The Kirkwood Call

Senior Column: Claire Boysen

Senior Column: Claire Boysen

Claire Boysen, print managing editor

May 3, 2019

I’ve had my fair share of ups and downs at KHS, but at the end of the day, I loved high school. Saying goodbye has been harder than I could have ever imagined.

TKC tries blind makeovers

photo by Kara Rieger

Annie O'Brien, health and wellness editor

February 26, 2019

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Top 5 Valentine’s Day gifts

art by Grace Carroll

Claire Boysen, print managing editor

February 14, 2019

*This piece is entirely satirical How special can giving your significant other chocolates and roses be if everyone is doing it? Don’t you want to show your love in a meaningful way this Valentine’s Day? This commercial holiday is glorified as being the most romantic day of the year, which entails an over-...

Four neediest cases

Items wanted by family members featured in the Four Neediest Cases.

Emma Lingo, Sophie Chappell, Claire Boysen, and Kiden Smith

December 4, 2018

For the third year in a row, TKC has decided to tackle the Four Neediest Cases project, inspired by St. Louis Post Dispatch’s 100 Neediest Cases features. Each holiday season, TKC sends out four staffers to speak with four students at KHS. These students have told TKC about their families' stories...

How to: get into your dream school

art by Grace Ferguson

Claire Boysen, print managing editor

November 30, 2018

**this piece is entirely satirical Being a senior in high school, there is one question that I get almost anytime I am with family or friends: “Where are you going to college?” Where am I going to college? Well, anywhere I want. And you can go anywhere you want too, as long as you follow this simp...

Photo gallery: varsity football vs Rockwood Summit

Maurice Massey, senior, reaches to catch the ball near the end zone.

Audrey Berns, video editor

September 23, 2018

In their fourth game of the season, KHS varsity football won against Rockwood Summit with a final score of 34-13 Friday, September 14.

TKC tries foreign candy

TKC tries foreign candy

Annie O'Brien, news-features editor

January 26, 2018

TKC decided to head to Global Foods and search for some interesting candy from different countries. What followed was an unusual taste test, to say the least.     Music: Fretless Kevin MacLeod ( Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativeco...

TKC hot sauce challenge

TKC hot sauce challenge

Annie O'Brien, Justin Sweeney, and Michael Teasdale

March 10, 2017

TKC competed to see who could drink the most “Dave’s Insanity Sauce,” the original hottest sauce in the universe, in the Hot Sauce Challenge. Watch their hilarious suffering and deeply pained reactions in the videos below.   Here are the scores: Adele Baughm...

10 last-minute Halloween costumes for 2016

photo by: Zach Clingenpeel

Maddie Hawes, Features writer

October 30, 2016

You spent all month focusing on lifting that B+ to an A, watching Netflix or describing the awesome Halloween costume you never committed to. Now you are here on Sunday, Oct. 30th, desperately searching for a last-minute costume guaranteed to stun everyone at the party. If this situation applies to you,...

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