The Kirkwood Call

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...



Annie O'Brien, news-features editor

October 24, 2017

Filed under News-Features

Your teacher tells the class to take out their iPads and you hear grumbling around the room. While technology generally has some kinks to be worked out, students have to spend time trying to figure out their iPads in class or trudging down to the tech desk in the library. School Wi-Fi can be questionable...

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