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Top five health + wellness stories of 2019

Top five health + wellness stories of 2019

Grace Fearheiley, health + wellness editor

January 6, 2020

Our goal for health and wellness this year was to bring up topics teenagers can relate to and reach a broad range of people by covering many topics within the health and wellness umbrella. Whether students were looking for a lighthearted lip balm review or needed to hear a peer's experience with brain ...

Top five news stories of 2019

Top five news stories of 2019

TKC Staff

December 28, 2019

TKC has reported on both hard hitting national news as well as news that is relevant to the student body of KHS. TKC's news writers have shown their skill at producing well researched journalism. They provided the community with news that matters and allowed the voices of KHS to be heard. From abortion...

Fall drink guide

Fall drink guide

Rachel Finan, health + wellness writer

November 18, 2019

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The Brain Issue: Long term impact

The Brain Issue: Long term impact

Rachel Finan, health + wellness writer

November 6, 2019

Kade Kenter, sophomore, is hanging out with friends when he goes from happy to depressed with no warning. His friends are unfazed. This has happened before.  Madeline Brackney, junior, sits in class as the fluorescent lights flash in her eyes, causing her head to throb.  Gracie Simonsen, sophomor...

Climate revolution

Climate revolution

Rachel Finan, health and wellness writer

October 27, 2019

Protesters holding signs marched across the crosswalk leading to the St.Louis city courthouse chanting, as police officers blocked traffic. With large paintings of the Earth and signs reading “There Is No Planet B” their steps were in sync and their purpose was clear: to declare a national climate e...

Photo gallery: girls’ and boys’ cross country meet Oct. 20

Photo gallery: girls’ and boys’ cross country meet Oct. 20

Meg Murphy, Mary Ralston, and Morgan Gindler

October 20, 2018

Kirkwood cross country hosted the Class 4 District 2 Meet at Francis Park, Oct. 20. Christian Baker, running a 15:22 PR won the varsity boys' race. The boys had six out of their seven runners in the top 30 and came out as District Champions. The girls' team finished the meet in 5th place, just 18 poi...

Photo gallery: girls’ cross country meet 8/30

Photo gallery: girls’ cross country meet 8/30

Mary Ralston, photographer

September 10, 2018

Kirkwood girls' cross country ran their second meet at Blackburn Park in Webster Aug. 30. The varsity team placed 1st overall with all six runners medaling in the top 30, while the freshmen-sophomore team ranked 4th and the junior-senior team ranked 2nd among 7 teams. "For the freshman-sophomore race,...

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