The Kirkwood Call

In it for the long run: boys’ cross country

In it for the long run: boys’ cross country

Ethan Peter, features writer

November 21, 2018


Filed under Features

Photos by Mary Frizzell, Wayne Baldwin and Bud Lobdell...

Student’s search safety

Student’s search safety

Ethan Peter, features writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under News

Polly Rekittke, senior, Googled the word “knife” in her first hour. By fifth hour, an administrator concerned about her search pulled her from Spanish class. Rekittke, embarrassed and flustered, quickly explained it had been for a “Hamlet” presentation in English class.   Rekittke’...

Classmates have a back-to-back conversation

Classmates have a back-to-back conversation

Jack Anderson, Sophie Chappell, Ally Ortmann, Ethan Peter, Anna Retzlaff, and Kiden Smith

October 26, 2018


Filed under Video

In this video, TKC and KHTV will have two classmates exchange a meaningful conversation back-to-back. Without the ability to see one another, these students have the opportunity to build a relationship without the bias of physical appearance.

Issues: Race in college admissions

Issues: Race in college admissions

Ethan Peter, features writer

October 26, 2018


Filed under News

Imagine on Ivy Day, the day the eight Ivy League schools announce their admission decisions, a valedictorian and varsity captain with a perfect ACT score is rejected. Imagine he is left asking what else he could have accomplished to be accepted into these prestigious schools. Imagine the answer is...

Stepping into Schoology

Stepping into Schoology

Ethan Peter, features writer

September 11, 2018


Filed under News

As the 2018-2019 school year brings new students to KSD, it also brings a new online education network. The district has implemented Schoology after administration felt eBackpack failed to meet the demands of the district.   “In particular for high school, some of our needs were a little bit different,” s...

Photo gallery: JV boys’ soccer vs Fox

Kylan Lane and Meg Murphy

November 15, 2017


Filed under Photo Galleries

Kirkwood JV beat Fox High School 10-0 at KHS on Tuesday, Oct. 17. The Pioneers maintained their win from their previous game Thursday, Oct. 12 against MICDS. "I wasn't expecting the hardest game, but I was definitely ready for it. We played [Fox] last year and beat them 9-0," Danny Giesler, sophomore,...

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