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Where should you take pictures this summer?

Where should you take pictures this summer?

Genevieve Francois, staff photographer

May 7, 2019


Filed under Quizzes

You are bound to want some new pictures for the gram but where should you go take that perfect shot? Take this quiz to find out.

Summer reading recommendations

Summer reading recommendations

Catherine Butler, opinions writer

May 5, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

Looking for some great reads this summer? These five books cover different issues impacting high schoolers today and are perfect books to curl up with on those hot July afternoons.

Watching summer through a screen

Watching summer through a screen

Lily Bartin, features writer

August 30, 2018


Filed under Opinions

It’s well past 12 p.m., you’ve been inside all day. The air conditioning is on full blast and you’re relaxing in your coziest sweats. You have no plans this summer. At first the freedom is peaceful. But day after day, you scroll through Instagram and your happiness starts to waver. With every sun...

Where did KHS students travel this summer?

Where did KHS students travel this summer?

Molly Higgins, Features Writer

August 29, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

DESTINATION: Greece She watches from a cliff as waves crash onto the rocks below. The sky fills with color and the temperature finally drops as the sun sets on Kythira, Greece. Hanna Spanos, sophomore, spent 10 days in Kythira this summer. Spanos is part Greek, and she and her family take the trip ...

Sounds of Summer

Sounds of Summer

Bridget Killian, editor-in-chief

August 21, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

This summer was a time of new music. Every few weeks, it seemed as though an artist dropped their newest album for the world to hear. Ye, KIDS SEE GHOSTS, Everything is Love and Scorpion are four of the new sounds of the summer. In this review, each album was judged based on lyrics, message, the music tracks behind the lyrics, how unique it was to their previous releases and my overall impression. ...

Custard Station

Charlotte Heinrich, features + in-depth editor

August 21, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

I have a confession to make. And yes, this is serious. Ever since I could hold a cone, I’ve struggled with a serious addiction to ice cream, custard, frozen yogurt, whatever you want to call the heavenly concoction. In fact, one of my first words was “nilla” (short for vanilla). Lord knows I’v...

Secrets for Schooling Exams

Secrets for Schooling Exams

Charlotte Heinrich, features writer

May 15, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

As the sun lingers in the sky for a few minutes longer each day, our daydreams of summer no longer seem unrealistic. Ignoring the nag of our alarms and turning our history notes into doodles would be too easy. It’s almost as if our math problems are asking to be neglected. Yet as our focus diminishes, the looming fa...

Your summer bucketlist

Your summer bucketlist

Melanie Witt, copy editor

May 4, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Summer approaches and the days slowly pass as students wait in anticipation for freedom. However, this excitement quickly diminishes when KHS students realize where they live: Missouri, or better known as misery. There are always the typical summer activities like going to the pool, just chilling with...

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