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When she arrives at school in the morning, Elizabeth Button, junior, thinks about what her classes are for the day, who she will sit with at lunch and how to defend herself in the case of a mass shooting. 

Classes, lunch and shooting drills: school in 2019

Elliott Notrica, features writer November 3, 2019
When she arrives at school in the morning, Elizabeth Button, junior, thinks about what her classes are for the day, who she will sit with at lunch and how to defend herself in the case of a mass shooting. 
St. Louis mandated a stay at home order starting Monday, and KHS will allow families to pick up essential items on March 22.

KHS goes on soft lockdown Oct. 17

Benji Wilton, print editor October 17, 2019
KHS went on soft lockdown after three unauthorized persons arrived on campus Oct. 17.
The system will now print an ID sticker with the destination of a visitor.

KSD updates visitor management system

Kate Schreiber, features writer September 15, 2019
The Raptor Visitor Management System was implemented throughout KSD Sept. 3. The system will now require visitors to present a state issued ID when signing in.
Trench coat, baseball cap and airhorns

Trench coat, baseball cap and airhorns

Richard Pfeifer, feature writer May 7, 2018

The day started with head principal, Dr. Mike Havener, making the announcement that KHS was expecting a intruder drill not initially specifying the time but later revealed to be 11:10 a.m., April 27....

The struggles of school safety

The struggles of school safety

Kate Hennessey and Wolfgang Frick March 16, 2018

There have been 25 fatal school shootings in America since 1999. According to statistics included in the 2001 U.S. Digest of Education, 26,407 public high schools and 10,693 private high schools exist...

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