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Which grade level do you belong in?

Which grade level do you belong in?

Lydia Cohen, web staff

May 4, 2019

Each grade level during high school has its own defining characteristics. Are you more like the over achieving freshman or checked-out senior? Either way, take this short quiz to find out which class you actually belong in. (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')); ...

Senior Column: Claire Boysen

Senior Column: Claire Boysen

Claire Boysen, print managing editor

May 3, 2019

I’ve had my fair share of ups and downs at KHS, but at the end of the day, I loved high school. Saying goodbye has been harder than I could have ever imagined.

Spring orchestra concert

Spring orchestra concert

Claire Boysen, print managing editor

May 2, 2019

The last orchestra concert of the year is tonight, May 2, 2019 at 7 p.m. in Keating Theater. This performance will include the senior recognition as well.

Senior Profile: Emma Harrell

Senior Profile: Emma Harrell

Amelia Hurley, features writer

April 30, 2019

After logging onto the official ACT website, a sense of exhilaration rushed through her body. She silently begged for a score of at least 30. Nervously opening the tab, Emma Harrell, senior, was shocked to discover she got a perfect score of 36 on the ACT. “I’ve always been an honor roll studen...

Coping with grief: a senior project

Coping with grief: a senior project

Olivia Silvey, staff designer

April 2, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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