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Jay Maclin commits to Mizzou

Jay Maclin commits to Mizzou

Charlotte Heinrich, features + in-depth editor

April 19, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Top News

Jay Maclin, junior, committed to play football at the University of Missouri Columbia (Mizzou) April 19, 2019. “All day I was nervous,” Maclin said. “When they told me it was time to go [commit], it was very nerve-wracking. Once I started talking it was really good.” According to Maclin, ...

Don’t wait, vaccinate

Don’t wait, vaccinate

Maddie Meyers, web managing editor

February 23, 2019


Filed under Art, Opinions

Recently, many diseases from decades ago are returning because people are not getting vaccinated. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), "outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases can and do still happen in communities across the U.S." People who don't vaccinate not on...

Where are they now: Tim Leong

Where are they now: Tim Leong

Charlotte Heinrich, features writer

January 24, 2018


Filed under Features, Where are they now

In the Target checkout aisle, laying across a coffee table in your dentist’s office or peeking out from a rack at the nail salon, is the iconic pop culture magazine: Entertainment Weekly (EW). With faces of high-profile celebrities, or the latest show to binge watch on it’s cover, this American ...

Photo gallery: girls’ varsity basketball semifinals

Photo gallery: girls’ varsity basketball semifinals

Hannah Cohen and Malayna Vines

March 23, 2017


Filed under Photo, Photo Galleries, Sports

KHS girls' varsity basketball team played Rock Bridge High School in the semifinal round of the Class 5 Show-Me Showdown and went into double overtime March 17. Kirkwood won with a score of 56-60 after two additional four minute overtimes. Makayla Wallace, junior, said that her coaches were a big part...

State championship preview

State championship preview

Christian Heutel, sports writer

November 17, 2016


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

The KHS varsity football team will make its way back to the state championship game to take on Blue Springs (11-2) at Faurot Field in Columbia, Mo., Friday, Nov. 18. The Pioneers advanced to state defeating Rockhurst 24-17 in Kansas City, Mo., Nov. 11. The Pioneers have gone 11-1 overall in their 2016...

Senior Profile: Jordan Roundtree

Senior Profile: Jordan Roundtree

Annie Murphy, copy editor

May 2, 2016


Filed under Features

After dribbling the ball up and down courts since age 5, Jordan Roundtree experienced March’s state championship game for the first time. However, Jordan said she will experience many more firsts on Mizzou’s basketball team this summer and upcoming school year. As a member of the Kirkwood varsit...

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