The Kirkwood Call

(Same) sex education?

(Same) sex education?

Jonathan Munroe, news features writer

March 6, 2019

*Name changed for anonymity “If you're not having straight sex you’re on your own,” Suzy* said. “When I first thought about having sex, I knew there wasn’t any information, not even a pamphlet in the nurse's office.” For the 26% (81/314) of students like Suzy, LGBT sex education is not prev...

Photo gallery: photo spread issue 7 winter sports preview

Photo gallery: photo spread issue 7 winter sports preview

photo staff

January 30, 2019

Hockey 2017-18 record: 16 - 10 Key players: Arvell Ferguson Damien Loyd Jonah McDowell Championship: 2nd in Conference Racquetball Key players: Sarah Lovett Liam Justin Alice Reider Upcoming matches: vs. Lafayette (Jan. 10) vs. SLUH (Jan. 16) Nationals: 1st place mixed doubles 7th place ...

The depiction of addiction

The depiction of addiction

Amelia Hurley, features writer

December 1, 2018

Sleep deprivation, low energy and harsh mood swings are characteristics often associated with teenagers. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the United States saw a 2.4 percent increase for teenage opioid overdose from 2014-2015. Due to this, KHS health teachers have stressed the importance of healthy decision making from early ...

Women’s wrestling team

Women’s wrestling team

Maddie Meyers, features writer

May 18, 2018

On May 7th, Missouri voted to become the 9th state to allow girls wrestling. “I think it is awesome,” Craig Dickinson, KHS wrestling coach said. “It is going to grow the sport and it is good for girls, it is good for wrestling and it is good for everybody.” For the first couple of years,...

Q&A: Three KHS coaches and sexual harassment

Q&A: Three KHS coaches and sexual harassment

Maddie Hawes, web editor

April 25, 2018

TKC held a roundtable interview with four KHS coaches about the sexual harassment climate they see at KHS.               TKC: From a health teacher’s perspective, how have you changed your topics in class along with the national ev...

Teacher horror stories

Teacher horror stories

Erin Kelly, managing editor

December 6, 2016

1.) David Cannon, choir teacher “It was opening night of Pirates of Penzance, and the lead singer, Jamie, sang her solo and left stage for a quick costume change. Meanwhile, the student down at the soundboard forgot to turn her microphone off, so when Jamie ran off stage and yelled “[expletive]” ...

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Craig Dickinson