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The Kirkwood Call

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The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kelly Schnider has been working as the KHS drama teacher and director since 2006.

A safe stage

Alli Luth, features writer February 15, 2022

When students walk into KHS’ drama classroom, they come face-to-face with a bedazzled mask and a personality that sparkles just as much. Kelly Schnider, drama teacher and director, says that she always...

Art by Kain Stobbe

The best of Ryan Murphy

Lydia Sheehan and Emma Patt March 3, 2021

Glee Glee, a teen drama that ran from 2009 to 2015 on Fox shocked the media as being the first of its kind in many ways. The 6th season long show consisted of a cast of diverse characters based on the...

Xander Piskulic, senior, holds back Cooper Menne, sophomore, in a scene at a cast rehearsal outside KHS.

The Birds: Feathered costumes and clear masks

Nathan Sweeney, features writer October 27, 2020

If you’ve strolled past the amphitheater at Kirkwood Park lately, you may have noticed a group of students running across the stage while screeching human-generated bird calls. This is the KH Players...

Why high school sucks

Why high school sucks

Brendan Davidson, parsnip editor October 26, 2018

They’re the most miserable years of your life: full of drama, annoying people and too much work that manages to teach you completely useless knowledge before you quickly forget it after the test. That’s...

Jared Goudsmit, junior, is held up by his cast mates.

Spring play preview

Emma Lingo and Maddie Meyers April 12, 2018

Have you ever wished that your favorite musical could come to life? The Drowsy Chaperone, KHS’s spring musical, features a man’s witty commentary about his favorite musical record as it appears on...

Maggie Burton

KHS takes on the Missouri State Thespian Conference

Melanie Witt, copy editor January 22, 2018

Over the weekend from Jan. 12-14, junior and senior members of KH Players had the opportunity to go to the Missouri State Thespian Conference in downtown St. Louis. The trip alternates between St. Louis...

Teacher feature: Kelly Schnider

Teacher feature: Kelly Schnider

Alyssa Fox, web staffer March 13, 2017

While the stress for many teachers ends at 3:00 p.m every afternoon, Kelly Schnider’s is just getting started. For the next three hours on these afternoons she spends her time creating new worlds and...

Art by Erica Miget

The fatal flop

Jack Rintoul, opinions writer September 12, 2016

America likes drama. The exciting, emotional and unexpected events that happen in other people’s lives seem to captivate us. Most sports are able to entertain millions of fans. Yet, soccer has always...

Senior profiles: theater seniors

Senior profiles: theater seniors

Justin Sweeney, features writer May 12, 2016


Senior profile: Matt OBrien

Senior profile: Matt O’Brien

Justin Sweeney, features writer May 12, 2016

Ever since Matt O’Brien appeared on stage as Hamlet in 2015, he has spent hundreds of hours rehearsing, preparing and performing in five different KH Players productions. Whether he is playing an intrusive...

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