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High school for dummies

High school for dummies

Will Drury, parsnip editor

August 29, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, The Parsnip

High school can be hard, especially for incoming freshmen fresh out of the chains of middle school. Still spinning from the traumatic experiences in junior high (mostly from Nipher), students are again thrown into a cesspool of teenage drama, confusing buildings and impossible freshman classes with nobody to...

3 for 3 – Tips for the 2015 Fantasy Football Season

3 for 3 – Tips for the 2015 Fantasy Football Season

Ethan Cost, sports writer

September 20, 2015


Filed under Sports

Nine players divided into three different categories, all of whom can help you win a championship this year.   Three players who deserve more respect Ben Roethlisberger - QB Pittsburgh Steelers Antonio Brown. That’s really all that needs to be said. Markus Wheaton. Sammie Coates. O...

Take all the ribbons you want

Take all the ribbons you want

Chloë King, web staff

May 12, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

So, a few months ago, I won one of ten Academy of Science Honors Division scholarship, which was the product of several months of work, lots of nerves, around 100 dollars, and many prepared presentations. Last weekend, I received one of two total SunEdison scholarships, which was the product of bringing...

Boredom in paradise

Boredom in paradise

Jamie Jones, features writer

February 25, 2015


Filed under Opinions

It happens every time my family and I go out of town. It doesn’t matter where the final destination is, whether it’s the beach, a campsite by a river or even my grandma’s house eight miles away. We pull up, unpack and after a brief look around and perhaps a day looking at the novelties of this...

Tips for the human body and weird facts to bend the mind

Tips for the human body and weird facts to bend the mind

Jamie Jones, features writer

February 20, 2015


Filed under Features

Ever wonder how many atoms make up your body or how long that morning coffee will keep you wired? TKC answers these questions, provides a few healthy pointers and some random facts purely for entertainment.   ...

Last second fantasy football tips

Last second fantasy football tips

Ryan Davidson and Ethan Cost

September 1, 2014


Filed under Editor's Pick, Top Stories

After many long months of waiting the NFL season is finally here. This also means fantasy football is upon us.  Here are a few tips to help you win your league. Tips: -Check the waiver wire and free agency every week. -Before you start any player, make sure to check their matchup (the team they a...

6 Back to school do’s and dont’s

Lindsay Huck and Ali Randazzo

August 18, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

KHS high schoolers attempt to savor every last second of summer by buying their last Tropical Moose, finishing the last season of Gossip Girl on Netflix, and using the last punch on the Kirkwood Pool’s punch card. Yet are forced to face reality and prepare for the upcoming school year once August rolls...

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