The Kirkwood Call

Senior Column: Ethan Peter

You adopted me into your classes, cliques, sports and social lives.

Ethan Peter, web editor

May 8, 2020

College: University of Missouri Majors: Strategic Communications and Marketing With all due respect, I never wanted to meet any of you. You’re scary, so scary that I cried when my parents told me I’d be spending the next four years with you in your school. They explained it was a great plac...

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 three. Question five and she glances up to see a room full of desks and students; above them,...

Top five sports stories of 2019

From covering March Madness, to the Super Bowl or even to previewing the Cardinals’ season, we reported on everything throughout the year.

TKC Staff

December 29, 2019

2019 was an eventful year in sports, and TKC was there for it all. From covering March Madness, to the Super Bowl or even to previewing the Cardinals’ season, we reported on everything throughout the year. Our coverage wasn’t limited to professional or collegiate sports, though. TKC staffers covered to...

Top five in-depth stories of 2019

Our staff does not shy away from the hard-hitting issues and, this year, our staff has investigated issues ranging from the achievement gap in KSD to the preparedness of students in the event of an active shooter.

TKC Staff

December 23, 2019

TKC staff has covered important issues affecting the students at KHS and used several stories to dig into these topics. Our staff does not shy away from the hard-hitting issues and, this year, our staff has investigated issues ranging from the achievement gap in KSD to the preparedness of students i...

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and KHS work with new programs to help the environment

At the Smithsonian’s National Zoo they are working to help show what scientists are calling a ‘possible sixth mass extinction.’

Ethan Peter, Maddie Meyers, and Emma Lingo

November 22, 2019

A small pod of kindergarteners press their faces against the tank and stare intently. Inside, fish swim lazily through the murky water. It is 11 a.m. Suddenly, the kindergarteners gasp, then scream in delight. The Animal Keepers drop fish food into the water and the fish surge together, swarming ar...

Helping Hands

Each holiday season, TKC sends out four reporters to speak with four students at KHS.

Sophie Chappell, Amara Harper, Grace Klebe, and Ethan Peter

November 20, 2019

For the fourth year in a row, TKC has decided to tackle the Helping Hands project (formerly known as Four Neediest Cases), inspired by St. Louis Post Dispatch’s 100 Neediest Cases features. Each holiday season, TKC sends out four reporters to speak with four students at KHS. These students have told...

Unashamed

Jenna Schoch said she has grown closer to God throughout her life.

Ethan Peter, web editor

October 2, 2019

Senior Jenna Schoch felt pressure to be like others around her. Now, she is unashamed of being different.

Hands on Kirkwood service event this Saturday, Oct. 5

Hands On Kirkwood volunteers stand outside of Kirkwood Baptist Church.

Ethan Peter, web editor

September 30, 2019

Hands on Kirkwood (HOK) returns Saturday, Oct. 5 from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

“47 Meters Down: Uncaged” Review

You will save $13 and an hour and a half of your time if you don’t go see this movie.

Ethan Peter and Sophie Chappell

August 20, 2019

“47 Meters Down: Uncaged” was quite possibly the worst shark movie I’ve ever seen, and it has a lot of competition, considering “Sharknado” 1-6 exist.

Faith rewarded

Alex Chapman, senior, attended five of the seven Stanley Cup Finals games.

Ethan Peter, web editor

August 15, 2019

The St. Louis Blues won the Stanley Cup for the first time this year. Follow the Chapman family as the Blues journey went from last place to champions.

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