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The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Selma Dahms, junior, said she was diagnosed with ADHD and dyslexia in early elementary school.

A better plan for learning

Natalie Bednarski, news writer November 17, 2022

Selma Dahms has dealt with a learning disability her whole life.  Dahms, junior, said she was diagnosed with dyslexia and ADHD in early elementary school. She said getting this diagnosis helped her receive...

According to the American Psychological Association (APA) money is the top reason for Americans to be stressed in 2015

Cashing in on the future

Ian Reno, news writer February 11, 2022

A 2019 article from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch placed Kirkwood second for median salary in the St. Louis area. With competitive pay and above average test scores and graduation rate, KHS was rated the...

As an established community, LGBTQ+ studies deserve to be included for a non-discriminatory education. 

Call Ed: Education equality

TKC Staff October 4, 2019

Overlooked, ignored, excluded. Imagine going through years of school and never learning about yourself. This is the reality for LGBTQ+ students throughout the United States. As an established community,...

Letter to the Editor: Mental health at KHS

Letter to the Editor: Mental health at KHS

Camille Baker, editor-in-chief March 14, 2018

TKC received the following letter from KHS graduate, Nathan Curtis, March 7. The letter is addressed to KHS staff and students.   Staff and students of Kirkwood High School, If you’re looking...

Children laugh while playing with a parachute after school March 16. Many students stay at the campus until dark to get help from teachers on their homework or play with friends.

Killian it in Kawete

Bridget Killian, artist April 3, 2017

It was 7:30 a.m. and I was running on three and a half hours of sleep. I arrived in Uganda at 4 a.m. after a 30 hour voyage from St. Louis to East Africa. Today was the day I would see my best friends...

The four-one-one on fours

The four-one-one on fours

Izzy Colón, writer May 24, 2016

Lilly Schlarman walked into English class, her feet drag behind her as she walked, eyes barely open. Regardless of her early morning drowsiness she remembered the class will be starting a project. As...

Senior profiles: theater seniors

Senior profiles: theater seniors

Justin Sweeney, features writer May 12, 2016

 

Senior profile: Claire Visnovske

Senior profile: Claire Visnovske

Justin Sweeney, features writer May 12, 2016

Passing her love of theater to the next generation is the gift Claire Visnovske wants to give. Claire, who loves to work with children, has fallen in love with performing on stage. Although she’d love...

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