The Kirkwood Call

Senior profile: Lifting the pressure

Senior profile: Lifting the pressure

Jack Matousek, features writer

May 12, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Senior Profile: Felicia Harris

Senior Profile: Felicia Harris

Catherine Butler, opinions writer

April 23, 2019

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.

Senior profile: Justin Battle

Senior profile: Justin Battle

Benji Wilton, features writer

May 18, 2018

After spending the day walking through decorated halls and preparing for Turkey Day festivities, Justin Battle, senior, anxiously watches students and staff file into the David Holley Assembly Hall. For him and the rest of the drumline, playing in front of the ecstatic crowd is their shining moment. ...

Senior profiles: Evelyn Opper

Senior profiles: Evelyn Opper

Jack Rittendale, features writer

May 18, 2018

With bleach blonde hair and black framed glasses, Evelyn Opper, senior, can be found perched over a workbench in Nancy Grimes' room, working on her latest masterpiece. Since her freshman year, Opper has balanced her life by combining both art and strong friendships that guide her through the confusing...

Senior Profiles: Ashley Anderson

Senior Profiles: Ashley Anderson

Mary Frizzell, Photographer

May 18, 2018

Since the first time she picked up a basketball, Ashley Anderson, senior, has given the sport her all. From age 5, she learned how to dribble, shoot and navigate intricate plays. As the sport runs deep in her family, with her dad and five of his siblings also playing the sport, it is no surprise she ha...

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