The Kirkwood Call

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: girls’ varsity basketball vs. Lindbergh Feb. 4

Jessie Hopper, senior, speaks about the fundraiser that will donate all profit to cancer research.

Sophie Smith, Photographer

February 11, 2020

The girls' varsity basketball team competed against Lindbergh Feb. 4, ultimately coming out on top, 63-27. The game, dedicated to senior Jessie Hopper and family, was a fundraiser for cancer research. "The game went pretty well, obviously it was a good win at home for a good cause," said Maddie Friar,...

Photo Gallery: boys’ varsity basketball vs. McCluer North Feb. 4

Will Lee, junior, attempts to reach pass his opponent during a jump ball.

Sophie Smith, photographer

February 11, 2020

Boys' varsity basketball played McCluer North Feb. 4 during the Block Out Cancer fundraiser. The team played an intense game, but KHS lost 71-62. Although Kirkwood lost, the game was an ultimate success for Jessie Hopper, senior, as all proceeds from the game were dedicated to cancer research in honor...

Photo Gallery: swim and dive conference meet Feb. 4 and 6

Alyssa Dennis, sophomore, swims her 100 butterfly, and breaks her own record for the 4th time.

Annie George, photographer

February 11, 2020

KHS hosted the girls' swim and dive Conference meet Feb. 4 and 6. Kirkwood, Parkway South, Parkway West, Parkway Central, Eureka, Marquette, Lafayette and Lindbergh attended. Marquette placed first, and Kirkwood took fourth. "This year's conference was a really interesting one," Ella Pearl, junior,...

Photo Gallery: athletic signing ceremony Feb. 7

Natalie Bruns, senior, smiles as she is introduced during the ceremony. Bruns  is committed to play basketball at New York University in the fall.

Julia Knoll and Charlotte Heinrich

February 11, 2020

The annual Kirkwood High School athletic signing ceremony took place in David Holley Assembly Hall Friday, Feb 7. There were a total of 15 seniors present at the signing, not including senior Jay Maclin, who has already begun his athletic career at University of Missouri at Columbia (Mizzou). "I'm...

Photo Gallery: Mr. KHS

Nathan Demetri, senior, celebrates the moment he was announced as Mr. KHS.

De Lila Green, Photographer

February 8, 2020

Mr. KHS was held Jan. 30 in the Keating Theatre. A pageant type event where boys representing different clubs get on stage and perform different tasks in hopes of winning over the judges and the audience. "I was only nervous right before I went on stage," Quinn Millstone, sophomore, who was representing...

Photo Gallery: boys’ varsity basketball vs. Ladue Jan. 24

On Jan. 24th, boy's varsity basketball played against Ladue in an intense back and forth fight for the win, ultimately coming out on top with a score of 65-61.

Sophie Smith, Photographer

January 26, 2020

On Jan. 24, boys' varsity basketball played against Ladue in an intense back and forth fight for the win, ultimately coming out on top with a score of 65-61. "We definitely wanted to beat Ladue because last time they beat us," Bryce Simpson, junior, said. "So we wanted revenge. At first the game was...

Photo Gallery: girls’ swim and dive Jan. 18

The girl's swim and dive team competed on Jan. 18th against various high schools around the St. Louis area such as Parkway West, Lafayette, Webster, and more.

Sophie Smith, Photographer

January 22, 2020

The girls' swim and dive team competed Jan. 18 against various high schools around the St. Louis area such as Parkway West, Lafayette, Webster among others.

Photo Gallery: the St. Louis Aquarium

The illuminated exhibit contains jelly fish and other glowing animals.

De Lila Green, photographer

January 20, 2020

"I've been to [an aquarium] in Canada," Christy, a visitor of the aquarium, said. "I loved seeing the sharks [and] being able to see them move around and how they interacted with the other fish."

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