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Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

COVID-19 was unexpected, but it led Hannah Wagganer to expand her passion for being a caring person.

A caring soul

Kylie Madden, features writer December 16, 2021

People are Hannah’s passion. When she’s not with people at school, Hannah Wagganer, junior, takes every opportunity to be social. Her phone is filled with pictures of her friends, documenting every...

Tyree Fletcher, sophomore, said his proudest accomplishment was getting his drivers licensee.

Q&A with Tyree Fletcher

Ava Duggin, web managing editor December 15, 2021

This spring, Tyree Fletcher, sophomore, said he is trying something new. Fletcher had a change of heart after his friends noticed his speed on the field. He decided to stop playing football, with hopes...

Animal lover, nature enthusiast and Black Lives Matter advocate, Alexis Mitchell is a sophomore at KHS who has big dreams to change the world.

Q&A with Alexis Mitchell

Khadija Khan, news writer December 1, 2021

Alexis Mitchell, sophomore, aspires to be a veterinarian and spends her time balancing homework along with track and field. Mitchell dreams of “making a change” and “giving back to the world,”...

Edwin Thorpe stands outside of Dierbergs next to his bike he rode there.

The road to Kirkwood

Rachel Finan, web editor November 13, 2021

He looks like he stepped straight out of a Dick’s Sporting Goods catalog and could go for a three-pointer any second. As for the Iowa State shirt — Thorpe grew up in Iowa, and he lived there six years....

Gus Seibert, junior, reflects on his experience falling down the bleachers his freshman year.

Down the bleachers

Zach Thomson and Owen Backer November 13, 2021

Gus Seibert, junior, still holds onto one of his most bizarre memories from freshman year. A memory that helps define who he is. For Seibert, this took place on the bleachers of a Friday night football...

Marissa Rhimes, sophomore and KHS varsity point guard, said she feels unstoppable when she has a basketball in her hands.

Dribbling past

Lila Shepard, news editor November 8, 2021

Dribbling down the court, sporting “23” on her Kirkwood jersey, Marissa Rhimes, sophomore and KHS varsity point guard, said she feels unstoppable when she has a basketball in her hands. That feeling...

The class of 2022 is made up of 458 seniors. Meet Lauren Hulsey, senior.

Q&A with Lauren Hulsey

Maya Kim, web editor November 3, 2021

The class of 2022 is made up of 458 seniors. Of those seniors, one is passionate about writing poetry on racial injustice. She plans on getting a tattoo the minute she turns 18. The past few weeks of her...

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...

Electronic dance music has become one of Matthew Maneys big hobbies.

VoKs: Borbonus, Maney

Henry Joiner, sports 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...

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