The Kirkwood Call

Toby Munson, senior, throws out candy to kids watching the parade.

Photo gallery: senior parade

Marilynn Steuby, new staffer May 17, 2021

On Sunday, April 25th, Kirkwood hosted a senior parade for the 2021 graduating senior class. The parade stretched from Meramec Community College to Kirkwood High School. Due to COVID-19, seniors couldn't...

Art by Elena Sherwood. Ever since teaching himself how to code, Solomon Leach has loved technology and hopes to bring that passion into his college and career choice.

Senior profile: Solomon Leach

Megan Glasgow, features + in-depth editor May 4, 2021

An episode of “The Flash” plays on a newly set up TV. His Savers uniform sits folded on the counter. On the bright computer, lines of code flash across the screen — complex strings of numbers and...

Art by Laurel Seidensticker. They have been playing soccer together since they were 4. Throughout their lives, they have helped each other both on and off the field.

Senior profile: Emma and Kamryn Ealey

Maya Kim, social media editor May 4, 2021

They have been playing soccer together since they were 4. Throughout their lives, they have helped each other both on and off the field. Now, twins Emma and Kamryn Ealey are continuing their soccer journey...

Art by Elena Sherwood. Picture of Phebe Hammond, senior, working her shift at Kaldi's in Kirkwood.

Senior profile: Phebe Hammond

Lila Shepard and features writer May 3, 2021

Walking into work, the smell of roasting espresso beans fills her nose. Phebe Hammond used to bike to Kaldi’s when she was younger to get pastries and coffee; now she has been working there for over...

Art by Laurel Seidensticker. Maddie is committed to New York University and plans to major in vocal performance with a focus in  contemporary music.

Senior profile: Maddie Gartland

Rachel Finan, health + wellness editor April 29, 2021

For many people, the thought of getting on stage and performing is a nightmare, but for Maddie Gartland, the stage is home. Gartland began her music career playing viola and singing in choir, but she's...

Due to COVID-19, teens have to throw discreet parties and refrain from posting about their latest vacations to avoid getting canceled by their peers. Despite the drama the virus has generated, there is only one question left that trumps all others: Who had it worse, the class of 2020 or the class of 2021?

We see you, class of 2020

Amelia Hurley, editor-in-chief February 15, 2021

This piece is entirely satirical.   COVID-19 is a joke. The obviously fake virus only affects the elderly, which is why not a single teenager has contracted it. The so-called disease has altered...

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