The Kirkwood Call

Photo Gallery: 2020 Senior Parade May 9

Aaron Stiegletz, senior, smiles at camera from sunroof.

Sophie Smith, photographer

May 14, 2020

Kirkwood School District provided the KHS Seniors with a parade on May 9th, to honor their graduation ceremony which was canceled due to COVID-19. With social distancing guidelines in place, the seniors participated in their decorated vehicles, waving to those on the sidelines. "The parade was amazing,"...

A split in faith: United Methodist Church Split

Local churches have discussed the topic of the split in different ways.

Amara Harper, features + in-depth editor

February 20, 2020

As members of the United Methodist Church walked into their church these past few weeks, they have been met with confusion and discussions over a possible split of their denomination.  In January of 2020, 16 signatures from high ranking clergy members were collected in support of the United Methodist C...

Photo Gallery: athletic signing ceremony Feb. 7

Natalie Bruns, senior, smiles as she is introduced during the ceremony. Bruns  is committed to play basketball at New York University in the fall.

Julia Knoll and Charlotte Heinrich

February 11, 2020

The annual Kirkwood High School athletic signing ceremony took place in David Holley Assembly Hall Friday, Feb 7. There were a total of 15 seniors present at the signing, not including senior Jay Maclin, who has already begun his athletic career at University of Missouri at Columbia (Mizzou). "I'm...

KHS announces new schedule and homeroom policy

KHS is also making changes to their homeroom policy as of recently.

Amara Harper, Ryleigh Palmer, and Amelia Hurley

January 22, 2020

KHS is currently making plans to adapt its schedule to the new Missouri legislation involving the length of the school year. The new legislation prevents Missouri schools from starting until 14 days before the first Monday of September. For Missouri students, this means the 2020-2021 school year will begin Aug....

Photo Gallery: boys’ varsity basketball vs. Jennings High School Jan. 16

Players of both teams compete to grab the ball.

Julia Knoll and Mia Alexander

January 22, 2020

Kirkwood boys' varsity basketball played against Jennings High School Thursday, Jan. 16 as a part of the losers bracket in the Denver Miller tournament. They led throughout the first half, but eventually lost 48-55. "[Our players] played really hard," Coach Mark Decker said. "There were so many turnovers...

Top five photos of 2019

The KHS girls JV tennis team says their cheer before their match.

TKC Staff

December 26, 2019

TKC photographers make various photo galleries throughout the year, and we had TKC staffers choose the top five photos of 2019.

Top five in-depth stories of 2019

Our staff does not shy away from the hard-hitting issues and, this year, our staff has investigated issues ranging from the achievement gap in KSD to the preparedness of students in the event of an active shooter.

TKC Staff

December 23, 2019

TKC staff has covered important issues affecting the students at KHS and used several stories to dig into these topics. Our staff does not shy away from the hard-hitting issues and, this year, our staff has investigated issues ranging from the achievement gap in KSD to the preparedness of students i...

Kirkwood’s got talent

Music has been Jonah Roy’s passion and drive since he was in kindergarten. With the support of his friends, other musicians, and his mom, his dream to make and produce his own music is coming to life. 

Lindsay McCarthy, features writer

October 28, 2019

KHS student Jonah Roy has been in the music scene since the young age of 9. Now, he has released a full-length album and several singles on Spotify and Apple Music.

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood varsity boys’ soccer vs. Webster Oct. 4

Sawyer Hardy, senior, strides through the air as he dribbles the ball towards the net.

Julia Knoll, photographer

October 8, 2019

The Kirkwood varsity boys' soccer team beat Webster 2-1 in the CYC tournament championship game.

Photo gallery: pole vault practice 3/8/19

Maddie Bromfman, sophomore, cools down by stretching at the end of practice.

Mia Alexander and Ryleigh Palmer

March 12, 2019

The KHS pole vaulting team meet Thursday, Mar. 8 to practice and continue try-outs. Despite the chilly weather, the athletes continued practice. "[Practicing in the cold] sucks because your muscles get all tight, then you can't run and swing as fast, so it's just hard," Jason Pool, sophomore, said. In...

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