The Kirkwood Call

How to Walk Out

How to Walk Out

Atja Imamovic, writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under 2018 New Staff Stories

As political activism finds its way into America’s schools, so does debate over how it should be displayed. While activists may share political opinions, they have adverse approaches on how to demonstrate them. KHS was no stranger to political activism after students organized a walkout protesting ...

Bridging the language divide

Bridging the language divide

Sebastian Davies-Sigmund, Writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under 2018 New Staff Stories

Have you ever wanted to hop on an airplane and journey to other lands? Backpack across Europe or Asia, perhaps? Imagine meeting new people, trying new foods, learning about other cultures you didn’t even know existed and expanding your realm of knowledge. For Bastien Gensollen, a 16-year-old foreig...

Stowers decides what comes after the finish line

Stowers decides what comes after the finish line

Amara Harper, writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under 2018 New Staff Stories

As she breathes in the crisp spring air and stretches her legs, she turns behind her to see a teammate coming at her full speed. She starts sprinting and reaches her hand back until she feels the cool metal baton. Once she has it in her grasp, nothing will stop her from winning. With her signature cur...

The Golden K Ceremony

The Golden K Ceremony

Amelia Hurley, writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under 2018 New Staff Stories

They worked hard at night to finish their homework, ranging from tasks such as keeping up with AP classes and big packets for senior projects. Seniors strived all throughout the school day to keep their grades at an exceptional number. After three years and a semester of work, some seniors achieved ...

Earth Day in Kirkwood

Earth Day in Kirkwood

Zack Deutschmann, Writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under 2018 New Staff Stories

Imagine a world where the sky is always grey and the grass is always a dark brown. Imagine never having sunshine that brings warmth inside your house. Imagine never getting to breathe the clean air and feeling refreshed after each breath. All around the world, people celebrated the 48th Earth Day, on Sunday, April 22. Earth Day...

Sci-ched For the Future

Sci-ched For the Future

Tom Mueller, writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under 2018 New Staff Stories

The bell rang, signaling the beginning of the ‘15-16 KHS school year. Students throughout the campus sat down and prepared to begin classwork. Among them was Daniel David, then sophomore, who just moved to Kirkwood from Nashville, TN. According to David, his became less anxious as he stepped into his ...

Finals, Finals and More Finals

Finals, Finals and More Finals

Keegan Pfeifer, Writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under 2018 New Staff Stories

As the weather gets warmer and the days get longer in Missouri, that can only mean one thing; Summer break. As the last day of school draws nearer, this means that finals are coming up. Stress heightens as scholars and teachers both have to prepare for these finals. “Finals are like a hurricane coming and yo...

The Frisbest Sport

The Frisbest Sport

Ryleigh Palmer, writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under 2018 New Staff Stories

She sends the disc soaring across the field towards the end zone and immediately sprints after the frisbee.  Onlookers stare in awe as the disc flies through the air and Eileen Finley, sophomore, watches the frisbee land into the hands of her teammate in the end zone.  The KHS Women’s Ultimate Fr...

Significance of our secretaries

Significance of our secretaries

Lydia Cohen, Writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under 2018 New Staff Stories

During the school week, the bell rings at 7:50 a.m., and for most people at KHS, this means a day of teaching or learning starts. But, in the main office, three women work with different tasks. Receptionist secretaries Lorie Nieman and Mary Dahlem manage student attendance along with greeting and guiding...

In-class cinema

In-class cinema

Catherine Butler, writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under 2018 New Staff Stories

As students walk into his freshman world history class, Frank Parini, social studies teacher, dims the lights and prepares to play the movie Tiananmen Square. As 19 pairs of eyes focus on the film, Parini notices the few who do not. One boy dozes off while his friend plays Fortnite underneath his de...

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