The Kirkwood Call

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 and our buildings. Right now one leg of that stool is broken. That’s our buildings.” The KSD...

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 Wade, 2022 class principle, stated the ways he's seen coronavirus impact himself, and others. "It...

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 other things to do. "Downtown Kirkwood reminds me of Friday afternoons when all the middle schoolers...

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 Kirkwood took fourth. "This year's conference was a really interesting one," Ella Pearl, junior,...

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 to be aesthetic than a reality. Though, within the past five years, researchers found a range of weight...

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, and some of the people found in the Delmar Loop. "The Loop is full of wackos," Elisheva Heit, owner of F...

Top five photos of 2019

The KHS girls JV tennis team says their cheer before their match.

TKC Staff

December 26, 2019

TKC photographers make various photo galleries throughout the year, and we had TKC staffers choose the top five photos of 2019.

At your service: Ways to give back at KHS

Students create posters for the upcoming feminine hygiene product drive during a Coalition Club meeting Nov. 14.

Olivia Silvey, opinions writer

December 2, 2019

Once the school day ends at 2:40 p.m., it’s expected that the parking lots will clear and the classrooms will empty. However, this is far from reality; KHS offers many clubs and organizations to get involved with. While it’s always fun to play video games or eat pancakes with your friends, contribu...

Photo Gallery: pep rally Nov. 27

Abbey Siegel, senior, leads the pommies during their dance at the pep rally.

Annie George and Ella Davies

November 30, 2019

On Wednesday, Nov. 27 KHS hosted a pep rally to support the football team before the Turkey Day game. The school and community came together to cheer on the football team for the game against rival Webster. The seniors performed their senior skits, the band played, the pommies and cheerleader performed...

The Brain Issue: Breaking down learning disabilities

According to the Learning Disabilities Association of America, learning disabilities are neurologically based processing challenges. Such problems can interfere with learning skills such as reading, writing and math, and higher-level skills such as organization, time management, abstract reasoning and long or short term memory and attention.

Megan Cleveland, editor-in-chief

November 11, 2019

According to the Learning Disabilities Association of America, learning disabilities are neurologically based processing challenges. Such problems can interfere with learning skills such as reading, writing and math, and higher-level skills such as organization, time management, abstract reasoning and long or short term memory and attention.

Kirkwood High School student newspaper
Annie George