The Kirkwood Call

New Voices for student journalists

Camille Baker, Chloe Hooker, and Zac Clingenpeel

November 17, 2017

Every three weeks, the racks in the KHS hallways are restocked and the scent of freshly printed magazines fills the editor’s office in the south journalism building. As students enter the doors on Essex, they gravitate toward the newest issue of TKC at the top of the rack. A few footsteps later,...

Where are they now: H.L. Hall and Katie Meyers

Where are they now: H.L. Hall and Katie Meyers

Camille Baker, editor-in-chief

November 8, 2017

Her curled blonde hair bobbing as she walks down the English hall carrying stacks of graded papers, Katie Meyers hums a song that has stuck with her for more than 29 years. ‘I’m alive, awake, alert, enthusiastic,’ she repeats, reminiscing on the jingle her high school journalism adviser H.L. Hall on...

Change begins with me

Adele Baughman, Chloe Hooker, and Camille Baker

April 7, 2017

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Thank you:

Dr. Michael Havener, principal

TKC staff

December 11, 2015

For most students and faculty members, our publications are nothing more than the daily morning announcements, a visit to, a newsmagazine every three weeks and a yearbook once a year. However, for us journalism nerds, it’s a lot more than that. For us, SJ is a second home, a ...

Havener wins JEA Administrator of the Year

Havener applauds Kirkwood journalism during a small reception during first lunch Monday. His wife and two daughters were in attendance.

Ben Cohen, breaking news editor

August 26, 2015

Dr. Michael Havener, principal, almost let a call on his phone go to voice mail Monday night from a California number he did not recognize. Expecting it to be a telemarketer, it was actually someone from the Journalism Education Association (JEA) informing Havener he won 2015 JEA Administrator of the...

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