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Outside of the KHS bubble

Outside of the KHS bubble

Emma Patt, entertainment writer

9 hours ago

Some students have compared KHS to a bubble, with everything in one place. But with the community being as condensed as it is, what do people think of KHS from outside the bubble?

Preparing for the ACT

Preparing for the ACT

Grace Klebe, news editor

November 30, 2018

For a month and a half before the test, he studied for an hour every night. He attended tutoring sessions, took practice tests three Saturdays prior, worked from a book and on the internet and normalized his sleep schedule by going to bed at 10:30 p.m. and waking up at 6:30 a.m. every day. Even the w...

Issues: cyberbullying

Issues: cyberbullying

Catherine Butler, opinions writer

November 29, 2018

A cell phone is usually the first thing teenagers see when they wake up, and the last thing they see at night. When we hear that familiar ding from our devices signaling a text, post, or reminder, our first impulse is to respond immediately. Social media dominates the way our generation communicates...

Never enough

Never enough

Thomas Birmingham, print editor

August 20, 2018

Once golden instruments are now rusted and out of tune. The four practice rooms never seem to be open. Some music stands are so old they can barely bend. Rebecca Friesen, KHS band director, said that in a perfect world, a student would never encounter situations like this. The music program would...

Every last penny

Every last penny

Thomas Birmingham, in-depth editor

March 1, 2018

With the recent budget crisis, TKC decided to look into the state of finances at KHS, in addition to how well the budget is being managed. The preferred viewing method for this story is in full screen. ...

Where are they now: Allison Hudgins

Where are they now: Allison Hudgins

Thomas Birmingham, in-depth editor

November 21, 2017

An old, white shipping container rests two hours west of Panama City, secluded in an area lush with trees and other plant life. Once used during the construction of the Panama Canal, dents and chips are now splattered across the walls, and small windows let in as much of the glaring Panamanian sun as...

Teen drug and alcohol use: what’s going on and what you can do about it

Teen drug and alcohol use: what’s going on and what you can do about it

Kara Rieger, photographer

October 23, 2017

There is a teen drug and alcohol presentation in the Keating theatre 6 p.m to 7:30 p.m on Tuesday, Oct. 24. Students are encouraged to attend the event with their families, and the presentation is sponsored in part by PPO with the help of Ceci Bodet, education support counselor. This event is presented by Ro...

Riverview hits the road

Riverview hits the road

Camille Baker, editor-in-chief

September 11, 2017

Rubbing his eyes, Torrance Harris stares out his bedroom window, seeing nothing but a pitch black winter sky. He turns to look toward the alarm clock blasting in his ear. It is 5:45 a.m. He arises to go through his usual morning routine. Shoveling breakfast in his mouth as he gathers his binders, Torr...

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