The Kirkwood Call

Sex in television

Only 13 (40/318) percent of KHS students think that television accurately depicts teenage sex lives.

Grace Klebe, news editor

April 9, 2019

33 seconds is all it takes for a topless sex scene between two high schoolers to begin in the first episode of Netflix’s new show “Sex Education,” a series about a teenager who starts a sex therapy business with two of his friends.  While your parents might be shocked by the nudity and mature c...

Saving yourself

“The beauty in when or if I get married is that I know the man I’ll be with will love me and never leave me,” Mary said. “I know that because my religion ensures it, and I’m thankful for that because I know not everyone can be so sure.”

Emma Lingo, web managing editor

March 4, 2019

“Who here plans on saving themselves for marriage?” One hand goes up. Mary Wacker, junior, can see the girl’s raised arm across the health classroom. Mary’s hand should be up, too. She is saving herself for marriage, but she doesn’t feel comfortable letting people know her future plans for...


Megan Cleveland, opinions editor

March 1, 2019


Tell me amour and amor about love

art by Thora Pearson

Maddie Meyers, web managing editor

February 14, 2019

The bride looks out the car window with a paper fan in her hands, preparing to drive away with her new husband. As the engine starts, she takes the fan her mother gave her and tosses it out the window. Throwing the fan symbolizes leaving old bad habits and behaviors behind to start a new life. As the...

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