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Top five news stories of 2022

Top five news stories of 2022

TKC Staff December 26, 2022

From an execution, to incident reports, to a visit from the governor. There was a lot of news in 2022. Here is a list of the top five news stories from TKC this year. Prop R: overcrowding &...

The Kirkwood Varsity Poms team strikes a final pose at the end of their pep rally dance.

Top five photos of 2022

TKC Staff December 23, 2022

Throughout 2022, TKC's photo staff has expanded their photography skills and worked hard to provide visuals to accompany TKC's stories and galleries. Here are the top five photos of the year.

Turkey Day: Kirkwood senior pommie quotes

Turkey Day: Kirkwood senior pommie quotes

Brennan Rea, sports writer November 23, 2022

Each year, TKC asks the senior pommies: “What does Turkey Day mean to you?” Here is what they had to say:    

Turkey Day: KHS senior cheerleader quotes

Turkey Day: KHS senior cheerleader quotes

Kinley Bokermann, editor-in-chief November 23, 2022

Senior cheerleaders were asked what Turkey Day means to them. This is what they said:

Alessandra Korolyuk is an exchange student at KHS from the Italian city of Pavia, thirty minutes from Milan by bus.

Alessandra Korolyuk: “The best year of my life”

Owen Spiegel, features + in-depth editor November 9, 2022

Do you speak three languages? Didn’t think so. Italian from the only place she’s ever lived. Ukrainian from her parents, who were raised there. And English, from the TV. That’s how Alessandra...

Ella Stauder, senior, is a hair, nail and makeup artist who is studying cosmetology at South Tech High School.

She’s got skills

Khadija Khan, copy editor November 2, 2022

Adding the finishing touches to her client’s hair, Ella Stauder, senior, stepped back, pleased with her work. Freshly cut locks of hair decorated the floor, and she watched the woman’s face light up...

Students Ryder George-Lander, Annalise Bancks, and Gray Campbell struggle with a test.

IDEAs in Self-Advocacy

Mason Heller, breaking news editor October 31, 2022

Right foot tapping, left hand wiggling a pencil, eraser bouncing off the wooden desk he’s sitting at. In the corner of the room sits Ryder George-Lander, Senior. The grayish booklet in front of him is...

Learn more about your KHS principals for the upcoming school year.

Getting to know your principals

Ian Reno, news editor August 25, 2022

Dr. Mike Havener - KHS principal 29 years at Kirkwood Dream Lunch: A quiet place to enjoy a meal Favorite Subject: Business Hobbies: Walking What person or event has shaped you the most? “My...

Spring sports preview

Spring sports preview

Owen Backer and Kinley Bokermann March 31, 2022

With the harsh winter slowly fading into the past, it's time for some of KHS athletics’ best to emerge once again to compete at a high level. The fall and winter sports seasons have officially concluded...

The Kirkwood team carries the bell away after winning the Turkey Day game.

Photo gallery: Turkey Day Game Nov. 26, 2021

Kirkwood football played against the Webster Statesmen for the annual Turkey Day game Nov. 26, 2021. With a score of 65-0, Kirkwood took the win from Webster this year. Every year, with a few exceptions,...

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