Student newspaper of Kirkwood High School.
  • March 11 is the end of the third quarter

  • Feb. 29 is a half day for students

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Pion-Ear: Ruth B’s “The Intro”

Pion-Ear: Ruth B’s “The Intro”

Holden Foreman, entertainment editor
February 2, 2016 • 91 views
Filed under Entertainment, Pion-Ear

“They think it's a shame / that the world will never know our names,” croons Canadian upstart Ruth B on “2 Poor Kids,” the first track on the 20-year-old singer-songwriter’s new EP, “The Intro,” released Nov. 27, 2015. The four tracks showcase Ruth’s soft voice and strong emotions. Unfortunately, the two traits mix poorly, an... Read more »

Pop culture recap of 2015

Pop culture recap of 2015

Katherine Hubbard, features writer
January 19, 2016 • 136 views
Filed under Entertainment

https://www.playbuzz.com/thekirkwoodcall10/pop-culture-recap-of-2015

‘♫’ marks the spot for the modern pirate

‘♫’ marks the spot for the modern pirate

Holden Foreman, entertainment editor
November 10, 2015 • 209 views
Filed under Entertainment

Pirates are everywhere around us; yet, they don’t take the form we’ve grown accustomed to from storybooks and a few too many Johnny Depp movies. No, pirates don’t run from crocodiles and brandish their hooks at flying boys. No, pirates don’t show up to Krispy Kreme once a year for a free dozen... Read more »

Pipes of gold

Pipes of gold

Bradley Fargo, entertainment editor
March 11, 2015 • 901 views
Filed under Entertainment

Imagine being picked out of the crowd by a superstar. He flies you out to L.A., gives you money to spend and a place to stay along with the key to the gold-encrusted doors of the music industry. Seven months ago, this is what happened to Daniel Hughes. Daniel, senior, as well as nine other black ... Read more »

Album review: “Motion” by Calvin Harris

Album review: “Motion” by Calvin Harris

Julia Wunning-Zimmer, opinions writer
November 17, 2014 • 450 views
Filed under Opinions

Though Calvin Harris risks his status as, according to Forbes, the highest-paid DJ when he collaborates with less popular artists on his Nov. 3 album Motion, he creates entrancing beats and anthems to rule listeners' ears. Once a worker in a fish factory, Harris, born as Adam Richard Wiles in Dumf... Read more »

Pion-Ear: Ben Rector

Pion-Ear: Ben Rector

Anna Mullendore, features writer
October 9, 2014 • 379 views
Filed under Pion-Ear

Ben Rector has an offbeat style which talks about the beauty in the moments life has to offer. As an artist, he takes the bitter aspects of life and puts them perfectly into lyrics. Live in concert, Rector is just as sincere with his tone and lyrics as on record. On Sept. 16 Ben released a live r... Read more »

Crowd Hysteria

Crowd Hysteria

Mimi Wright, in-depth editor
October 6, 2014 • 778 views
Filed under In Depth

No, not marching band. Not concert band. But an independent student band. The idea to form a band started with a shared place of learning music and a shared love of music among Hannah Scheidl, freshman, Ellie Huggins, freshman and Elaine Simmons, junior who make up three of the six-member band called... Read more »

Worst 5 of Summer 2014

Worst 5 of Summer 2014

Trevor Cleveland, blog editor
August 18, 2014 • 617 views
Filed under Blogs, Editor's Pick

As the summer comes to a close, people often focus on the best of what happened. However, in the spirit of cynicism, there is some merit in remembering the not-so-wonderful events of the summer. 1.Transformers 4- Just when everyone thought it couldn’t get any worse, the downward spiral that is the... Read more »

Best of Summer – Last Two Weeks of June

Best of Summer – Last Two Weeks of June

Anna Mullendore, features writer
July 14, 2014 • 471 views
Filed under Best of Summer

Transformers: Age of Extinction was released June 27 and already it’s become the number one film of all time in China. A changeup in leads, along with an entirely new cast, leaves viewers with a fresher Mark Wahlberg replacing Shia LaBeouf, who starred in the first three movies. Wahlberg plays Cade... Read more »