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The Kirkwood Call

Pommies have been told to “make it work” when trying to fit into a uniform made for a different body.

“Man” made uniforms

Anna Newland, entertainment editor November 1, 2022

Sun blazes down on the KHS track, sweat dripping off the blistering skin of the athletes. It soon becomes unbearable to keep a suffocating shirt on, so the boys instantly rip off their shirts to practice....

KSD superintendent David Ulrich addresses the BOE at their work session Jan. 10.

BOE discusses the restriction of mature themes in books, additions to curriculum and important upcoming events

Anna Newland, Josie Baker, and Ella Sottile April 21, 2022

On Monday, Apr. 18, the Board of Education passed a motion allowing the district to restrict mature themes in books. Parents will have the ability to decide whether their child can or can’t read certain...

Anna Newland interviews KHS students about awkward crush stories and first kisses.

TKC asks students about their experiences with love

Anna Newland and Josie Baker March 7, 2022

Most people have gone through the awkward stage of talking to a crush or receiving their first kiss. TKC set out to the halls of Kirkwood High School to find students willing to share these experiences...

Jamie Vann, KHS mom, is the founder and president of Spirit of Discovery Park (SoDP), the second fully accessible amusement park in the world that will be located in St. Louis.

A park for every body

Ava Duggin, web managing editor February 15, 2022

Jamie Vann was at Target in one of the food isles when she ran into her friend. Vann found out that she had just visited Morgan’s Wonderland, the only “Ultra-Accessible” theme park for every age...

On February 9, the BOE  discussed the Safe Return to School plan, new laptops, curriculum and library media.

BOE discusses implementation of mask-recommended policy, approves laptop refresh purchase, reviews curriculum and library media

Sim Khanuja and Coco LeGrand February 10, 2022

KSD superintendent, Dr. David Ulrich, said if numbers of COVID cases are lowering and look safe, KSD would move back to implementing a mask-recommended environment no sooner than Tuesday, Feb. 22, at the...

Tyree Fletcher, sophomore, said his proudest accomplishment was getting his drivers licensee.

Q&A with Tyree Fletcher

Ava Duggin, web managing editor December 15, 2021

This spring, Tyree Fletcher, sophomore, said he is trying something new. Fletcher had a change of heart after his friends noticed his speed on the field. He decided to stop playing football, with hopes...

Jane Jensen, junior, dressed like her dad for spirt day theme, dress like a dad.

VoKs: Dress like a dad day

Anna Newland, opinions staffer November 22, 2021

As the anticipation for “Turkey Day” builds up, KHS students can participate in spirit week consisting of five differently themed days. On Thursday, Nov. 18, the theme was “dress like a dad.” Polo...

Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition works to support foster children and parents.

Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition: Fostering forever families

Anna Newland, opinions staffer November 8, 2021

Clothes, bottles, gifts, beds, blankets, school; children tend to have a lot of needs. A little extra support can go a long way no matter the situation. This is why the Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition...

This weeks Crumbl Cookies selection houses a variety of cookie flavors.

Photo gallery: Crumbl Cookies review

Josie Baker and Anna Newland October 6, 2021

Crumbl Cookies has become a popular desert shop across the nation, with new cookie flavors coming out each week. We tried this week's flavors: sherbet, milk chocolate chip, blueberry cheesecake, pumpkin...

Robinson Elementarys welcome sign read Thank you to our community for passing Prop R this week.

See 2021-22 new staff stories and photo galleries here

new staffers May 12, 2021

Each year new TKC staffers practice their new positions on staff by participating in a mock cycle. This cycle serves to give new staffers a chance with hands on learning. Below are the stories and photo...

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