The Kirkwood Call

What would you do if you were president?

What would you do if you were president?

Abby Geisz and Katie Judd

November 7, 2016

Flying across the nation just to get Pi pizza, meeting any celebrity you can dream of and having a private chef to make any dish imaginable. These are just a few of the perks the president of the United States receives. So what would you do if you were president? TKC went around the school asking just...

Government trivia

Government trivia

Adler Bowman and Izzy Colón

October 20, 2016

How much do KHS students and staff actually know about politics? TKC talked to a few people in the halls and asked them some questions to see how much they really know about their government.

KHS students try name-brand and off-brand soda

Jack Rintoul and Julia Bailey

October 13, 2016

We tested KHS students to see if they could tell the difference between name-brand and off-brand soda. Using Coke, Sprite, Fanta and their off-brand counterparts, we were able to see whether name-brand soda was actually better then the cheaper off-brand competitor.

Mini apple pies

Annie O'Brien, features writer

September 26, 2016

Ingredients: 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/4 cup and 2 teaspoons flour 2 tablespoons cold butter, cut up 1/4 cup chopped walnuts or other nuts 2 packaged refrigerated pie crusts 3 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and ...

Dougherty Ferry bootcamp

Katherine Hubbard, Julia Bailey, and Vivian Kutheis

September 8, 2016

This instructional video teaches students how to efficiently escape the traffic of Dougherty Ferry, watch to get tips for a faster departure.

KHS teachers react to Snapchat

KHS teachers react to Snapchat

Maisie Bradley, sports writer

September 7, 2016

94 percent (100/106) of KHS students surveyed have used Snapchat, but only 34 percent (14/41) of KHS teachers surveyed have. TKC decided to see how teachers react to Snapchat for the first time.

Suicide Awareness Week 2016

Suicide Awareness Week 2016

Julia Bailey and Gabi Baker

May 4, 2016

TKC staffers organized a week to bring awareness to mental illness April 25-29. The week allowed students and the staff of KHS to participate and learn about the effects of mental illness.

Journalism seniors say their goodbyes to KHS

Jane Stewart and Adele Baughman

May 2, 2016

Seniors from KHS journalism programs (including Pioneer Yearbook, The Kirkwood Call, and KHTV) confess the things they will miss and not miss about high school.

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