The Kirkwood Call

Editorial cartoon: We are in this together

Come together as a community and submit your COVID-19 stories to TKC's Voices of Kirkwood.

Audrey Blaine, artist

April 30, 2020

With COVID-19 causing self-isolation to become a necessity, it can be difficult to feel a sense of connection to others during this time. This piece shows the silhouettes of everyday people in their apartment buildings at night time as they live their lives separate from each other. The goal of this ca...

Editorial Cartoon: COVID-19, cloud 9?

Editorial Cartoon: COVID-19, cloud 9?

Catherine Butler, copy editor

April 25, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is unprecedented, so there's no right or wrong way to feel about it. Use this cartoon to help identify how you might be feeling and to get ideas for how you can spend time in quarantine. ...

Editorial Cartoon: Half-baked

Editorial Cartoon: Half-baked

Catherine Butler, copy editor

April 25, 2020

Even though high schools across the nation have postponed or canceled their proms, this cartoon depicts what this year's spring might have looked like if COVID-19 never happened. For people like the character in this cartoon, creating an over-the-top "promposal" might have been a time-consuming project.   ...

The fun never ends with Disney

Knowing that a break is coming up and I am not able to travel, I am very excited to know that I will have Disney right by my side to make me happy.

Elena Sherwood, artist

March 13, 2020

With spring break just around the corner, I was inspired to draw Disney themed art. Disney has been a huge part of my life even when I was young. I grew up watching lots of Disney movies, especially when I was on a school break. Knowing that a break is coming up and I am not able to travel, I am ver...

Editorial Cartoon: The Bachelor at KHS

This cartoon depicts what would happen if a student turned this reality TV show into reality, asking several girls if they'll accept a rose.

Catherine Butler, copy editor

February 10, 2020

On Monday nights, dozens of KHS students tune in to "The Bachelor." This cartoon depicts what would happen if a student turned this reality TV show into reality, asking several girls if they'll accept a rose. The problem is, they all think they're the only one. ...

Editorial Cartoon: Dangers of Airpods

Airpods and other wireless earbuds are becoming increasingly popular, allowing people to listen to their favorite tunes everywhere they go.

Catherine Butler, copy editor

January 21, 2020

Airpods and other wireless earbuds are becoming increasingly popular, allowing people to listen to their favorite tunes everywhere they go. For Kirkwood students, "everywhere" seems to include in the path of oncoming traffic or in the hallway right when someone opens their classroom door. To all the...

Candy currency: A guide to trading candy

TKC artists depict the best ways to get good Halloween candy.

Mary Grace Heartlein, Catherine McCandless, and Katherine Stobbe

October 19, 2019

Have you ever wondered how to get the best candy on Halloween? View this art to find out.

The upside down of Kirkwood

This piece is inspired by the Netflix Original series Stranger Things.

Elena Sherwood, artist

September 30, 2019

This piece is inspired by the Netflix Original series Stranger Things. It represents different parts of each season of the show. ...

The 6 steps of approaching your crush

The 6 steps of approaching your crush

Maggie Burton, Grace Carroll, and Grace Ferguson

March 14, 2019

*This piece is entirely satirical In this art spread, artists illustrate the progression of meeting your crush from the moment you spot them. This spread hits all the points, from stalking their instagram to finally initiating first contact by giving them a tap on the shoulder. ...

Don’t wait, vaccinate

Some people are not getting vaccinated, so diseases from decades ago are returning.

Maddie Meyers, web managing editor

February 23, 2019

Recently, many diseases from decades ago are returning because people are not getting vaccinated. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), "outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases can and do still happen in communities across the U.S." People who don't vaccinate not on...

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