The Kirkwood Call

A penny saved with movie rentals is a penny earned

Cassie Kibens

October 29, 2010

One movie ticket: $10.50. Popcorn: $5.50. Soda: $3.50. Candy: $4.  Spending your hard-earned week-long paycheck for two hours of entertainment: expensive. Teens across America flock to their local movie theater to catch a flick with their friends and have a good time, but many do not realize they...

A song is worth a thousand words

Anna Broderson

October 29, 2010

Piercing chords shake the bare hallways as students clear after the final bell of the day rings.  The kids of the Guitar Club stay, strumming their acoustics, loving the pure, sweet resonance of the guitar. David Williams, resource teacher, has been playing the guitar for 33 years. “Music chose...

KH Players will perform Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” Oct. 14, 15 and 16

Devan Coggan

October 14, 2010

The KH Players and the KHS Drama Department will perform Shakespeare's Twelfth Night in the Keating Center Oct. 14, 15 and 16. Tickets are $7 for students and $10 for adults, and they can be purchased at the door. Orsino, Duke of Illyria Connor Anderson-Proctor Valentine, his servant Andrew Englund Curio, his servant Jane...

World’s Best Boss

Lydia Mitchener

October 1, 2010

“Do I want to be feared or loved? Both. I want people to be afraid of how much they love me.” At the end of The Office season seven, Steve Carell will be leaving the show to further his movie career. This means the end of Michael Scott, or in other words, the (self- proclaimed) World’s Best Bos...

Secrets in the Sauce spills the beans

Cassie Kibens

October 1, 2010

Shhhhh. It’s a secret. But it’s a secret open to all students and faculty for almost 10 years now. Secrets in the Sauce, the KHS literary magazine, is celebrating its 10th year as a publication.  Secrets in the Sauce’s two student editors are Sierra Horton, senior, and Emma Stephenson, junior....

KHS alumni launch website to combat boredom

Emma Lawson

October 1, 2010

For people who are just checking their Facebook continuously because they can’t think of anything else to do on their computer, Boredroulette has the solution. Everything started when former KHS students decided to make a website that randomizes YouTube videos. Creators Galin Mitchener, Stephen Orr and Jon Kr...

iPhone versus Droid

Cassie Kibens

September 21, 2010

It can record video, take pictures with flash, connect to the Internet and video call. Oh, and it is a phone too. The iPhone 4, introduced by Apple on June 24, sold more than 1.7 million of these highly anticipated phones within the first three days of public release. The newest feature to the iPhone...

I will give you a game you cannot refuse

Sam Edwards

September 15, 2010

Some People have wondered what life was like for those who risked everything in order to gain power in the underworld of Italian organized crime. Mafia 2 is a third person, action adventure game that gives players an incredible chance to live the life of a “Wise Guy” in the ‘40s and ‘50s world...

Skream takes dubstep Outside the Box

Nikko Gianino

September 15, 2010

Many artists in the music industry features writer claim to represent their local neighborhood, city or record label. But imagine carrying the weight of a whole genre on your shoulders. Skream, a Croydon, London based producer, is known by many as the ambassador of dubstep. Dubstep is one of the many...

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