The Kirkwood Call

Senior profile: Brian Brennan

Senior profile: Brian Brennan

Anna Mullendore, features writer

April 28, 2015


Filed under Senior Magazine, Senior Profiles

Classical music plays as he hovers over a scrappy piece of looseleaf. The boy dreams of what the Wikipedia entry might read for the movie script he is drafting as he quickly outlines the plot. Soon, a world spews from the ink as imagination and creativity flood the room. It is in these moments that he...

Senior column: MIZ-IDK

Gabi Akrap, features

April 28, 2015


Filed under Senior Magazine

Every year there seems to be an abundance of KHS seniors that will be attending Mizzou the upcoming fall, and everyone makes it out to be a bad thing. Comments such as, “Your high school reputation will follow you,” “Everyone from Kirkwood goes there” and “You won’t meet new people” are...

Senior Column: The best advice that sounds like BS

Senior Column: The best advice that sounds like BS

Bradley Fargo, entertainment editor

April 27, 2015


Filed under Senior Magazine

Screw it. If you’re a senior I’m talking to you. High school is nearly over, so do what you’ve always wanted to. Feel free to burn bridges and offend people. Hell, go ahead and purge your social media of the countless peers you don’t need to see ever again. (As a side note, don’t do anything...

Senior column: Emily Willis

Senior column: Emily Willis

Emily Willis, sports editor

May 25, 2014


Filed under Senior Magazine, Senior Magazine 2014

Wandering around the endless hallways of KHS my first day freshman year I felt lost. It wasn’t just because I was on the second floor of the Social Studies building looking for the cafeteria, but that was certainly a part of it. The other part was I had no idea where I belonged yet. There was an endless...

Senior Profile: Paulina Pennanen

Senior Profile: Paulina Pennanen

Bridget Randazzo, in-depth editor

May 13, 2014


Filed under Senior Magazine

She came 4,678 miles from her hometown of Espoo, Finland. She arrived without knowing a single soul, without being fluent in English, but knowing she wanted to leave Finland for a year to be an American high schooler. “I think when you’re a teenager, it’s the best time to experience new things...

Senior Profile: Annie Cockerline

Senior Profile: Annie Cockerline

Anna Mullendore, features writer

May 6, 2014


Filed under Senior Magazine, Senior Magazine 2014

With the Boston Marathon in sight, Annie Cockerline has found her stride during her years at KHS. Her feet striking the pavement evokes comfort. Her heart pounding in her ears and blood coursing through her veins charms Annie with each igniting step. Crossing the finish line when the last thing she wants...

Senior Profile: Tom Kirk

Senior Profile: Tom Kirk

Claire Salzman, co-editor-in-chief

May 8, 2013


Filed under Senior Magazine

Tom Kirk had already been active in the political process before his senior year. Well, the mock political process. Freshman year, he joined the KHS-sponsored program, Youth in Government (YIG), and his sophomore and junior year, his proposed bills were signed into law. “He definitely has played an...

Senior Column: Dan Weyerich

Senior Column: Dan Weyerich

Dan Weyerich, Videographer

May 8, 2013


Filed under Senior Magazine

Senior profile: Kenny Klostermeyer

Senior profile: Kenny Klostermeyer

Kieran O'Connell, news writer

May 8, 2013


Filed under Senior Magazine

While some students struggle throughout high school to discover their calling in life, Kenny Klostermeyer’s decision could not have been easier. After watching memorial videos on Veteran’s Day in seventh grade, he knew the military would be his place. “I think it just kind of hit me. I really...

Senior profile: Andre Harris

Senior profile: Andre Harris

Dylan Slaughter, sports writer

May 8, 2013


Filed under Senior Magazine

Andre Harris has been playing competitive football since he was seven. Since then he has played three years on varsity, including scoring nine touchdowns and accumulating 700 receiving yards his senior year. Colleges, including The University of Iowa, began to scout Andre his junior year. “When...

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