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Coping with grief: a senior project

Coping with grief: a senior project

Olivia Silvey, staff designer

April 2, 2019


Filed under Health + Wellness, News, Top Stories

Almost 50 KHS students gathered in the lecture hall during homeroom Mar. 28 for Asha Zein’s senior project presentation and discussion about grief. Zein’s project focused on the process of grief, how to deal with loss through healthy coping mechanisms and ways to approach mental health in adolescence. T...

More than just a class president

More than just a class president

Amara Harper, features writer

August 30, 2018


Filed under Features

If you attended KHS as a freshman, a common memory is walking in on the first day. With fear already in your heart, becoming overwhelmed entering KHS yet accepted as the incoming senior class threw everything from leis to silly string at you. Hearing immense cheering as they welcomed you to the next...

Senior profiles: Ryan Peters

Senior profiles: Ryan Peters

Bridget Killian, art editor

May 10, 2018


Filed under Senior Magazine, Senior Profiles

Cars fly past the silent city as the clock strikes 4 a.m. It feels like the entire city is asleep except for Ryan Peters, senior, who is ready with his camera to capture the streaks of lights rushing down the highway. The only sounds heard are the tires against the pavement and the shutter of his camera l...

Senior Profiles: Zoe Risch

Senior Profiles: Zoe Risch

Charlotte Heinrich, features writer

May 3, 2018


Filed under Senior Profiles

In a purple bedroom, pop music plays while one sister teachs makeup to the other. Giggles fill the room as Mary Kay samples are smeared on. Like many pre-teens, older sister Zoe, had recently become enveloped in the world of makeup. It was a way for her to find her identity amongst a lot of changes, like her family’s move from Calif...

Senior Profiles: Nia Callion

Senior Profiles: Nia Callion

Grace Klebe, Entertainment writer

April 30, 2018


Filed under Senior Profiles

Attending Rockhurst University Switching schools after sophomore year was nerve-wracking for Nia Callion, senior. Transferring from Lafayette High School, Callion entered KHS without knowing many people. Although she often said starting KHS junior year was terrifying, her coaches and friends say she handled...

Freshman vs. senior year at KHS

Freshman vs. senior year at KHS

Jane Stewart, communications editor

January 31, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Top Stories, Video

Have you ever noticed a difference in attitude between the freshman and senior class at KHS? We have. Here is our take on the difference between the freshmen and senior attitudes at KHS.

Four neediest cases: senior

Four neediest cases: senior

Richard Pfeifer, features writer

December 12, 2017


Filed under Features

The day his grandmother died his life fell apart. Everyone and everything he knew changed. He began to go down a path that he never thought he would go down. Told he was not going to graduate, sleeping in abandoned cars and resorting to drugs to take the pain away, the world seemed to be against him. In...

Four neediest cases: KHS

Four neediest cases: KHS

Audrey Allison, Camille Baker, Richard Pfeifer, and Jack Rintoul

December 12, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Each year around the holidays, TKC offers a helping hand to our community in one way or another. For the second year in a row, we decided to take on the Four Neediest Cases project, inspired by St. Louis Post Dispatch's 100 Neediest Cases features. Four staffers sat down with a KHS student from each...

Senior awards ceremony

Senior awards ceremony

Abby Lay, photographer

May 10, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Seniors, along with their family and friends gathered in the Keating Theater, May 9, to celebrate and honor seniors and the efforts they have made during their time at KHS. The ceremony recognizes seniors through a large number of awards ranging from scholarships, national merit and leadership. There wer...

Senior Profile: Tiffany Jordan

Senior Profile: Tiffany Jordan

Malayna Vines, photographer

May 9, 2017


Filed under Senior Magazine, Senior Profiles

As she was scrolling through emails over spring break, Tiffany Jordan screamed so loudly her father thought someone had broken into their condo. What he did not know was Tiffany just received an email from her dream school: University of California, Los Angeles. Tiffany toured numerous schools acr...

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