The Kirkwood Call

“Sectored off”: Meacham Park

“Sectored off”: Meacham Park

Ethan Peter, features writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase, Top Stories

Winter White-Banks, sophomore, and her friends rushed through the halls on Friday, discussing where to go as school let out. The group bounced ideas off one another, but ultimately failed to decide on a location, so Winter invited them to her house.   With her offer, however, the group grew unea...

TKC testifies in support of Cronkite New Voices Act

TKC testifies in support of Cronkite New Voices Act

Maddie Meyers, web managing editor

February 7, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Jack Rintoul, TKC editor-in-chief, and Mitch Eden, TKC adviser, testified, Wed., Feb. 6 in Jefferson City in favor of the Cronkite New Voices Act. The New Voices Act overturns Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier which stated school administrators can exercise prior review on school-sponsored expression. New Voices would protect student journalists from adminis...

Complicit consumerism

Complicit consumerism

Logan Crews, editor-in-chief

February 4, 2019


Filed under Columns, Showcase

I’ve heard a million times that I’m lucky. I’m lucky I was born in 2000 to the Crews family in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. I’m lucky I came out as queer and transgender to open arms and only slight awkwardness. I’m lucky I don’t have to shield myself from violent discrimination. I...

7 ways to be hygge this winter

7 ways to be hygge this winter

Grace Klebe, news editor

December 14, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Maggie Burton Hygge Noun. Hue-Guh Danish. A quality of coziness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being.   Fuzzy socks. Blankets. Hot chocolate. Fireplace. These are all things that are associated with comfort and coziness. They are hygge. Hygge is the umbrella under which everything cozy lives in Danish culture. In...

Four neediest cases

Four neediest cases

Emma Lingo, Sophie Chappell, Claire Boysen, and Kiden Smith

December 4, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

For the third year in a row, TKC has decided to tackle the Four Neediest Cases project, inspired by St. Louis Post Dispatch’s 100 Neediest Cases features. Each holiday season, TKC sends out four staffers to speak with four students at KHS. These students have told TKC about their families' stories...

Update to “disturbing message” left in girls’ bathroom

Update to “disturbing message” left in girls’ bathroom

Maddie Hawes and Jack Rintoul

December 3, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Showcase, Top Stories

KHS Principal Dr. Mike Havener sent an email to KHS parents concluding the investigation into the recent “disturbing message” written in the girls’ bathroom in the commons. The email said: “The investigation regarding the disturbing message written on the restroom walls in the school is now comp...

We’re still here

We’re still here

Logan Crews, editor-in-chief

October 22, 2018


Filed under LGBT, Showcase

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Guess the song challenge

Guess the song challenge

Grace Murphy, Mary Ralston, and Meg Murphy

October 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Video

The Kirkwood Call gave KHS students and teachers a few seconds to guess song. Watch the video to see how they did.

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