The Kirkwood Call

KHS DECA goes international

The students who qualified for ICDC get ready to start their trip.

Claire Boysen and Jack Rintoul

April 26, 2019

KHS DECA goes international as seven students make their way to ICDC (DECA International Career Development Conference).

Gratitude for girls fundraiser

Gratitude for girls fundraiser

Adele Baughman, web managing editor

January 12, 2018

KHS advanced marketing will be holding a fundraiser for the Helping Hands Cusco organization the week of Jan. 16-19. The Gratitude for Girls campaign is aiming to raise funds to donate to the organization. Helping Hands Cusco was found in 2005 by Mario Diaz and Rosa Gutierrez in the community of San Sebasti...

Let’s go clubbing

Let's go clubbing

Bridget Killian, Art Editor

August 20, 2017

From the moment you enter KHS as a freshman to your last first day of school as a senior, the teachers and administration have told you to get involved. There are many ways to participate at KHS including sports, band or orchestra, the theater programs and clubs. The Activities Fair was held in the Denver Mil...

DECA regional competition

After the DECA award ceremony at St. Louis University Monday, Feb. 13. Eight students, including Evan Johnson, senior, qualified for state competition March 12-14 at the Lake of the Ozarks. “[DECA] is an opportunity you don’t want to miss,” Johnson said. “It’s not what one would think it would be, it’s a lot of fun.”

Adele Baughman, copy editor

February 15, 2017

The annual DECA regional competition, a business-based competition that prepares students for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management took place at St. Louis University Monday, Feb. 13. Thirty-six KHS students took part in the event, with eight students qualifying for the DECA State c...

Taking care of business

Taking care of business

Melanie Witt, news writer

March 25, 2016

Sarah Jones, senior and DECA president, was dressed in professional attire, preparing a business pitch as judges took notes. Given a scenario, Jones problem solved, striving to rank in the top. She was one of 60 DECA students from KHS to attend the district competition Feb. 12 at South County Mall. Out...

Clubs Uncovered: K-Word

Clubs Uncovered: K-Word

Ali Randazzo and Emma McNail

February 2, 2015

K-Word, KHS’s slam poetry team, meets every Thursday in Mr. Pioter’s room. There they write poetry, edit each other’s poems and share them. They draw inspiration from each other as well as their own feelings. “The main people who inspire me are Veronica Wiedl and Anna Pruitt,” Brittane Curry,...

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