The Kirkwood Call

10 KHS students named National Merit Semifinalist

Photo courtesy of Kirkwood High School

Jack Rintoul, editor-in-chief

September 25, 2018

 The National Merit Scholarship program released a list of Semifinalists and Commended students for 2019 on Sept. 12. Nineteen of those students are seniors at Kirkwood High School. The scholarship is selected based on the students Preliminary SAT (PSAT) scores from the year prior. Those who were named Semifinalists now have the chance t...

Photo gallery: girls’ swimming vs. Parkway North

Peyton Roberts, sophomore, swims in the 500 free and finishes with a time of 6:30.83.

Mary Ralston, photographer

January 20, 2017

The varsity girls’ swim team had their second to last home meet against Parkway North, Jan. 17. Winning 139-49. “I was kind of frustrated about [swimming the 100 Back], because, after all, I never swim back in practice unless I must,” Mary Frizzell, sophomore, said. “But after I swam, I was gla...

The country’s craziest colleges

Abigail Imiolek, news-features writer

October 3, 2016

Hundreds of colleges exists that high school students must choose from when they decide which to attend. To make matters worse, some schools have quirky education systems, like having only one available major or not giving letter grades.  Here are some colleges with strange, unique approaches to education....

Saving for school in strange ways

Abigail Imiolek, news-features writer

October 3, 2016

Many students need to save and scrimp every cent to afford college; however, students can make money  for college in ways that seem unbelievable. From developing a plan to survive a zombie apocalypse to being tall, here are some strange scholarships. Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship What would yo...

Kriewall photography

Kriewall photography

Abigail Imiolek, Writer

May 17, 2016

Photographs cover part of the back wall and whiteboard in Randy Kriewall’s classroom, showing students in a variety of activities at KHS. Soccer players shoot for the goal, track runners sprint down the track and swimmers sprint across the pool. Kriewall, math teacher, attends events at KHS from band...

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