The Kirkwood Call

Top five features stories of 2020

Dave Geeting wraps his eldest daughter Allison up in a hug.
TKC Staff 23 minutes ago

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...

Senior Column: Charlotte Heinrich

Art by Grayson Joyce.
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 and his daughters

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

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...

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

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

Photo Gallery: athletic signing ceremony Feb. 7

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

Photo Gallery: Mr. KHS

Nathan Demetri, senior, celebrates the moment he was announced as 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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