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The Kirkwood Call

STL CITY SC will play Austin FC in Texas on Feb. 25, marking the first game for MLS’ newest expansion team.

Get to know St. Louis CITY SC

Owen Spiegel, features + in-depth editor January 26, 2023

St. Louis has had a rich history of soccer for a long time, and now, it finally has a Major League Soccer (MLS) team— and they start playing next month. STL CITY SC will play Austin FC in Texas on Feb....

Answers to winter crossword

Elizabeth Niedringhaus, entertainment editor December 15, 2022

Across 2. Salt - It has many uses, from seasoning your holiday meals to melting snow and ice. 5. Folklore- Best Taylor Swift album for seasonal depression. 11. Gift - Card Something you tell...

KSD Now is a nutrition program that provides supplemental food to families on the weekends.

Charity Issue: Hometown hunger

Alli Luth, opinions editor December 5, 2022

A mystery meatloaf, questionable potato fries and a jiggly blob of what may or may not be Jell-O. This is the infamous “school lunch” depicted in every high school movie, and the back end of many cafeteria...

A realistic representation of the Turkey Day game this year. We asked people what are the reasons Kirkwood will beat Webster.

Top 10 reasons why KHS will beat Webster

Nicholas Copeland and Brennan Rea November 21, 2022

*This piece is entirely satirical.   10. Imagine not having turf 9. Nine touchdowns scored all year, Deion Brown had seven in one game 8. Congrats, you guys have had one win in three...

Test your knowledge on how well you know the history of luxury fashion brands.

How well do you know luxury fashion brands?

Lydia Drake, web editor November 1, 2022

With the 2022 Paris Fashion Week over, many luxury brands have debuted their new pieces for the upcoming fall season. While these brands are known worldwide, they all started somewhere. Test your knowledge...

Pop artist Taylor Swift is set to release her 10th studio album Oct. 21.

Everything we know so far about Taylor Swift’s upcoming album, “Midnights”

Lydia Drake, web editor October 24, 2022

At the 2022 VMAs, Taylor Swift announced she will release her 10th studio album on Oct. 21, 2022. Swift kept her announcement brief, but has been revealing hints on Instagram and TikTok about the album...

At the KSD BOE meeting on Oct. 10, district committees were proposed and potential changes to BOE protocol were discussed.

BOE discusses 22-23 district committees and protocol changes

Lydia Drake, web editor October 11, 2022

At the KSD Board of Education work session Oct. 10, new district committees and ideas on how to improve overall BOE protocol were discussed. The meeting began with a moment of silence for Andrew Johnson,...

KSD will start teaching about gender expression and sexuality in eighth grade and high school health classes this year.

Kirkwood’s new gender and sexuality health unit

Natalie Bednarski, news writer October 7, 2022

KSD will start teaching about gender expression and sexuality in eighth grade and high school health classes with the goal of spreading inclusion in the 2022-23 school year. Currently, the specific...

Paddling, like low-rise jeans, made a not-so-popular comeback in the news after Cassville School District in Missouri chose to reinstate the practice.

Call Ed: Let’s skip this beat

TKC Staff October 7, 2022

It’s legal to hit little kids in Missouri.  Well, under certain circumstances. Corporal punishment is a form of discipline used to “teach kids a lesson,” or cause an immense amount of fear, lifelong...

An easy group Halloween costume is the Scooby Doo gang.

Costume ideas

Mia Intagliata, opinions writer October 6, 2022

There’s nothing better than a fall afternoon. A street littered with orange and red leaves, a cup of warm pumpkin spice latte in hand and the plan of rewatching a classic Halloween movie. It’s perfect. Speaking...

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