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Should you take the ACT or the SAT?

Should you take the ACT or the SAT?

Grace Klebe, news editor

October 1, 2018


Filed under Quizzes

It is testing season again, which means it is time for you to learn the difference between the two main tests colleges look for: the ACT and the SAT. Take this quiz to find out which test is the right one for you. (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src='https://embed.playbuzz.com/sdk.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}(document,'script','playbuzz-sdk')); ...

Snow day superstitions

Snow day superstitions

Maddie Meyers, features writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

“Hello, this is Ginger Cayce from the Kirkwood School District. School today is canceled because of inclimate weather.”   When the snow day phone call comes, hundreds of students curl back in bed, while others turn to social media to celebrate. Every year, students await this call, and some e...

Where are they now: Allison Hudgins

Where are they now: Allison Hudgins

Thomas Birmingham, in-depth editor

November 21, 2017


Filed under Features, Where are they now

An old, white shipping container rests two hours west of Panama City, secluded in an area lush with trees and other plant life. Once used during the construction of the Panama Canal, dents and chips are now splattered across the walls, and small windows let in as much of the glaring Panamanian sun as...

Religious recognition

Religious recognition

Jack Rintoul, entertainment editor

October 27, 2017


Filed under In Depth

She makes her way across the long parking lot into temple with her dad by her side. Surrounded by familiar faces, she is at ease. For the next hour or so, being present at service with her Jewish Community is all that matters. For Julia Smotkin, sophomore, attending temple or participating in Sunday ...

Never too cool for school

Never too cool for school

Allie Hickenbotham, copy editor

August 31, 2017


Filed under The Parsnip

I’m getting antsy even as I write this because of how excited I am to be back at school. The majority of students dread going back, but not me. I mean, what’s so awful about waking up to see the sun rise then sitting in a soft, comfortable chair for seven hours straight, five days a week? Sounds...

Call Ed: Working through the summer

Call Ed: Working through the summer

TKC Staff

May 18, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Staff Editorials

As the clocks wind down to 12 p.m. on May 24, the freedom-seeking energy of sleep-deprived students rises from classrooms around KHS. They pound their fists, sore from essay writing, on their desks, chanting, “Summer. Summer. Summer. Summer.” As voices grow louder and louder, raspy from one Span...

The last pencil

The last pencil

Will Drury, copy editor

April 5, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Entertainment, The Parsnip

He started the year with a whopping 365 pencils, one for each day of the year, but now, as senior Moe Ron enters the final quarter, he is down to his last stub. Desperate not to become the annoying kid who always borrows pencils and never returns them, Ron is doing everything in his power to maintain a tigh...

Kirkwood welcomes new teachers to district

Naomi Blair, News

August 24, 2016


Filed under News

  Places on the tour: North Middle School Westchester Elementary School Keysor Elementary School Kirkwood High School Lindemann Site Robinson Elementary School Meramec Community College Campus Kirkwood City Park Commerce Bank Railroads Farmers Market Kirkwood Depot Kirkwood Ci...

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