The Kirkwood Call

Why does summer vacation exist?

Sarah Blair, artist

April 29, 2016

Filed under Video

Have you ever wondered where the concept of summer vacation actually came from? Using paper cut outs, TKC's Sarah Blair, artist, dives into the origin of the hottest season of the year.

Suicide awareness week: promotional video

Ali Randazzo, technical editor

April 24, 2016

Filed under SAW, Video

Suicide awareness week will take place April 25-29. The daily activities include: Monday: Whiteboard day Tuesday: Chalk day Wednesday: Ribbon day Thursday: Post-It note day Friday: Wear yellow and an awareness walk at 11:45 p.m.

Suicide Prevention Week: whiteboard project

Ali Randazzo, technical editor

April 4, 2016

Filed under Top Stories, Video

In a time of deep depression, there are only two options: life and death. In that moment, one option seems more appealing. But there is a third option, too: safety. In a split second, offering others this new option may just save a life. KHS students showed that everyone has a dream and everyone has...

Call Carpool Karaoke

Ali Randazzo, technical editor

April 1, 2016

Filed under Video

When the app Splice and awkward teenage journalism students collide, the product results in a must-see video. To experiment with iPhoneography, TKC does a spin-off of James Corden's Carpool Karaoke. Feel free to hum along to the various jams included and download Splice for a free and easy to use video editor.   ...

KHS reacts to the scare cam

Justin Sweeney, Chloë King, and Michael Teasdale

March 10, 2016

Filed under Reackt, Video

Michael Teasdale, Justin Sweeney and Chloë King terrify KHS students for the scare cam. Background: After bringing pairs of participants into the studio, we told them that we would be having them react to different bits of social media. To their surprise, in the middle of their video, the lights...

Winter sports 2015-2016

Julia Bailey and Christian Heutel

March 1, 2016

Filed under Sports, Video

Throughout the season Julia Bailey, photographer, filmed a variety of winter sports, capturing highlights from each game, meet and match. This video will give you an inside look at the winter sports season at KHS. Records from KHS winter sports season: Girls Basketball: Varsity: 23-4 (still ...

KHS student roams the halls with $200 plus on his feet

Jake Siegel and John Drury

February 23, 2016

Filed under Video

Kevin Kelly, senior, has an extensive collection of shoes ranging from dress shoes to the Jordan 1s. Two staffers, Jake Siegel and John Drury, take a closer look at his collection.

KHS Reacts to a fake admission of love

Chloë King, Justin Sweeney, and Michael Teasdale

February 19, 2016

Filed under Reackt, Video

Michael Teasdale, Justin Sweeney and Chloë King asked KHS students to reveal secrets to one another on camera. However, one of the students in each pair was planted to confess their fictional love for the other.   Special thanks to our participants: Kaitlin Kilby Trevor Cleveland Addie...

Draw it out video: depression

Katie Judd, Jane Stewart, and Chloe Hooker

February 10, 2016

Filed under In Depth, Video

Katie Judd and Jane Stewart narrate the story of an anonymous KHS student who has dealt with depression and bipolar disorder*. *Some facts were altered in order to keep anonymity.    

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