The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

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The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

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What KHS cafeteria lunch are you?

Ava Tebo, podcast staffer December 15, 2021

20.1 million free lunches are served each day in the United States according to the School Nutrition Association, and KHS is no different with meals served daily.  From chicken nuggets to a tasty cheeseburger,...

Clementine’s Creamery, a St. Louis-based ice cream chain, opened its sixth store in downtown Kirkwood on Nov. 12.

Clementine’s Creamery opens in Kirkwood

Lydia Drake, features writer December 7, 2021

Clementine’s Creamery, a St. Louis-based ice cream chain, opened its sixth store in downtown Kirkwood on Nov. 12. The store is located in the old Custard Station building, right next to the Kirkwood...

On Nov. 9, Sara McGinnis  opened Whisker Station, a cat lounge in downtown Kirkwood.

Charity Issue: A purrfect home

Ava Duggin, web managing editor December 2, 2021

A wall runs through the middle of the business. On one side there is a cashier counter with a vending machine and snacks. The other side is filled with couches and chairs. Throughout the room there are...

Shawn Greene, 1987 Webster Groves High School graduate, has researched past Turkey Day Games since the 1990s and authored Turkey Day Game Centennial 1907-2007, a book on Turkey Day Game history.

Turkey Day: Dedicated to the game

Hayden Davidson, editor-in-chief November 29, 2021

Why is the Webster Groves vs. Kirkwood football game played on Thanksgiving? What happened in the Turkey Day Game 100 years ago? What years did the Turkey Day Game end in a tie? These questions, and many...

LifeBridge charity is based in the basement of KUMC at 201 West Adams Ave.

Charity issue: Crossing the bridge

Ian Reno, news writer November 8, 2021

LifeBridge isn’t your typical charity. Its organizers look to change the way people do charity with the help of the Kirkwood community, including KHS students and staff. They’re starting small, but...

Students gather away from the classroom door after barricading it with desks.

KHS holds intruder drill Nov. 3

Grace Marcus , print managing editor November 3, 2021

KHS held an intruder drill during second hour on Wed., Nov 3. This drill was planned, not a response to the intruder on campus Nov. 2. At 10:30 a.m., KHS principal Dr. Mike Havener announced over the intercom...

Ayla Burba, junior, has been on crew for six KH Players productions.

Ayla Burba

October 27, 2021

Ayla Burba, junior, has been a part of the crew for six KH Players productions. “[Being on crew is] nice because I enjoy working with my hands, [and] I get to build and paint a whole set,” Burba said....

Woody Munson, junior,   works out at The Lodge Des Peres and plays tennis in his free time.

Woody Munson

October 27, 2021

Outside of school, Woody Munson, junior, spends his time staying active with his friends. “I started going [to The Lodge Des Peres] at the end of last summer [to work out] with Harry Soell and Dylan...

Jared Ulichnie, senior, is on the KHS varsity football and wrestling teams.

VoKs: Burba, Munson, Ulichnie

Lydia Drake, features writer October 16, 2021

For our third issue this school year TKC followed the prompt “Everybody has a story.”  TKC staffers were randomly assigned three KHS students to write “Voices of Kirkwood” on. They capture details...

White library surrounded by greenery in a front yard of a house on N Holmes Ave.

Photo Gallery: Little Free Libraries

Ella Sottile, photographer October 11, 2021

Scattered throughout the Kirkwood and Webster communities stand Little Free Libraries where people can "take a book and return a book." Little Free Libraries is a nonprofit organization whose goal is to...

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