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Editorial Cartoon: Half-baked

Editorial Cartoon: Half-baked

Catherine Butler, copy editor

April 25, 2020

Even though high schools across the nation have postponed or canceled their proms, this cartoon depicts what this year's spring might have looked like if COVID-19 never happened. For people like the character in this cartoon, creating an over-the-top "promposal" might have been a time-consuming project.   ...


The humiliation that comes with a public promposal rejection can sting, especially if the person asking spent a lot of money on it.

Catherine Butler, opinions writer

March 29, 2019

He holds a giant stuffed bear in one hand and a sign in the other. The shiny white poster board decked out in bright block letters spells “Prom would be unBEARable without you.” As he approaches her and begins to read the sign, everything seems to be going smoothly. Suddenly, she rushes into the n...

7 words 21 letters, say it and they’re yours: the guide to the perfect promposal

7 words 21 letters, say it and they're yours: the guide to the perfect promposal

Naomi Blair, news-features writer

March 16, 2017

Though seemingly meaningless in comparison to deciding where one might go for college or preparing for AP testing, asking someone to prom is a major step in any teenager’s life. It takes self-assurance, confidence and guts. And, if you’re anything like me, it requires weeks of building up courage,...

Best of 2016 KHS promposals

Best of 2016 KHS promposals

Hannah Cohen, social media

April 22, 2016

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2016 Prom court announced

2016 Prom court announced

Ali Randazzo and Julia Wunning-Zimmer

April 14, 2016

WHAT: KHS 2016 Prom WHEN: Friday, April 22, 2016 WHERE: The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis 100 Carondelet Plaza St. Louis, MO 63105 Congratulations to the 2016 Prom court.  ...

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