The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

The deal with dieting, a health and wellness story by Megan Cleveland.

Top five health + wellness stories of 2020

TKC Staff January 21, 2021

The Health and Wellness staff works to cover topics from dieting, to trendy foods, to mental health.  This year the pandemic threw a loop into the normal routine of everyone's lives and the stories around...

You must be yolking

Malcia Greene, associate editor September 30, 2019

“First Watch at 9 a.m.?” It’s a text from my dad. The last way I’d like to spend a Sunday morning is by getting dragged out of bed for the “most important meal of the day.” But do I have...

Don’t Go Bacon My Heart

Lindsay McCarthy, features writer September 30, 2019
Breakfast is undeniably the most important meal of the day. When it comes to delicious foods and variety: breakfast is the meal with it all.
“With my own confidence, [I know] my personality is going to take me much farther in life,” Mary said. “That’s the way God intended it to be.


Charlotte Heinrich, features + in-depth editor March 1, 2019

Mary stopped her followers mid-scroll Jan. 6, 2019. Photos of her unsucked-in, relaxed stomach showed on her Instagram account that day, and not by accident. “I posted those photos because I see all...

Photo by Morgan Gindler and illustration by Annie OBrien

Brainstorm: Living with epilepsy

Annie O'Brien, health and wellness editor December 12, 2018

Some high school freshmen stress over who they are going to eat lunch with. Others stress about their physics grade, worried their low B will drop. Others worry about which shirt they should wear on any...

 “We get students to see that initially addiction starts out as a choice, but later becomes a disease of the brain.

The depiction of addiction

Amelia Hurley, features writer December 1, 2018

Sleep deprivation, low energy and harsh mood swings are characteristics often associated with teenagers. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the United States saw a 2.4...

The Kirkwood wellness dilemma

The Kirkwood wellness dilemma

Grace Klebe, news editor September 27, 2018

Fifty one percent (180/348) of KHS students think KSD needs a new plan to deal with the mental health of its students and staff. With no current district-wide plan in place, the school board submitted...

Keep it in the classroom

Jack Rintoul, editor-in-chief August 27, 2018

Online classes have the chance to change the education landscape at KHS in a massive way. In some ways good: it can create a way for students to get ahead and squeeze in that IP, which can lead to less...

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