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What do students really think about their teachers?

Allie Hickenbotham, copy editor

September 16, 2017


Filed under Video

See how teachers react to what teachers really think about them.

Draw it out: mental health

Draw it out: mental health

Katie Judd and Jane Stewart

September 11, 2017


Filed under Top Stories, Video

Katie Judd and Jane Stewart narrate the story of an anonymous KHS student who has dealt with depression, anxiety, self-harm and suicidal thoughts.* *Some facts were altered in order to keep anonymity. Click here to see our last draw it out video regarding depression. Art by Erin Bugée...

Summer in a snap(chat)

Maisie Bradley, Public relations editor

August 28, 2017


Filed under Video

Thank you to Anna Stutz, Josie Costello, Mary Ralston, Peyton Roberts, Katie Rudolph, Maggie Burton, Katie Judd, Lizzie Stobbe, Saylor Smith, Bridget Killian, Abby Larson, Ruby Keller and Katie Sachs for submitting videos.   Uncopyrighted music courtesy of GoPro's royalty free website.

100 years of The Kirkwood Call

100 years of The Kirkwood Call

Annie O'Brien, news-features editor

August 26, 2017


Filed under Video

Cookie sandwich

Cookie sandwich

Allie Hickenbotham and Emma Bjorkman

May 8, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Video, Visuals

Here is TKC’s step-by-step recipe video on how to make a huge cookie sandwich. Ingredients: 1 tub of Toll House refrigerated cookie dough 1 tub of Pillsbury icing (vanilla, chocolate, etc.) Hershey’s Caramel sauce ¼ cup of Toll House mini chocolate chips Supplies: Parchment paper Cookie sheet Measuring cups/spoons Knife Direction...

Suicide Awareness Week Video 2017

Suicide Awareness Week Video 2017

Annie O'Brien, features writer

May 4, 2017


Filed under Top Stories, Video

Warning: This video contains sensitive material regarding suicide. TKC understands that everyone deals with this differently and only wishes to spread awareness about the problems with suicide and mental illness in our community and offer resources. If you are concerned about yourself or a friend, tal...

“Dear World”

“Dear World”

Sha'Diya Tomlin, features writer

May 4, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Video

"Dear World", a poem written and performed by Sha'Diya Tomlin, is about growing up in America as a black child. It is a young black girl's letter asking for acceptance. https://youtu.be/0uezu3zMIhg

Suicide Awareness Week Promo 2017

Suicide Awareness Week Promo 2017

Julia Bailey and Daniel Paese

April 25, 2017


Filed under Video

For the third year TKC staffers put together a week to bring awareness to suicide and mental health. The week's activities promote a safe environment in hopes of ending the stigma surrounding suicide and helping those who feel voiceless.

Easy braids tutorial

Easy braids tutorial

Abbey Painter, photographer

March 22, 2017


Filed under Video

Snake braid To start a snake braid, braid a chunk of hair (as this braid is not typically used on an entire head of hair).  After the braid is finished hold the center strand in one hand, while pushing up the other two strands with the free hand. Bring the two strands completely to the top befor...

TKC hot sauce challenge

TKC hot sauce challenge

Annie O'Brien, Justin Sweeney, and Michael Teasdale

March 10, 2017


Filed under Reackt, Top Stories, Video

TKC competed to see who could drink the most “Dave’s Insanity Sauce,” the original hottest sauce in the universe, in the Hot Sauce Challenge. Watch their hilarious suffering and deeply pained reactions in the videos below.   Here are the scores: Adele Baughm...

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