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Disposable cameras have seen increased usage for their accessibility and low-cost

The analog (counter)-revolution is here

Owen Spiegel and Elizabeth Riti February 15, 2022

When Ben Guenther’s dad gave him a box of 200 Motown and jazz vinyls, he laid the cornerstone of a large collection that grows every time Guenther gets his paycheck from Waterway Carwash.  For today’s...

KHS students and staff have many different opinions on E-Hall Pass.

E-Hall Pass introduced to KHS

Jane Roy, opinions writer October 21, 2021

Paper hall passes are going out of style, and technology has taken over. This year, KHS started using E-Hall Pass. The program allows students to request a pass from their teacher to leave the room...

Art by Elena Sherwood. Ever since teaching himself how to code, Solomon Leach has loved technology and hopes to bring that passion into his college and career choice.

Senior profile: Solomon Leach

Megan Glasgow, features + in-depth editor May 4, 2021

An episode of “The Flash” plays on a newly set up TV. His Savers uniform sits folded on the counter. On the bright computer, lines of code flash across the screen — complex strings of numbers and...

Constant dependence on technology can both connect society and isolate individuals.

Plugged in, checked out

Megan Glasgow, features writer March 24, 2020

“Hey, [how are you]?” “Fine.” “Are you okay?” “Yes.” “Ok.” The next message JJ Penn, junior, received was a breakup text, sent with a few clicks on a screen in the...

Art of a hand scrolling on their phone, as many KHS students do.

KHS takes on technology addiction

Lydia Cohen, social media managing editor March 24, 2020

Below are quotes from KHS students and staff discussing their views regarding technology addiction and the role it has played in their life.     “I feel like I haven’t had horrible...

A KECC student plays learning games on her school-issued iPad.

Addicted at an early age

Amelia Hurley, features + in-depth editor March 24, 2020

It’s hard to believe that the first portable laptop was created only 30 years ago, a chunky device with limited internet use. As the world has evolved with technology, KSD has integrated it into their...

Some KHS students want their Instagram accounts to look perfect.

Instagram images

Ava Duggin, features writer March 24, 2020

It’s the weekend. Taylor Losse, junior, is headed to her friend’s farm. While envisioning the flower field she plans to take pictures in, she looks in the mirror and asks herself, “Have I posted...

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...

Students search safety

Student’s search safety

Ethan Peter, features writer November 8, 2018

Polly Rekittke, senior, Googled the word “knife” in her first hour. By fifth hour, an administrator concerned about her search pulled her from Spanish class. Rekittke, embarrassed and flustered, quickly...

Every trick in the book

Every trick in the book

Paisley Regester, features writer October 2, 2018

Whether it is being used for early morning group research, lunchtime cram sessions, or after school peer tutoring, the library has always been a hub for both social and independent learning at KHS. The...

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