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Photo Gallery: Gymquarters Invitational – Feb. 14, 2020

After sticking her vault, Kiya Johnson and her coach, Bob Moore, celebrate her first perfect 10 on vault at the Gymquarters Invitational, Feb. 14th.
Lainey Hogg, Pioneer photographer October 6, 2020

The St. Peters Family Arena held the annual Gymquarter’s invitational gymnastics meet on February 14, 2020. LSU came in first, achieving a season high of 197.875.  Iowa State placed second with a 196.625,...

Photo Gallery: Beth Szopuski and Hank, the perfect pair

A photo of Beth and Hank, as they sit on the couch like any day.
Lawrence Mckee, photographer October 1, 2020

Every morning Beth walked Hank, a big 15 year old pit bull with a gentle soul, and a kind heart. Beth recalls getting Hank at 9 years old from a shelter in Ohio, as a rare out-of-state adoption. From the...

Photo Gallery: varsity pommie practice

Alyssa Kistler, freshman, gets asked COVID-19 questions before starting practice.
De Lila Green, photo editor September 27, 2020

Practicing for any sport is difficult with COVID-19 restrictions, but for the varsity pommie team it is extra challenging. For them, it was a given that they would not have any crowds to perform to, yet...

Photo Gallery: Dogs of Kirkwood

Rj Morgan, junior, and his dog Hank.
Ella Davies, photographer September 25, 2020

There's nothing that will bring you more joy than then the love of a dog. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, people have spent much more time with their canine companions. While some adopted dogs to keep...

Photo Gallery: 2020 Senior Parade May 9

Aaron Stiegletz, senior, smiles at camera from sunroof.
Sophie Smith, photographer May 14, 2020

Kirkwood School District provided the KHS Seniors with a parade on May 9th, to honor their graduation ceremony which was canceled due to COVID-19. With social distancing guidelines in place, the seniors...

KHS 2019-2020 top memories

The Kirkwood Student Section participates in the iconic powder throw.
Ella Davies, photographer April 30, 2020

Kirkwood has brought some amazing memories through out the year, from pep rally's to powder throws, we've proved ourselves as one of most enthusiastic schools in St. Louis. Mike Wade, 2022 class principal,...

Photo Gallery: girls’ varsity basketball vs. Lindbergh Feb. 4

Jessie Hopper, senior, speaks about the fundraiser that will donate all profit to cancer research.
Sophie Smith, Photographer February 11, 2020

The girls' varsity basketball team competed against Lindbergh Feb. 4, ultimately coming out on top, 63-27. The game, dedicated to senior Jessie Hopper and family, was a fundraiser for cancer research. "The...

Yearbook: then and now

Students recreated old pictures from previous Pioneer yearbooks pulled from the journalism archives. The archives house yearbooks dating all the way back to 1938 and preserve the history of KHS.
Celia Bergman, archives editor September 18, 2019
Students recreated old pictures from previous Pioneer yearbooks pulled from the journalism archives. The archives house yearbooks dating all the way back to 1938 and preserve the history of KHS.

Photo gallery: She Kills Monsters

Olivia Button, sophomore, stands tall as she lifts her sword high to close out the production.
Mia Alexander and Lilly Anderson January 23, 2019

Several KHS students performed in the freshman-sophomore play “She Kills Monsters”, Jan 17-20. In this comedy, a girl reunites with her recently deceased sister in attempts to learn about her geeky...

Photo gallery: fall sports captains

Softball captains Lindsay McCarthy, Devin Tomlin, Kasey Ginder and Kate Hastings
photo staff October 2, 2018

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