The Kirkwood Call

Are we your enemy?

Are we your enemy?
Are we the enemy?

Thomas Birmingham, print editor

September 3, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions, Top Stories

In 1787, the United States was in a state of self-discovery. As the founding fathers drafted radical new ideas about their young democracy, a need to prevent the government from becoming too powerful remained at the forefront of their minds. And it was in January of that year Thomas Jefferson famously...

New Voices for student journalists

Camille Baker, Chloe Hooker, and Zac Clingenpeel

November 17, 2017


Filed under News

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,...

Students new voices

Students new voices

Jack Rintoul, opinions writer

February 23, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinions

While I attended a small private school for nine years of my academic career, I never felt confident enough to form my own opinion. It wasn't that I didn’t like my school or that I was made fun of; everything was just cookie-cutter. The things you had opinions about were not important or people just s...

Havener wins JEA Administrator of the Year

Havener wins JEA Administrator of the Year

Ben Cohen, breaking news editor

August 26, 2015


Filed under News, Top Stories

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...

St. Louis Post-Dispatch visits Journalism for Speaker Series

St. Louis Post-Dispatch visits Journalism for Speaker Series

Trevor Cleveland, blog/podcast editor

October 16, 2014


Filed under News, Uncategorized

Film critic Joe Williams and TV critic Gail Pennington conducted a Speaker Series where they discussed what it means to be a TV and film critic in today's media atmosphere, Thursday, Oct. 2 in the South Journalism Building at Kirkwood High School. The full audio recording can be listened to here. ...

KHS hosts “Open House” to showcase new learning rooms

KHS hosts “Open House” to showcase new learning rooms

Anna Mullendore, features writer

September 5, 2014


Filed under News

KHS is hosting an “Open House” event Friday, Sept. 5, 5-6:45 p.m., during which the Kirkwood community can view KHS’s newly renovated learning environments. The Band, Journalism and ATLAS spaces will be open for tours and at 7 p.m., the varsity football game against Lafayette begins. At half-...

Kirkwood High School student newspaper
journalism