The Kirkwood Call

Photo Gallery: Downtown Kirkwood in photos

Photo Gallery: Downtown Kirkwood in photos

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

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

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

The deal with dieting

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

Photo Gallery: people and attractions of The Delmar Loop

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

Top five photos of 2019

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

At your service: Ways to give back at KHS

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

Photo Gallery: pep rally Nov. 27

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

The Brain Issue: Breaking down learning disabilities

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.

Photo Gallery: football game Nov. 1

Photo Gallery: football game Nov. 1

Ella Davies and Annie George

November 7, 2019

Friday, Nov. 1, the Kirkwood varsity football team played against Northwest High School for the first game of the playoffs. Kirkwood beat Northwest 54-7. "It was a good game," Sam Linenbroker, sophomore, said. "Lots of things worked out really well and everyone did their job in order to get the win." &nbs...

Photo Gallery: boys’ varsity swim meet Oct. 29

Photo Gallery: boys’ varsity swim meet Oct. 29

Annie George, photographer

November 7, 2019

The boys' varsity swim team raced Parkway South High School for Senior Night Oct.29. Each senior walked across the bulkhead and was greeted by their parents to honor their last season swimming for the KHS swim team. KHS won with a score of 115-71. "The meet felt like a combination of four years of...

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