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What percentage VSCO girl are you?

What percentage VSCO girl are you?

Ryleigh Palmer, news editor

November 12, 2019

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The Brain Issue: The multitasking myth

The Brain Issue: The multitasking myth

Ryleigh Palmer, news editor

November 6, 2019

Angela Scheer was in the middle of a lesson when she noticed students heads tilted down toward their phones. The new Mario Kart app had captured their attention in a way that her most recent lesson had not. Scheer, psychology teacher, was quick to guide their attention back to the lesson, because she...

School year self care

School year self care

Ryleigh Palmer, news editor

October 30, 2019

It’s safe to say that the honeymoon is over. Your teacher is now more interested in your knowledge of the function of the mitochondria as opposed to your summer vacation. Your life has become Student Council meetings and cross country practice, and you are left to figure out how to balance it all on...

Photo gallery: women’s ultimate frisbee practice 4/13/19

Photo gallery: women’s ultimate frisbee practice 4/13/19

Morgan Gindler, photographer

April 16, 2019

The Kirkwood Women's Ultimate team had practice at North Kirkwood Middle School on 4/13/19. They mainly scrimmaged in order to practice their new defensive strategies for their next game against Marquette. "It went really well. I think we learned a lot," Eileen Finley, junior, said. "We learned the new...

Creating a change to be proud of

Creating a change to be proud of

Amara Harper and Ryleigh Palmer

November 30, 2018

At Pulse Nightclub the red and blue lights flashed following reports of gunshots in the club. Nobody knew how many were dead. Friends and family anxiously awaited as they crowded around their loved ones, wondering if they made it out alive. 49 members of the LGBT community died in the second most deadly mass shooting America had ever seen June 12, 2016 at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Flor...

Falling into fashion

Falling into fashion
Falling to Fashion

Ryleigh Palmer, features writer

September 25, 2018

The Frisbest Sport

The Frisbest Sport

Ryleigh Palmer, writer

May 21, 2018

She sends the disc soaring across the field towards the end zone and immediately sprints after the frisbee.  Onlookers stare in awe as the disc flies through the air and Eileen Finley, sophomore, watches the frisbee land into the hands of her teammate in the end zone.  The KHS Women’s Ultimate Fr...

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Ryleigh Palmer