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Drone view of Meacham Park.

“Sectored off”: Meacham Park

Ethan Peter, features writer June 9, 2020

 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...

Seaside, FL, popular spring break destination for Kirkwood students, has closed their beach in response to COVID-19.

Spring break, basketball championships and more affected by coronavirus

Olivia Silvey and Lydia Cohen March 16, 2020

Seaside Beach, popular Florida spring break destination for Kirkwood families and students, will close to the public March 16 at 5 p.m. Many people have continued their vacation plans even with strong...

At an impromptu meeting, KSD Board of Education President Darnel Frost, called for Julie Backer, school board member, to recuse herself from the search for the new superintendent Feb. 1.

KSD School Board President Darnel Frost responds to Feb. 1 impromptu meeting

Megan Cleveland, editor-in-chief February 7, 2020

At an impromptu meeting, KSD Board of Education President Darnel Frost, called for Julie Backer, school board member, to recuse herself from the search for the new superintendent Feb. 1. In a statement...

With a combined 25 years of NBA experience (and counting) between the three of them, Bradley Beal, Jayson Tatum and Larry Hughes have lived most of their professional lives under the scope of national attention. Art by Merry Schlarman.

From The Lou to the League

Hayden Davidson, sports writer February 5, 2020

  TKC had exclusive interviews with three of the best basketball talents to ever come out of St. Louis. Here are their journeys from local high schools to the national spotlight.   Bradley...

Since announcing her retirement Nov. 8, the KSD school board has spent the past two months searching for eligible candidates to fill the position of Dr. Michele Condon, KSD superintendent.

School board member Julie Backer responds to accusations

Ally Ortmann, associate editor February 4, 2020

At an impromptu meeting, Kirkwood School District Board of Education President Darnel Frost asked board members to look into censuring fellow board member Julie Backer Feb. 1. Frost then called for Backer...

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From the Vault: Thank you, Kobe. Thank you, sports.

Hayden Davidson, sports writer January 31, 2020

Note: This story was originally written by Ryan Davidson and published in the May 18, 2017 print issue of The Kirkwood Call. See the digital print version here. The date was April 13, 2013. I sat on...

KHS MOYAG participants pose for a group photo following the annual YAG mixer.

KHS students recognized at Youth and Government’s Clark Convention

Emma Lingo, editor-in-chief December 7, 2019

KHS’s Missouri Youth and Government (MOYAG) club attended the annual Clark Convention in Jefferson City, Mo. where students participated in mock trials, passed mock legislation, held leadership positions...

While Black Friday has generated an excessive amount of excitement every year, it’s hard to beat Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday deals

Sophie Chappell, web editor December 1, 2019

While Black Friday has generated an excessive amount of excitement every year, it’s hard to beat Cyber Monday. You don’t need to brave the frigid weather for sales, and the only requirements for finding...

“My mindset throughout the game was just win,” Lee said.

Nov. 28 Turkey Day Game Recap: Kirkwood 42, Webster Groves 28

Hayden Davidson, sports writer November 30, 2019

Each year, many people in the Kirkwood and Webster communities wake up on Thanksgiving thankful for the upcoming Turkey Day Game. The seniors on both teams are thankful for the opportunity to play...

At the Smithsonian’s National Zoo they are working to help show what scientists are calling a ‘possible sixth mass extinction.’

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and KHS work with new programs to help the environment

Ethan Peter, Maddie Meyers, and Emma Lingo November 22, 2019

A small pod of kindergarteners press their faces against the tank and stare intently. Inside, fish swim lazily through the murky water. It is 11 a.m. Suddenly, the kindergarteners gasp, then scream...

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