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Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Dana and Debby are cousins who grew up in the Kirkwood area. They occasionally get together at Kirkwood Park and, have a little fun.

Photo Gallery: VOK’s in Kirkwood Park

Cassie Sprang and Katie Bowers November 18, 2022

Kirkwood Park attracts people for several different reasons, especially during the change in seasons. Nancy, a woman walking in the park, says, "I came to take a walk since [it's] such a nice day." In...

A man dressed up with a unicorn head and a sparkly jacket hands out candy to little kids.

Photo Gallery: Downtown Kirkwood Halloween walk

Tess Hubbard, photo editor October 31, 2022

On Thursday, Oct. 27, Downtown Kirkwood had its annual Halloween Walk. The streets of Kirkwood were filled with kids flaunting their Halloween costumes with their parents not far behind them. Workers outside...

Worker shortage in the U.S.

Ian Reno, news writer May 7, 2022

COVID-19 has created a conversation among the U.S. population over work culture. During the second quarter of 2020, COVID-19 led to an unemployment rate of 13% according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics....

Buckets of various roses for Valentines Day are for sale at the Kirkwood Farmers Market.

Photo gallery: Valentine’s Day at Kirkwood Farmers Market

Ella Sottile, photographer February 19, 2022

This season, the Kirkwood Farmers Market stayed open a little longer than usual, not closing on December 24th, as they typically do. For the first time, they were open for Valentine's Day, and to let customers...

One of Kirkwoods most popular sunset spots, the upper parking garage of the West County shopping center.

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood skylines and sunsets

Marilynn Steuby, photographer February 17, 2022

When scrolling through social media during golden hour, it is nearly impossible not to come across a sunset picture. Some popular spots to capture the beautiful colors of the sunsets are the West County...

On Nov. 9, Sara McGinnis  opened Whisker Station, a cat lounge in downtown Kirkwood.

Charity Issue: A purrfect home

Ava Duggin, web managing editor December 2, 2021

A wall runs through the middle of the business. On one side there is a cashier counter with a vending machine and snacks. The other side is filled with couches and chairs. Throughout the room there are...

Clementine’s Creamery, a St. Louis-based ice cream chain, opened its sixth store in downtown Kirkwood on Nov. 12.

Clementine’s Creamery opens in Kirkwood

Lydia Drake, features writer November 14, 2021

Clementine’s Creamery, a St. Louis-based ice cream chain, opened its sixth store in downtown Kirkwood on Nov. 12. The store is located in the old Custard Station building, right next to the Kirkwood...

LifeBridge charity is based in the basement of KUMC at 201 West Adams Ave.

Charity issue: Crossing the bridge

Ian Reno, news writer November 8, 2021

LifeBridge isn’t your typical charity. Its organizers look to change the way people do charity with the help of the Kirkwood community, including KHS students and staff. They’re starting small, but...

Teleo Coffee opened for business on Aug. 15 in downtown Kirkwood.

Teleo opens to Kirkwood

Bella Ruzicka, features writer September 27, 2021

It’s 6:15 a.m., Teleo has only been open for fifteen minutes and Cass Clark, the shift lead, is already knee-deep in coffee orders. She works at Teleo Coffee, a coffee shop on Monroe Avenue. The shop...

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...

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