The Kirkwood Call

Senior Profiles: Sam Purvines

Senior Profiles: Sam Purvines

Sarah Nash, art editor

May 22, 2018


Filed under Senior Magazine

While many of KHS’s soon-to-be alumni are making college plans, one student has decided to take a different path. Sam Purvines, senior, belongs to the Jesus Christ Church of Latter Day Saints, commonly known as the Mormon religion, and he gets to travel the world.   “It’s pushed or emphasized that when you...

TKC Senior Last Words

TKC Senior Last Words

Megan Cleveland, Naomi Thomson, and Ainsley Fox

May 21, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Video

TKC students from the class of 2018 gave their final reflections on their experiences on staff.

Senior profile: Justin Battle

Senior profile: Justin Battle

Benji Wilton, features writer

May 18, 2018


Filed under Features, Senior Profiles

After spending the day walking through decorated halls and preparing for Turkey Day festivities, Justin Battle, senior, anxiously watches students and staff file into the David Holley Assembly Hall. For him and the rest of the drumline, playing in front of the ecstatic crowd is their shining moment. ...

Senior profiles: Hannah Santoni

Senior profiles: Hannah Santoni

Liam Jackson, entertainment writer

May 9, 2018


Filed under Senior Magazine

She laces her shoes and walks to the starting line. Surrounded by other runners, Hannah Santoni, senior, is focused and prepared to race. As the clock starts, she emerges from the crowd and begins running the trail. Tired and out of breath, she crosses the finish line as her teammates cheer her on. ...

Senior profile: Jim DeYong

Senior profile: Jim DeYong

Kelley Cochran, photographer

May 3, 2018


Filed under Senior Profiles

After checking on the campsite for the night, and making sure all of the scouts are safe, he lays down in his tent by the lake. He listens to the rain, crickets and bullfrogs before drifting off to sleep. Driving a boat in the water, or relaxing in a hammock on a quiet day in the forest are just some...

Over a mountain she climbed

Over a mountain she climbed

Ally Ortmann, features writer

May 2, 2018


Filed under Senior Profiles

With her blonde hair spread out on her pillow, the young girl stared at her ceiling thinking to herself. I imagine, she breathed, closing her eyes. Images of stages and tour buses, all-nighters and hastily scribbled song lyrics played like a film on the back of her eyelids. Creating visual art always came eas...

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