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Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Kirkwood Police Department at (314) 822-5858. 

17-year-old shot in Kirkwood’s Meacham Park neighborhood

Kate Schreiber, editor-in-chief June 25, 2021

A 17-year-old male was shot last night, Thursday, June 24, in the Meacham Park neighborhood of Kirkwood, Missouri. Police responded to a 9-1-1 call at approximately 11:18 p.m that reported shots fired...

14 months later: Columns

14 months later: Columns

TKC Staff May 17, 2021

For the last TKC news cycle of the school year, next year’s editorial board decided to pose a prompt to our staff:   It’s been 14 months since COVID-19 brought the world to a standstill....

14 months later: Photos

14 months later: Photos

TKC Staff May 17, 2021

For the last TKC news cycle of the school year, next year’s editorial board decided to pose a prompt to our staff:   It’s been 14 months since COVID-19 brought the world to a standstill....

14 months later: Art

14 months later: Art

TKC Staff May 17, 2021

For the last TKC news cycle of the school year, next year’s editorial board decided to pose a prompt to our staff:   It’s been 14 months since COVID-19 brought the world to a standstill....

Along with the KHS senior parade, Principal Mike Havener plans for graduation and ther end-of-year events. Photo by Hannah Banks

KSD COVID update: 2021-22 school year plans

Megan Glasgow and Kate Schreiber May 1, 2021

Based on current COVID-19 trends and minimized transmission in schools, KHS Principal Dr. Mike Havener plans for many end-of-year events and a normal return to school next fall. Senior prom, the Gold K...

A collage of Call covers spanning issues from the past two decades.

The Alumni Project

William Arbanas, business staffer April 29, 2021

"My three years at The Kirkwood Call provided me priceless memories, friendships, and challenges I cherish to this day. There is no better education than the real world lessons you learn while being on...

The Golden Globes have consistently struggled with a lack of diversity in their awards.

The golden (white) globes

Grace Marcus, features writer April 29, 2021

*Opinion When the Golden Globe nominations were released without a single mention of “I May Destroy You,” it was just one example of Hollywood failing to recognize the talents of Black creators...

“You need to create that healthy relationship with your body and food,

VoK collection: Students share experiences with eating disorders

Ava Duggin, Rachel Finan, and Audrey Blaine March 26, 2021

*TW: This story discusses material that may be upsetting for those who have experienced an eating disorder If you or someone you know is struggling with an eating disorder reach out to someone and get...

Homework sucks. I know it, you know it. It's time for a change.

Homework sucks, and I’m done doing it

Nathan Sweeney, features writer March 22, 2021

*This piece is entirely satirical.   Teachers, let’s cut right to the chase. I don’t like homework. You don’t like grading. So why does homework still exist? I’m no expert on the high...

We need to reconfigure our internal compasses to help us avoid the allure of unattainable goals and instead find contentment in reality.

Recalibrate your compass

Tom Mueller, editor-in-chief March 20, 2021

*Opinion We’ve been robbed. From Disney, to Apple, to Gatorade to Nike, the swindlers are overt about their work. What they’re doing, though, isn’t illegal; they’re not defrauding us. They’re...

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