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The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

The 1996 version puts a modern spin on Shakespeare’s classic play, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes.

If you need a good cry…

Elizabeth Niedringhaus, entertainment editor February 3, 2023

Sure, rom-coms are fun to watch, but they also rub in every aspect of the perfect relationship you don’t have. A devoted partner, open communication and trust. Even if you aren’t in a relationship,...

TKC has compiled a list of things to do in St. Louis during these dreadful months.

 Light up your winter months with these five activities 

Elizabeth Niedringhaus, entertainment editor January 3, 2023

 Everyone knows January and February are the darkest, coldest and grossest months. Seasonal depression is at an all time high during winter. Temperatures don’t exceed 40 degrees Fahrenheit, and there...

Since pumpkin spice products are now in season, here is a review of some of these fall-themed grocery items.

Top five entertainment stories of 2022

TKC Staff December 30, 2022

'Tis the season... for pumpkin spice - Sim Khanuja Biggest red flag: Country music - Kinley Bokermann A new look at old clothes - Anna Newland and Elizabeth Niedringhaus Five things to look...

Answers to winter crossword

Elizabeth Niedringhaus, entertainment editor December 15, 2022

Across 2. Salt - It has many uses, from seasoning your holiday meals to melting snow and ice. 5. Folklore- Best Taylor Swift album for seasonal depression. 11. Gift - Card Something you tell...

Anna McGinnis, junior, alters the dress she designed on a mannequin.

A future in fashion

Elizabeth Niedringhaus, entertainment editor October 18, 2022

Countless fabrics, sewing machines and mannequins adorn the studio above her grandparents garage. Fake vines hang from the ceiling and racks of clothes cover the walls. For Anna McGinnis, junior, this...

Everyone looks forward to fall, I mean how couldnt you?

Five things to look forward to in fall

Elizabeth Niedringhaus, entertainment editor October 12, 2022

Everyone looks forward to fall, I mean how couldn't you? The weather is amazing and you get to wear comfy sweatshirts and Ugg slippers. The leaves drop and pumpkin spice lattes have returned. You also...

In an age where fashion trends come and go, you barely have enough time to know whats in style before its not.

A new look at old clothes

Anna Newland and Elizabeth Niedringhaus April 1, 2022

In an age where fashion trends come and go, you barely have enough time to know what's in style before it's not. Second-hand shopping has become a beacon of light through an endless cycle of fast fashion....

First kisses dont go as planned, some KHS students share their first kiss experience.

And it went like this…

Elizabeth Niedringhaus and Anna Newland March 6, 2022

 “My first kiss was good. He asked me if he could [kiss me], and I said yes. It was so goals, and I am still dating him today.” -Mara Mueller, sophomore  “It was Halloween, and me and all my...

The U.S. is eighth out of 64 developed nations for homicides by guns, two American territories take the first and second place, according to Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation.

In-depth: Gun violence: an American story

Elizabeth Niedringhaus, features writer February 15, 2022

More than 39,000 people are killed every year due to gun violence in America. The U.S. is a world leader in military and economic power, but has more gun violence than other developed nations, according...

Every day, students walk past these snack and drink-filled machines, but instead of using them, they complain that they are closed during school hours.

Locked up

Elizabeth Niedringhaus, features writer January 5, 2022

This piece is entirely satirical Dear KHS administrators,  Why do you hate us? KHS students want to be able to use the vending machines. Every day, students walk past these snack and drink-filled...

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