The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

The KSD BOE received comments from Kirkwood residents about education and literature in libraries and classrooms, as well as continued mask mandates at their meeting on Monday, Oct. 25.

BOE receives public comments, approves District Strategic Communication Plan

Audrey Blaine and Mya Copeland October 26, 2021

The KSD BOE received comments from Kirkwood residents about education and literature in libraries and classrooms, as well as continued mask mandates at their meeting Monday, Oct. 25. The District Communication...

The map of Juddahs canoe route down the Yellowstone river.

600 miles down

William Schreiber, features writer October 12, 2021

Two weeks in Wyoming and canoeing 600 miles along the Yellowstone River; Juddah Roberts, senior, tackled the journey of a hiking and canoeing trip during the summer of 2021. He was accompanied by 10...

Take this quiz to find out which horror movie villain you would be.

Which horror movie villain are you?

Grace Marcus , print managing editor October 6, 2021

https://the-kirkwood-call.involve.me/which-horror-movie-villain-are-you-f02f Art by Audrey Blaine and Morgan Hooker.  

These five tracks have earned spots as some of the defining songs of summer 21.

Tuned into summer

Kate Schreiber, editor-in-chief August 25, 2021

We all know summer doesn’t really end until pools close and pumpkin spice lattes are ordered at Starbucks, until Spotify playlists become autumn-themed and the leaves start to turn. Even though school...

KHS introduced the Pioneer e-Learning Academy for the 2021-22 school year.

PeLAUNCH

Mya Copeland, features + in-depth editor August 25, 2021

The familiar orange dashboard of LAUNCH has become a summer staple for many KHS students. Although LAUNCH has employed KHS teachers for class sections, KHS intends to move to an entirely internal virtual...

These months weighed on me, but they also lifted a fog — now I’m starting to witness the world with more clarity.

Above – Audrey Blaine

Audrey Blaine, art editor May 17, 2021

When the world shut down, I became obsessed with the sky. It’s not that I’m an astronomy nerd, but I could stare at a sunset until someone yanks me away (this has, quite literally, happened). I don’t...

The first step to garment making is creating a sketch. This is shown up above of what a sketch might look like.

Fashion splash

Elizabeth Niedringhaus , new staffer May 9, 2021

Pools and fashion are not always thought of to go together, but in the Kirkwood Fashion Splash they do. COVID-19 has affected how people hold events and how they function, so when it came time to plan...

Self-dates aren’t magic, and they take some getting used to. Maybe it helps to start small, whether that means catching the sunset for 15 minutes or even buying yourself some flowers.

It’s a date (with you)

Audrey Blaine, art editor March 2, 2021

Last August, buried deep in dread for the new school year, I was mindlessly browsing YouTube. I happened to click on a video put out by vlogger Dustin Vuong called “i took myself on a date since no one...

While there is no published school board policy, KHS journalism is a First Amendment school by practice, allowing TKC writers to be the voice of Kirkwood students.

In-depth: Controversial freedom

Nicholas Whittington, features writer January 28, 2021

Thirty years ago, a single student newspaper caught in the middle of a free speech showdown captured the attention of the entire nation. In 1990, Planned Parenthood reached out to 80 high schools in the...

At the start of each TKC cycle, the artists are given a prompt for Artists’ Take.

Artists’ take #3: New Year’s Resolutions

Graesen Joyce, art editor January 25, 2021

At the start of each TKC cycle, the artists are given a prompt for Artists’ Take. As 2021 rolls in, this cycle’s prompt is “New Year's Resolutions.” Artists’ Take is an opportunity for TKC’s...

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