The Kirkwood Call

Q&A with 2018-19 retiring teachers

Q&A with 2018-19 retiring teachers

Hayden Davidson, sports writer

May 21, 2019


Filed under Features, Top Stories

There are two teachers retiring from KHS this school year. Read here to find out what they learned and what advice they have from their combined 73 years of teaching.

Senior profile: Lifting the pressure

Senior profile: Lifting the pressure

Jack Matousek, features writer

May 12, 2019


Filed under Senior Profiles

As the bell rings, many students spill out into the hallways talking about the day’s events.  One senior, Nolan Hauck, is an exception to this daily routine. Drawstring bag strung tightly over his shoulders, he walks confidently, cutting through the line of students making his way towards the weig...

Senior Profile: Jenna Dyroff

Senior Profile: Jenna Dyroff

Jonathan Munroe, news features writer

May 7, 2019


Filed under Senior Profiles

She stands tall in the Jackson County Courthouse delivering her closing statement during the state trial on Sunday, March 31. This is the end of the road for Dyroff, as her high school passion comes to a close. For Dyroff, mock trial means everything. “It is an experience that requires a lot of courage and confid...

Senior Column: Claire Boysen

Senior Column: Claire Boysen

Claire Boysen, print managing editor

May 3, 2019


Filed under Senior Profiles

I’ve had my fair share of ups and downs at KHS, but at the end of the day, I loved high school. Saying goodbye has been harder than I could have ever imagined.

Senior Profile: Emma Harrell

Senior Profile: Emma Harrell

Amelia Hurley, features writer

April 30, 2019


Filed under Senior Profiles

Emma Harrell, senior, shares her secrets on how she obtained a perfect score of 36 on her ACT and how she balanced the activities she participates in.

Senior Profile: Tommy Stevenson

Senior Profile: Tommy Stevenson

Hayden Davidson, sports writer

April 30, 2019


Filed under Senior Profiles

Baseball has been an important part of high school for senior Tommy Stevenson. He plans on continuing to play at Missouri Southern State University.

Senior Column: Jack Rintoul

Senior Column: Jack Rintoul

Jack Rintoul, editor-in-chief

April 30, 2019


Filed under Senior Magazine, Senior Profiles

University of Missouri-Columbia  Major: Journalism and Computer Science  I used to get this feeling in my stomach back in sixth grade. This unbearable pain that would keep me up for hours just sitting on the toilet. But it wasn’t because I was sick. It was the feeling that in just a few short h...

VOK: Earth day in downtown Kirkwood

VOK: Earth day in downtown Kirkwood

Lily Bartin and Meg Murphy

April 26, 2019


Filed under Features, Voices of Kirkwood

TKC went to Downtown Kirkwood on Sat. April 2 and interviewed street vendors, as well as people visiting and a local band playing music.

Senior Profile: Felicia Harris

Senior Profile: Felicia Harris

Catherine Butler, opinions writer

April 23, 2019


Filed under Senior Profiles

Felicia Harris is one of 12 siblings. She plans to pursue her passion of photography in the future and join the military as an Air Force photographer.

Singing it forward

Singing it forward

Jonathan Munroe, news features writers

April 12, 2019


Filed under Features

*Since this story was published Smith is no longer performing at Sophie's. She is planning to have a regular performing gig at another venue in the near future. This story will be updated when more information becomes available. It is a typical Friday night at *Sophie’s Artist Lounge & Cocktail Cl...

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