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The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Learn more about your KHS principals for the upcoming school year.

Getting to know your principals

Ian Reno, news editor August 25, 2022

Dr. Mike Havener - KHS principal 29 years at Kirkwood Dream Lunch: A quiet place to enjoy a meal Favorite Subject: Business Hobbies: Walking What person or event has shaped you the most? “My...

Over the summer, the US Supreme Court struck down on the historic Roe v. Wade court case reversing nearly half a century of precedent.

Roe v. Wade

Kinley Bokermann, Sim Khanuja, and Caroline Steidley August 24, 2022

A timeline of abortion in America: 1821: Connecticut passes the first law in the United States to restrict abortion. It prohibits the use of poison to cause a miscarriage after “quickening” (when...

This image describes the freshman welcome that happens on the first day of school.

Top five Kirkwood traditions

Nicholas Copeland, sports writer August 24, 2022

The first steps into KHS can be intimidating. From the swarms of people in the social studies hallway, the homework teachers pile on, to cramming for finals you should’ve studied for long before. However,...

Whether you realize it or not, coding is important to many aspects of technology today.

Clubs you didn’t know existed

Ava Tebo, web editor August 23, 2022

KHS is home to over 50 clubs for students interested in different academics, hobbies and sports. It is not necessarily easy to find your niche right away, despite how quick some students find activities...

As fall sports begin on campus, expect more nights like this as your Pioneers compete.

Fall sports preview

Kinley Bokermann, editor-in-chief August 23, 2022

  With the start of school comes the start of KHS fall sports. After many months of preparation, TKC spoke with a senior athlete from each sport about their upcoming season. Included are the first...

Natalie Reathaford, sophomore, went on a medical mission trip to San Jose, Costa Rica over the summer.

Doctor in the making

Khadija Khan, copy editor August 22, 2022

Natalie Reathaford couldn’t have felt more at home stepping inside the medical clinic surrounded by the hum of machines and overlapping conversations in Spanish. That's because Reathaford, sophomore,...

Students and faculty received new laptops for this school year.

What’s new at KHS

Sim Khanuja, editor-in-chief August 21, 2022

Construction: Construction projects are underway at KHS. The first project scheduled to be done is a new main office, located off the Dougherty Ferry lot. The project is estimated to be completed by the...

Dear freshmen this is a letter to you about all of the things you should totally be doing this first year of high school.

A letter to the freshmen

Lila Shepard, managing editor August 19, 2022

Dear Freshmen, I know, you were probably a big deal at your middle school. That’s cool. You were the top dog — an eighth grader — but now you are a freshman. You are at the bottom of the high...

This is what you need to know about all of the spots on campus. Click each number to learn more.

KHS campus in a nutshell

Lila Shepard, managing editor August 18, 2022

Kirkwood High School can be big and confusing to some. Especially, those coming from middle school. The first day of school will be full of freshmen getting lot on their way to class. So, take it from...

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