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The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

As Halloween approaches, prepare for a night filled with thrills and fun.

Spooky sights and community delights

Chloe Popp, news writer October 28, 2023

As Halloween approaches, prepare for a night filled with thrills and fun. From decorations to costumes, the streets of Kirkwood turn into a spooky sight making everyone, young and old, smile. Some people...

Michael Pingel, math teacher, says time with family is what makes Halloween special.

Teachers’ tricks, treats and traditions

Sophia Webb, features + in-depth editor August 28, 2023

In anticipation of the annual neighborhood Halloween gathering, Mandy Melton, science teacher, and her three kids rush home from school. After a quick dinner, Melton ensures her kids have their jokes and...

We were ‘Monsters Inc,’ with Boo, Mike Wazowski and Sully. I was Mike Wazowski.

What’s your favorite Halloween costume?

Kiley Huang and Jenna Tarroum August 28, 2023

“A unicorn and a butterfly. My butterfly costume [and the mane of the unicorn] was rainbow. And I really like unicorns.” - Evelyn Voegtli, third grader   “Wearing my Mirabel [from ‘Encanto’]...

A guide of places in Saint Louis to visit on any Autumn day.

Unlocking Autumn

Lucy Cortright, news writer August 28, 2023

Don’t take this out of context; summer is great. Three months of absolute bliss where students get to enjoy having no homework, staying up all night and most importantly, getting to nap outside during...

Get in the fall mood whether its through your earbuds or a record player.

Essential seasonal playlist for every fall moment

Grace Volz, news writer November 14, 2022

Struggling to get into the autumn mood? Check out TKC's fall playlist with oddly specific scenarios of when you'd listen to them.  “Dirty Work” by Steely Dan It's Thanksgiving break and all...

Blues Bits October 31: St. Louis Blues versus Los Angeles Kings

Mason Heller, breaking news editor November 3, 2022

Final Score: Los Angeles Kings 5, St. Louis Blues 1.  Trick or Treat? The Blues seemed primed to give the red-hot L.A. Kings a trick in front of an enthusiastic home crowd. With thoughts of the possible...

A man dressed up with a unicorn head and a sparkly jacket hands out candy to little kids.

Photo Gallery: Downtown Kirkwood Halloween walk

Tess Hubbard, photo editor October 31, 2022

On Thursday, Oct. 27, Downtown Kirkwood had its annual Halloween Walk. The streets of Kirkwood were filled with kids flaunting their Halloween costumes with their parents not far behind them. Workers outside...

Max Pritcher, senior, looks to his friends for support during friendly banter.

Photo Gallery: French Club

Elizabeth Riti, photographer October 31, 2022

When it comes to French Club, a lot of students admittedly come for the snacks, but they all stick around for the activities that the officers come up with. On Tuesday, Oct. 18 french club held a Halloween-themed...

An easy group Halloween costume is the Scooby Doo gang.

Costume ideas

Mia Intagliata, opinions writer October 6, 2022

There’s nothing better than a fall afternoon. A street littered with orange and red leaves, a cup of warm pumpkin spice latte in hand and the plan of rewatching a classic Halloween movie. It’s perfect. Speaking...

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