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The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Football matters, but its not the only sport that does.

The deal with football

Grace Alverson, features writer November 18, 2022

*opinions Since the beginning of my freshman year, I’ve overheard conversations about how “KHS only cares about football” and how other sports get overlooked. As a female athlete, it is always...

Just because the brand has the clothes you want, that doesn’t mean it’s a place you should shop at.

Are the brands worth obsessing over?

Maddie Hickman November 1, 2022

Although I wouldn’t like to admit it, I consider myself a “shopaholic.” If you aren’t familiar with the term, a “shopaholic” is someone who is obsessed with shopping. In other words, they love...

Pommies have been told to “make it work” when trying to fit into a uniform made for a different body.

“Man” made uniforms

Anna Newland, entertainment editor November 1, 2022

Sun blazes down on the KHS track, sweat dripping off the blistering skin of the athletes. It soon becomes unbearable to keep a suffocating shirt on, so the boys instantly rip off their shirts to practice....

Dupes to your favorite products

Dupes to your favorite products

Jane Roy, opinions editor October 31, 2022

If you’re anything like me, you don’t care about the name on the tag, but rather the quality of the product: Hi, let’s be friends. Here are some alternatives to popular yet overpriced items I think...

Are you feeling sad, unmotivated, maybe even depressed? Forget a therapist. Lets go shopping. 

Retail therapy: myth or fact?

Caroline Steidley, editor-in-chief October 22, 2022

Are you feeling sad, unmotivated, maybe even depressed? Forget a therapist. Let's go shopping.  I mean seriously, who needs a therapist when you have the mall? Personally, I would rather spend all...

If you live in St. Louis, you know the judgment youll face for this simple question. What high school did you attend?

What your St. Louis high school says about you

Madeleine Krewet, opinions writer October 11, 2022

If you live in St. Louis, you know the judgment you'll face for this simple question. What high school did you attend? No one anywhere else can truly understand the effect your answer will have on how...

Students are going through mobile screen withdrawal. They’re stretching their arms, nearly dislocating their shoulders, attempting to get service.

The better connection

Lila Shepard, managing editor October 5, 2022

*This piece is entirely satirical. Students all around KHS are developing the symptoms — bouncing knees, pale faces, worried expressions and a wandering mind. They are clinging to the windows and...

The Cubs organization doesnt get nearly as much respect as they deserve.

Confessions of a cubs fan

Maddie Hickman, social media editor October 3, 2022

Cubs fans are everywhere. Just by reading this, you’re probably thinking of one of us. I think of it as the type of fans who can never get out of everyone’s heads because they always have something...

I have always been a dreamer, constantly lost in my imagination and books. That’s why I started writing. Once I got to an age where I could no longer sneak books into class, I had to find some way to pass the time at school, so I wrote stories.

Senior Column: Kailey Shirrell

Kailey Shirrell, social media editor May 16, 2022

College: University of Missouri Major: Psychology Hush, gather around, and pull up a chair. Let me tell you a story. It might even have a moral.  I have always been a dreamer, constantly lost...

Although it may seem unorganized, everything that’s unplanned isn’t always an obstacle.

Senior column: Merry Schlarman

Merry Schlarman, design editor May 16, 2022

College: Washington University in St. Louis Major: political science & philosophy If you really want to get to know me, you should look inside my laptop. Or, I should say, you should open it...

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