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Kirkwood cheerleaders stand forming a path as the varsity football team runs through, starting off the game.

Photo gallery: Varsity football game against Hazelwood 9/16/22

Ava McGovern September 23, 2022

On Sept. 16 Kirkwood varsity football had a home game and played against Hazelwood Central High School. Kirkwood won with a score of 36-18. The theme for this game was USA. "It felt great to be back...

The final compilation of the 37 submissions to Pep Nations bracket challenge finds Gonzaga as the most commonly picked champion, with Gonzaga, Arizona, Kansas and Kentucky as the most commonly picked winners of each region.

KHS’s March Madness bracket

Hayden Davidson, editor-in-chief March 31, 2022

Every March, hardcore and casual basketball fans alike see their NCAA Basketball Tournament brackets crumble as the inevitable upsets occur. Personally, I watched quite a bit of college basketball this...

Pep nation decides who wins $20. Only one can win.

Six pep nation members decide who wins $20

Nathan Sweeney, Emma Patt, and De Lila Green March 28, 2022

Six members of pep nation must decide who gets $20. Only one can win.

For every Varsity game, Pep Nation sets a different theme for students.

Friday night fashion: KHS on Pep Nation themes

Kylie Madden, features writer November 7, 2021

Every Friday night, students around Kirkwood dress themselves in elaborate outfits, face paint, and props in order to fit the theme of that night’s Pioneer football game. These themes such as white out,...

Seniors Zach Millenbruck and Aidan McGee took home first place in the integrated marketing category of the 2020 regional DECA competition. Photo Courtesy of Zach Millenbruck and Aidan McGee. Art by Emma Frizzell.

Senior Profile: Zach Millenbruck and Aidan McGee

Kate Schreiber, features writer June 11, 2020

In total, six groups were called to the stage. As the Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) judges named the fourth, third and second place winners, Aidan McGee and Zach Millenbruck, seniors,...

KHS footballs Senior Night ended in a 38-17 win for the Pioneers. Photos by Ella Davies; visual by Hayden Davidson.

Sept. 27 Senior Night Game Recap: Kirkwood 38, Pattonville 17

Hayden Davidson, sports writer September 30, 2019

KHS varsity football delivered on its Senior Night, winning 38-17 over the Pattonville Pirates on Friday, Sept. 27. The Pioneers (now 3-2) lost to Pattonville (now 1-4) the past two years, but KHS played...

Wide receiver Cole Johnson, junior, cuts across the field in motion as the Pioneers prepare for the snap.

Aug. 31 Game Recap: Kirkwood 61, Jefferson City 35

Hayden Davidson, sports writer September 1, 2019
KHS's varsity football team traveled to Jefferson City for the first game of the year Aug. 31 and brought home a 61-35 victory. Read about the game's highlights and biggest contributors here.
Students opinions on changes at KHS

Students’ opinions on changes at KHS

Jack Anderson and Megan Cleveland May 7, 2019
In this video, TKC asked for students’ opinions on current school policies and changes coming to KHS next year.
Kirkwood varsity pommies strike their final pose at the end of their halftime performance.

Photo gallery: varsity football vs Ritenour Sept. 28

Kelley Cochran, staff photographer October 7, 2018

Kirkwood varsity football played against Ritenour high school last Friday, September 28th. With a score of 58-21, the pioneers took another win for their sixth game this fall season. The theme for pep...

Wednesday Night Lights preview

Wednesday Night Lights preview

Melanie Witt, copy editor September 19, 2017

Cheers erupt, poms rustle and the band plays “Varsity Valor” again, but this is not a typical KHS football game. Choosing between band, poms/cheer and flag football, KSD students with special needs...

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