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Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Melina Fioretti, senior, is part of the STL CAPS program, where she spends half her day at SSM Health St. Clare Hospital.

Senior profile: Melina Fioretti

Lydia Drake, features writer April 13, 2022

College: Michigan State University Major: Biochemistry Most high school students take six or seven classes, but Melina Fioretti, senior, is only enrolled in three. She starts her day at KHS and ends...

Buckets of various roses for Valentines Day are for sale at the Kirkwood Farmers Market.

Photo gallery: Valentine’s Day at Kirkwood Farmers Market

Ella Sottile, photographer February 19, 2022

This season, the Kirkwood Farmers Market stayed open a little longer than usual, not closing on December 24th, as they typically do. For the first time, they were open for Valentine's Day, and to let customers...

“BookTok” has taken over TikTok, with videos of readers suggesting their favorite books to viewers.

KHS’ BookTok

Lydia Drake and Ella Sottile January 28, 2022

Scrolling through your TikTok “For You Page,” which consists of videos curated specifically for you, you may see some book recommendations.“BookTok” has taken over TikTok, with videos of readers...

Take this quiz to find out which best suits you.

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,...

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...

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 November 14, 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...

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 28, 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....

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