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The struggles of school safety

The struggles of school safety

Kate Hennessey and Wolfgang Frick

March 16, 2018


Filed under Features

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 in the United States. This statistic fuels the thoughts of millions of Americans who send their chi...

Time for change

Time for change

Ally Ortmann, features writer

March 8, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Top Opinions, Top Stories

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 night I’d sit in the KHS bleachers. I felt the bright gymnasium lights on my face, I smelled po...

VoK: Mass shootings

VoK: Mass shootings

Claire Boysen, features editor

March 2, 2018


Filed under Voices of Kirkwood

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 know how else to feel. I definitely think it's very sad that the parents had to get that call about the kids and it was probably ve...

Map of school shootings since Columbine

Map of school shootings since Columbine

Emma Lingo, news-features

March 2, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

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 shootings where more than four people killed Purple- school shootings where 1-3 people were killed Blue- sch...

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