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The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

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...

Whether it was shooting on the court, playing a video game or watching and talking about them, sports in some shape or form are carved into my everyday life.

Senior column: Henry Joiner

Henry Joiner, sports writer May 9, 2022

College: University of Missouri Major: Journalism My life and sports have always been deeply intertwined. Whether it was shooting on the court, playing a video game or watching and talking about...

Everyone has a different path, and should have the freedom to pursue it.

Senior column: Emma Patt

Emma Patt, features writer May 8, 2022

College; Savannah College of Art and Design Major; Interior design “Are you even gonna make any money as an interior designer?” This is a question I’m asked a lot. You’d think our society...

I have organized spreadsheets and Google Drive folders for every class, but my most important thoughts are only captured on the paper on my walls.

Senior column: Megan Glasgow

Megan Glasgow, editor-in-chief May 8, 2022

College: Duke University Major: Mechanical Engineering I live my life on sticky notes. Dozens of colorful slips of paper cover my walls, poking fun at my otherwise spotless room. Pink ones hold...

You’re supposed to be here, and it’s a wild ride from here on out.

Senior column: Mya Copeland

Mya Copeland, features + in-depth editor May 7, 2022

College: Northwestern University Major: Journalism and Creative Writing Dear Nicholas, We made it. You’re about to start your TKC journey right as I end mine, a perfect cyclical ending if I’ve...

SJ. Some people might see it as a normal classroom, but  for me, it constitutes so much more. It represents The Kirkwood Call.

Senior column: Henry Chappell

Henry Chappell, sports editor May 5, 2022

College: University of Missouri  Major: Sports Media “The best journalism respects the infinite dignity of the individual, and the unique blend of thoughts and feelings that go into that real,...

On the evening of Friday, April 1, 2022, I did something out of character.

Senior column: Ava Duggin

Ava Duggin, web managing editor May 4, 2022

College: University of Missouri Columbia  Major: Undecided  On the evening of Friday, April 1, 2022, I did something out of character. I told my track coach I wouldn’t be at the meet Saturday...

I had an epiphany about homework recently that I didn’t realize a year ago: I spend more time complaining about my assignments than actually doing them.

Senior column: Nathan Sweeney

Nathan Sweeney, features + in-depth editor May 4, 2022

College: University of Arkansas Major: Business I wrote a piece for TKC last year called “Homework sucks, and I’m done doing it.”  I stand by that statement.  Well, the first part anyway....

“Isn’t it surprising Maya likes that stuff?” That’s what my mom says when I tell people my favorite movie is “It,” and that I love watching true crime. If you know me and my anxious tendencies, this would be shocking.

Senior column: Maya Kim

Maya Kim, web editor May 4, 2022

College: Ball State University  Major: Journalism  “Isn’t it surprising Maya likes that stuff?” That’s what my mom says when I tell people my favorite movie is “It,” and that I love...

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