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The Kirkwood Varsity Poms team strikes a final pose at the end of their pep rally dance.

Top five photos of 2022

TKC Staff December 23, 2022

Throughout 2022, TKC's photo staff has expanded their photography skills and worked hard to provide visuals to accompany TKC's stories and galleries. Here are the top five photos of the year.

Turkey Day: Kirkwood senior pommie quotes

Turkey Day: Kirkwood senior pommie quotes

Brennan Rea, sports writer November 23, 2022

Each year, TKC asks the senior pommies: “What does Turkey Day mean to you?” Here is what they had to say:    

The Kirkwood team carries the bell away after winning the Turkey Day game.

Photo gallery: Turkey Day Game Nov. 26, 2021

Kirkwood football played against the Webster Statesmen for the annual Turkey Day game Nov. 26, 2021. With a score of 65-0, Kirkwood took the win from Webster this year. Every year, with a few exceptions,...

Turkey Week is the longest held tradition at KHS, but both freshmen and sophomores have yet to experience the true spirit of Turkey Day.

Turkey Week schedule

Grace Marcus , print managing editor November 17, 2021

Turkey Day is the longest-running and most loved tradition at KHS — the hallway decorations, pep rally and game itself are central parts of KHS students’ high school experience. However, after Turkey...

Kayla Bedell is involved with many aspects of KHS, including AP Biology and Pommies.

(A)typical girl

Mya Copeland, features + in-depth editor November 2, 2021

Kayla Bedell is all contradictions. A dancer who gets anxious while performing. A “dumb blonde” in three AP classes. A STEM student who hates math. An overly involved girl who will insist that she’s...

The students section throws white confetti in the air to celebrate the whiteout theme.

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood Varsity Football vs. Hazelwood Central Sept. 24, 2021

Annie George, photo editor October 8, 2021

On Sept. 24, 2021, KHS hosted a home varsity football game against Hazelwood Central with a white out theme. Pep Nation substituted the traditional white powder for white confetti for everyone to throw....

Ellie Buchanan, senior, holds her phone up for a class selfie.

Photo Gallery: Pep Rally Aug. 26

Annie George, photo editor September 2, 2021

On Aug. 26, 2021, KHS hosted its first pep rally of the 2021-2022 school year. The Pommies and Cheerleaders performed, and the band played. Each of the fall sports came to the front to introduce their...

Art by Laurel Seidensticker. Xenaira Arguedas has been dancing her whole life, both with her dance studio and the KHS dance team.

Senior profile: Xenaira Arguedas

Mya Copeland, features writer May 3, 2021

Bailar, danser, tanzen, to dance. Xenaira Arguedas speaks three languages and is currently learning her fourth. She was taught Spanish and English at home and attended a French immersion school from...

Ladue player holds the ball, as the two teams faceoff.

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood varsity football game vs. Ladue Oct. 16

Annie George, photographer October 23, 2020

Kirkwood hosted their first home game of the season, against Ladue on October 16, 2020. The spectators were very limited, as each player, cheerleader, and pommie, each got two tickets for family. Kirkwood...

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