The Kirkwood Call

TKC Senior Last Words

TKC Senior Last Words

Megan Cleveland, Naomi Thomson, and Ainsley Fox

May 21, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Video

TKC students from the class of 2018 gave their final reflections on their experiences on staff.

Junior ACT update

Junior ACT update

Logan Crews, opinions editor

April 4, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Juniors who “opted in” on the school-sponsored ACT were scheduled to take the test Tuesday, April 3. However, due to technical difficulties in an attempt to administer the test via laptops per advice of ACT, students were released without taking it. Dr. Mike Havener, principal, sent an email at...

Update: Cronkite New Voices Act

Update: Cronkite New Voices Act

Jack Rintoul, entertainment editor

March 27, 2018


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After passing through the Missouri House of Representatives with a vote of 129-20, the Cronkite New Voices Act will go to a hearing with the Missouri State Senate Education Committee on March 27. TKC Editor-in-Chief, Camille Baker, and Adviser, Mitch Eden, will both be traveling to Jefferson City to testify in ...

KHS will be on spring break March 19-26, TKC will not be updating our website and social media during this time

KHS will be on spring break March 19-26, TKC will not be updating our website and social media during this time

TKC staff

March 16, 2018


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KHS will be on spring break March 19-26. TKC will not be updating our website or social media during this time.

KHS senior Brian Stieglitz dies March 7

KHS senior Brian Stieglitz dies March 7

Hannah Cohen, editor-in-chief

March 7, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Brian Stieglitz, KHS senior, took his own life Wednesday, March 7. Dr. Michael Havener, KHS principal, sent an email notifying KHS families at 5:30 p.m. Havener said counselors will be available to speak with students all day in group or one-on-one settings beginning the morning of Thursday, March...

Anonymous account of an eating disorder

Anonymous account of an eating disorder

KHS student

March 2, 2018


Filed under Columns, Showcase

Since early 2017, many things in my life have started fading away: my closest friend, my hobbies, my motivation. With school ramping up and nothing good coming out of it, I hit a real rough patch and started to let all these things fall by the wayside in an attempt to be a person I thought would app...

St. Louis Post-Dispatch Women of the Crime Beat speaker series

St. Louis Post-Dispatch Women of the Crime Beat speaker series

Audrey Berns, photo editor

March 1, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, Video

Post-Dispatch reporters Kim Bell, Christine Byers, Valerie Schremp Hahn and Denise Hollinshed visited KHS to share their experiences working with crime Tuesday, Feb. 27. Women of the Crime Beat is part of the Kirkwood High School- St. Louis Post-Dispatch speaker series. ...

KHS has first “no homework” weekend

KHS has first “no homework” weekend

Benji Wilton, features writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Over the four day weekend of Feb. 16, KHS had its first ever no homework weekend. This was the first of two no homework weekends, the other being the weekend of March 9. According to Dr. Michael Havener, KHS principal, this two weekend pilot program was decided on after conversation over emotional and...

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