The Kirkwood Call

Senior Profile: Tiffany Jordan

Senior Profile: Tiffany Jordan

Malayna Vines, photographer

May 9, 2017


Filed under Senior Magazine, Senior Profiles

As she was scrolling through emails over spring break, Tiffany Jordan screamed so loudly her father thought someone had broken into their condo. What he did not know was Tiffany just received an email from her dream school: University of California, Los Angeles. Tiffany toured numerous schools acr...

Senior Profile: Olivia Rekittke

Senior Profile: Olivia Rekittke

Kara Rieger, photographer

May 5, 2017


Filed under Senior Magazine, Senior Profiles

Olivia Rekittke pops open her French horn case to reveal the coiled brass and flared bell. She warms up with five minutes of lip slurs before running through major scales, melodic minor scales and chromatic scales. After hours of homework and rehearsals, she finally relaxes with a pad of paper and GarageBand. Olivia...

Senior Profile: Sabrina Talir

Senior Profile: Sabrina Talir

Annie O'Brien, features writer

May 4, 2017


Filed under Features, Senior Profiles

With a woven mandala tapestry covering one wall, a yoga mat and exercise ball in the corner and a dreamcatcher hanging from the ceiling, you would think you had just walked into a yoga studio. But, you are actually in the bedroom of Sabrina Talir. “I was trying to find an easy way to exercise that wasn’t re...

Senior Profile: the Jungle Boys

Senior Profile: the Jungle Boys

Logan Crews, opinions writer

May 3, 2017


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Senior Profile: Zana Essmyer

Senior Profile: Zana Essmyer

Abigail Imiolek, news-features writer

May 2, 2017


Filed under Features, Senior Magazine, Senior Profiles

Whether she is painting watercolor portraits, dancing ballet or loading her schedule with five AP classes, Zana Essmyer approaches each task with full force. She said she stretches herself to be her best and strives for perfection. Zana said her mother, who received a Ph.D. in immunology after comin...

Senior Profile: Ann Glosson

Senior Profile: Ann Glosson

Bridget Snider, features writer

May 1, 2017


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If you know Ann Glosson, it is probably for her bright personality and her sense of humor. If you don't know Ann, it's probably her smile that first catches your attention. Ann is one of the happiest people you will ever meet. Her vibrant smile shines from ear to ear, as her heart opens up to share all...

Senior Profile: Anna Honningfort

Senior Profile: Anna Honningfort

Kate Hennessey, sports writer

May 1, 2017


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Every time Anna Honigfort sits through addiction documentaries in health class, they hit her in a way most other students cannot understand. When Anna first stepped into KHS, she never imagined what the next four years would consist of. Her year-long journey of overcoming addiction was filled of many up...

Senior Profile: Elspeth Furey

Senior Profile: Elspeth Furey

Maddie Hawes, features writer

April 26, 2017


Filed under Features, Senior Profiles

At school, she walks down the halls like they are runways. The people who pass by her see the works of art on display. Clothed in a geometrically-shaped dress complete with shoulder pads and a blazer, she shows off her unique designs proudly. Elspeth Furey has created outfits ever since she was a kid....

Senior Profile: Jack Tuchschmidt

Senior Profile: Jack Tuchschmidt

Will Drury, copy editor

April 25, 2017


Filed under Senior Profiles

The goal of the portrait of a Pioneer isn’t to be number one. Rather, it values honesty, diversity and the pursuit of excellence, and nobody better embodies those traits better than Jack Tuschmidt. Focused on always improving himself both mentally and physically, Jack said he understands that it doesn’t...

Senior Profile: Andrew Jones

Senior Profile: Andrew Jones

Sha'Diya Tomlin, features writer

April 24, 2017


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In the halls wearing his hats and Vans, Andrew Jones can be seen joking and laughing with his friends. If you talk to him long enough you may get to hear him freestyling or talking about life as a whole. It's rare to catch him unhappy. Especially when you get him to talk about the things he loves. Since...

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