The Kirkwood Call

Dave Geeting wraps his eldest daughter Allison up in a hug.

Top five features stories of 2020

TKC Staff January 21, 2021

The goal of TKC’s features staff is to amplify the voices of Kirkwood community members and make sure their stories are told. In this challenging year, telling stories was more important than ever. Our...

Art by Grayson Joyce.

Senior Column: Charlotte Heinrich

Charlotte Heinrich, editor-in-chief May 27, 2020

College: The College of Charleston Majors: Business and Hospitality, with a minor in Historical Preservation A lot of people don’t know I have a sister. Eleanor, who we call El, is 6 years older...

The 1619 Project

"The 1619 Project is an ongoing initiative from The New York Times Magazine that began in August 2019, the 400th anniversary of the beginning of American slavery. It aims to reframe the country’s history...

Dave Geeting wraps his eldest daughter Allison up in a hug.

Dave and his daughters

Charlotte Heinrich, editor-in-chief March 26, 2020

  This story is dedicated to the Geeting family.   Dave Geeting had a way with words. When he entered a party, he’d let everyone know he had arrived. He was convinced that his Tame Impala...

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...

Ellie Francois is just like every other teen, but she is treated differently because of her skin color.

Mixed In: Life as a ‘Mixed’ Student at KHS

Charlotte Heinrich, editor-in-chief March 13, 2020

Ellie Francois plays field hockey for the school, wishes the DJ played better music at the Friendship Dance and, like most freshmen, said she is constantly trying to find a ride on weekend nights. Francois...

Natalie Bruns, senior, smiles as she is introduced during the ceremony. Bruns  is committed to play basketball at New York University in the fall.

Photo Gallery: athletic signing ceremony Feb. 7

Julia Knoll and Charlotte Heinrich February 11, 2020

The annual Kirkwood High School athletic signing ceremony took place in David Holley Assembly Hall Friday, Feb 7. There were a total of 15 seniors present at the signing, not including senior Jay Maclin,...

Nathan Demetri, senior, celebrates the moment he was announced as Mr. KHS.

Photo Gallery: Mr. KHS

De Lila Green, Photographer February 8, 2020

Mr. KHS was held Jan. 30 in the Keating Theatre. A pageant type event where boys representing different clubs get on stage and perform different tasks in hopes of winning over the judges and the audience. "I...

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