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Fighting boredom during a pandemic

Fighting boredom during a pandemic
Rachel Finan, health + wellness editor October 15, 2020

The autumn shades of orange and red have begun to speckle the leaves throughout  Kirkwood, but the boredom of a six-month pandemic can take the fun right out of pumpkin spice and seasonal candles. Fall...

Fill your feed; Black Lives Matter accounts to follow

The Stlreentryfund helps formerly incarcerated people reenter into society.
Rachel Finan, health + wellness editor August 26, 2020

As people rushed to post a black square on Tuesday, June 2, the growing need to stay informed and self-educated has become increasingly apparent. Feeds filled with all black screens highlighted those who...

Quarantine Pros and Cons

TKC staffers explore the pros and cons of being quarantined.
Amelia Hurley and Rachel Finan April 13, 2020

Mayor Lyda Krewson and County Executive Sam Page’s stay at home order for St. Louis City and County went into effect Monday, March 23. This county order is set to last until April 22, requiring people...

The 1619 Project

"The 1619 Project is an ongoing initiative from The New York Times Magazine that began in August 2019, the 400th anniversary of the beginning of American slavery. It aims to reframe the country’s history...

10 stories that don’t have anything to do with COVID-19

With COVID-19 taking over, a bit of perspective might be needed. Read these stories to see what else is going on in the world.
Emma Lingo, editor-in-chief March 26, 2020

Ever since COVID-19 made landfall in January, the virus has been dominating the news cycle. Between online school and state mandates, it can feel like coronavirus is taking over. But it’s not. Here are...

Top five health + wellness stories of 2019

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.
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...

Fall drink guide

When the temperature drops it is time to put down that Starbucks iced latte, and pick up a hot coffee or tea. Read this guide to know what to do for that sore throat and what to bring to a camp fire or hockey game.
Rachel Finan, health + wellness writer November 18, 2019

The Brain Issue: Long term impact

Concussions were an issue that affected 15% of high school students in 2017.
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...

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Kirkwood High School student newspaper
Rachel Finan