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Places to study during finals week

Places to study during finals week

Sophie Chappell, web editor

December 19, 2019

It’s the most stressful time of year, again. I understand how unappealing that AP Psych packet looks when it’s sitting on your desk, but what about if it was next to a pot of tea and scones at a coffee shop? Sometimes, where you study is just as important as how motivated you are to do the work. He...

No school on Monday, Dec. 16

No school on Monday, Dec. 16

Sophie Chappell, web editor

December 15, 2019

As of 7:30 pm, KHS announced that there will be no school tomorrow due to inclement weather. KSD is watching the weather for Tuesday. Sleep in and enjoy the day off!

Cyber Monday deals

Cyber Monday deals

Sophie Chappell, web editor

December 1, 2019

While Black Friday has generated an excessive amount of excitement every year, it’s hard to beat Cyber Monday. You don’t need to brave the frigid weather for sales, and the only requirements for finding the best deals are you and your laptop. According to an article from Business Insider, you can ...

Photo Gallery: pep rally Nov. 26

Photo Gallery: pep rally Nov. 26

Sophia Beckmann and De Lila Green

November 30, 2019

The annual in school KHS fall pep rally was held Nov. 26. The students watched seniors skits, danced to the band, and screamed their classes battle cries. "I really like being able to feel like I'm apart of the excitement around pep rallies, being that I'm there to pump up the crowd," Gabrielle Cannon,...

Helping Hands

Helping Hands

Sophie Chappell, Amara Harper, Grace Klebe, and Ethan Peter

November 20, 2019

For the fourth year in a row, TKC has decided to tackle the Helping Hands project (formerly known as Four Neediest Cases), inspired by St. Louis Post Dispatch’s 100 Neediest Cases features. Each holiday season, TKC sends out four reporters to speak with four students at KHS. These students have told...

The Brain Issue: 12 accounts and counting

The Brain Issue: 12 accounts and counting

Sophie Chappell, web editor

November 4, 2019

I have 12 social media accounts. I’m fully aware that it’s ridiculous, but before you lecture me about screen time, take a look at your phone. I’m not the only one with a problem here. On average, most people have between seven and eight apps that are considered social media according to Market...

“This Is How It Always Is” review

“This Is How It Always Is” review

Catherine Butler and Sophie Chappell

October 29, 2019

When three-year-old Claude says he wants to be a girl when he grows up, parents Rosie and Penn don’t question it. He also wants to be a scientist, a train and an ice cream cone. At first, Claude simply wishes to wear princess dresses around the house and bikinis to the pool, but once school begins, R...

TKC true crime: The murder of Meredith Kercher

TKC true crime: The murder of Meredith Kercher

Ally Ortmann and Sophie Chappell

October 28, 2019

In this series, TKC will work to bring viewers facts and theories of cold cases, mysteries and strange events. Warning: may include details of violent and upsetting events.   ...

“47 Meters Down: Uncaged” Review

“47 Meters Down: Uncaged” Review

Ethan Peter and Sophie Chappell

August 20, 2019

“47 Meters Down: Uncaged” was quite possibly the worst shark movie I’ve ever seen, and it has a lot of competition, considering “Sharknado” 1-6 exist.

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Sophie Chappell