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Time to talk with TKC episode 02: the making of a musical

Time to talk with TKC episode 02: the making of a musical

Maddie Hawes, associate editor

March 12, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Podcasts, Top Stories

Time to talk with TKC anchor Maddie Hawes sits down with Max Reinert, junior, and Jared Goudsmit, senior, to talk about their success at the MO Thespian conference in the Musical Works contest. The contest required contestants to write a score for an opening number of an original musical and the win...

TKC plays Cupid Shuffle

TKC plays Cupid Shuffle

Catherine Butler, opinions writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under Video

Cupid Shuffle is a Valentine's Day themed card game, similar to Mixtape and Apples to Apples. One player, the judge, will select a card describing a scenario, and each of the other players will think of a song that matches that scenario. Players take turns playing their songs and the judge picks the...

New music releasing in 2019

New music releasing in 2019

Riley Arns, sports writer

February 11, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

  For all the music enthusiasts out there, this is a comprehensive list of most of the new music that is scheduled to release this year. Ariana Grande - “thank u, next” Although Ariana Grande just released her album “Sweetener” in August 2018, she is expected to drop a new album t...

KHS Spotify Wrapped

KHS Spotify Wrapped

Daniel Kim, sports editor

December 16, 2018


Filed under Voices of Kirkwood

With one single swipe, people have access to all the music in the world. Thanks to the invention of the smartphone and music streaming apps such as Spotify, listening to music anywhere has never been easier. Spotify users can check out how many minutes they listened to music in a year and who their t...

Music to my ears

Music to my ears

Paisley Regester, features writer

December 13, 2018


Filed under Features

A passion for music can take many forms for students at KHS. Whether they are solo musicians, in bands or members of private music programs, performing both for online communities and live in front of thousands, these four KHS students never want to stop doing what they love: making music. Madelyn...

Your political tweets are toxic to democracy

Your political tweets are toxic to democracy

Austin Cleveland, sports writer

December 11, 2018


Filed under Opinions

If you back the second amendment, then you are a Republican. If you support proposition C, then you are a Democrat. If you just Google searched proposition C, or the second amendment, then you probably are the average American youth; one whose political informativeness never stretches outside the walls o...

Teacher music Q&A: Adam Rowland

Teacher music Q&A: Adam Rowland

Sophie Chappell, features writer

December 2, 2018


Filed under Features

This series of articles will contain the musical interests of four teachers at KHS: Lisa Hellmich, history teacher, Jason Evans, history teacher, Cindy Kohler, French teacher and Adam Rowland, English teacher. TKC asked about each teacher’s five favorite songs right now as well as their general ta...

Teacher music Q&A: Jason Evans

Teacher music Q&A: Jason Evans

Sophie Chappell, features writer

November 26, 2018


Filed under Features

This series of articles will contain the musical interests of four teachers at KHS: Lisa Hellmich, history teacher, Jason Evans, history teacher, Cindy Kohler, French teacher and Adam Rowland, English teacher. TKC asked about each teacher’s five favorite songs right now as well as their general ta...

Pion-Ear: Anderson .Paak

Pion-Ear: Anderson .Paak

Benji Wilton, sports editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Pion-Ear

Brandon Paak Anderson is not a rapper. His brand of hip-hop does not resemble the mainstream mumbles that dominate the top charts. Anderson .Paak is a poet. In today’s age of lean-guzzling “Lil” rappers and trap anthems with “yuh” and “aye” galore, he provides a diverse range of sounds and ly...

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