The Kirkwood Call

The sadness of spring

The sadness of spring

Brendan Davidson, sports writer

March 2, 2018


Filed under The Parsnip

*This piece is entirely satirical I take a look outside. The snow is melting, the flowers are blooming and the weather is finally warming up. Disgusting. Spring is supposed to be a time of growth; a time of new life. Well, the emergence of spring certainly cannot warm my frozen heart. I wish wint...

St. Louis holiday lights review

St. Louis holiday lights review

Austin Cleveland, sports writer

December 25, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

With the holiday season winding down, TKC takes a look at four of the top holiday lights displays from around St. Louis from 2017.   ...

Four neediest cases: KHS

Four neediest cases: KHS

Audrey Allison, Camille Baker, Richard Pfeifer, and Jack Rintoul

December 12, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Each year around the holidays, TKC offers a helping hand to our community in one way or another. For the second year in a row, we decided to take on the Four Neediest Cases project, inspired by St. Louis Post Dispatch's 100 Neediest Cases features. Four staffers sat down with a KHS student from each...

How ready are you for the holidays?

How ready are you for the holidays?

Grace Murphy, features writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Quizzes, Top Stories

Are you ready to begin the holiday festivities? Stores are selling decorations and decorating with holiday essentials and Christmas lights and trees are being set up around this time of year. Take this quiz to see how ready you are for the holiday season. ...

Which holiday movie should you watch?

Which holiday movie should you watch?

Maddie Meyers, features writer

November 10, 2017


Filed under Quizzes, Top Stories

Take this quiz to find out which holiday movie you should watch. Photos used are courtesy of Google under the Creative Commons license....

Happy holidays?

Happy holidays?

Benji Wilton, features writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under In Depth

When picturing religious holidays, Lily Dayan, freshman, imagines scenes different than those of her fellow classmates. Rather than going to church and reading the Bible, Dayan attends synagogue and listens to readings from the Torah. Dayan is Jewish, and stands out from the Christian majority at KHS. ...

At school for the holidays

At school for the holidays

Hannah Cohen, social media editor

April 10, 2017


Filed under Opinions

“Where were you yesterday?” “What are you sick with?” “Oh, was it another Jewish holiday?” I return to school bombarded with questions along with an entire school day’s worth of work. My parents immediately text me about the missing assignment emails that arrived in their inboxes. While ...

VOK: 2.16

VOK: 2.16

Mary Stuart Murray, Chase Kilby, Trevor Cleveland, Daniel Stobbe, and Lauren Pollmann

February 16, 2016


Filed under Voices of Kirkwood

  What’s your favorite christmas memory?  “Spending Christmas Eve at my grandmother’s.” “I walked into an IHOP and saw her, then I went and asked her out. We’ve been married for 39 years. It’ll be 40 years in January.” What’s the secret to a happy marriage? “Compromise....

VOK: 1.5

VOK: 1.5

Claire Wever, Adam Rose, and Abby Carpenter

January 5, 2016


Filed under Voices of Kirkwood

“One thing I love about working [at the library] is talking to people about things I love, and that means books. I love talking to people, just expressing my own opinions about books I love and seeing how others feel about books they love. I also love Sunday mornings when there’s just no one here and everything is so peace...

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