The Kirkwood Call

Suddenly it comes: you need to poop. With almost four more hours left in the school day, you have an important decision to make.

Call ed(s)

TKC Staff March 3, 2021

TKC aims to cover issues affecting our community and student body. Recent acts of racism in our community and terrorism in our nation’s capital, among other events, have proved this a heavy and potentially...

After extensively comparing both music services, 77% (51/66) of TKC staff believe that Spotify is the superior music platform.

Call Ed teaser: Spotify vs. Apple Music

TKC Staff February 3, 2021

The rivalry between Spotify and Apple Music has been an ongoing debate for years, so TKC is here to finally settle the dispute and name a winner. After extensively comparing both music services, 77% (51/66)...

 Students may choose to be online or in person.  They may switch from in person to virtual classes at any point.

Call Ed: Board, practice what you preach

TKC Staff December 19, 2020

The entire Kirkwood School District returned to campus beginning Nov. 9 after being online for seven months. Despite this drastic and sudden transition for students and staff, the leaders of our district...

With the Board of Education set to approve a plan for middle and high school to return to in-person learning, TKC has reviewed how KSD has handled the pandemic since March. Of TKC staff, 88% (57/65) believe KSD has not handled the pandemic in the best way possible for the community.

Call Ed: KSD, you have failed us

TKC Staff October 25, 2020

Since March 13, KSD students have operated according to our district administration's decisions regarding our education in the pandemic. From the announcement of online school on March 26, to the closure...

The President has had four years to prove himself, and seven months to prevent his people from dying. He has done neither, which is why TKC firmly endorses Joseph Biden Jr. for President of the United States this November. 

Call Ed: Joe knows

TKC Staff October 22, 2020

Casting a vote is not equivalent to marriage. You’re not looking for a long-term partner, where you can afford to have the highest standards when reviewing their basic beliefs, their accomplishments...

President Donald Trump is the incumbent candidate in the 2020 US presidential election.

Call Ed: Opportunity Trumps dependency

TKC Staff October 7, 2020

Due to the relevance of this election, TKC has decided to include the dissenting staff opinion (9/65) to give all students a voice.  A representative democracy only works when the republic’s citizens...

Pop culture has seen countless celebrity careers interrupted as masses of media consumers pronounce them ‘canceled.’

Call Ed: Canceled

TKC Staff March 3, 2020

School work stacks up for many students around finals week.

Call Ed: The case for finals

TKC Staff February 11, 2020

Final exams have always been used in higher education to test for overall understanding of course content. But each year the testing season raises controversy. The grades on these crucial exams have the...

As an established community, LGBTQ+ studies deserve to be included for a non-discriminatory education. 

Call Ed: Education equality

TKC Staff October 4, 2019

Overlooked, ignored, excluded. Imagine going through years of school and never learning about yourself. This is the reality for LGBTQ+ students throughout the United States. As an established community,...

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