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It’s more than that, though. I cracked open the door to the boy’s club; I’ve learned I can master a foreign skill, and maybe even love it. 

Senior column: Olivia Silvey

Olivia Silvey, opinions editor April 29, 2021

College: Trinity College Major: Political Science In June 2020, I had never played golf. I started caddying at a country club for a COVID-19-safe job with my younger brother, miles beyond my comfort...

Nixon created an irreparable divide between the White House and the rest of the world. That has never gone away - in fact, it has only gotten worse.

Dear Mr. Richard Nixon

Olivia Silvey, opinions editor April 20, 2021

We meet again. I really hate to bother you a year later — I’m sure you’re enjoying a tax-free afterlife — but if you haven’t heard, Congress impeached 45. Yes, for the second time. He keeps making...

KHS will return to full-day in-person learning March 15, with elements of the plan still in development.

KHS to return full-day, many questions still unanswered

Kate Schreiber and Olivia Silvey February 24, 2021

KHS will return to a full-day in-person learning schedule Monday, March 15, the first day of fourth quarter. For much of the year, the largest obstacle regarding the return to full-day in-person learning...

KHS students voted on who they thought were the most eligible students in each grade. Take a look to find your potential Valentine.

TKC Valentine’s Day Project

Amelia Hurley and Megan Glasgow February 13, 2021

KHS students voted on the most eligible students in their grade. Following a bachelor/bachelorette theme, TKC interviewed the top three most voted students in each grade to learn more about themselves...

Students use #BlackAtMizzou to share their experiences of injustice, racism and prejudice at MU.

Top five opinions stories of 2020

TKC Staff January 21, 2021

Call me by my name - Malcia Greene An ode to historical black colleges and universities - Kiden-Aloyse Smith #BlackAtMizzou – The Kirkwood Call - Caroline Steidley Political Issue: Survivor’s...

With 2020 being a year like no other in sports, our TKC staff made sure to capture all of the moments.

Top five sports stories of 2020

Henry Chappell, sports editor January 21, 2021

With 2020 being a year like no other in sports, our TKC staff made sure to capture all of the moments. From an inspirational story of former NFL lineman Jay Leeuwenberg, to professional athletes using...

The fine art department at KHS has continued to produce art during the COVID-19 pandemic. With some students now returning in-person, certain activities require new specified masks.

COVID-19 comparisons

Kate Schreiber, Molly Higgins, and Olivia Silvey January 11, 2021

We wanted to know how learning during the pandemic looked different for students across St. Louis County, and how it compares to KHS. After reaching out to several area high schools through a Google Form,...

Olivia Silvey, senior, demonstrates the effectiveness of a KN95 mask against a lighter's flame.

TKC compares masks

Amelia Hurley, editor-in-chief December 14, 2020

After discussing the effectiveness of masks in large groups, Dr. Michael Havener, KHS principal, mentioned a test to compare different kinds of masks. According to NPR, attempting to blow out a flame while...

Webster Groves' Moss Field, where the 2020 Turkey Day game was scheduled to take place.

Breaking News: Turkey Day game canceled

Olivia Silvey, Hayden Davidson, and Molly Higgins November 13, 2020

KHS athletics announced the annual Turkey Day football game’s cancellation Friday, Nov. 13 in coordination with Webster Groves High School. The game was scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 26 at Webster, and...

With the Board of Education set to approve a plan for middle and high school to return to in-person learning, TKC has reviewed how KSD has handled the pandemic since March. Of TKC staff, 88% (57/65) believe KSD has not handled the pandemic in the best way possible for the community.

Call Ed: KSD, you have failed us

TKC Staff October 25, 2020

Since March 13, KSD students have operated according to our district administration's decisions regarding our education in the pandemic. From the announcement of online school on March 26, to the closure...

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