The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Art by Emma Frizzell. My routine was repetitive: every morning I woke up early.

Senior column: Amara Harper

Amara Harper, editor-in-chief May 5, 2021

My routine was repetitive: every morning I woke up extra early just to make the extra 10 minute drive to Starbucks so I could get a coffee before school. I followed this for my sophomore and junior year....

When the pandemic hit, the family’s already tight financial situation worsened. The one thing keeping their spirits up day by day is the thought of a new arrival to the family.

Helping hands: Additions

Amara Harper, editor-in-chief December 1, 2020

Their day starts early each morning, as their mom wakes up to get the family ready for the day before she leaves for her nearly 12-hour shift at work. By the time she gets home, she barely has enough time...

Dr. David Ulrich, KSD superintendent, announced the administration is planning a return for high school students.

Tentative plans for KHS return to on-campus learning

Amara Harper and Lydia Cohen October 18, 2020

Dr. David Ulrich, KSD superintendent, announced the administration is planning a return for high school students during a Board of Education meeting Monday, Oct. 12. Ulrich said he would be meeting with...

Harris was selected by Democratic nominee, and former vice president.

Political Issue: Kamala Harris a vehement VP

Amara Harper, editor-in-chief October 12, 2020

Senator Kamala Harris grew up in Oakland, CA. Her household consisted of  two immigrant parents who became successful academics and taught her to fight for what she believes in, just as they did. According...

The annual Friendship Dance between KHS and WGHS has been cancelled.

KHS announces cancellation of friendship dance

Amara Harper and Tom Mueller October 6, 2020

The annual Friendship Dance between KHS and Webster Groves High School (WGHS) has been cancelled, according to an email sent by Dr. Micheal Havener, KHS principal, and WGHS principal Matt Irvin. The dance...

“Theres a lot KHS has taught me: to be sociable with everyone, to love everyone no matter what,” Schreiber said.

Senior Profile: Grace Schreiber

Amara Harper, features writer September 23, 2020

Esthetician: Employee As the third hour bell rings, Grace Schreiber, senior, quickly walks to her car. She hopes her timing is right as she rushes to get to South Tech school. This has been her daily...

Breaking down hooking up

Breaking down hooking up

Amara Harper, features writer September 23, 2020

The hallways at KHS are full of whispers and giggles as the previous weekend’s gossip makes it way around the student body. Snippets of conversations fill the ears of students, many of them about...

The peace walk was held by Kirkwood Teachers of Color.

Getting involved: Participation in the Black Lives Matter movement this summer

Amara Harper, editor-in-chief August 24, 2020

Tear gas. Protesters. Batons. Pepper spray. Arrests. Police Brutality. These calls for action filled the streets of not only St. Louis, but the nation, in the weeks following the death of George Floyd...

Senior Profile: Natalie Scherr

Senior Profile: Natalie Scherr

Amara Harper, features+in-depth editor June 11, 2020

Natalie Scherr is obsessed with movement. As an experienced dancer, she always knew she loved learning about the way her body could move to a beat. However, it wasn’t until high school that she realized...

Local churches have discussed the topic of the split in different ways.

A split in faith: United Methodist Church Split

Amara Harper, features + in-depth editor February 20, 2020

As members of the United Methodist Church walked into their church these past few weeks, they have been met with confusion and discussions over a possible split of their denomination.  In January of...

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