The Kirkwood Call

Kombucha review

If you are looking for a healthier and cheaper alternative to coffee, this could be the perfect beverage for you. 

Grace Fearheiley, health + wellness editor

March 12, 2020

I know I’m a little late to this whole kombucha thing, but I recently decided to try the fermented tea many people claim has health benefits. Last year when everyone was posting pictures of their kombuchas on VSCO and raving about the drink, I never ended up trying it for myself. On a whim, I decide...

Trendy foods you should try

It seems like there are always trendy foods people claim to be the next best thing. Here is your guide to current fads that are worth a try.

Grace Fearheiley, health + wellness editor

March 12, 2020

It seems like there are always trendy foods people claim to be the next best thing. Here is your guide to current fads that are worth a try.  1. Kale Kale has been extremely popular in salads and smoothies. Many people try to incorporate kale into as many meals as they can because it is one of the most nutrient...

A day in the life: Mia Coronado

While some people are still pressing snooze on their alarms, Mia Coronado, senior, meets three other KHS students and they drive 20 minutes to their first class of the day at the CAPS campus.

Grace Fearheiley, health + wellness editor

February 25, 2020

It’s 7 a.m. While some people are still pressing snooze on their alarms, Mia Coronado, senior, meets three other KHS students and they drive 20 minutes to their first class of the day at the CAPS campus. These four are a part of the St. Louis Centers for Advanced Professional Studies (CAPS) engi...

Work it out

With many visits to the gym and rounds of crunches, I’m finally going to achieve an eight-pack. Accomplishing this goal will be simple considering how welcoming and cozy the gym is.

Grace Fearheiley, health + wellness editor

February 7, 2020

*This piece is entirely satirical This year I worked hard to craft the perfect New Year’s resolution. With many visits to the gym and rounds of crunches, I’m finally going to achieve an eight-pack. Accomplishing this goal will be simple considering how welcoming and cozy the gym is. Honestly, I don’t know why anyone would struggl...

Top five health + wellness stories of 2019

Our goal for health and wellness this year was to bring up topics teenagers can relate to and reach a broad range of people by covering many topics within the health and wellness umbrella.

Grace Fearheiley, health + wellness editor

January 6, 2020

Our goal for health and wellness this year was to bring up topics teenagers can relate to and reach a broad range of people by covering many topics within the health and wellness umbrella. Whether students were looking for a lighthearted lip balm review or needed to hear a peer's experience with brain ...

The Brain Issue: Mirror image

Grace Fearheiley, health + wellness editor

October 28, 2019

12% (43/345) of KHS students reported having an eating disorder. Read about eating disorders here.

Haunted houses you should check out this Halloween season

One way to kick off spooky season is visiting a haunted house with some friends.

Grace Fearheiley, health + wellness editor

October 10, 2019

One way to kick off spooky season is visiting a haunted house with some friends. Here are some haunted houses in the St. Louis area you should visit.

Acne combating products you should add to your collection

Ever forgotten to take your makeup off one night and woken up the next morning with a full blown breakout? Almost every teenager understands this struggle.

Grace Fearheiley, health + wellness editor

September 30, 2019

Whether you need a quick and easy-to-use product or you want an elaborate mask, one of these products will be the right choice for you. Here are some products you should add to your collection to have an acne and blemish-free face.

Photo gallery: women’s ultimate frisbee practice 4/13/19

Eileen Finley, junior, pivots around Catherine Butler, sophomore, to find an opening to throw in.

Morgan Gindler, photographer

April 16, 2019

The Kirkwood Women's Ultimate team had practice at North Kirkwood Middle School on 4/13/19. They mainly scrimmaged in order to practice their new defensive strategies for their next game against Marquette. "It went really well. I think we learned a lot," Eileen Finley, junior, said. "We learned the new...

What gift should you get your best friend for the holiday season?

art by Grace Mennerick

Grace Fearheiley, web staffer

December 13, 2018

If you are struggling to find a gift for your best friend this holiday season, take this quiz to get an idea of what they’d like based off their personality. From cute knick knacks to clothing, we will give you an idea of what present would be a good fit for your best friend. (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=...

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