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How e-learning has affected teachers and students

March 13, 2020. This Friday wasn’t categorized by scares, screams or gore — but it was the final day before a frightening reality for KSD students began: the end of normalcy.

Maya Kim, features writer

May 19, 2020

March 13, 2020. This Friday wasn’t categorized by scares, screams or gore — but it was the final day before a frightening reality for KSD students began: the end of normalcy. This was the last day students physically walked onto campus for the 2019-2020 school year. Since then, it has been announc...

KHS students and staff react to social experiments

KHS students and staff react to social experiments

Mia Alexander and Amara Harper

November 10, 2019

Ever wondered how you would react to a social experiment? Watch and see how social experiments play out at KHS as students and staff react to three different social experiments: hand-holding, calling teachers by their first name, and picking up unclaimed money off the ground. ...

If you were a teacher, what kind would you be?

Katie Hall, math teacher, teaches algebra to sophomores and freshman.

Ava Duggin, features writer

October 3, 2019

From the kind that plays early 2000’s pop songs while your working on your math packet to the one that everyone is praying will retire, take this quiz to find out what kind of teacher you would be.

Top five in-depth stories of 2018

art by Maggie Burton

TKC Staff

December 26, 2018

TKC in-depth team took 2018 to cover new changes and old patterns. We featured everything from staff diversity and STL's opioid epidemic to new programs like No Homework weekends and LAUNCH. Below are in-depth's best pieces that embody 2018. Diversity -Thomas Birmingham, Logan Crews, and Jack Rint...

Which teacher are you based on your fall aesthetic?

Which teacher are you based on your fall aesthetic?

Lily Bartin, features writer

October 22, 2018

Answer some questions about fall to find out which teacher you are most like. (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')); ...

Stepping into Schoology

Stepping into Schoology

Ethan Peter, features writer

September 11, 2018

As the 2018-2019 school year brings new students to KSD, it also brings a new online education network. The district has implemented Schoology after administration felt eBackpack failed to meet the demands of the district. “In particular for high school, some of our needs were a little bit different,” s...

They never even wanted to teach

photo courtesy of Google under the Creative Commons license

Lily Bartin, writer

May 21, 2018

The shrill ring of the sixth hour bell marks the time that Larissa Hoffman, senior, has eagerly awaited all day. Hoffman files through the crowded math building, to her seventh hour, which she spends as a cadet for math teacher, Randy Kriewall. Back in the classroom of her favorite former teacher, Hoffman ...

Senior Profiles: Emilee Autry

Senior Profiles: Emilee Autry

Grace Murphy, features writer

May 8, 2018

College: Quincy University Major: Nursing   She was in her sophomore honors English class when she asked Dr. Amy Barker, English teacher, if the strawberry patterned vest she was wearing made her look too fat. She needed to ask Barker about colleges or help with school at anytime. From that ...

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