The Kirkwood Call

Photo Gallery: 2020 Graduation

Amelia Hurley, De Lila Green, and Ella Davies

July 24, 2020

The KHS class of 2020 had their graduation ceremony on Saturday, July 11. Graduates were spaced six feet apart outdoors at the KHS football field in order to maintain social distancing. Dr. Michael Havener, KHS principal, said many hours of planning went int0 the ceremony.   "We tried to keep...

Photo Gallery: KHS Young Democrats hold fundraiser for Action St. Louis

Allison Geeting and Ainsley Wade, seniors, and Ellie Francois, junior, wave to incoming cars.

Genevieve Francois and Molly Higgins

July 21, 2020

As communities across the world rallied in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, members of the Kirkwood High School Young Democrats club found a way to make a tangible difference. On Sunday, July 19, the club organized a drive-through lemonade and popsicle stand and donated all proceeds to Ac...

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood Black Lives Matter Peace Walk June 6

The march continues from Essex to Chopin.

Sophia Beckmann, photographer

June 20, 2020

The recent death of George Floyd due to Minneapolis police officers Monday, May 25 has inspired protests and marches across the world. The Kirkwood Teachers of Color hosted Kirkwood's Black Lives Matter Peace Walk Saturday, June 6. People gathered at North Kirkwood Middle School (NKMS) to listen to speakers...

Photo Gallery: Black Lives Matter protest

A young woman holds up a cardboard sign as she walks with the protest.

De Lila Green, photographer

June 8, 2020

In response to George Floyds death, many communities around the country have rallied together to protest in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.  On Saturday, June 6, Kirkwood held its own march to show support for the movement. One of the protestors was Cora Hoeing, junior, who previously walked...

Photo Gallery: 2020 Senior Parade May 9

Aaron Stiegletz, senior, smiles at camera from sunroof.

Sophie Smith, photographer

May 14, 2020

Kirkwood School District provided the KHS Seniors with a parade on May 9th, to honor their graduation ceremony which was canceled due to COVID-19. With social distancing guidelines in place, the seniors participated in their decorated vehicles, waving to those on the sidelines. "The parade was amazing,"...

Photo Gallery: Coronavirus

Tillman is one of the many elementary schools that is closing their property.

Annie George and De Lila Green

May 2, 2020

The coronavirus has drastically changed the way people are living all over the world. With stay-at-home orders, many cities look like a ghost town. All over Covid-19 is affecting the lives of many. Mike Wade, 2022 class principle, stated the ways he's seen coronavirus impact himself, and others. "It...

KHS 2019-2020 top memories

The Kirkwood Student Section participates in the iconic powder throw.

Ella Davies, photographer

April 30, 2020

Kirkwood has brought some amazing memories through out the year, from pep rally's to powder throws, we've proved ourselves as one of most enthusiastic schools in St. Louis. Mike Wade, 2022 class principal, described some of his favorite memories from this past year at Kirkwood. "One of my favorite...

Photo Gallery: boys’ varsity basketball senior night vs. McCleur Feb. 22

Landon Evans, senior, runs to the applause of cheerleaders and his team before the game.

Jack Anderson, features + in-depth editor

March 3, 2020

Kirkwood boy's varsity basketball played McCleur Feb. 22 on their senior night. While they started with a lead, they ultimately fell to McCleur 47-53. "I feel like we're pretty good as a team," Landon Evans, senior, said. "The team is there for each other and the record doesn't speak for itself but...

Photo Gallery: smiles of Kirkwood

Asher Weinberg, junior.

De Lila Green, photographer

March 2, 2020

This photo gallery is a combination of pictures taken of students and staff at KHS smiling. The people were chosen at random and simply asked to smile at the camera. The gallery is meant to capture happiness and positivity around KHS. "Seeing a face with a smile on it always brings me joy,” Sarah...

Photo Gallery: Downtown Kirkwood in photos

City Hall, located in the middle of Downtown Kirkwood, is illuminated by the afternoon sun.

Annie George, photographer

March 2, 2020

Downtown Kirkwood is a popular place for middle school students to hang out at after school, and for high school students to do homework. Downtown Kirkwood is full of small boutiques, food places, and other things to do. "Downtown Kirkwood reminds me of Friday afternoons when all the middle schoolers...

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