The Kirkwood Call

Trivia Showdown: Roachez v. The Great Gang

Two trivia teams go head to head in a battle for the history books.

Emma Lingo, editor-in-chief

March 26, 2020

“It’s always intense, the trivia.” Simao Drew, English teacher, said.  Every Friday for about 15 years, Drew has held a trivia match in his classroom. In August, he kicks off the year-long trivia tournament with a promise of extra credit for the winning team. Students have gotten more invest...

A day in the life: Peyton Nico

Birdeye's view of the group's spot underneath the Sound of Music sign.

Charlotte Heinrich, editor-in-chief

March 23, 2020

Noon, Jan. 31, 2020 — It was a Friday lunch for freshmen Charlie Blasingame, Nora Hamilton, Kylie Madden, Peyton Nico, Max Pitcher and Gwen Tilly. Second lunch, theater hallway, smack dab under the “Sound of Music” poster. Hamilton and Tilly said they get it: the tables are for the upperclassmen and they actually like sitting on the floor. So, an array of items scatter t...

Top five in-depth stories of 2019

Our staff does not shy away from the hard-hitting issues and, this year, our staff has investigated issues ranging from the achievement gap in KSD to the preparedness of students in the event of an active shooter.

TKC Staff

December 23, 2019

TKC staff has covered important issues affecting the students at KHS and used several stories to dig into these topics. Our staff does not shy away from the hard-hitting issues and, this year, our staff has investigated issues ranging from the achievement gap in KSD to the preparedness of students i...

The Brain Issue: Normal

Clare Sullivan, junior, said she and Lucy Salamon, senior, were born to be best friends. Each of them were also born with an extra chromosome.

Molly Higgins, opinions editor

November 10, 2019

Two girls spend their time between classes talking excitedly, laughing gleefully and almost always dancing. Clare Sullivan, junior, said she and Lucy Salamon, senior, were born to be best friends. Each of them were also born with an extra chromosome. “We’ve been friends for pretty much my entire...

The Brain Issue: More than just a cautionary tale

An outline of the photo kept on the dresser of Brett Radake that pictures him and Kevin Mullane.

Emma Lingo, editor-in-chief

November 6, 2019

74% of KHS students know someone who has struggled or is struggling with addiction. Substance Abuse Disorder affects many, and Kevin Mullane was one of those who suffered from it.

Candy currency: A guide to trading candy

TKC artists depict the best ways to get good Halloween candy.

Mary Grace Heartlein, Catherine McCandless, and Katherine Stobbe

October 19, 2019

Have you ever wondered how to get the best candy on Halloween? View this art to find out.

Yearbook: then and now

Students recreated old pictures from previous Pioneer yearbooks pulled from the journalism archives. The archives house yearbooks dating all the way back to 1938 and preserve the history of KHS.

Celia Bergman, archives editor

September 18, 2019

Students recreated old pictures from previous Pioneer yearbooks pulled from the journalism archives. The archives house yearbooks dating all the way back to 1938 and preserve the history of KHS.

How to Become an Instagram Influencer

Don't mind my date card, FabFitFun box and oops, my Bachelor rose.

Charlotte Heinrich, editor-in-chief

August 29, 2019

Only 500 followers? You've got to be kidding me. Now is your chance for fame, and don't let it slip through your thumbs. Here is how to become an Instagram Influencer...

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