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Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Athletes participate in warmup drills on the turf during in-person preseason workouts.

In the starting blocks

Mya Copeland, features writer February 28, 2021

It was Friday the 13th.  What started just like any normal day would soon signal the beginning of an entirely abnormal time.  Distance runners were off on the streets of Kirkwood. Throwers were...

Current school boundaries divide Meacham Park, a predominantly African American neighborhood, into three elementary schools, creating a social divide in the community. Art by Graesen Joyce

In-depth: Safety in numbers

Megan Glasgow, Kate Schreiber, and Graesen Joyce February 23, 2021

It’s 3:30 p.m. Across Kirkwood, KSD elementary schoolers go home, have their afternoon snack and run outside to play with their neighbors. The kids who live on Electric St. in Meacham Park ride the...

Ryder George-Lander (Left), Devon Bennett (Center) and Camden Davis (Right) standing together with their skateboards.

A skate park where all are welcome

Lila Shepard, features writer February 21, 2021

The sun is in his eyes and he is about to finally land the trick that he had been working on for weeks. He is excited to show his friends who are watching with anticipation until they notice a police car...

This year, TKC staff took a deeper look into topics from the United Methodist Church split to The New York Times 1619 Project.

Top five in-depth stories of 2020

TKC Staff January 21, 2021

TKC always strives to cover relevant, important issues in the Kirkwood community and across the country. This year, our staff took a deeper look into topics like the United Methodist Church split to The...

Dave Geeting wraps his eldest daughter Allison up in a hug.

Top five features stories of 2020

TKC Staff January 21, 2021

The goal of TKC’s features staff is to amplify the voices of Kirkwood community members and make sure their stories are told. In this challenging year, telling stories was more important than ever. Our...

If you or someone you know is struggling with suicide the Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 1-800-273-8255.

Suicide;

Rachel Finan, health + wellness editor December 14, 2020

In order to avoid possibly triggering someone who is still  grieving, names of victims have been omitted.  If you or someone you know is struggling with suicide the Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 1-800-273-8255....

Two kids stand on the runway and pose for a picture during an annual Fashion Show FOKWC hosts.

Top five features stories from 2019

TKC Staff December 27, 2019

The features staff on TKC aims to tell stories that need to be told. This past year the features section told stories ranging from an aspiring entrepreneur in our own high school with "Creating Cash Cult"...

Ever forgotten to take your makeup off one night and woken up the next morning with a full blown breakout? Almost every teenager understands this struggle.

Acne combating products you should add to your collection

Grace Fearheiley, health + wellness editor September 30, 2019
Whether you need a quick and easy-to-use product or you want an elaborate mask, one of these products will be the right choice for you. Here are some products you should add to your collection to have an acne and blemish-free face.
Their skin drips with sweat and their hands are stained with colorful, sticky syrup. Yet, at the end of the day, these Tropical Moose employees said they couldn’t be happier.

Tromo troopers

Megan Glasgow, features writer August 24, 2019
Have you ever wondered what it'd be like to work at Tropical Moose? Read this story to get an inside perspective on their hiring system and the job itself.
Kara Reiger

Top five features stories of 2018

TKC staff December 27, 2018

Here on TKC we are not just journalists, we are storytellers. This past year the features section aimed to tell stories of diversity, of people doing good, and of problems facing our community. From...

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