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The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

American fashion has always thrived off of fast trends.

TikTok and fast fashion

Grace Alverson, features writer November 14, 2022

“I’m in my ‘it girl’ era.” Something I overheard in a conversation just the other day. Cottage core, Dark Academia, Coconut Girl, the It Girl.  These are just a few of the TikTok “aesthetics”...

Test your knowledge on how well you know the history of luxury fashion brands.

How well do you know luxury fashion brands?

Lydia Drake, web editor November 1, 2022

With the 2022 Paris Fashion Week over, many luxury brands have debuted their new pieces for the upcoming fall season. While these brands are known worldwide, they all started somewhere. Test your knowledge...

Dupes to your favorite products

Dupes to your favorite products

Jane Roy, opinions editor October 31, 2022

If you’re anything like me, you don’t care about the name on the tag, but rather the quality of the product: Hi, let’s be friends. Here are some alternatives to popular yet overpriced items I think...

Ryan Evans, chemistry teacher, showing off his favorite pair of shoes, gifted by two 2018 KHS gradutes.

If the shoe fits

Mia Intagliata, opinions writer October 27, 2022

Sneaker-heads are scouring stores for the latest drops, admiring their always growing collection or worshiping Nike for their latest Jordans. Three teachers at KHS pride themselves on being sneaker-heads,...

Blasingame said she used recycled materials to create a piece that she was really proud of.

When I grow up…

Anna Dalziel, features writer October 26, 2022

From a young age, Charlie Blasingame, senior, said she felt pressure to answer the question: "What do you want to be when you grow up?" Blasingame said because she didnt feel passionate about sports or...

Are you feeling sad, unmotivated, maybe even depressed? Forget a therapist. Lets go shopping. 

Retail therapy: myth or fact?

Caroline Steidley, editor-in-chief October 22, 2022

Are you feeling sad, unmotivated, maybe even depressed? Forget a therapist. Let's go shopping.  I mean seriously, who needs a therapist when you have the mall? Personally, I would rather spend all...

Anna McGinnis, junior, alters the dress she designed on a mannequin.

A future in fashion

Elizabeth Niedringhaus, entertainment editor October 18, 2022

Countless fabrics, sewing machines and mannequins adorn the studio above her grandparents garage. Fake vines hang from the ceiling and racks of clothes cover the walls. For Anna McGinnis, junior, this...

Whether you realize it or not, coding is important to many aspects of technology today.

Clubs you didn’t know existed

Ava Tebo, web editor August 23, 2022

KHS is home to over 50 clubs for students interested in different academics, hobbies and sports. It is not necessarily easy to find your niche right away, despite how quick some students find activities...

Fashion seems to always be the highest priority when it comes to what electives Ki wants to do. -Josh Gift

Senior profile: Ki Ballard

Sim Khanuja, opinions editor May 5, 2022

After KHS, Ki Ballard is doing the Vocational Skills Program (VSP), a SSD run program where students go to different job sites as they learn a variety of skills. His sketchbook is filled with designs...

Despite every negative thing you may have heard about the “influencer infested” music festival, Coachella undoubtedly serves as the pinnacle of modern fashion and music.

Coachella bound

Ava Tebo, podcast staffer May 4, 2022

Despite every negative thing you may have heard about the “influencer infested” music festival, Coachella undoubtedly serves as the pinnacle of modern fashion and music. The annual Coachella Valley...

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