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Watching summer through a screen

Watching summer through a screen

Lily Bartin, features writer

August 30, 2018


Filed under Opinions

It’s well past 12 p.m., you’ve been inside all day. The air conditioning is on full blast and you’re relaxing in your coziest sweats. You have no plans this summer. At first the freedom is peaceful. But day after day, you scroll through Instagram and your happiness starts to waver. With every sun...

Where did KHS students travel this summer?

Where did KHS students travel this summer?

Molly Higgins, Features Writer

August 29, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

DESTINATION: Greece She watches from a cliff as waves crash onto the rocks below. The sky fills with color and the temperature finally drops as the sun sets on Kythira, Greece. Hanna Spanos, sophomore, spent 10 days in Kythira this summer. Spanos is part Greek, and she and her family take the trip ...

Your summer bucketlist

Your summer bucketlist

Melanie Witt, copy editor

May 4, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Summer approaches and the days slowly pass as students wait in anticipation for freedom. However, this excitement quickly diminishes when KHS students realize where they live: Missouri, or better known as misery. There are always the typical summer activities like going to the pool, just chilling with...

Same name, different story: Lindsey Melby

Same name, different story: Lindsey Melby

Jack Rintoul, entertainment editor

March 9, 2018


Filed under Features

Rowing She thinks of life as spontaneous. Spontaneous in good ways. And spontaneous in bad ways. When she was 12 she made a bet with her mom; if she could train for and run a marathon at age 16, it could be in Hawaii. And just like all the other long term bets she made with her parents, ...

Trends for spring break

Trends for spring break

Katie Judd, copy editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

After the holidays are over, it is easy to feel stuck during the final months of winter, longing for the school year to end. As the long-awaited spring break approaches, many students plan to travel during their days off, March 17 through the 26. TKC picked out the best spring break trends for any of ...

Where are they now: Maggie Berardino

Where are they now: Maggie Berardino

Emma Lingo, news-features writer

November 14, 2017


Filed under Features, Where are they now

Volunteering in a third world country and being a teacher in Japan do not require the same skill set that learning about statistics does. After studying statistics at the University of Missouri, Maggie Berardino, ’97 KHS graduate, decided earning her degree in the United States was not something she need...

Who is your celebrity soulmate?

Who is your celebrity soulmate?

Ally Ortmann, features writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under Quizzes

VOK: Teachers’ travels

VOK: Teachers’ travels

Maddie Hawes and Haley Mitchell

January 10, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Voices of Kirkwood

Spring break is right around the corner and students aren't the only ones with travel plans. Many KHS teachers have explored different parts of the world and as always, have stories to share with students. TKC captured three particular teacher's best international experiences. Swipe through the story...

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