Best of SNO

#18
2019-2020
Distinguished Sites Rank for
Kirkwood High School
11
Published Stories for
Kirkwood High School
in 2019-2020
#13
2019-2020
Best of SNO Rank for
Kirkwood High School
Stories from Kirkwood High School
From the gym to the stage
Features

Lilly Anderson | January 10, 2019

Walking onstage, the smell of hairspray still tingling in his nose, he reaches a new set with a new audience. This is not his first show, but high school productions are not the same. The lights hit his…

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Preparing for the ACT
Features

Grace Klebe | January 8, 2019

For a month and a half before the test, he studied for an hour every night. He attended tutoring sessions, took practice tests three Saturdays prior, worked from a book and on the internet and normalized…

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Music to my ears
Arts & Entertainment

Paisley Regester | December 27, 2018

A passion for music can take many forms for students at KHS. Whether they are solo musicians, in bands or members of private music programs, performing both for online communities and live in front of…

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Sincerely, MariJo
Features

Lily Bartin | December 17, 2018

Walking around Downtown Kirkwood on a rainy Saturday afternoon, I had little hope of finding anyone with a story to tell. I ducked into Great Harvest Bakery to escape the downpour. Scanning the café,…

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Getting on Her Level
Features

Jack Matousek | December 10, 2018

A freshman walks through the double doors leading into the language hallway on the first day of school. Passing the classes full of her peers she walks straight to where the upperclassmen are streaming…

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KHS paints with Bob Ross
Video

Sarah Nash | December 10, 2018

Three KHS students follow along with one of Bob Ross’ famous “Beauty is Everywhere” tutorials.

This story was originally published on The Kirkwood Call on November 24, 2018.

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Issues: The Midterms and why they matter
Midterm Elections

Charlotte Heinrich | November 27, 2018

“This is the most important election in history.” According to Lucas Ravenscraft, AP United States Government and Politics teacher, this is one of those phrases that tends to get thrown around a lot,…

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Issues: Race in college admissions
Features

Ethan Peter | November 21, 2018

Imagine on Ivy Day, the day the eight Ivy League schools announce their admission decisions, a valedictorian and varsity captain with a perfect ACT score is rejected. Imagine he is left asking what else…

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Issues: The dangers of girls running
Showcase

Jack Rintoul | November 20, 2018

It is always the same old routine.

After school head to the locker room to change. Then meet outside the athletic building for new information and what the workout will be. Head to Chopin and make…

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Issues: Concussions
Sports

Benji Wilton | November 20, 2018

“Blue 42, set hut!”

The quarterback receives the snap on third and goal and steps back into the pocket. Desperate for a touchdown, he surveys the field looking for an open receiver but comes up…

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More than just a class president
Features

Amara Harper | October 16, 2018

If you attended KHS as a freshman, a common memory is walking in on the first day. With fear already in your heart, becoming overwhelmed entering KHS yet accepted as the incoming senior class threw everything…

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