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Photo Gallery: pep rally Nov. 27

Photo Gallery: pep rally Nov. 27

Annie George and Ella Davies

November 30, 2019

On Wednesday, Nov. 27 KHS hosted a pep rally to support the football team before the Turkey Day game. The school and community came together to cheer on the football team for the game against rival Webster. The seniors performed their senior skits, the band played, the pommies and cheerleader performed...

The Brain Issue: The apparent reality

The Brain Issue: The apparent reality

Lily Bartin, vok editor

November 10, 2019

This piece is entirely satirical. Some people believe nature shapes you and genetics alone determine who you are. Others claim nurture is a bigger factor and your environment shapes you. More than anything, the way you are raised forms your personality. The people who you’ve spent more time with t...

The Brain Issue: Creators in a crowd

The Brain Issue: Creators in a crowd

Charlotte Heinrich, editor-in-chief

November 3, 2019

Are we born different? Or are we raised to be the same? Read about what some would call "Kirkwood Conformist Culture" and how our neurons get involved.

Classes, lunch and shooting drills: school in 2019

Classes, lunch and shooting drills: school in 2019

Elliott Notrica, features writer

November 3, 2019

When she arrives at school in the morning, Elizabeth Button, junior, thinks about what her classes are for the day, who she will sit with at lunch and how to defend herself in the case of a mass shooting. 

Climate revolution

Climate revolution

Rachel Finan, health and wellness writer

October 27, 2019

Around the world four million people took to the streets on Sept 20 for the climate strikes. Read about the march and the movement here in STL.

The PolitiCall: getting involved in politics

The PolitiCall: getting involved in politics

Izzy Colón and Thomas Birmingham

February 14, 2019

With the 2020 presidential election starting to gain more attention, politics are starting to be discussed more and more frequently in the halls of KHS. For the PolitiCall's third episode, Izzy Colón and Thomas Birmingham sit down with teacher Lisa Hellmich and Missouri Youth and Government governor...

Top five art pieces of 2018

Top five art pieces of 2018

TKC Staff

January 2, 2019

Issues: Stereotypes of a black woman - art by Bismah Syed Policing the minority with the majority - art by Catherine McCandless The 'N' Word - art by Thora Pearson Student journalist opinions on The New York Times op-ed - art by Maggie Burton Comments: heartfelt or #fakelove? - art by Grace Ferguson...

Where should you go during your staycation?

Where should you go during your staycation?

Celia Bergman, Thora Pearson, and Madelyn Rehkop

December 11, 2018

Take this quiz to see where you should spend your winter break staycation.  (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')); ...

Students recognized at Youth and Government convention

Students recognized at Youth and Government convention

Emma Lingo, web managing editor

December 10, 2018

This year 45 students that are a part of Kirkwood’s Youth and Government club (YAG) attended the 2018 Clark convention for the first time Nov. 30-Dec. 1. At the convention, five KHS students were recognized for their hard work. In the executive branch, Thora Pearson, junior, was elected Missouri yo...

Photo gallery: girls’ and boys’ cross country meet Oct. 20

Photo gallery: girls’ and boys’ cross country meet Oct. 20

Meg Murphy, Mary Ralston, and Morgan Gindler

October 20, 2018

Kirkwood cross country hosted the Class 4 District 2 Meet at Francis Park, Oct. 20. Christian Baker, running a 15:22 PR won the varsity boys' race. The boys had six out of their seven runners in the top 30 and came out as District Champions. The girls' team finished the meet in 5th place, just 18 poi...

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