The Kirkwood Call

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

Trivia Showdown: Roachez v. The Great Gang

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...

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

A day in the life: Peyton Nico

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...

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.

Top five in-depth stories of 2019

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...

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.

The Brain Issue: Normal

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...

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

The Brain Issue: More than just a cautionary tale

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

Candy currency: A guide to trading candy

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

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.

Yearbook: then and now

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

How to Become an Instagram Influencer

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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