The Kirkwood Call

Senior Profile: Emmanuel Morgan

Emmanuel Morgan snaps along to the rhythm of the song. Photo courtesy of Emmanuel Morgan.

Tom Mueller, sports editor

June 22, 2020

Spotlights illuminating the piano and drum set onstage contrasted the Fox Theater audience shadowed in darkness. A wave of anticipation rippled throughout the crowd, building into thundering applause following the host’s introduction of the next act: Consecrated. Clad in white tuxedos, Emmanuel Morgan, now ...

BOBTOJ concert postponed until March 13

BOBTOJ concert postponed until March 13

Maddie Hawes, associate editor

February 7, 2019

The Best of Broadway a Taste of Jazz concert originally scheduled for Friday, Feb. 1, is rescheduled for Wednesday, March 13 due to inclement weather. The concert is still set to start at 7 p.m., and tickets are $8 for students and $10 for adults and they can be bought in advance here. If you already p...

Photo gallery: photo spread issue 5 teachers recreate vintage pictures

Shawn Owens

photo staff

December 10, 2018

TKC photographers recreated teachers' pictures from their childhoods.  

KHS vocal jazz performs at Millikin University’s annual vocal jazz festival

KHS vocal jazz performs at Millikin University's annual vocal jazz festival

Maddie Hawes, web editor

February 19, 2018

The KHS coed vocal jazz chorus, Kaleidoscope, and all girl’s vocal jazz chorus, Prism, performed in the 29th annual Vocal Jazz Festival at Kirkland Fine Arts Center at Millikin University, Feb. 17. Each chorus along with other vocal jazz groups from high schools around the state sang a set of 3 so...

Once more with feeling

Once more with feeling

Ally Ortmann, features writer

December 12, 2017

A sharp sound emits from the piano as Mary Cleary, junior, hits the wrong key. She smiles, fingers hovering as she awaits the corrections from her father. Growing up with her father’s musical influence, Mary sees her father’s happiness with her following his footsteps and recognizes her father’s d...

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]” ...

Choir’s fall choral

Above are the three GAPP students who participated in the fall choral.

Emma McNail, features writer

October 27, 2014

KHS's Chamber and A Cappella choirs held their first concert of the year, their fall choral, on Oct. 14. The concert was led by David Cannon, choral director, and a total of 66 students performed. The show was accompanied by Lori Wehrman on piano and Gregory Booth, the sound and lighting technical...

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