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Phillip Picard Profile

May 22, 2017

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Phillip Picard ‘17 sat in his plane’s cabin, with the instruments up in his face. He felt as if everything was up very close, but it wasn’t too tight. Just enough room to reach all the knobs comfortably, strapped in enough...

Twins transition to college

Anna Dayton, Focus Editor

May 22, 2017

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From cradle to college, the nine sets of twins in the class of 2017 will soon face a major life change: considering a life away from someone they grew alongside for 18 years. While most students will not have their parents to ...

Focus on DeMarcus Farmer

Focus on DeMarcus Farmer

Justine Banbury, Sports Editor

May 10, 2017

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Seniors make their final college decision in less than a week

Grace Ruppert, Focus Editor

April 27, 2017

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The deadline for college decisions is quickly approaching. On May 1, seniors will have to put their deposit down at the school they plan to attend. They will have to inform the other colleges that accepted them that they don’t...

Student sets out on summer service trip

Grace French, Opinion Editor

April 20, 2017

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Most high schoolers spend their summers binge watching Netflix, sitting by the pool, or working at a local ice cream parlor. However, this is not the case for Grace Lee ‘19 who will be traveling to Guatemala for two weeks. She will ...

The Life of a KCTC Student

Katherine Lykins, Staff Writer

March 27, 2017

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Sam Stanage ‘18 had the opportunity to do a building search for suspects and, although just a practice, was surprised by the extreme physicality and intensity. After repeating this practice a couple of times, Stanage, along with ...

Students and teachers take a second look at the required reading curriculum

Nora Verdier, Contributing Writer

October 26, 2016

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Required reading. Two simple words that can cause stress, boredom, and maybe even the slightest grunt or roll of the eyes. It’s no secret than many high school students consider reading assigned English texts to be a chore, no...