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Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Despite every negative thing you may have heard about the “influencer infested” music festival, Coachella undoubtedly serves as the pinnacle of modern fashion and music.

Coachella bound

Ava Tebo, podcast staffer May 4, 2022

Despite every negative thing you may have heard about the “influencer infested” music festival, Coachella undoubtedly serves as the pinnacle of modern fashion and music. The annual Coachella Valley...

Olivia Rodrigo attracted fans clothed in purple and lit up The Factory’s stage in Chesterfield for the 12th show in her “Sour” tour.

“Sour” concert review

Maya Kim, web editor April 22, 2022

Olivia Rodrigo attracted fans clothed in purple and lit up The Factory’s stage in Chesterfield for the 12th show in her “Sour” tour. I don’t know how, but I managed to snag four tickets before...

The bubble tea drink can be found at various locations around St. Louis, but here are some of the top-tier boba spots. 

Kirkwood boba review

Maya Kim and Rachel Finan April 1, 2022

Looking through your Instagram feed, you may have noticed the colorful drinks with black pearls lining the bottom: boba. The Taiwanese delicacy is made of tapioca starch and is paired with a sweet milk-tea...

Although some high schoolers may relate to these experiences, according to the Institute for Family Studies, fewer than 40% of American high schoolers have participated in sexual intercourse. 

Under pressure

Kylie Madden, features writer March 4, 2022

When opening Tiktok, Snapchat, Instagram or any other social media, chances are it will be crowded with opinions on the latest episode of the HBO Max show “Euphoria.” The show features many sex scenes,...

It may surprise you the amount of so-called ‘appropriate’ songs that are actually about doing the dirty. Here are four songs you didn’t know were about sex.

Five songs you didn’t know were about sex

Caroline Steidley, opinions editor March 1, 2022

  In case you haven’t realized, practically every song is about sex. Whether the song is played on the radio, at a party or even a children's birthday, I’ll bet it has at least something...

After Justice Johnsons death in 2019, the KHS community continues to grapple with the ongoing issue of gun violence.

In-depth: The weight of a bullet

Emma Patt, features writer February 11, 2022

Fifteen thousand meters per second: the speed a bullet takes to hit its target after being fired. This speed can be the deciding factor between life or death. The KHS community experienced this tragedy...

This story features three delicious lattes from three different cafés: Starbucks, Kaldis and Teleo.

Kirkwood coffee critiques

Lila Shepard, news editor January 6, 2022

I took my love for coffee to the streets of Downtown Kirkwood, where cafés are everywhere. I tried coffee from three different shops and reviewed them based on the taste, cost and service.  

Sports: Jeremy Maclin: The experience - Henry Chappell and Marianthe Meyer

Top five sports stories of 2021

Henry Chappell, sports editor December 30, 2021

This year, TKC covered a wide spread of topics in the world of sports. From the perspective of the new KHS football coach Jeremy Maclin, to the importance of mental health for athletes, to covering the...

With homecoming coming up this Saturday, read TKCs advice about the big night.

Friendship Dance survival guide

Rachel Finan and Aine Bradley November 4, 2021

With the Friendship Dance in a few days, the frenzy has begun and the time for dance prep has arrived. If you are a typical freshman, or one of the COVID-19 sophomores, then you might be feeling lost....

Portrait of KHS senior Meg Bjorkman in vibrant colors, drawn by Merry Schlarman.

Art Gallery: Faces of KHS

TKC followed the theme “Everybody has a story” where staffers highlighted random KHS students. For this prompt art staffers drew portraits of randomly assigned KHS students. The art staff used a spectrum...

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