The Kirkwood Call

Student opinions on the gun violence walkout at KHS

Lauren Hammett and Marissa Young, seniors, hold up signs to speak against gun violence.

Maddie Hawes, web editor

March 16, 2018

TKC talked to KHS students about their opinion on the gun violence walkout March 14 in accordance with the national walkout planned by Women's March Youth Empower. According toWomen's March Youth Empower the walkout called students, teachers and allies to take part in a national school walkout for 17...

Photo gallery: Student-led walkout

Courtney Terry, freshman, raises her fists as she walks down to the bleachers.

Malayna Vines, photographer

March 14, 2018

KHS students participated in a student-led walkout at 10 a.m. March 14. According to @studentsdemandaction_khs students are standing up to the inactivity of our government combatting gun violence. Students walked from the senior hallway down to the stadium bleachers. Makenna Chappel, sophomore, said...

Photo gallery: talent show

Hadley Lange, senior, sings and plays guitar.

Audrey Berns and Megan Van Buren

December 18, 2017

KHS students showed off their talents, ranging from spoken word poetry to hip-hop dancing, in the KHS Talent Show November 30.    

Same name, different story: Aly Terry

Same name, different story: Aly Terry

Jack Rintoul, entertainment editor

August 23, 2017

Poetry She stands in front of a sea of vulnerable ears waiting to hear her truth. Drifting into her words, she closes her eyes. When she is on stage, no one can touch her. She is invincible. But it has not always been this way. Before she did poetry, Aly Terry was lost. She was lost when she moved...

Suicide Awareness Week Video 2017

Suicide Awareness Week Video 2017

Annie O'Brien, features writer

May 4, 2017

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...

Words Speak Louder

Words Speak Louder

Annie O'Brien, writer

May 10, 2016

Watching with heightened attention as a student leaves it all on stage, members of K-Word snap to reassure the poet the audience is as into the poem as they are. Both a club and a team, K-Word is a place to learn and perform spoken word poetry. “The reason people do spoken word, in general, is because...

KHS reacts to the scare cam

Justin Sweeney, Chloë King, and Michael Teasdale

March 10, 2016

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...

Kirkwood High School student newspaper
Aly Terry