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Special Olympics needs volunteers

Special Olympics needs volunteers

Malayna Vines, photographer

January 11, 2019

KHS is in need of volunteers to participate as buddies during Special Olympics Feb. 28. Buddies are paired with athletes and spend the day playing games with them. Students should only sign up to be a buddy if they can attend a mandatory training session during homeroom Feb. 21. Special Olympics will ...

Kirkwood cares for Kirk Care

Kirkwood cares for Kirk Care

Lydia Cohen, web staff

November 30, 2018

She was at a loss. As a single mom recently diagnosed with cancer, she was struggling to balance funds between daily needs and treatments. Her utility bills were late, and she could not afford to put food on the table for her and her children. With few options left, she turned to Kirk Care. There she received the ai...

Where are they now: Maggie Berardino

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 Berardino, ’97 KHS graduate, decided earning her degree in the United States was not something she need...

Heroes of the hurricanes

Heroes of the hurricanes

Emma Lingo, news-features writer

November 1, 2017

On an average day, nurse Mark Cerroni sees about 40 patients filter through Florida’s Sarasota Memorial Hospital. After Hurricane Irma ravaged his state, that number shot up to 50 per day, and his normally half-full hospital met its capacity with 600 people crowded inside the medical center. Irma, a...

KYS November blood drive

KYS November blood drive

Camille Baker, features editor

November 2, 2016

Kirkwood Youth Service (KYS), led by Robert Becker, club sponsor, hosted a blood drive in the Denver Miller Gym Nov. 1. KHS students 16 and older signed up for various time slots from 8-2. Sixteen-year-old students were required to print out a signed parent permission form and bring it to their appo...

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