The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kayla Bedell is involved with many aspects of KHS, including AP Biology and Pommies.

(A)typical girl

Mya Copeland, features + in-depth editor November 2, 2021

Kayla Bedell is all contradictions. A dancer who gets anxious while performing. A “dumb blonde” in three AP classes. A STEM student who hates math. An overly involved girl who will insist that she’s...

Contrasting colors are captured between two shops in downtown Kirkwood.

Photo Gallery: Elements of photography in Kirkwood

Coco LeGrand, photographer September 26, 2021

All around Kirkwood, different photo elements can be used to enhance any photo. There are an abundance of angles, contrasting colors, wide depth, framing and composure techniques that all help create a...

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 Elena Sherwood. Seniors Jack Julian and Will Mastrantuono spend their time away from school hanging out, playing soccer, and working at Smoothie King. Art by Elena Sherwood.

Senior profile: Jack Julian and Will Mastrantuono

Kinley Bokermann and sports writer May 3, 2021

The boys pull into the parking lot on South Kirkwood Road and park their cars, prepared for another night of work. After asking for time off during their senior spring break, the threat of getting fired...

Are you smarter than a fifth grader? Part three

Are you smarter than a fifth grader? Part three

Lydia Drake, entertainment writer April 22, 2021

How much do KHS students remember from their elementary school years? Find out as they are asked questions from the popular game show “Are You Smarter than a Fifth Grader?” youtubeembedcode de Embed...

TKC wants to bring attention to historical and current issues of race often overlooked in Kirkwood schools and the community. In this in-depth, we highlight both problems and possible solutions of race-related issues to increase awareness of these topics. Art by Graesen Joyce

Recognizing race: unexplored issues in Kirkwood

Following the Black Lives Matter movement this summer, vandalism depicting racial slurs on three KSD buildings and the rise of media attention on racial issues, TKC wanted to bring attention to historical...

 Students may choose to be online or in person.  They may switch from in person to virtual classes at any point.

Call Ed: Board, practice what you preach

TKC Staff December 19, 2020

The entire Kirkwood School District returned to campus beginning Nov. 9 after being online for seven months. Despite this drastic and sudden transition for students and staff, the leaders of our district...

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