test, to say the least.     Music: Fretless Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativeco...

Sounds of St. Louis: record stores around STL

Sounds of St. Louis: record stores around STL

Izzy Colón and Maddie Hawes

January 23, 2018


Filed under Top Entertainment, Top Stories, Video

TKC went to four record stores in the St. Louis area and rated them based on atmosphere, selection, location, pricing and organization.

VOK Career Symposium

VOK Career Symposium

Annie O'Brien, Maddie Hawes, Jack Rintoul, and Bridget Killian

April 18, 2017


Filed under Voices of Kirkwood

Some kids want to be ballerinas, race car drivers or firefighters when they grow up. If you ask a high school student where they see themself after college there is a chance they have a specific career path in mind or they might have no clue what they want to do with their life. The Sophomore Career ...

VOK: Teachers’ travels

VOK: Teachers’ travels

Maddie Hawes and Haley Mitchell

January 10, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Voices of Kirkwood

Spring break is right around the corner and students aren't the only ones with travel plans. Many KHS teachers have explored different parts of the world and as always, have stories to share with students. TKC captured three particular teacher's best international experiences. Swipe through the story...

Kirkwood High School student newspaper
Maddie Hawes