The Kirkwood Call

Photo gallery: Winter sports 2020-2021

Angela Mostek, sophomore, looks to pass to an open teammate during team practice.
Sophia Beckmann and Ella Davies November 20, 2020

Despite the drawbacks from COVID-19 this 2020-2021 school year, winter sports have started up and been thriving. With girls' and boys' basketball, girls' swim and wrestling going on this winter, KHS students...

Photo Gallery: KHS girls JV volleyball vs Lindbergh High School Oct. 8

Colleen Doherty, sophomore, hits the ball.
Sophia Beckmann and Ella Davies October 13, 2020

Kirkwood girls JV volleyball played Lindbergh High School Oct. 8, 2020. Although Kirkwood lost their first set, they came back and won the game with 2-1 set win. When asked how JV could improve their...

Photo Gallery: Dogs of Kirkwood

Rj Morgan, junior, and his dog Hank.
Ella Davies, photographer September 25, 2020

There's nothing that will bring you more joy than then the love of a dog. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, people have spent much more time with their canine companions. While some adopted dogs to keep...

Football and other sports prohibited from competing

High and moderate frequency contact sports such as football are currently not allowed to compete.
Kate Schreiber and Olivia Silvey September 9, 2020

Football, soccer and other high and moderate frequency contact sports will not see competition for the near future. Student-athletes 14 years and older playing high and moderate frequency contact sports...

KHS 2019-2020 top memories

The Kirkwood Student Section participates in the iconic powder throw.
Ella Davies, photographer April 30, 2020

Kirkwood has brought some amazing memories through out the year, from pep rally's to powder throws, we've proved ourselves as one of most enthusiastic schools in St. Louis. Mike Wade, 2022 class principal,...

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood varsity hockey vs. CBC Feb. 22

Devin Behnem, junior, fights for the puck from a CBC player.
Ella Davies, Photographer February 27, 2020

Kirkwood varsity hockey played CBC on Feb. 22 at Centene. Kirkwood lost 5-1 in the first game of the Challenge Cup semifinals and will play the second game against CBC Feb. 29. "We are still in this,...

School with a 504 plan

Sarah Thaman can find it difficult to focus on tests.
Ethan Peter, web editor February 24, 2020

A test packet lays on senior Sarah Thaman’s desk. So does a ZipGrade answer sheet. Rows and rows of circles. Pencil in hand, she slowly shades in a circle beside question one. Then question two. Question...

Photo Gallery: girls’ varsity basketball game vs Lindbergh High School Feb. 4

Olivia Giardino, senior, high fives her teammates at the start of the game.
Ella Davies, photographer February 7, 2020

The Kirkwood girls' varsity basketball team won the Block Out Cancer Game against Lindbergh High School by a score of 63-27. "I thought we played good as a team," Eliana Poger, sophomore, said. "It...

Photo Gallery: girls’ varsity basketball game vs Marquette High School Jan. 15th

Girls varsity basketball won against Marquette on Wednesday Jan. 15 with a score of 59-47.
Ella Davies, photographer January 16, 2020

Girls varsity basketball won against Marquette on Wednesday Jan. 15 with a score of 59-47. “I was nervous going into the game because Marquette is always a tough opponent for us,” Tara Behnam, sophomore,...

Photo Gallery: pep rally Nov. 27

Abbey Siegel, senior, leads the pommies during their dance at the pep rally.
Annie George and Ella Davies November 30, 2019

On Wednesday, Nov. 27 KHS hosted a pep rally to support the football team before the Turkey Day game. The school and community came together to cheer on the football team for the game against rival Webster....

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