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The Kirkwood Call

Nipher held their 100 year celebration on Sept. 3, pancakes were served.

100-years of Nipher

Ian Reno, news editor September 12, 2022

On Sept. 3, Nipher held its 100-year celebration from 9-11 a.m. The festivities included performances from the KHS orchestra and band, Tillman Pepper Steppers, Nipher band, bubble machines and pancakes....

Barista Audrey Bernaboo (left) hands finished coffee to waiting customer.

Cheap coffee, better lessons

Mason Heller, writer May 24, 2022

A nook in the cafeteria harbors a sanctuary for KHS’s caffeine-crazy students. Matte black machines spit out the bitter brown liquid. Skilled craftsmen froth milk and pour ice. Students flick orders...

Claire Wess, senior, dances as a pommie at a  football game.

Senior profile: Claire Wess

Ava Tebo, podcast staffer May 16, 2022

Alongside her friends and teammates, Claire Wess, senior, said she finds community through a constant in her life, dance. As a passionate dancer on varsity poms and studio, Wess said she faces trials on...

“Some of my favorite albums I have, I just picked up because I heard them playing at a record store. - Cale Owens

Senior profile: Cale Owens

Kylie Madden, features writer May 9, 2022

College: Undecided Major: International Business The sun is shining and the birds are chirping. It’s a perfect day for Cale Owens, senior, to roll down the windows on his Ford Fiesta, turn up his...

Fashion seems to always be the highest priority when it comes to what electives Ki wants to do. -Josh Gift

Senior profile: Ki Ballard

Sim Khanuja, opinions editor May 5, 2022

After KHS, Ki Ballard is doing the Vocational Skills Program (VSP), a SSD run program where students go to different job sites as they learn a variety of skills. His sketchbook is filled with designs...

After miles of family trips and sharing a room, the 18-year-long road is about to part. 

Senior profile: Mulvaney triplets

Anna Newland, opinions staffer May 4, 2022

Finn - Business Management at Drury University Ryan - Cybersecurity at Lindenwood University Kennedy - Neuroscience at University of Kansas After living together for 18 years, habits and hobbies...

Adam Gates flipped the script freshman year and ditched soccer for football.

Senior profile: Adam Gates

Maddie Hickman, social media editor May 4, 2022

College: Washington University in St. Louis Major: Mechanical Engineering Four years later, his hard work paid off as a WashU commit taking a new path he never imagined. “Since I started...

His friends on the team know him as “Big Mike.” He does the behind the scenes work along with cheering on the athletes and most importantly, filming.

Senior profile: Mike Wallace

Lila Shepard, news editor April 28, 2022

Future plans: Videography in the St. Louis area Rolling up in his notorious white Chrysler sedan with his music bumping, Mike Wallace, senior, is hard to miss. Wallace is manager on the KHS varsity...

Meet the ten KHS teachers retiring in the 2022 school year.

Q&A with 2022 retiring KHS teachers

Megan Glasgow and Kate Schreiber April 20, 2022

Meet this year’s retiring KHS teachers. Learn about the ten staff members’ careers, advice they have for students and what they’ll miss most about KHS.

Autry plans to major in biology on a pre-dental track.

Senior profile: Jaida Autry

Jane Roy, opinions writer April 15, 2022

College: Hawaii Pacific University Major: Biology   As school finishes up and summer rolls around, seniors begin “a new chapter of their life.” While some journeys start close to home,...

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