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Adulting: How to get gas

Adulting: How to get gas

Maddie Meyers, web managing editor

May 2, 2019

Watch this video to learn some basic skills all adults need to know about how to get fill up a gas tank.

How to: college

How to: college

Emma Lingo and Maddie Meyers

March 4, 2019

Have you started thinking about college yet? TKC sat down with a college counselor and Adler Bowman, KHS senior, to ask about the application process and advice they have for other students. Thinking about the college application process can seem overwhelming, listen to this podcast to hear the breakd...

Don’t wait, vaccinate

Don’t wait, vaccinate

Maddie Meyers, web managing editor

February 23, 2019

Recently, many diseases from decades ago are returning because people are not getting vaccinated. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), "outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases can and do still happen in communities across the U.S." People who don't vaccinate not on...

TKC plays Cupid Shuffle

TKC plays Cupid Shuffle

Catherine Butler, opinions writer

February 14, 2019

Cupid Shuffle is a Valentine's Day themed card game, similar to Mixtape and Apples to Apples. One player, the judge, will select a card describing a scenario, and each of the other players will think of a song that matches that scenario. Players take turns playing their songs and the judge picks the...

Tell me amour and amor about love

Tell me amour and amor about love

Maddie Meyers, web managing editor

February 14, 2019

The bride looks out the car window with a paper fan in her hands, preparing to drive away with her new husband. As the engine starts, she takes the fan her mother gave her and tosses it out the window. Throwing the fan symbolizes leaving old bad habits and behaviors behind to start a new life. As the...

TKC testifies in support of Cronkite New Voices Act

TKC testifies in support of Cronkite New Voices Act

Maddie Meyers, web managing editor

February 7, 2019

Jack Rintoul, TKC editor-in-chief, and Mitch Eden, TKC adviser, testified, Wed., Feb. 6 in Jefferson City in favor of the Cronkite New Voices Act. The New Voices Act overturns Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier which stated school administrators can exercise prior review on school-sponsored expression. New Voices would protect student journalists from adminis...

Underrated STL restaurants: part two

Underrated STL restaurants: part two

Grace Fearheiley, Maddie Meyers, and Elliott Notrica

December 17, 2018

TKC traveled around St. Louis and discovered a variety of food from Hong Kong to Mexico, including gyros and liquid nitrogen ice cream.                     Ices Plain and Fancy: 2256 S 39th St, St. Louis, MO 63110 With it...

KHS celebrity look-alikes

KHS celebrity look-alikes

Maddie Meyers, web managing editor

December 11, 2018

Click click. TKC paparazzi just spotted a famous celebrity walking through the commons. Wait, there is another one studying in the library, and another one pushing through the crowded social studies hall. Is that Lin Manuel Miranda teaching Shakespeare? Unfortunately, these people are not the real stars,...

5 underrated STL restaurants

5 underrated STL restaurants

Grace Fearheiley, Maddie Meyers, and Elliott Notrica

December 3, 2018

TKC traveled around St. Louis and discovered a variety of food from New Jersey to the Philippines, including Play-Doh ice cream and Tea Eggs.                       The Clover and The Bee: 100 W Lockwood Ave, Webster Groves, Missouri   ...

New scholarship opportunities from the College Board

New scholarship opportunities from the College Board

Maddie Meyers, web managing editor

October 22, 2018

The College Board recently announced that it is going to offer $5 million in scholarships each year, starting in 2020. The College Board Opportunity Scholarships are for dedicated students who work hard but may not receive the highest test scores or have the highest GPA.There is no application or GPA ...

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