The Kirkwood Call

How to: Life

How to: Life

Emma Lingo, editor-in-chief

January 22, 2020

How to: Life is here to answer basic questions high schoolers have about the future. In this first season, hosts Emma Lingo and Maddie Meyers covered the topics of college, taxes, insurance and first jobs with guests ranging from college counselors to personal finance teachers.

How to: jobs

How to: jobs

Emma Lingo, editor-in-chief

January 22, 2020

TKC sat down with one of Kirkwood's College and Career Counselors to go in-depth on how to get your first job in high school. Whether you're a freshman unsure of when you'll be working or a senior in dire need of some cash for summer, tune in to get some advice from someone who knows the ropes. ...

How to: taxes

How to: taxes

Emma Lingo, editor-in-chief

January 22, 2020

Ever wondering how taxes work? Or when exactly you need to file for them? Don't fear! TKC sat down with KHS personal finance teacher Alicia Jones to talk about all things taxes and walk you through the process. ...

How to: insurance

How to: insurance

Emma Lingo, editor-in-chief

January 22, 2020

No idea what insurance is or how to get it? Don't stress, TKC has you covered.  TKC sat down with Alicia Jones, KHS personal finance teacher, once again to cover the basics of insurance and explain how it pertains to teens. ...

TKC true crime: The murder of Meredith Kercher

TKC true crime: The murder of Meredith Kercher

Ally Ortmann and Sophie Chappell

October 28, 2019

In this series, TKC will work to bring viewers facts and theories of cold cases, mysteries and strange events. Warning: may include details of violent and upsetting events.   ...

Lover: a conversation with Anaka Bretzke

Lover: a conversation with Anaka Bretzke

Grace Klebe, print managing editor

October 10, 2019

In this podcast, Grace Klebe and Anaka Bretzke talk about each song on Taylor Swift's new album, "Lover", and share opinions on her new music.

The Slenderman stabbing

The Slenderman stabbing

Sophie Chappell and Ally Ortmann

May 12, 2019

In this podcast series, TKC will work to bring viewers facts on the case of The Slenderman Stabbing.

TKC talks MLB: 2019 predictions

TKC talks MLB: 2019 predictions

Benji Wilton and Hayden Davidson

May 2, 2019

After three years of missing the postseason, the St. Louis Cardinals made major moves in the offseason in order to improve their roster and make a push for the postseason. In a crowded field of strong contenders, will they be able to pull off the success they have been waiting for? Benji Wilton and Hayden...

The LaLaurie house of horrors

The LaLaurie house of horrors

Ally Ortmann and Sophie Chappell

March 29, 2019

In this series, TKC will work to bring viewers facts and theories of cold cases, mysteries and strange events. Warning: may include details of violent and upsetting events.

Time to talk with TKC episode 02: the making of a musical

Time to talk with TKC episode 02: the making of a musical

Maddie Hawes, associate editor

March 12, 2019

Time to talk with TKC anchor Maddie Hawes sits down with Max Reinert, junior, and Jared Goudsmit, senior, to talk about their success at the MO Thespian conference in the Musical Works contest. The contest required contestants to write a score for an opening number of an original musical and the win...

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