The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

My take of the last 14 months was about the weight I felt from all different aspects of life.

Weight – De Lila Green

De Lila Green, photo editor May 17, 2021

My take of the last 14 months was about the weight I felt from all different aspects of life. School was somewhat of a balancing act, and I was trying to keep it all from tumbling down and taking my mental...

KSD announced plans Monday, April 12 to implement new sexual abuse training during students’ homeroom period on Thursday, April 22.

KSD has begun sexual abuse training

Alli Luth, new staffer May 9, 2021

KSD announced plans Monday, April 12 to implement new sexual abuse training during students’ homeroom period on Thursday, April 22. The training covered four main topics: the role and power of consent...

Art by Laurel Seidensticker. Xenaira Arguedas has been dancing her whole life, both with her dance studio and the KHS dance team.

Senior profile: Xenaira Arguedas

Mya Copeland, features writer May 3, 2021

Bailar, danser, tanzen, to dance. Xenaira Arguedas speaks three languages and is currently learning her fourth. She was taught Spanish and English at home and attended a French immersion school from...

Ryder George-Lander (Left), Devon Bennett (Center) and Camden Davis (Right) standing together with their skateboards.

A skate park where all are welcome

Lila Shepard, features writer February 21, 2021

The sun is in his eyes and he is about to finally land the trick that he had been working on for weeks. He is excited to show his friends who are watching with anticipation until they notice a police car...

These are the 11 albums TKC thinks are worth giving a listen.

TKC’s top 11 music albums

Megan Glasgow, features + in-depth editor February 8, 2021

I asked 11 TKC staffers to write a review of their favorite music album. The results covered pop albums from Harry Styles and Taylor Swift, classics like Pink Floyd and The Beatles and even multilingual...

This year, TKC staff took a deeper look into topics from the United Methodist Church split to The New York Times 1619 Project.

Top five in-depth stories of 2020

TKC Staff January 21, 2021

TKC always strives to cover relevant, important issues in the Kirkwood community and across the country. This year, our staff took a deeper look into topics like the United Methodist Church split to The...

KHS School Resource Officer (SRO) Donald Douglas strives to make emotional connections and be a positive influence for all students.

Donald Douglas: Not your average officer

Megan Glasgow, features + in-depth editor November 13, 2020

Donald Douglas has answered patrol calls ranging from bloody noses to violent abuse. He works 12-hour shifts patrolling the community. His uniform is solid black, and he carries a belt complete with a...

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood in fall

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood in fall

De Lila Green and Elizabeth Riti November 11, 2020

Even with COVID-19, fall has still managed to take over Kirkwood. From the Farmers Market to Kirkwood Park, the nature and decoration can be seen everywhere. For many Kirkwood  students fall is their...

Alyssa Kistler, freshman, gets asked COVID-19 questions before starting practice.

Photo Gallery: varsity pommie practice

De Lila Green, photo editor September 27, 2020

Practicing for any sport is difficult with COVID-19 restrictions, but for the varsity pommie team it is extra challenging. For them, it was a given that they would not have any crowds to perform to, yet...

Tillman is one of the many elementary schools that is closing their property.

Photo Gallery: Coronavirus

Annie George and De Lila Green May 2, 2020

The coronavirus has drastically changed the way people are living all over the world. With stay-at-home orders, many cities look like a ghost town. All over Covid-19 is affecting the lives of many. Mike...

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