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What percentage VSCO girl are you?

What percentage VSCO girl are you?

Ryleigh Palmer, news editor

November 12, 2019

Have you always wanted to know if you are a VSCO girl, and if not, how to get there? Take this quiz to find out exactly how much of a VSCO girl you really are.

The Brain Issue: 12 accounts and counting

The Brain Issue: 12 accounts and counting

Sophie Chappell, web editor

November 4, 2019

Has social media taken over your life? Well, you're not the only one. Check out 12 accounts and counting to get a teen's perspective on the toxicity of social media.

What’s the Deal with TikTok?

What’s the Deal with TikTok?

Lindsay McCarthy, features writer

September 12, 2019

Wondering what's all the craze about the new social media app TikTok? Us too.

How to Become an Instagram Influencer

How to Become an Instagram Influencer

Charlotte Heinrich, editor-in-chief

August 29, 2019

Only 500 followers? You've got to be kidding me. Now is your chance for fame, and don't let it slip through your thumbs. Here is how to become an Instagram Influencer...

Distracted

Distracted

Audrey Blaine, new staffer

April 30, 2019

This editorial cartoon focuses on an issue that many teens struggle with: phone addiction. The purpose of this editorial cartoon was to illustrate the problem that occurs when we constantly stare at a screen instead of paying attention to the world around us. While social media can be a platform for...

Comments: heartfelt or #fakelove?

Comments: heartfelt or #fakelove?

Charlotte Heinrich, features + in-depth editor

November 23, 2018

“I’m on Instagram all the time. I like to know what's going on in people's lives. I find myself checking Instagram in class, at night before I go to bed, [and] when I get home from school, always.”   Since fourth grade, Drew Cherry, freshman, has been a self-described, active Instag...

Overhyping snow days

Overhyping snow days

Jack Rittendale, features writer

March 1, 2018

If you’ve ever met me, you would know I hate winter. But it isn’t just the cold weather that I have an aversion to, it’s how people act. Particularly on the subject of snow days. Whenever winter brings about flurries (whether a dusting or a full scale blizzard), people take to social media to ove...

Call Ed: Speech shutdown

Call Ed: Speech shutdown

TKC Staff

September 29, 2017

The number one breeding ground for high school drama isn’t the cafeteria, the library or the commons. It’s social media. Most rational high schoolers won’t post discriminatory posts or bullying attempts on their Instagram feed or Snapchat story, but with the option of private messages, some students...

Kirkwood vs. Jefferson City football game Aug. 25

Kirkwood vs. Jefferson City football game Aug. 25

Allie Hickenbotham, copy editor

September 5, 2017

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End of KH Players’ 2016-17 season

End of KH Players’ 2016-17 season

Justin Sweeney, opinions editor

April 13, 2017

After the Saturday night performance of Once Upon a Mattress, KH Players’ 2016-17 season came to a close. The program, which is supported by over 100 students, dozens of parents and a handful of directors, performed two mainstage shows, two Black Box shows, a one-act festival and won several awards a...

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