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Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

88% (61/69) of TKC staffers believe parents shouldn’t have a say in regulating public school books.

Call Ed: Mom and Dad don’t know what’s best

TKC Staff March 29, 2022

Out of all the problems in our world right now — inequality, racism, healthcare, poverty, sexism, war — it seems American parents have found the paramount topic to complain about: books. The push to...

With the dress code policy being a controversial topic at KHS these past couple weeks, TKC staff unanimously (68/68) voted that the dress code should be updated to address its inconsistency, sexism and outdated policies.

Call Ed: Addressing the dress code

TKC Staff October 7, 2021

    “No butts, boobs or bras.”  This motto, otherwise known as the “Three B’s,” is widely referred to when discussing the dress code at KHS. Whether at assemblies or during...

While the costs of running the bases seem to outweigh the benefits, condemning casual sex isnt the answer.

Call Ed: Bases loaded

TKC Staff April 20, 2021

Our society is saturated with sex. On TV, in our magazines and even in our own conversations, it has a fixed place in our culture. Sometimes sexual activity comes during a long-term relationship, sometimes...

White people must continue to fight the comfort of their silence.

Call Ed: White people, you’ve had your rest

TKC Staff April 12, 2021

The dangerous power of white fatigue in the fight for racial justice, specifically through the fluctuating use of social media, goes beyond a yes or no question, and we wanted our process and editorial...

TKC continues to call on KSD to include students in their decisions.

Call ed: We should not return full-day

TKC Staff March 14, 2021

Over four months ago, TKC wrote a staff editorial calling for the inclusion of student voices in KSD’s decision to return to in-person learning. Now, Kirkwood’s middle and high schools are in full...

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...

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