The Kirkwood Call

Advanced Drama show preview: “Salad and A Tree”

image courtesy of Aidan Beasley

Izzy Colón, technical web editor

December 13, 2018

The Advanced Drama class will be putting on two one-act plays in the KHS Black Box theatre on Friday, Dec. 13 at 3:30 p.m. The performance titled "Salad and A Tree" features “The Four Hags of the Apocalypse Eat Salad at Their General Meeting”, directed by Aidan Beasley, senior, and “Treed” d...

The fate of hate

art by Mary Grace Heartlein

Maisie Bradley and Izzy Colón

November 18, 2018

With colors of the rainbow flooding the street, counter protestors lined up outside of John Burroughs High School March 12 of last year. They were there for Jake Bain, a star football player who had recently come out as gay during a school assembly on National Coming Out Day. However, the Westboro Baptist...

The PolitiCall: Election day

The PolitiCall: Election day

Thomas Birmingham and Izzy Colón

November 10, 2018

With Tuesday, Nov. 6th came the most closely watched day of 2018's political calendar: the midterm elections. On the PolitiCall's second episode, Izzy Colón and Thomas Birmingham find out what it's like to attend at a voting watch party, as well as speak to two seniors, Liam Stros and Claire Cowan,...

The PolitiCall: the midterms and Missouri

The PolitiCall: the midterms and Missouri

Izzy Colón and Thomas Birmingham

November 4, 2018

On the first episode of The Kirkwood Call's new political podcast, The PolitiCall, Izzy Colón and Thomas Birmingham talk with government and politics teacher Lucas Ravenscraft about the upcoming midterm elections and their possible impacts on Missouri and national politics. ...

KSD intruder training

KSD intruder training

Izzy Colón, technical web editor

September 14, 2018

This school year, all KSD faculty members will be required to attend two one-hour educational training sessions on how to handle an intruder or active shooter situation. Lavaughn Smart, KSD director of safety and security,  conducts these sessions following the ALICE training program. The ALICE program, an a...

Seeking help: what’s next

Seeking help: what's next

Izzy Colón, copy editor

April 26, 2018

We hear the word constantly. Plastered across recent headlines and broadcasted on the 5 p.m. news: assault. Discussion of sexual assault is more prevalent now than it has ever been, but it does not just happen in high profile cases. Anyone can be sexually assaulted, even KHS students. According to Cici B...

TKC tries foreign candy

TKC tries foreign candy

Annie O'Brien, news-features editor

January 26, 2018

TKC decided to head to Global Foods and search for some interesting candy from different countries. What followed was an unusual taste test, to say the least.     Music: Fretless Kevin MacLeod ( Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativeco...

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