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Kirkwood High School student newspaper

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Turkey Week is the longest held tradition at KHS, but both freshmen and sophomores have yet to experience the true spirit of Turkey Day.

Turkey Week schedule

Grace Marcus , print managing editor November 17, 2021

Turkey Day is the longest-running and most loved tradition at KHS — the hallway decorations, pep rally and game itself are central parts of KHS students’ high school experience. However, after Turkey...

With homecoming coming up this Saturday, read TKCs advice about the big night.

Friendship Dance survival guide

Rachel Finan and Aine Bradley November 4, 2021

With the Friendship Dance in a few days, the frenzy has begun and the time for dance prep has arrived. If you are a typical freshman, or one of the COVID-19 sophomores, then you might be feeling lost....

Adele, a famous British singer, will release her sixth album on Nov. 19.

Hello, again

Lydia Drake, features writer November 4, 2021

It’s time to feel all the feels again. Adele, a popular British music artist, will return to music on Nov. 19, 2021 with the release of her sixth album, “30,” after a six year hiatus. The 15-time...

These four comforting,  simple fall recipes are perfect for when you are in the mood to watch movies at home or share sweet treats with friends.

Fun fall recipes

Lila Shepard, news editor October 12, 2021

During the cooler months, it's nice to have sweet, fall-themed treats to snack on. These autumn recipes are both fun to make and sure to satisfy your cravings.

It can be hard to make the mental switch from summer to fall and watching fall movies can make it easier.

Five classic fall films

Elizabeth Niedringhaus, features writer October 6, 2021

As the warm summer nights slowly depart and the cool crisp air arrives, it can be difficult to make the mental switch from summer to fall. Fall and movies go together the same way science goes with a green...

Take this quiz to find out which horror movie villain you would be.

Which horror movie villain are you?

Grace Marcus , print managing editor October 6, 2021

https://the-kirkwood-call.involve.me/which-horror-movie-villain-are-you-f02f Art by Audrey Blaine and Morgan Hooker.  

In Shang-Chi, Marvel offers more Asian representation than ever before, but fails to live up to fans expectations.

Movie Review: Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Grace Marcus, print managing editor September 29, 2021

Dragons, ninjas, flowing silk garments; all stereotypical markers of Asian culture, and all used in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings so that Marvel can gain its diversity points without actually...

Follow along this quiz to see your result. Design by Nathan Sweeney. Art by Janine Gassel.

Which grade should you really be in?

Nathan Sweeney, features + in-depth editor August 25, 2021

COVID-19 has thrown us all for a loop. As we (hopefully) return to a more normal school year, nobody knows where they stand, since seniors are the only ones who have completed a year of regular high school....

Back to school also means back to awkward group projects.

How to be social in high school

Kailey Shirrell, social media editor August 25, 2021

*This piece is entirely satirical  Dear freshmen, sophomores and juniors: as you are all still mentally freshman (due to COVID-19 complications), I feel it is my duty, like Janis Ian from Mean Girls,...

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