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Worker shortage in the U.S.

Ian Reno, news writer May 7, 2022

COVID-19 has created a conversation among the U.S. population over work culture. During the second quarter of 2020, COVID-19 led to an unemployment rate of 13% according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics....

Construction and renovations will be taking  place across KSD throughout 22-23.

BOE approves proposal for construction and renovations throughout KSD

Henry Joiner, Maddie Hickman, and Alecia Hinrichsen April 28, 2022

The KSD Board of Education met on Monday, Apr. 25 and approved, Prop R, which will begin multiple construction and renovation projects throughout KSD. Tillman and Westchester Elementary schools are going...

KSD will be mask-recommended, not mask-required, beginning second semester.

BOE approves mask-recommended policy for second semester

Nicholas Whittington, Lila Shepard, and Audrey Turley December 14, 2021

At the BOE meeting on Monday Dec. 13, Superintendent David Ulrich presented his Safe Return to School Plan for board members to discuss and vote on. This plan outlined a mask-recommended policy for KSD...

The KSD BOE meeting held Monday, Nov. 15, covered curriculum and policy.

BOE reviews algebra curriculum

Ava Tebo, podcast staffer November 19, 2021

Updated math curriculums for middle and high school students, calendar committee adjustments and public policy updates were all discussed at the KSD BOE meeting held Monday, Nov. 15.  During the work...

Tickets for the Friendship Dance went on sale Monday, Oct. 25.

2021 Friendship Dance ticket information

Lydia Drake, features writer October 25, 2021

Tickets for the Friendship Dance went on sale Monday, Oct. 25. Tickets can be purchased for $10 at the Keating Theater box office located in the Walker Commons during both first and second lunch. In order...

KHS department chairs met to discuss the week on Wednesday Oct. 6.

KHS Weekly Updates 10/6/21: PSAT, conferences, no-homework weekend

Grace Marcus, print managing editor October 10, 2021

  PSAT: Juniors will take the PSAT test the morning of Wednesday, Oct. 13. All class periods will meet that day, pushing block schedule days to Thursday and Friday. First, second, fifth and sixth...

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...

The KSD BOE met for a plan and work session Monday night.

KHS Weekly Updates 9/3/21: Dress Code, NHS Applications and COVID-19 Guidelines

Megan Glasgow, editor-in-chief September 3, 2021

Student Letters of Recommendation: KHS administration recommends AP and Honors teachers to write up to seven college letters of recommendation per section of AP and Honors classes they have. Teachers...

Even though 11,656 athletes competed in Tokyo, one girl was the face of it all.

Mind over medal

Ava Duggin, web managing editor August 25, 2021

*Opinion One. That's how many people came to my mind when I thought about the 2020 Olympics. Even though 11,656 athletes competed in Tokyo, one girl was the face of it all. From life-size cutouts...

In 2017, 3,166 people were killed as a result of distracted driving.

Be home soon

Kate Schreiber, features writer November 1, 2019
While distracted driving has declined since 2016, there is still a problem. Missouri is one of two states that has not completely banned texting and driving.
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