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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. 
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...

Time for change

Time for change

Ally Ortmann, features writer March 8, 2018

When I was in fifth grade, all I wanted to be was a high schooler. I fell within the High School Musical generation, where high school was about discovering who you are and who you want to be. Every Friday...

VoK: Mass shootings

VoK: Mass shootings

Claire Boysen, features editor March 2, 2018

TKC asked KHS students about how they felt after hearing about the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. photo by Claire Boysen “Of course I was sad," Abigail Dowell, sophomore said. "I don't...

Map of school shootings since Columbine

Map of school shootings since Columbine

Emma Lingo, news-features March 2, 2018

This map displays all of the school shootings that have happened since the Columbine shooting that took place on April 20, 1999 in Littleton, Colo. There have been 129 so far. Key Red- mass school...

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