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Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Claire Wess, senior, dances as a pommie at a  football game.

Senior profile: Claire Wess

Ava Tebo, podcast staffer May 16, 2022

Alongside her friends and teammates, Claire Wess, senior, said she finds community through a constant in her life, dance. As a passionate dancer on varsity poms and studio, Wess said she faces trials on...

Autry plans to major in biology on a pre-dental track.

Senior profile: Jaida Autry

Jane Roy, opinions writer April 15, 2022

College: Hawaii Pacific University Major: Biology   As school finishes up and summer rolls around, seniors begin “a new chapter of their life.” While some journeys start close to home,...

Art by Elizabeth Yenzer. Small mice are seen doing various tasks in Dr. Barkers English classroom.

The rats of KHS

Annie George, photo editor April 11, 2022

*This piece is entirely satirical KHS has been full of little rodents, and no, I’m not talking about the students. The invasion has been a hot hallway topic. Our furry friends are attending more classes...

Take this quiz to find out which TKC issue you should read.

Which 2021-22 issue of TKC should you read?

Grace Marcus , print managing editor March 14, 2022

https://the-kirkwood-call.involve.me/which-issue-of-tkc-should-you-read

Start with your face makeup. You can use as much or as little as you want. I used concealer, powder, bronzer, blush and highlighter.

Photo Gallery: Glam rock makeup tutorial

Annie George and Coco LeGrand March 3, 2022

From the Rock & Roll section of the Sex, Drugs and Rock & Roll issue of The Kirkwood Call, we have a bold glam rock makeup tutorial for you to try at your next big event. Whether you're going to...

Stigma around drug abuse can make it more difficult for people struggling with addiction to seek help.

Getting help

Grace Marcus , print managing editor March 1, 2022

This story discusses topics that may be difficult for some readers, including substance abuse and addiction. If you are struggling with addiction, contact a counselor or call the SAMHSA hotline at 1-800-662-HELP...

Kirkwood resident Dennis Kelly built his own plane in his basement.

No plane, no gain

Megan Glasgow, editor-in-chief January 7, 2022

  “It ain’t bragging if you can do it.” This is one of the many encouraging notes hanging in Kirkwood resident Dennis Kelly’s basement, carefully handwritten by his wife. The “it”...

Cars rush by on the highway leaving trails of light captured by long exposure.

Top five photos of 2021

TKC Staff December 29, 2021

Throughout 2021 TKC's photography staff has worked hard to produce countless photos, used in galleries and stories throughout the year. In the opinion of the TKC staff, here are the top five photos of...

The Kirkwood team carries the bell away after winning the Turkey Day game.

Photo gallery: Turkey Day Game Nov. 26, 2021

Kirkwood football played against the Webster Statesmen for the annual Turkey Day game Nov. 26, 2021. With a score of 65-0, Kirkwood took the win from Webster this year. Every year, with a few exceptions,...

Adam Bauer, junior, comes up for a breath during his 100 Yard Breaststroke, finishing in 11th place.

Photo Gallery: Boys swim and dive state meet Nov. 13

Annie George, photo editor November 16, 2021

This past weekend, the Kirkwood boys swim team swam in the MSHSAA Boys State Championship. Prelims were on Nov. 12, 2021, and Finals were held on Nov. 13, 2021. Kirkwood had 15 swimmers on the state team....

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