The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

KHS department chairs met to discuss the week on Wednesday Oct. 6.

KHS Weekly Updates 10/6/21: PSAT, conferences, no-homework weekend

Grace Marcus, print managing editor October 10, 2021

  PSAT: Juniors will take the PSAT test the morning of Wednesday, Oct. 13. All class periods will meet that day, pushing block schedule days to Thursday and Friday. First, second, fifth and sixth...

Take this quiz to find out which horror movie villain you would be.

Which horror movie villain are you?

Grace Marcus , print managing editor October 6, 2021 Art by Audrey Blaine and Morgan Hooker.  

In Shang-Chi, Marvel offers more Asian representation than ever before, but fails to live up to fans expectations.

Movie Review: Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Grace Marcus, print managing editor September 29, 2021

Dragons, ninjas, flowing silk garments; all stereotypical markers of Asian culture, and all used in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings so that Marvel can gain its diversity points without actually...

Soul features beautiful visuals and a message that is encouraging during the COVID-19 pandemic

Movie review: Soul

Grace Marcus, features writer May 20, 2021

On Christmas Day 2020, Pixar released its first movie since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. ‘Soul,’ which went directly to streaming on Disney+ instead of being released in theaters, is a heartwarming...

Mara Alabsew will be attending Arizona State University. Alabsew plans on majoring in computer science and minoring in design.

Senior profile: Mary Alabsew

Grace Marcus, features writer April 29, 2021

Fashionistas she saw in TV and movies inspired Mary Alabsew to learn how to sew. Ever since she was little, these style icons sparked her interest in fashion and pushed her to pursue the hobby.  “Even...

Students have had to decide whether to return to school or remain online for all of second semester

Student experiences: In-person vs. e-learning

Grace Marcus, features writer February 21, 2021

Seven months after their last normal in-person classes, students returned to the KHS campus for the first time Nov 9. One month after the return to school, many students have gone back to e-learning, either...

These are the 11 albums TKC thinks are worth giving a listen.

TKC’s top 11 music albums

Megan Glasgow, features + in-depth editor February 8, 2021

I asked 11 TKC staffers to write a review of their favorite music album. The results covered pop albums from Harry Styles and Taylor Swift, classics like Pink Floyd and The Beatles and even multilingual...

Most students in the US dont have full First Amendment or press freedom rights on campus.

The road to students’ rights

Grace Marcus, features writer February 8, 2021

In 1965, in the middle of the Vietnam War, 13-year-old Mary Beth Tinker wore a black armband to school to mourn the lives lost on both sides of the war. The principal, learning of the students’ plans,...

Pence and Harris met for the only vice presidential debate of the election

Vice presidential debate recap

Grace Marcus, features writer October 30, 2020

In contrast to the continuous interruptions and name-calling that characterized the first presidential debate of 2020, Vice President Mike Pence and vice presidential candidate Senator Kamala Harris met...

Dont let these smiling ghosts fool you, some of these movies are sure to give you a fright.

Quiz: What horror movie should you watch?

Grace Marcus, features writer October 30, 2020

With the continued spread the COVID-19 pandemic, many aspects of the fall season are looking different than ever before, Halloween being no exception. While this season is all about the scares, getting...

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