The Kirkwood Call

The top priority

The top priority

Thomas Birmingham, print editor

March 6, 2019

They drilled a hole in his back. They put metal tubes in his body. He came to school with a cane. Then, under KHS’s revised attendance policy, he got detention. Aaron De Marco, senior, has cystinuria, a rare and aggressive condition which causes him to produce kidney stones every single day. Symptoms include anythi...

Photo gallery: Mr. KHS 2018

Photo gallery: Mr. KHS 2018

Megan Van Buren, Mary Ralson, Audrey Berns, and Kelley Cochran

February 8, 2018

The annual Mr. KHS competition was held in the Keating theater Feb. 1. This pageant is a fundraiser for the Pommies, and the contestants are elected from different clubs and extracurricular activities. The winners of this year's contest include Zack Demetri as Mr. KHS, Jack Dunn as first runner-up,...

A battle of true Grace

A battle of true Grace

Megan Cleveland, features writer

October 30, 2017

She sat on her bed and looked into an abyss of darkness, preparing herself for another sleepless night of endless headaches and a never-ending pattern of coughing. For Grace Hartman, junior, this became her nightly ritual starting late December 2016. As Grace’s condition deteriorated, she received a CT scan in ...

Wednesday Night Lights preview

Wednesday Night Lights preview

Melanie Witt, copy editor

September 19, 2017

Cheers erupt, poms rustle and the band plays “Varsity Valor” again, but this is not a typical KHS football game. Choosing between band, poms/cheer and flag football, KSD students with special needs will be invited to participate in this year’s “Wednesday Night Lights.” KHS will hold its second annual inclusive version of a high school football game, ...

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