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KHS and WGHS will hold separate Friendship Dances this year to mitigate risk of COVID-19.

Friendship Dance to be held separately at KHS and WGHS

Hayden Davidson and Megan Glasgow September 14, 2021

KHS and Webster Groves High School (WGHS) will hold separate Friendship Dances this year, according to a joint KSD and WGSD statement released Sept. 14. Due to concerns of COVID-19, KHS will hold its Friendship...

KHS offers over 40 clubs for students with diffeerent iinterests. Read about three of them here. Art by Kain Stobbe.

KHS clubs preview

Megan Glasgow, editor-in-chief August 25, 2021

Waffle Club: New to KHS this year, Waffle Club plans to meet Friday mornings before school to make and eat waffles, play games and socialize. Hannah Banks and Lainey Hogg, co-presidents, founders...

Art by Elena Sherwood. Ever since teaching himself how to code, Solomon Leach has loved technology and hopes to bring that passion into his college and career choice.

Senior profile: Solomon Leach

Megan Glasgow, features + in-depth editor May 4, 2021

An episode of “The Flash” plays on a newly set up TV. His Savers uniform sits folded on the counter. On the bright computer, lines of code flash across the screen — complex strings of numbers and...

Along with the KHS senior parade, Principal Mike Havener plans for graduation and ther end-of-year events. Photo by Hannah Banks

KSD COVID update: 2021-22 school year plans

Megan Glasgow and Kate Schreiber May 1, 2021

Based on current COVID-19 trends and minimized transmission in schools, KHS Principal Dr. Mike Havener plans for many end-of-year events and a normal return to school next fall. Senior prom, the Gold K...

Current school boundaries divide Meacham Park, a predominantly African American neighborhood, into three elementary schools, creating a social divide in the community. Art by Graesen Joyce

In-depth: Safety in numbers

Megan Glasgow, Kate Schreiber, and Graesen Joyce February 23, 2021

It’s 3:30 p.m. Across Kirkwood, KSD elementary schoolers go home, have their afternoon snack and run outside to play with their neighbors. The kids who live on Electric St. in Meacham Park ride the...

KHS students voted on who they thought were the most eligible students in each grade. Take a look to find your potential Valentine.

TKC Valentine’s Day Project

Amelia Hurley and Megan Glasgow February 13, 2021

KHS students voted on the most eligible students in their grade. Following a bachelor/bachelorette theme, TKC interviewed the top three most voted students in each grade to learn more about themselves...

These are the 11 albums TKC thinks are worth giving a listen.

TKC’s top 11 music albums

Megan Glasgow, features + in-depth editor February 8, 2021

I asked 11 TKC staffers to write a review of their favorite music album. The results covered pop albums from Harry Styles and Taylor Swift, classics like Pink Floyd and The Beatles and even multilingual...

Is Olivia Rodrigos debut single,

The drama behind Olivia Rodrigo’s “drivers license” and Joshua Bassett’s response

Megan Glasgow, features + in-depth editor January 22, 2021

Olivia Rodrigo, 17-year-old singer, songwriter and actress, has received tons of attention over her debut single, “drivers license” since releasing it Jan. 7. The song has all the traits to become...

This year, TKC staff took a deeper look into topics from the United Methodist Church split to The New York Times' 1619 Project.

Top five in-depth stories of 2020

TKC Staff January 21, 2021

TKC always strives to cover relevant, important issues in the Kirkwood community and across the country. This year, our staff took a deeper look into topics like the United Methodist Church split to The...

Dave Geeting wraps his eldest daughter Allison up in a hug.

Top five features stories of 2020

TKC Staff January 21, 2021

The goal of TKC’s features staff is to amplify the voices of Kirkwood community members and make sure their stories are told. In this challenging year, telling stories was more important than ever. Our...

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