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Guts, glory and passion: Erin Damisch brings her track knowledge to light

Guts, glory and passion: Erin Damisch brings her track knowledge to light

By: Alex Malawski, Editor

March 16, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports, Sports

Sprinters to your marks. Set. Go! When that gun goes off it’s time to kick it in gear and run like the wind. KHS Spanish teacher Erin Damisch is the new girls sprinting coach. Damisch, (who is a former track athlete and was a volunteer coach from last season of Girls track) replaced Keith Snyder. S...

Honoring Parkland through memorializing victims’ lives

By: Alex Malawski, Editor

March 13, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Columbine. Virginia Tech. Sandy Hook and now Stoneman Douglas. Wednesday, March 14, will mark one month since the shooting that took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. The shooting claimed the lives of 17 innocent people. Since the horrible shooting, schools across ...

Pitch (Un)perfect 3

Pitch (Un)perfect 3

By: Alex Malawski, Editor

January 2, 2018


Filed under Movies, Pulse, Showcase, The Hollywood Hound

In 2012, audiences first saw the talents of the “Barden Bellas.” Five years later, the beloved singing-with-your-mouth, no instruments, trilogy ends here. It's obvious that the ladies in the film are vocally gifted, but they failed miserably to be funny. Thankfully this franchise is over because ...

Two jobs, one life

Two jobs, one life

By: Amanda Malawski, Executive Editor

December 18, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

The mother hears her crying baby in the crib, knowing that she needs to be fed. The teacher hears her students wait impatiently for their assignments to be graded. Toys and clothes are stacked around the nursery. On the desk, piles of essays and homework assignments cover the desk. T...

Upcoming concerts to check out

Upcoming concerts to check out

By: Amanda Malawski, Editor

December 11, 2017


Filed under Pulse, Showcase

Pentatonix: A Pentatonix Christmas Tour Tuesday, Dec. 5 at the Chicago Theatre starting at 7 p.m. Tickets starting at $110 JAY-Z- 4:44 Tour Tuesday, Dec. 5 at the United Center starting at 8 p.m. Tickets starting at $50 B96 Pepsi Jingle Bash Thursday Dec 7 at the Allstate Arena star...

Dancing into the new season

Dancing into the new season

By: Alex Malawski, Editor

November 24, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Dance is a sport that emphasizes teamwork and creativity, but it also forms a bond between the dancers. This year the team is sponsored by security guard and PASS supervisor Frankie Bruzzino. The team comprises of six students. Two students from each grade, except for the Junior class. The dance...

Justice gets served on the big screen

Justice gets served on the big screen

By: Alex Malawski, Editor

November 21, 2017


Filed under Pulse, Showcase, The Hollywood Hound

It’s a big improvement from last years “Batman Vs. Superman,” which by the way, as a sloppy chaotic mess. That film was too dark for a superhero film which made it depressing. Anyway, I digress.  This film shows Ben Affleck's portrayal of the Dark Knight in a way that wasn’t too over the to...

Taylor Swift’s “Reputation” doesn’t disappoint

Taylor Swift’s “Reputation” doesn’t disappoint

By: Amanda Malawski, Special Projects Editor

November 15, 2017


Filed under Music, Pulse, Showcase

Taylor Swift is one of the biggest artists of the generation and one of the most talked about regarding celebrity feuds. Whether or not you like her, she has talent and her products sell crazy numbers. Since her transition from the innocent, country girl in 2010 with her “Speak Now” album to the ta...

Possible changes to KHS sports and board meetings

Possible changes to KHS sports and board meetings

By: Alex Malawski and Amanda Malawski

November 6, 2017


Filed under Board Meetings, News, School

By: Amanda Malawski On Monday, Oct. 30, Athletic Director Peter Goff and Principal Jill Maras stood in front of the Board of Education to ask members to recognize the Lacrosse Club as an official KHS sport. The Lacrosse Club has been a club since the 2014-15 school year and has spent the requir...

Thor is mighty powerful in his latest film

Thor is mighty powerful in his latest film

By: Alex Malawski, Editor

November 3, 2017


Filed under Pulse, Showcase, The Hollywood Hound

Since the Thor franchise kicked off in 2011, its films have been a huge let down for fans of the “God of Thunder” and Marvel films in general. Audiences now have a third film to see Chris Hemsworth in action as the eponymous character the film is based on. I was never a huge fan of this film franchise, bu...

British charm meets the American psycho

British charm meets the American psycho

By: Alex Malawski, Editor

September 21, 2017


Filed under Pulse, The Hollywood Hound

British charm meets the American psycho. It is no doubt that the predecessor of the “Golden Circle” was wacky and chaotic beyond belief. But the sequel to 2014’s “ Kingsman: The Secret Service” may be wilder than before. What this sequel has the opportunity to do is provide even more demented ...

“IT” may leave you scared

“IT” may leave you scared

By: Alex Malawski, Editor

September 10, 2017


Filed under Pulse, Showcase, The Hollywood Hound

Pennywise the dancing clown preys on youth every 27 years. It's no coincidence that the mini series based on this horrifying being gets a motion picture 27 years following that mini series. As Dash's teacher in The Incredibles said: “Coincidence, I THINK NOT!” IT is a horror induced film and it is...

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