The Kirkwood Call

The Slenderman stabbing

The Slenderman stabbing

Sophie Chappell and Ally Ortmann

May 12, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Podcasts

In this podcast series, TKC will work to bring viewers facts on the case of The Slenderman Stabbing.

What St. Louis coffee shop should you visit?

What St. Louis coffee shop should you visit?

Ryleigh Palmer, features writer

May 7, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

Check out this coffee shop ranking piece to learn where to visit to get your next latte or iced coffee.

Summer reading recommendations

Summer reading recommendations

Catherine Butler, opinions writer

May 5, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

Looking for some great reads this summer? These five books cover different issues impacting high schoolers today and are perfect books to curl up with on those hot July afternoons.

Which grade level do you belong in?

Which grade level do you belong in?

Lydia Cohen, web staff

May 4, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Quizzes

Have you ever felt like you do not belong in your grade level? Or do you feel right at home? Either way, take this short quiz to find out which class you actually belong in.

The wrath of Kim Kardashian West

The wrath of Kim Kardashian West

Malcia Greene, entertainment editor

May 2, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

Kardashian West, 38, recently announced on Instagram that she registered for the State Bar of California, in hopes of practicing law in four years.

What type of flower are you based on your personality?

What type of flower are you based on your personality?

Grace Fearheiley, web staffer

May 1, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Quizzes

From a Daffodils optimism to a chrysanthemum’s adventurous spirit, take this quiz to find out which type of flower is most like you.

Are you smarter than a 5th grader?

Are you smarter than a 5th grader?

Mia Alexander, assistant video editor

April 30, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Video

Watch as KHS students and staff are quizzed with popular questions from the TV series, Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader.

You’ve got a (really good) friend in me

You’ve got a (really good) friend in me

Malcia Greene, entertainment editor

April 22, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, The Parsnip

*This piece is entirely satirical. “We need to talk.” Four of the most terrifying words a high schooler can hear. Why? It stems from fear. Fear of confrontation and fear of the unknown. But even worse—fear of one godforsaken alternative: the friend zone. There, there, my fellow peers, I...

Family event survival guide

Family event survival guide

Sophie Chappell, features writer

April 8, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

While family events may be enjoyable for those who consider themselves to be extroverts, that’s not the case for everyone. Personally, I’ve spent the majority of my time at my relative's houses hiding in the bathroom or playing on my phone, hoping that no one asks how “I’m really doing” or...

Time to talk with TKC episode 02: the making of a musical

Time to talk with TKC episode 02: the making of a musical

Maddie Hawes, associate editor

March 12, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Podcasts, Top Stories

Time to talk with TKC anchor Maddie Hawes sits down with Max Reinert, junior, and Jared Goudsmit, senior, to talk about their success at the MO Thespian conference in the Musical Works contest. The contest required contestants to write a score for an opening number of an original musical and the win...

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