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Snow day woes: a call for Kirkwood to adapt finals

Snow day woes: A call for Kirkwood to adapt finals

Lily Bartin, VoK editor

December 17, 2019

A snow day is usually a cause for universal excitement among students, but on Sunday, Dec. 15, the announcement was met with widespread anxiety. Monday’s snow day would eliminate a valuable day of review before finals week. When Tuesday, was called off as well, panic intensified. KSD announced that...

Five things to have in your car in case of emergency

Another storm is reported to hit St. Louis on Jan. 22.

Jack Matousek, features writer

January 24, 2019

  In wake of the snowstorm that hit the St. Louis area in which 12 inches of snowfall covered the ground, people were driving home from school or work bringing roads and highways to a halt. As a result, many people were stranded in their car for as many as 15 hours. As another storm is repor...

The sadness of spring

The sadness of spring

Brendan Davidson, sports writer

March 2, 2018

*This piece is entirely satirical I take a look outside. The snow is melting, the flowers are blooming and the weather is finally warming up. Disgusting. Spring is supposed to be a time of growth; a time of new life. Well, the emergence of spring certainly cannot warm my frozen heart. I wish wint...

What’s the weather like today?

What's the weather like today?

Bridget Killian, art editor

February 23, 2018

This editorial cartoon depicts the sporadic weather of St. Louis. Recently, the temperature has jumped from a frigid 12 degrees to a humid 80 degrees over the course of a few days. Within the past two weeks, the forecast has gone from sunny to rainy to snowing. Each of the windows in the room shows a...

A Missouri winter through the lens of an antique

A Missouri winter through the lens of an antique

Chase Kilby, photographer

January 21, 2016

The year changes, holiday break ends and the cold wind blows through Kirkwood, signifying that winter has begun. Chase Kilby, photographer, walked around KHS and the Kirkwood community to capture winter in action. All photos were taken with an iPhone 4s.  

Snowy evening and light painting

Snowy evening and light painting

Lucy Waldemer, photographer

February 20, 2015

Feb. 4 Kirkwood had a light dusting of snow. Even though the precipitation was not enough to call off school, it was still beautiful. I experimented with a low shutter speed and movement to create the light paintings featured above. I caught the mood of the dark, empty streets before snow plows clea...

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