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The Kirkwood Call

Chris worked a full-time job on top of being a college student at Harris-Stowe State University. He was making a left turn at an intersection when a drunk driver ran a red light and crashed into the driver’s side of his vehicle.

Charity Issue: Never an accident

Lila Shepard, managing editor December 2, 2022

“Is my baby okay?” Patsy Pate asked the paramedics.  On Jan. 5, 2009, her youngest child of eight children, Chris, kissed her goodbye and said he would be right back after checking out a “new...

NFL week one history quiz

NFL week one history quiz

Owen Backer, sports editor October 4, 2022

Week one of the NFL season is a time of optimism for football fans, graced with football after nine months of waiting. All of that time off makes the first week of games a huge question mark. Some of the...

With rumors circulating, TKC wants to inform that banning books at KSD is not currently being discussed.

Banning books at KHS?

Sim Khanuja and Caroline Steidley March 29, 2022

Amidst conversations about certain books in KSD’s libraries, some are questioning if the district is considering permanently taking books off shelves. Banning books at KSD is not currently being...

Before COVID-19, I ranked the top 12 most underrated Taylor Swift songs. After four T-Swift albums and a pandemic, I had to shine light on a few more.

The most underrated Taylor Swift songs part 2

Ava Duggin, web managing editor March 3, 2022

Hey everyone, it’s Ava, your favorite TKC Swiftie. Before COVID-19, I ranked the top 12 most underrated Taylor Swift songs. My list included tracks like “Enchanted” and “All Too Well,” which...

Melsha traveled to different cities taking entrance exams during her first year in Germany. Then, she got accepted into the University of Potsdam.

One ocean away

Ava Duggin, web managing editor March 3, 2022

Olivia Melsha knew no one when she moved 4,500 miles away. As an 18-year-old, it was her first time living away from home. In 2019, Melsha moved into her own apartment in a foreign country.  At...

Jonah Roy is a Kirkwood alum who is currently making music in Los Angeles.

Where are they now: Jonah Roy

Rachel Finan and Owen Spiegel March 1, 2022

Jonah Roy doesn’t use expensive recording equipment or fancy studios. He said his songs were recorded in bedrooms or local studios with friends and collaborators, jackwoods, fellow KHS alum, and Paco,...

Shirts can serve as a first impression for some. What type of shirts you wear can give a little hint as to what you are like. Take this quiz to find out what top you should wear.

What type of shirt should you wear?

Lila Shepard, news editor February 1, 2022

Everyone loves a good shirt. It is one of the most basic pieces of clothing. The shirt was invented after humans decided dress-like togas were annoying and pants were cool. Pants without a shirt are like...

Emma Frizzells, art editor, take on favorite comfort movie.

Artists’ take #9: Favorite comfort movie

January 11, 2022

At the start of each TKC cycle, the artists are given a prompt for “Artists’ Take.” This cycle’s prompt is “favorite comfort movie.” “Artists’ Take” is an opportunity for TKC’s artists...

Five things to look forward to in 2022

Five things to look forward to in 2022

Kailey Shirrell, social media editor January 6, 2022

Welcome to 2022, an entertainment year unlike any other. There are so many things to watch, do and explore. From video games to meteor showers, 2022 has it all. With the fast paced year of 2021, take 2022...

KSD will be mask-recommended, not mask-required, beginning second semester.

BOE approves mask-recommended policy for second semester

Nicholas Whittington, Lila Shepard, and Audrey Turley December 14, 2021

At the BOE meeting on Monday Dec. 13, Superintendent David Ulrich presented his Safe Return to School Plan for board members to discuss and vote on. This plan outlined a mask-recommended policy for KSD...

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