The Kirkwood Call

How to stay motivated during e-Learning

Planning out your weekly work makes it seem more manageable.
Lydia Cohen, print + web managing editor November 2, 2020

Three hundred and sixty minutes. That’s how long students may spend sitting at a desk on Zoom each school day. The excessive time staring at a computer screen while learning remotely takes a toll on...

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood varsity football game vs. Ladue Oct. 16

Ladue player holds the ball, as the two teams faceoff.
Annie George, photographer October 23, 2020

Kirkwood hosted their first home game of the season, against Ladue on October 16, 2020. The spectators were very limited, as each player, cheerleader, and pommie, each got two tickets for family. Kirkwood...

Students speak in favor of Biden and Trump

KHS students share the pros and cons of 2020 presidential candidates Joe Biden and Donald Trump.
Megan Glasgow, features + in-depth editor October 19, 2020

Photo Gallery: virtual learning told through photos

A student holds their head in their hands, as she tries to do her work.
Annie George, photographer September 28, 2020

Virtual learning has brought on a major change to our everyday lives. Being stuck at home, learning through a screen has caused many problems for students, parents and staff. "I am very thankful that...

Lost in the crowd

A storage closet now used for small group instruction at Westchester Elementary.
Benji Wilton, print editor May 27, 2020

“I view our educational system as somewhat of a three-legged stool,” Wallace Ward, Kirkwood resident, said at the KSD Board of Education meeting Feb. 10. “It’s made up of families, administrators...

Photo Gallery: Coronavirus

Tillman is one of the many elementary schools that is closing their property.
Annie George and De Lila Green May 2, 2020

The coronavirus has drastically changed the way people are living all over the world. With stay-at-home orders, many cities look like a ghost town. All over Covid-19 is affecting the lives of many. Mike...

Photo Gallery: Downtown Kirkwood in photos

City Hall, located in the middle of Downtown Kirkwood, is illuminated by the afternoon sun.
Annie George, photographer March 2, 2020

Downtown Kirkwood is a popular place for middle school students to hang out at after school, and for high school students to do homework. Downtown Kirkwood is full of small boutiques, food places, and...

Photo Gallery: swim and dive conference meet Feb. 4 and 6

Alyssa Dennis, sophomore, swims her 100 butterfly, and breaks her own record for the 4th time.
Annie George, photographer February 11, 2020

KHS hosted the girls' swim and dive Conference meet Feb. 4 and 6. Kirkwood, Parkway South, Parkway West, Parkway Central, Eureka, Marquette, Lafayette and Lindbergh attended. Marquette placed first, and...

The deal with dieting

Being healthy isn’t something that should be temporary. It’s a lifestyle, and requires consistency over time.
Megan Cleveland, editor-in-chief February 6, 2020

We’ve all heard it before: get enough sleep, exercise at least 30 minutes a day, eat healthy foods. For some of us, this is easy. But for most of us, including myself, healthy living is more of a want...

Photo Gallery: people and attractions of The Delmar Loop

“I’ve been working the ice carnival for about 8 years, I do it once a year and i got into it through the loop special business district,
Annie George and Sophia Beckmann January 21, 2020

The Delmar Loop is a cultural and restaurant district in Downtown St. Louis with various entertainment and dining options. Check out this photo gallery featuring some of Saint Louis' classic attractions,...

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