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Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Nipher held their 100 year celebration on Sept. 3, pancakes were served.

100-years of Nipher

Ian Reno, news editor September 12, 2022

On Sept. 3, Nipher held its 100-year celebration from 9-11 a.m. The festivities included performances from the KHS orchestra and band, Tillman Pepper Steppers, Nipher band, bubble machines and pancakes....

Learn more about your KHS principals for the upcoming school year.

Getting to know your principals

Ian Reno, news editor August 25, 2022

Dr. Mike Havener - KHS principal 29 years at Kirkwood Dream Lunch: A quiet place to enjoy a meal Favorite Subject: Business Hobbies: Walking What person or event has shaped you the most? “My...

I love clothes. I’m aware that sounds materialistic and stereotypical for a teenage girl to say. But, honestly, fashion is pretty special.

Senior column: Laurel Seidensticker

Laurel Seidensticker, art editor May 16, 2022

College: Michigan State University  Major: Mechanical Engineering I love clothes. I’m aware that sounds materialistic and stereotypical for a teenage girl to say. But, honestly, fashion is pretty...

Whether it was shooting on the court, playing a video game or watching and talking about them, sports in some shape or form are carved into my everyday life.

Senior column: Henry Joiner

Henry Joiner, sports writer May 9, 2022

College: University of Missouri Major: Journalism My life and sports have always been deeply intertwined. Whether it was shooting on the court, playing a video game or watching and talking about...

Everyone has a different path, and should have the freedom to pursue it.

Senior column: Emma Patt

Emma Patt, features writer May 8, 2022

College; Savannah College of Art and Design Major; Interior design “Are you even gonna make any money as an interior designer?” This is a question I’m asked a lot. You’d think our society...

I had an epiphany about homework recently that I didn’t realize a year ago: I spend more time complaining about my assignments than actually doing them.

Senior column: Nathan Sweeney

Nathan Sweeney, features + in-depth editor May 4, 2022

College: University of Arkansas Major: Business I wrote a piece for TKC last year called “Homework sucks, and I’m done doing it.”  I stand by that statement.  Well, the first part anyway....

“Isn’t it surprising Maya likes that stuff?” That’s what my mom says when I tell people my favorite movie is “It,” and that I love watching true crime. If you know me and my anxious tendencies, this would be shocking.

Senior column: Maya Kim

Maya Kim, web editor May 4, 2022

College: Ball State University  Major: Journalism  “Isn’t it surprising Maya likes that stuff?” That’s what my mom says when I tell people my favorite movie is “It,” and that I love...

Almost all of my close friends have been involved in journalism, basketball or baseball. That’s not a coincidence.

Senior column: Hayden Davidson

Hayden Davidson, editor-in-chief April 27, 2022

College: Vanderbilt University Major: Neuroscience Where does personality come from? What makes you who you are? AP Psychology will tell you it’s some combination of innate characteristics, parenting...

The term sex discrimination in Missouri was updated in 2019.

In-depth: Expanding the definition

Lydia Drake, features writer April 1, 2022

Harold Lampley has helped change what the term “sex discrimination” means in Missouri. In 2019, the Missouri Supreme Court ruled that employers can no longer discriminate against employees who do not...

“[Fashion is] a means to express myself,” Ezra Birman, senior, said. “I can’t imagine a world where I didn’t dress like this.”
Art by Ally Hudson

In-depth: Clothing ≠ gender

Kailey Shirrell, social media editor March 30, 2022

In the 10th century Persian men used to wear high heels to keep their shoes in their stirrups, and in the 1920s pink was the perfect color for boys, as a softer version of the masculine color red. Harry...

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