The Kirkwood Call

Rating KHS traditions

Though COVID-19 made many KHS spring traditions impossible, the graduation parade is one that will hopefully stay.

Mya Copeland, features writer

August 24, 2020

Graduation Parade--COVID-19 may have kept seniors from experiencing many of the second semester traditions, but I’m all for this one becoming a regular event. A super sweet and fun experience that’s a lot more hype than regular graduation. 10/10 (+1 for good weather). Turkey Day--As long as we...

Getting involved

There are always opportunities to expand your horizons and meet new people. From Anime Club to Youth in Government, there are over 55 clubs to try out at KHS!

Nathan Sweeney, features writer

August 24, 2020

Everyone loves to give the annoyingly vague advice to “get involved” in some sort of extracurricular at school, but they conveniently never want to help you decide what to get involved in. Luckily, there are always opportunities to expand your horizons and meet new people. From Anime Club to Yout...

‘The Simpsons’: Coincidences predictions?

‘The Simpsons’: Coincidences predictions?

Emma Patt, entertainment writer

June 11, 2020

You may know that ‘The Simpsons’ is a cult-classic cartoon that has been producing content since 1989, but what you might not know is that the lovable family from Springfield is involved in an extensive, convoluted conspiracy: ‘The Simpsons’ may be predicting the future. Ok, I get it. My...

Is 1D heading back in one direction?

One Direction may be reuniting soon.

Ava Duggin, features writer

June 11, 2020

Lindsey Tomlin, junior, runs out of her bedroom to find her mom. “You’re not gonna believe what is going on,” she said. Tomlin has a smile and tears in her eyes. She has been a self-proclaimed One Direction superfan since fourth grade. One day while scrolling through Instagram, she noticed a video...

Movie review: Knives Out

Knives Out' takes you on a hunt full of twists and red herrings that is sure to keep you captivated.

Emma Patt, entertainment writer

June 11, 2020

After listening to my friend drone on and on about the movie ‘Knives Out,’ I finally gave in and went to go see it with her. Based on what I had previously heard about the movie, I had expected to spend the next 2 hours and 10 minutes on a classic “whodunit” story. I was somewhat interested but...

Where to eat during lockdown

Rice salad from Symbowl, available for delivery and pickup

Elliott Notrica, entertainment writer

May 24, 2020

The recent lockdown has been a great time to cook at home, but on days when making dinner (or lunch) feels like too much to handle, there’s plenty of local restaurants still open and ready to serve you a great meal. Establishments have switched to carry-out or pick up in compliance with stay-at-home...

Quiz: Which Netflix show do you belong in?

Take this quiz to find out which Netflix show your truly belong in. Art by Elena Sherwood.

Megan Glasgow, features writer

May 6, 2020

We’ve all imagined waking up in our favorite TV show, but have you ever wondered which one you actually belong in? Whether your calling is battling a demogorgon with Eleven and Mike or cruising through NYC with Chuck Bass, you definitely need to know which alternate reality fits you best. Since you’re stuck at home and you know you have nothing...

Conan Gray takes flight with release of “Kid Krow”

21-year-old singer-songwriter Conan Gray released his debut album

Kate Schreiber, features writer

May 5, 2020

Conan Gray is impossible to define. He’s all the best parts of story-like songwriting with the touch of experimental sounds and a sweet voice that’s revolutionizing the pop scene. He began his career with covers and videos on YouTube and released his EP “Sunset Season” in 2018. While he has h...

Classic English lit: ranked

art by Celia Bergman

Lydia Sheehan, entertainment writer

April 25, 2020


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