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Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

I am going to the University of Wisconsin-Madison next year and am studying Political Science.

Senior column: Ian Reno

Ian Reno, Managing Editor May 1, 2024

In high school, I was lucky enough to meet some great people and do some amazing things. I would like to take this time to thank them.  I want to start by thanking TKC, for all it has done for me....

The Yaro Foundation works on giving rural children the supplies they need to go to school.

Charity Issue: Building foundations back home

Owen Spiegel and Ian Reno December 5, 2023

More than a year ago, the very first player signed by St. Louis City SC was a center back from Ghana by the name of Joshua Yaro. By signing Yaro, City moved the Yaro’s foundation’s (figurative) headquarters...

The 2024 election is in about a year, and the top candidates are once again President Joe Biden and Former President Donald Trump.

2024 Election: Don’t worry, it’s next year

Ian Reno, managing editor November 11, 2023

*Opinions We haven’t even reached the quadrennial event of corn dog inhalation that is the Iowa caucus, and we already know who our candidates for president will be. A corpse who his own party doesn’t...

Charlie Munroe, senior, is going to Canada to play junior hockey for the Weyburn Red Wings.

Charlie Munroe

Ian Reno, news editor May 10, 2023

Since the age of two, Charlie Munroe has been on the ice. As a self-described lockdown defenseman, he played AAA hockey with his Blues team and Kirkwood hockey. Charlie said his dream has always been to...

KHS Principal Dr. Mike Havener announced his retirement effective at the end of the school year Oct. 14.

Counting the days

Ian Reno, news editor April 21, 2023

So much time, but no idea what to do with it. After 29 years at KSD, Dr. Mike Havener will retire on July 1, 2023, having been a business teacher, an assistant principal, the assistant superintendent of...

Top five news stories of 2022

Top five news stories of 2022

TKC Staff December 26, 2022

From an execution, to incident reports, to a visit from the governor. There was a lot of news in 2022. Here is a list of the top five news stories from TKC this year. Prop R: overcrowding &...

The Missouri Capitol building, where state candidates look to serve in January.

Voter cheat sheet for KHS

Ian Reno and Khadija Khan November 4, 2022

The midterm elections are coming up on Tuesday, Nov. 8. This cheat sheet tells you everything you need to know about the candidates, judges, and amendments on your ballot. There are links to candidate...

After a school shooting at Central Visual and Performing Arts High School, the message board is adorned in a yellow ribbon.

Hero teacher killed in South St. Louis City school shooting

Mason Heller, features writer October 25, 2022

Editors’ note: This story contains graphic accounts of gun violence.  A man in a tie-dye t-shirt glances at me as he walks up to place another bouquet of flowers among a sea of roses. Two men...

BOE meeting discussed the banning of books over sexually explicit images.

BOE discusses book banning, summer school, class sizes and approves 2022 tax rates

Ian Reno and Natalie Hosto September 29, 2022

At the KSD Board of Education meeting on Sept. 26, there were several public comments in support of KSD librarians, and against the banning of books in the district. Besides the banning of books, the BOE...

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