The Kirkwood Call

Prescription for addiction

art by Maggie Burton
Jack Anderson, features writer November 30, 2018

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...

Photo gallery: girls’ cross country meet 8/30

Mackenzie Scully and Kaylee Patterson, freshmen, approach the first mile marker.
Mary Ralston, photographer September 10, 2018

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...

Which KHS teacher are you?

Which KHS teacher are you?
Thomas Birmingham and Logan Crews May 1, 2018

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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

TKC held a roundtable interview with four KHS coaches about the sexual harassment climate they see at KHS.               TKC: From...

Photo gallery: photo spread issue 3

Photo gallery: photo spread issue 3
Audrey Berns, Abbey Painter, Zac Clingenpeel, and Mary Frizell January 19, 2018

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

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'...

Weighing in on weighted classes

art by Audrey Allison
Holden Foreman, web editor May 18, 2017

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...

Senior Profile: Molly Hooks

Senior Profile: Molly Hooks
Lizzie Stobbe, artist April 21, 2017

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...

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

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...

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Kirkwood High School student newspaper
Gina Woodard