The Kirkwood Call

Prescription for addiction

Prescription for addiction

Jack Anderson, features writer

November 30, 2018


Filed under In Depth

A woman named Emily from Rochester, New York, had a doctor who prescribed her painkillers for fibromyalgia and arthritis. She grew up in an upper-class suburb and according to PBS, after taking the painkillers for years and building a physical dependency, her doctor made the decision to stop writing he...

Photo gallery: girls’ cross country meet 8/30

Photo gallery: girls’ cross country meet 8/30

Mary Ralston, photographer

September 10, 2018


Filed under Photo Galleries

Kirkwood girls' cross country ran their second meet at Blackburn Park in Webster Aug. 30. The varsity team placed 1st overall with all six runners medaling in the top 30, while the freshmen-sophomore team ranked 4th and the junior-senior team ranked 2nd among 7 teams. "For the freshman-sophomore race,...

Which KHS teacher are you?

Which KHS teacher are you?

Thomas Birmingham and Logan Crews

May 1, 2018


Filed under Quizzes

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Q&A: Three KHS coaches and sexual harassment

Q&A: Three KHS coaches and sexual harassment

Maddie Hawes, web editor

April 25, 2018


Filed under In Depth

TKC held a roundtable interview with four KHS coaches about the sexual harassment climate they see at KHS.               TKC: From a health teacher’s perspective, how have you changed your topics in class along with the national ev...

Photo gallery: photo spread issue 3

Photo gallery: photo spread issue 3

Audrey Berns, Abbey Painter, Zac Clingenpeel, and Mary Frizell

January 19, 2018


Filed under Photo Galleries

TKC's Issue 3 photo spread, "Teacher Tunes", showcased many KHS teachers recreating popular album covers.

Photo gallery: girls’ and boys’ cross country meet 9/30

Photo gallery: girls’ and boys’ cross country meet 9/30

Mary Ralston and Meg Murphy

October 12, 2017


Filed under Photo Galleries, Sports in Photos

Kirkwood girls' and boys' cross country team had a meet at Parkway West's home course at Living Word Church Sept. 30. The girls' varsity team and freshman-sophomore teams ranked 2nd overall. The boys' varsity team placed 3rd overall, the JV team placed 4th, sophomore finished 3rd and freshmen ended in 4th...

Weighing in on weighted classes

Weighing in on weighted classes

Holden Foreman, web editor

May 18, 2017


Filed under Opinions

When student-selected speaker Gina Woodard, health teacher, took the podium for the annual Gold K Ceremony April 24, she thanked “the smart kids” for selecting her. After acknowledging her less-than-stellar high school GPA (to some more-than-cliche laughter) Woodard explained why relationships outw...

Senior Profile: Molly Hooks

Senior Profile: Molly Hooks

Lizzie Stobbe, artist

April 21, 2017


Filed under Features, Senior Magazine, Senior Profiles

As hundreds of people begin to stretch, jump and retie their shoes, Molly Hooks feels the familiar nervousness that comes before any race, but today is different. The starting gun will not begin a 3- mile cross country race. Instead, it will send Molly on a 26-mile trek through downtown St. Louis. ...

The light in me honors the light in you

The light in me honors the light in you

Christian Heutel, sports editor

March 6, 2017


Filed under Sports

Every Thursday afternoon in a dark classroom at North Kirkwood Middle School (NKMS), Dr. David Holley, former KHS principal, begins class by playing “The Song of Your Heart” which first caught his eye during a drive back from Colorado after Christmas. In a fairly quiet setting, Holley stands in front of ...

Kirkwood High School student newspaper
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