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Photo gallery: Kirkwood varsity poms competition Dec. 1

Photo gallery: Kirkwood varsity poms competition Dec. 1

Julia Knoll, photographer

December 6, 2018


Filed under Photo Galleries, Sports in Photos

The Kirkwood Varsity poms team had their first competition of the season on Sat. Dec. 12. at Lindbergh High School, where they placed 3rd overall. "[This season] has been going really well, this team has bonded really fast,” Sara Mattingly, junior, said. “We all love each other so much so it makes...

Photo gallery: Mr. KHS 2018

Photo gallery: Mr. KHS 2018

Megan Van Buren, Mary Ralson, Audrey Berns, and Kelley Cochran

February 8, 2018


Filed under Photo Galleries, Top Stories

The annual Mr. KHS competition was held in the Keating theater Feb. 1. This pageant is a fundraiser for the Pommies, and the contestants are elected from different clubs and extracurricular activities. The winners of this year's contest include Zack Demetri as Mr. KHS, Jack Dunn as first runner-up,...

Photo gallery: varsity girls’ basketball and Male Poms

Photo gallery: varsity girls’ basketball and Male Poms

Kara Rieger, photographer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Photo Galleries, Sports

The girls' varsity basketball team won 59-38 against Pattonville high school Friday, Jan. 19. Both the varsity Pommies and the Male Pommies stole the floor during half time with their dance routines. "I believe the experience is amazing, but I had some extra experience, because I'm in Mrs. Bekebrede's...

Search for a superintendent update

Search for a superintendent update

Megan Cleveland, features writer

January 5, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

After a year of evaluating resumés, the KSD school board expects to announce the new superintendent in January 2018. During the search for the new permanent superintendent, Dr. Michele Condon is serving as the interim, or temporary, superintendent and will step down June 30, 2018. “I wanted to...

A battle of true Grace

A battle of true Grace

Megan Cleveland, features writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Features

She sat on her bed and looked into an abyss of darkness, preparing herself for another sleepless night of endless headaches and a never-ending pattern of coughing. For Grace Hartman, junior, this became her nightly ritual starting late December 2016. As Grace’s condition deteriorated, she received a CT scan in ...

VoK: 10.17.17

VoK: 10.17.17

Annie O'Brien, Megan Cleveland, Jack Rittendale, Celia Bergman, and Sarah Nash

October 17, 2017


Filed under Voices of Kirkwood

Annie O'Brien Kathy Grimes “We’re at Lowe’s. We’re buying a little bit of everything. We’re going to paint a guest bedroom and we’re Irish so we’re going to do orange, green and white stripes on the wall. I’ve only been to Ireland once and it’s just gorgeous. Just bring a raincoat.”...

Smooth sailing with smoothie selling

Smooth sailing with smoothie selling

Megan Cleveland, features writer

September 21, 2017


Filed under News-Features

For the past seven years the pioneer school of business and Smoothie King have collaborated to promote the Smoothie King brand to the student body and let students experience the process of real-world business. During both lunches, the advanced marketing students hosted booths for students to win free sample smoothies on Wednesday, Sept. 20. This event not only benefits Smoothie King by advertising through the student body, but it also exposes business students to the reality of marketing. “We mainly do this to help raise awareness to our brand in general and each year w...

AP course dropouts

Megan Cleveland, features writer

September 15, 2017


Filed under News

Top AP Courses Dropped by MEGAN Cleveland  ...

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Megan Cleveland