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Art by Elena Sherwood. Amaya Marion is attending Stanford University in the fall, where she will be majoring in international relations.

Senior profile: Amaya Marion

Sim Khanuja and opinions writer May 3, 2021

Among the bustling streets of Xi’an, China, Amaya Marion strolled past restaurants, outdoor markets and people. This lively setting was natural to Marion, who spent six weeks studying abroad in China...

7 traveling tips to pack for your next vacation

7 traveling tips to pack for your next vacation

Maya Kim, features writer March 13, 2020

Waking up at 6 a.m. just to get patted down at security, then wait another two hours to board a seven hour flight without having eaten anything for breakfast has to be the worst part of traveling. Leaving...

Watching summer through a screen

Watching summer through a screen

Lily Bartin, features writer August 30, 2018

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....

Where did KHS students travel this summer?

Where did KHS students travel this summer?

Molly Higgins, features writer August 29, 2018

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,...

Your summer bucketlist

Your summer bucketlist

Melanie Witt, copy editor May 4, 2018

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...

Same name, different story: Lindsey Melby

Same name, different story: Lindsey Melby

Jack Rintoul, entertainment editor March 9, 2018

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,...

Trends for spring break

Trends for spring break

Katie Judd, copy editor February 20, 2018

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...

art by Catherine McCandless

Where are they now: Maggie Berardino

Emma Lingo, news-features writer November 14, 2017

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...

Who is your celebrity soulmate?

Who is your celebrity soulmate?

Ally Ortmann, features writer October 18, 2017

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VOK: Teachers’ travels

Maddie Hawes and Haley Mitchell January 10, 2017

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....

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