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Dr. Seth Harrell has been announced as the new KHS principal.

Seth Harrell announced as new KHS principal Jan. 24

Ian Reno, news editor January 24, 2023

Dr. Seth Harrell was announced as the new KHS Principal on the morning of Jan. 24. Harrell is currently the principal of Jackson High School (JHS) where he has served since 2016. He will replace KHS Principal...

Here are the top qualities KHS staff and students are looking for in their next principal.

The principal KHS wants

Natalie Bednarski, news writer December 14, 2022

On Oct. 14, Dr. Mike Havener, KHS principal, announced his retirement after 29 years of working in KSD. The administration must now find a new principal who is the best fit for KHS and the community. Here...

Dr. Mike Havener announced his retirement on Oct. 14 after 12 years employed as KHS principal.

Who wants to be a principal?

Ian Reno, news editor December 13, 2022

Dr. Mike Havener announced his retirement on Oct. 14 after 12 years employed as KHS principal. Though Havener’s retirement marks the end of his time at KHS, it begins the process of choosing a new principal...

Tyler Macon, senior, runs down the field with the football tight in his arm.

Photo Gallery: Turkey Day Game Nov. 24, 2022

Tess Hubbard, photographer November 30, 2022

On Thursday, Nov. 24, the KHS football team played in the annual Turkey Day Game against the Webster Grove Statesman. With a score of 55-7, Kirkwood took the win from Webster. The KHS Pioneers brought...

KHS Principal Dr. Mike Havener announced his retirement effective at the end of the school year Oct. 14.

Dr. Mike Havener retires after 29 years at KSD

Caroline Steidley and Sim Khanuja October 14, 2022

KHS Principal Dr. Mike Havener announced his retirement effective at the end of the school year Oct. 14. Havener has worked in KSD for 29 years and has been KHS principal for 12 years.  “There’s...

Currently, 11.7% of the kids in KSD are Black, 5.8% are multiracial and 76.3% are white.

The road to diversity

Kylie Madden, features + in-depth editor October 11, 2022

Fifty years ago, Minnie Liddell and four other parents of Black St. Louis city school students went to federal court, alleging that their schools were inferior to those in white neighborhoods. This was...

An unidentified adult man trespassed on the KHS campus at 7:20 a.m., Nov. 2.

KHS unarmed intruder arrested Nov. 2

Rachel Finan and Aine Bradley November 2, 2021

An unidentified adult male trespassed on the KHS campus at 7:20 a.m., Nov. 2. He entered through the Essex entrance and walked to the north science building before being escorted by the KHS Resource Officer,...

Ellie Buchanan, senior, holds her phone up for a class selfie.

Photo Gallery: Pep Rally Aug. 26

Annie George, photo editor September 2, 2021

On Aug. 26, 2021, KHS hosted its first pep rally of the 2021-2022 school year. The Pommies and Cheerleaders performed, and the band played. Each of the fall sports came to the front to introduce their...

KHS introduced the Pioneer e-Learning Academy for the 2021-22 school year.

PeLAUNCH

Mya Copeland, features + in-depth editor August 25, 2021

The familiar orange dashboard of LAUNCH has become a summer staple for many KHS students. Although LAUNCH has employed KHS teachers for class sections, KHS intends to move to an entirely internal virtual...

This year, KHS welcomed two new grade-level principals. To get to know them and KHSs other principals, read below.

Meet the principals

Hayden Davidson, editor-in-chief August 25, 2021

Dr. Joshua Flores Assistant principal, Class of 2022 grade level principal   Path to KHS • Graduated from Hillcrest High School in Dallas, Texas • Bachelor’s in social studies...

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