The Kirkwood Call

Hot sauce challenge part 4

Hot sauce challenge part 4

Grace Klebe and Elliott Notrica

February 6, 2020

Watch as TKC staffers try four different hot sauces ranging from least to most spicy. ...

Top five in-depth stories of 2019

Top five in-depth stories of 2019

TKC Staff

December 23, 2019

TKC staff has covered important issues affecting the students at KHS and used several stories to dig into these topics. Our staff does not shy away from the hard-hitting issues and, this year, our staff has investigated issues ranging from the achievement gap in KSD to the preparedness of students i...

TKC true crime: The murder of Meredith Kercher

TKC true crime: The murder of Meredith Kercher

Ally Ortmann and Sophie Chappell

October 28, 2019

In this series, TKC will work to bring viewers facts and theories of cold cases, mysteries and strange events. Warning: may include details of violent and upsetting events.   ...

The Slenderman stabbing

The Slenderman stabbing

Sophie Chappell and Ally Ortmann

May 12, 2019

In this podcast series, TKC will work to bring viewers facts on the case of The Slenderman Stabbing.

The LaLaurie house of horrors

The LaLaurie house of horrors

Ally Ortmann and Sophie Chappell

March 29, 2019

In this series, TKC will work to bring viewers facts and theories of cold cases, mysteries and strange events. Warning: may include details of violent and upsetting events.

TKC tries blind makeovers

TKC tries blind makeovers

Annie O'Brien, health and wellness editor

February 26, 2019

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Top five in-depth stories of 2018

Top five in-depth stories of 2018

TKC Staff

December 26, 2018

TKC in-depth team took 2018 to cover new changes and old patterns. We featured everything from staff diversity and STL's opioid epidemic to new programs like No Homework weekends and LAUNCH. Below are in-depth's best pieces that embody 2018. Diversity -Thomas Birmingham, Logan Crews, and Jack Rint...

The disappearance of Sandy Rea

The disappearance of Sandy Rea

Ally Ortmann, Isabel Perkinson, Anna Retzlaff, and Sarah Nash

December 10, 2018

In this series, TKC and KHTV will work to bring viewers facts and theories of cold cases, mysteries and strange events. Warning: videos may include details of violent and upsetting events.

Classmates have a back-to-back conversation

Classmates have a back-to-back conversation

Jack Anderson, Sophie Chappell, Ally Ortmann, Ethan Peter, Anna Retzlaff, and Kiden-Aloyse Smith

October 26, 2018

In this video, TKC and KHTV will have two classmates exchange a meaningful conversation back-to-back. Without the ability to see one another, these students have the opportunity to build a relationship without the bias of physical appearance.

Kirkwood High School student newspaper
Ally Ortmann