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Photo Gallery: Mr. KHS

Photo Gallery: Mr. KHS

De Lila Green, Photographer

February 8, 2020

Mr. KHS was held January 30 in the Keating Theatre. A pageant type event where boys representing different clubs get on stage and perform different tasks in hopes of winning over the judges and the audience. "I was only nervous right before I went on stage," Quinn Millstone, sophomore, who was representing...

The deal with dieting

The deal with dieting

Megan Cleveland, editor-in-chief

February 6, 2020

We’ve all heard it before: get enough sleep, exercise at least 30 minutes a day, eat healthy foods. For some of us, this is easy. But for most of us, including myself, healthy living is more of a want to be aesthetic than a reality. Though, within the past five years, researchers found a range of weight...

The Brain Issue: Breaking down learning disabilities

The Brain Issue: Breaking down learning disabilities

Megan Cleveland, editor-in-chief

November 11, 2019

According to the Learning Disabilities Association of America, learning disabilities are neurologically based processing challenges. Such problems can interfere with learning skills such as reading, writing and math, and higher-level skills such as organization, time management, abstract reasoning and long or short term memory and attention.

Michele Condon, KSD superintendent, to retire

Michele Condon, KSD superintendent, to retire

Megan Cleveland and Maddie Meyers

November 8, 2019

Dr. Michele Condon, KSD superintendent, announced her retirement Nov. 8. Condon said she plans to retire at the end of the 2019-2020 school year to spend more time with her family. An email was sent out 1 p.m. to staff and 1:30 p.m. to KSD parents. KSD school board will begin the process of hiring a new ...

Photo gallery: Kirkwood varsity poms competition Dec. 1

Photo gallery: Kirkwood varsity poms competition Dec. 1

Julia Knoll, photographer

December 6, 2018

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

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

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

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...

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