The Kirkwood Call

School closure due to cold weather

School closure due to cold weather

Grace Carroll, staff artist

February 1, 2019

I decided to draw an editorial cartoon about the KSD decision to close the schools due to cold weather on Wed. Jan. 30 and Thurs. Jan. 31. Students who have no other way to get to school other than busses would have had to wait outside in the frigid cold and would likely get frostbitten. Let's hope the wea...

Sexual assault awareness month

Sexual assault awareness month

Maggie Burton, artist

April 11, 2018

In light of April being Sexual Assault Awareness Month, so I decided to create a piece dedicated to sexual assault awareness. I wanted to incorporate dark colors, but I really focused on working disembodied hands and arms into my piece because to me, hands in this context symbolize an invasion of privacy....

School before safety

School before safety

Lizzie Stobbe, artist

February 21, 2018

This editorial cartoon depicts KHS calling students to tell them school will still be held, even with the incredibly dangerous conditions going on outside. This cartoon was inspired by the KSD Facebook post where they announced that they were still expecting students despite below freezing wind chills. Whi...

You’re being watched

You’re being watched

Maggie Burton, artist

February 13, 2018

This editorial cartoon is titled, “You’re being watched,” and it is based off of the new laptops. The school has banned many websites, and it feels almost as if they are monitoring our every move. "I wanted to make the cartoon more dramatic than necessary, so I added eyes in the background for a Bi...

Kirkwood High School student newspaper
Editorial Cartoon