The Kirkwood Call

Gauging the gap

Gauging the gap

Jack Anderson and Jack Rintoul

March 17, 2019


Filed under In Depth

As the deafening noise of the halftime buzzer sounds, Samaya Trawick, junior and varsity cheerleader, leaps into place before her team begins their routine. At this moment, she feels a part of something. But for Trawick, that is not always the case at KHS. Taking both AP and honors courses over the...

Issues: The problems with parking lots

Issues: The problems with parking lots

Brendan Davidson, parsnip editor

October 25, 2018


Filed under Features

The long line of cars never seems to end for the student trapped within. After 10 minutes, she finally reaches the tightly packed Essex parking lot only to realize her mistake: she is too late. Every non-numbered parking space has been full for five minutes and she must force her way out of the parkin...

Guess the song challenge

Guess the song challenge

Grace Murphy, Mary Ralston, and Meg Murphy

October 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Video

The Kirkwood Call gave KHS students and teachers a few seconds to guess song. Watch the video to see how they did.

The future of Golden State

The future of Golden State

Daniel Kim, sports editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under Sports, The Parsnip

After the Golden State Warriors won the 2018 NBA Finals, DeMarcus Cousins, the four-time All-Star who is one of the best centers in the league, announced this summer that he will join the Warriors. Signing a one-year, five-million-dollar contract, Cousins will be taking a $11 million pay cut to join...

Keep it in the classroom

Jack Rintoul, editor-in-chief

August 27, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Online classes have the chance to change the education landscape at KHS in a massive way. In some ways good: it can create a way for students to get ahead and squeeze in that IP, which can lead to less stress both in and out of the classroom. For any students who find themselves out sick and missing s...

After Parkland: KHS administrators comment on safety at KSD

After Parkland: KHS administrators comment on safety at KSD

Richard Pfeifer

May 15, 2018


Filed under News

Red flags were missed, the school gates were left open at the wrong time, the shooter was able to roam the building unhindered by any law enforcement for crucial minutes which claimed the lives of 17. The shooting in Parkland Florida served as yet another unfortunate reminder of the flaws that lay in...

KHS has first “no homework” weekend

KHS has first “no homework” weekend

Benji Wilton, features writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Over the four day weekend of Feb. 16, KHS had its first ever no homework weekend. This was the first of two no homework weekends, the other being the weekend of March 9. According to Dr. Michael Havener, KHS principal, this two weekend pilot program was decided on after conversation over emotional and...

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