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With COVID-19 taking over, a bit of perspective might be needed. Read these stories to see what else is going on in the world.

10 stories that don’t have anything to do with COVID-19

Emma Lingo, editor-in-chief March 26, 2020

Ever since COVID-19 made landfall in January, the virus has been dominating the news cycle. Between online school and state mandates, it can feel like coronavirus is taking over. But it’s not. Here are...

Nathan Demetri, senior, celebrates the moment he was announced as Mr. KHS.

Photo Gallery: Mr. KHS

De Lila Green, Photographer February 8, 2020

Mr. KHS was held Jan. 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...

Being healthy isn’t something that should be temporary. It’s a lifestyle, and requires consistency over time.

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...

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.

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.
Dr. Michele Condon announced her retirement as KSD superintendent in the year 2020.

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...

Hot sauce challenge part 3

Hot sauce challenge part 3

Grace Klebe May 16, 2019
Watch TKC try the Foo Foo Mama Choo hot sauce from High River Sauces.
Megan Cleveland, junior, and Naomi Thomson, junior, stand arm-in-arm as they perform kicks.

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...

Zack Demetri, senior, accepts his crown after winning Mr. KHS.

Photo gallery: Mr. KHS 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...

Malayna Vines, junior, dances with the varsity Pommies during halftime.

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...

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