The Kirkwood Call

Senior Profile: Tiffany Jordan

Senior Profile: Tiffany Jordan

Malayna Vines, photographer

May 9, 2017


Filed under Senior Magazine, Senior Profiles

As she was scrolling through emails over spring break, Tiffany Jordan screamed so loudly her father thought someone had broken into their condo. What he did not know was Tiffany just received an email from her dream school: University of California, Los Angeles. Tiffany toured numerous schools acr...

Senior Column: Cece Hensley

Senior Column: Cece Hensley

Cece Hensley, print editor

May 7, 2017


Filed under Senior Magazine, Top Stories

Every Friday during summer vacation, my dad would buy me pancakes at First Watch. On my 16th birthday, he convinced me I would be receiving a worn down company pickup truck but instead, a black convertible with a pink balloon sat in our driveway. One day, he told my family he was taking us to a surprise ...

Senior Column: Julia Bailey, Christian Heutel and Gabi Baker

Senior Column: Julia Bailey, Christian Heutel and Gabi Baker

Christian Heutel, Julia Bailey, and Gabi Baker

May 7, 2017


Filed under Senior Magazine

Walking into freshman year with our empty backpacks hiked all the way up our backs and lunchboxes in hand, we never expected to be sitting here writing our senior column together about our incredible friendship. Up until the end of junior year, we weren’t very close. But this past summer, we developed...

Senior Column: Katie Hackett

Senior Column: Katie Hackett

Katie Hackett, public relations editor

May 7, 2017


Filed under Columns, Senior Magazine

Fact: I have the “insensitivity of a cult leader.” At least that is what the school-issued personality test told me in sophomore year English. Hearing you have similarities with cult leaders could be crushing for a 15-year-old (cult leaders don't have the greatest reputation.) However, how coul...

Senior Column: Holden Foreman

Senior Column: Holden Foreman

Holden Foreman, web editor

May 6, 2017


Filed under Senior Magazine

He calls himself a treehugger, but Dad never passes on an opportunity to mock the Wood, or, as he refers to it, “planet Kirkwood.” Every visit, whether from New Orleans, Chicago or University City, seems to him an intergalactic excursion; Kirkwood’s close-knit community and traditions expose all alien...

Senior Profile: Olivia Rekittke

Senior Profile: Olivia Rekittke

Kara Rieger, photographer

May 5, 2017


Filed under Senior Magazine, Senior Profiles

Olivia Rekittke pops open her French horn case to reveal the coiled brass and flared bell. She warms up with five minutes of lip slurs before running through major scales, melodic minor scales and chromatic scales. After hours of homework and rehearsals, she finally relaxes with a pad of paper and GarageBand. Olivia...

Senior Column: Ryan Davidson

Senior Column: Ryan Davidson

Ryan Davidson, editor-in-chief

May 4, 2017


Filed under Columns, Senior Magazine

I always told myself I wouldn’t save this until the last possible moment. Yet, here I am in early April, and I have no idea how to write my senior column. Should I write about the half court shot I drained first try at a halftime show? Or how about the time I ripped my pants so my underwear was in c...

Senior Profile: Zana Essmyer

Senior Profile: Zana Essmyer

Abigail Imiolek, news-features writer

May 2, 2017


Filed under Features, Senior Magazine, Senior Profiles

Whether she is painting watercolor portraits, dancing ballet or loading her schedule with five AP classes, Zana Essmyer approaches each task with full force. She said she stretches herself to be her best and strives for perfection. Zana said her mother, who received a Ph.D. in immunology after comin...

Senior Profile: Ann Glosson

Senior Profile: Ann Glosson

Bridget Snider, features writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Senior Magazine, Senior Profiles

If you know Ann Glosson, it is probably for her bright personality and her sense of humor. If you don't know Ann, it's probably her smile that first catches your attention. Ann is one of the happiest people you will ever meet. Her vibrant smile shines from ear to ear, as her heart opens up to share all...

Senior Profile: Anna Honningfort

Senior Profile: Anna Honningfort

Kate Hennessey, sports writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Senior Magazine, Senior Profiles

Every time Anna Honigfort sits through addiction documentaries in health class, they hit her in a way most other students cannot understand. When Anna first stepped into KHS, she never imagined what the next four years would consist of. Her year-long journey of overcoming addiction was filled of many up...

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