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(For)give Sin City sports

(For)give Sin City sports

Holden Foreman, web editor

March 11, 2017

Stan “not the man” Kroenke called St. Louis a “two-sport city,” and we in Kirkwood felt the burn. How could he insult the business potential of our bustling (first in crime is still first in something, right?) metropolitan area? How will we survive without the validation that belonging to a ...

Why I’m not voting this year

Why I’m not voting this year

Holden Foreman, web editor

September 15, 2016

*This blog is entirely satirical   KHS students aged 18 and older (by election day) registered to vote during homeroom last Thursday, Sep. 8, as the November election season looms around the corner. Voting, they say, is like selecting the shiniest of two turds. But this year, it feels lik...

Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping review

Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping review

Holden Foreman, web editor

September 9, 2016

TKC reviewed Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping upon the movie’s June 3 release, but viewers have another chance to see the movie when it comes out on Blu-ray Monday, Sept. 12. “I’m a weirdo” upstart popstar Connor4Real (Andy Samberg) proclaims on his track of the same name, and the statement extends to the entire production...

Senior profile: Beau Bramlett

Senior profile: Beau Bramlett

Holden Foreman, entertainment editor

April 25, 2016

Two years ago, TKC published a profile on an unsuspecting student: short, scrawny, multi-sport sophomore Beau Bramlett. His combination of hockey and cross country careers made him an unusual athlete; rather than success, however, he said untapped potential came to define him. Both Wayne Baldwin, he...

TKC plays Minecraft

TKC plays Minecraft

Holden Foreman, entertainment editor

March 16, 2016

Welcome to TKC plays, a new entertainment series from thekirkwoodcall.com, in which the staff plays popular video games while giving live commentary. Unlike in other news, what happens next rests entirely in the hands of you, the viewer, via your feedback and suggestions. So, whether you want to learn...

Varsity boys’ cross country season review

Varsity boys’ cross country season review

Jane Stewart, social media

December 14, 2015

In the 2015 fall season, the boys’ varsity cross country team had three runners qualify for state including Beau Bramlett, senior, Holden Foreman, junior and Christian Baker, freshman. Coached by Wayne Baldwin, this was the first season that non-seniors have qualified for state since 1995. The varsity...

Teen nostalgia: our top 10 trends of the 2000s

Teen nostalgia: our top 10 trends of the 2000s

Erin Kelly and Holden Foreman

September 29, 2015

The Nintendo DS (released Nov. 21, 2004) Between hurling Koopa shells at my friends in Mario Kart, failing to ever truly catch all the Pokémon or caring more about my neighbors in Animal Crossing than those next door, I was lost without my DS Lite, and I’m not ashamed to admit it. Nintendo’s h...

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