The Kirkwood Call

Spring musical preview: Wonderful Town

Harry Brooker, freshman, Max Reinert, junior, Kenzie Ruiz, senior and Raven Wiley, senior, prepare for the final dress rehearsal during the school day.

Kelley Cochran, photographer

April 10, 2019

KH players is performing Leonard Bernstein’s Wonderful Town, a musical set in the 1950s. It tells the story of two sisters, Ruth and Eileen, who move from Ohio to experience Greenwich Village in New York City. Ruth is an aspiring writer and Eileen is a dancer who wants to pursue a life on stage.  ...

Time to talk with TKC episode 02: the making of a musical

Time to talk with TKC was created with the hopes of inviting students and staff at KHS to share their opinions about topics they are passionate about. Some episodes may involve debate with several students or staff members at a time.

Maddie Hawes, associate editor

March 12, 2019

Time to talk with TKC anchor Maddie Hawes sits down with Max Reinert, junior, and Jared Goudsmit, senior, to talk about their success at the MO Thespian conference in the Musical Works contest. The contest required contestants to write a score for an opening number of an original musical and the win...

KHS Reader’s Theater

KHS Reader's Theater

Sarah Nash, Art Editor

February 25, 2019

Watch as Annie O'Brien, Jared Goudsmit and Sarah Nash read from their old writer's notebooks. These tales of middle school are portrayed through illustrations, ranging from mischievous goldfish to vampire how-to guides.

Photo Gallery: Mr. KHS 2019

Sam Bliss and Tatum Shore-Fitzgerald, juniors, pose during the formal wear part of the competition.

Kelley Cochran, Morgan Gindler, and Maddie Hawes

February 10, 2019

  On a chilly Wednesday night at KHS, parking lots filled and nerves soared as the annual Mr. KHS competition commenced. The pageant fundraiser is put on by the KHS Dance Team and all of the ticket money raised goes to the team. KHS boys of all grade levels sign up to represent their clubs ...

Photo gallery: “The Children’s Hour”

Raven Wiley, senior, grabs Mackenzie Klein, freshman's wrist.

Sarah Nash, art editor

December 3, 2018

Several KHS students performed in the play "The Children's Hour," this past week. In this drama, two longtime friends run a boarding school for girls. One misunderstood child starts lies and rumors in attempt to bring down her teachers. The cast is all female, besides two members. "I think that this...

TKC Review: “Merry Wives of Windsor”

TKC Review:

Austin Cleveland, sports writer

October 23, 2018

Attending a play, let alone a KH Players production, was a new experience for me. The last show I had been to before Shakespeare’s “The Merry Wives of Windsor” was a mandatory attendance Nipher Middle School production of Aladdin; sorry to anyone reading who was a part of said show, but it was not enj...

10 KHS students named National Merit Semifinalist

Photo courtesy of Kirkwood High School

Jack Rintoul, editor-in-chief

September 25, 2018

 The National Merit Scholarship program released a list of Semifinalists and Commended students for 2019 on Sept. 12. Nineteen of those students are seniors at Kirkwood High School. The scholarship is selected based on the students Preliminary SAT (PSAT) scores from the year prior. Those who were named Semifinalists now have the chance t...

More than just a class president

photo courtesy of Jared Goudsmit

Amara Harper, features writer

August 30, 2018

If you attended KHS as a freshman, a common memory is walking in on the first day. With fear already in your heart, becoming overwhelmed entering KHS yet accepted as the incoming senior class threw everything from leis to silly string at you. Hearing immense cheering as they welcomed you to the next...

Photo gallery: Mr. KHS 2018

Zack Demetri, senior, accepts his crown after winning Mr. KHS.

Megan Van Buren, Mary Ralson, Audrey Berns, and Kelley Cochran

February 8, 2018

The annual Mr. KHS competition was held in the Keating theater Feb. 1. This pageant is a fundraiser for the Pommies, and the contestants are elected from different clubs and extracurricular activities. The winners of this year's contest include Zack Demetri as Mr. KHS, Jack Dunn as first runner-up,...

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