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The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Jamie Vann, KHS mom, is the founder and president of Spirit of Discovery Park (SoDP), the second fully accessible amusement park in the world that will be located in St. Louis.

A park for every body

Ava Duggin, web managing editor February 15, 2022

Jamie Vann was at Target in one of the food isles when she ran into her friend. Vann found out that she had just visited Morgan’s Wonderland, the only “Ultra-Accessible” theme park for every age...

On Nov. 9, Sara McGinnis  opened Whisker Station, a cat lounge in downtown Kirkwood.

Charity Issue: A purrfect home

Ava Duggin, web managing editor December 2, 2021

A wall runs through the middle of the business. On one side there is a cashier counter with a vending machine and snacks. The other side is filled with couches and chairs. Throughout the room there are...

LArche St. Louis provides care and assisstance to people with intellectual disabilities.

Charity Issue: We are family

Grace Marcus, print managing editor December 1, 2021

  Like many family homes in St. Louis, the people living in Joyful House enjoy spending time together cooking and sharing meals, watching movies or relaxing. But unlike many family homes in...

Home Sweet Home serves over 600 families a year with its furniture warehouse.

Charity issue: From house to home

Emma Patt, features writer November 9, 2021

A floral patterned quilt, large enough for a queen sized bed. A dish set made for a family of six. A blender and toaster, perfect for a new kitchen. All of these common household items can be found within...

University City Childrens Center (UCCC) is an organization that focuses on the wellbeing of children from all different backgrounds.

Charity issue: Childhood values

Caroline Steidley, opinions editor November 9, 2021

Danielle Stewart watches her daughter as she runs up to school, greeting all of her friends. She smiles knowing her child is safe and content at the University City Children's Center (UCCC), an organization...

Our Lady of Perpetual Help is located at 4335 Warne Ave in North St. Louis.

Charity issue: Helping one meal at a time

Bella Ruzicka, features writer November 9, 2021

In the 1900s the building was just a shell. Years earlier, a fire destroyed the building from the inside out, leaving behind charred wood, concrete and exposed wires. Through the help of volunteers the...

Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition works to support foster children and parents.

Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition: Fostering forever families

Anna Newland, opinions staffer November 8, 2021

Clothes, bottles, gifts, beds, blankets, school; children tend to have a lot of needs. A little extra support can go a long way no matter the situation. This is why the Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition...

LifeBridge charity is based in the basement of KUMC at 201 West Adams Ave.

Charity issue: Crossing the bridge

Ian Reno, news writer November 8, 2021

LifeBridge isn’t your typical charity. Its organizers look to change the way people do charity with the help of the Kirkwood community, including KHS students and staff. They’re starting small, but...

House of Goods helps refugees by providing them with basic necessities, financial assistance and job placement.

Charity issue: A safe haven

Khadija Khan, news writer November 3, 2021

Becoming a refugee is never a choice. It is a forced decision, made as a result of circumstances beyond one’s control. When a refugee flees their country, they aren’t just leaving their home – they...

The Kirkwood Family YMCA seeks to support the community through intentional programming and services.

Your membership: Continuing aid

Tom Mueller, editor-in-chief December 11, 2020

No more shooting hoops. No more swimming laps. No more gathering to watch the latest installment of “Jeopardy!,” to tell stories or to play cards. When the Kirkwood Family YMCA closed March 17, following...

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