The Kirkwood Call

Quarantine Pros and Cons

TKC staffers explore the pros and cons of being quarantined.

Amelia Hurley and Rachel Finan

April 13, 2020

Mayor Lyda Krewson and County Executive Sam Page’s stay at home order for St. Louis City and County went into effect Monday, March 23. This county order is set to last until April 22, requiring people to stay at home except for necessary outings which include outdoor activity and shopping for neces...

Breaking News: Coronavirus in Kirkwood

A fourth grade student at Keysor Elementary was diagnosed with COVID-19 on Friday, March 27.

Amelia Hurley, features + in-depth editor

March 30, 2020

A fourth grade student at Keysor Elementary was diagnosed with COVID-19 on Friday, March 27. After returning from a trip to London over spring break, the student developed a 100.9-degree fever for over 24 hours, which led the family to get tested at the Chesterfield Mercy drive-through clinic. The stu...

KHS announces new schedule and homeroom policy

KHS is also making changes to their homeroom policy as of recently.

Amara Harper, Ryleigh Palmer, and Amelia Hurley

January 22, 2020

KHS is currently making plans to adapt its schedule to the new Missouri legislation involving the length of the school year. The new legislation prevents Missouri schools from starting until 14 days before the first Monday of September. For Missouri students, this means the 2020-2021 school year will begin Aug....

Top five in-depth stories of 2019

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 in the event of an active shooter.

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...

The Brain Issue: Political persuasion

Instead of pictures with their friends, teen's screens are full of political advertisements, endorsements and opinions.

Amelia Hurley, features + in-depth editor

November 4, 2019

As the day comes to an end, teens haul their heavy backpacks home. These exhausted students sit on their couches and pull out their phones to scroll through the latest posts they’ve missed. Instead of pictures with their friends, their screens are full of political advertisements, endorsements and opinions. Rather than relaxing, they see rant after rant and opinion after opinion. Their eventful days have bec...

Collision consequences

David Bregande, senior, was involved in a serious car crash that almost ended his football career and his life.

Amelia Hurley, features + in-depth editor

October 25, 2019

The adrenaline was building. He continued to press on the accelerator, no thought of stopping in his head while the open road flew by him. The wind rushed past him, while he had no care in the world. Then it all stopped. David Bregande, senior, was in a head-on collision with another vehicle on W. Adams...

Kirkwood High School student newspaper
Amelia Hurley