The Kirkwood Call

Comments: heartfelt or #fakelove?

Comments: heartfelt or #fakelove?

Charlotte Heinrich, features + in-depth editor

November 23, 2018

“I’m on Instagram all the time. I like to know what's going on in people's lives. I find myself checking Instagram in class, at night before I go to bed, [and] when I get home from school, always.”   Since fourth grade, Drew Cherry, freshman, has been a self-described, active Instag...

TKC podcast: meme culture in 2018

TKC podcast: meme culture in 2018

Benji Wilton, Carter Philipp, and Naomi Thomson

November 16, 2018

Disclaimer: this episode contains language that may be offensive to some listeners. Why is internet humor so unique? Why have memes enthralled our society? In this podcast, Benji Wilton, Carter Philipp and Naomi Thomson dive into these questions, and examine the wide variety of memes on the inte...

The 10 most Instagrammable locations in STL

The 10 most Instagrammable locations in STL

Grace Klebe, news editor

October 25, 2018

Locations: Kaldis and City Garden 808 Chestnut St, St. Louis, MO 63101   Graffiti Wall Chouteau Ave & S Leonor K Sullivan Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63102   City Museum 750 N 16th St, St. Louis, MO 63103   Crown Candy Kitchen 1401 St Louis Ave, St. Louis, ...

How to document your teenage life

How to document your teenage life

Charlotte Heinrich, features writer

January 30, 2018

Physics classes and trips to Pioneer Perks slowly seem to blend together. Before you know it, the awkward freshman version of yourself will be four years taller and smarter. You don’t want to forget the inside jokes and projects that kept you up all night. Here are five easy ways to document your high...

Kirkwood vs. Jefferson City football game Aug. 25

Kirkwood vs. Jefferson City football game Aug. 25

Allie Hickenbotham, copy editor

September 5, 2017

[View the story "Kirkwood vs. Jefferson City football game Aug. 25" on Storify]...

Love at first snap?

Love at first snap?

Thomas Birmingham, news-features writer

March 22, 2017

You pull out your phone and check your notifications. Nothing. You start to panic. They haven’t liked your last post on Instagram. They haven’t replied to your most recent Snapchat. You start to wonder whether you have done something to upset your boyfriend or girlfriend. A familiar question plants itse...

Top 25 of TKC Instagram 2016

Top 25 of TKC Instagram 2016

Hannah Cohen, social media editor

January 11, 2017

This is a collection of the best posts from @the_kirkwood_call on Instagram displaying the main moments captured in 2016 by TKC artists, photographers and writers. This includes Voices of Kirkwood from the Kirkwood community all the way to political cartoons. ...

KHS Homecoming 2016

KHS Homecoming 2016

Hannah Cohen, social media editor

November 15, 2016

Featured pictures posted on Instagram from KHS students after the Friendship Dance on Saturday Nov. 5. This gallery of collected moments is in order from seniors down to freshmen.                                                                                            

TKC staff reacts to their first Instagram post

Michael Teasdale, Justin Sweeney, and Chloë King

December 15, 2015

Michael Teasdale, Justin Sweeney and Chloë King had Call staffers react to their first Instagram post, then challenged them to provide a new caption for the photo as if they had posted it today....

Call me, (be)ep (me), if you want to reach me

Call me, (be)ep (me), if you want to reach me

Trevor Cleveland, entertainment editor

November 14, 2015

Beme delivers one of the most liberating experiences in social media since Facebook launched its photo feature in 2005. The app simply takes away the self-scrutiny and excessive filtration that plagues modern social media. The beauty of Beme comes from its hands-free, revision-free video format which, des...

Kirkwood High School student newspaper
instagram