The Kirkwood Call

Collision consequences

David Bregande, senior, was involved in a serious car crash that almost ended his football career and his life.

Amelia Hurley, features + in-depth editor

October 25, 2019

The adrenaline was building. He continued to press on the accelerator, no thought of stopping in his head while the open road flew by him. The wind rushed past him, while he had no care in the world. Then it all stopped. David Bregande, senior, was in a head-on collision with another vehicle on W. Adams...

Photo gallery: Best of Broadway, Taste of Jazz 3/13

Anthony Speech and Matt Johnson, seniors, Xander Piskulic, sophomore and Mark Perry, junior, sing for the Kaleidoscope Vocal Jazz Ensemble.

Meg Murphy, photographer

March 15, 2019

The Kirkwood High School Music Department presented Best of Broadway / Taste of Jazz Wed. March 13. After being cancelled due to weather in January, the music department was ready to preform. Students had the opportunity to preform solos, as well as there were group performances from Prism Vocal Jazz...

Photo gallery: She Kills Monsters

Olivia Button, sophomore, stands tall as she lifts her sword high to close out the production.

Mia Alexander and Lilly Anderson

January 23, 2019

Several KHS students performed in the freshman-sophomore play “She Kills Monsters”, Jan 17-20. In this comedy, a girl reunites with her recently deceased sister in attempts to learn about her geeky side, in turn, leading her on an Dungeons and Dragons-like adventure. From encountering monsters to d...

Where did KHS students travel this summer?

Where did KHS students travel this summer?

Molly Higgins, features writer

August 29, 2018

DESTINATION: Greece She watches from a cliff as waves crash onto the rocks below. The sky fills with color and the temperature finally drops as the sun sets on Kythira, Greece. Hanna Spanos, sophomore, spent 10 days in Kythira this summer. Spanos is part Greek, and she and her family take the trip about every other year. According to Spanos, one of her fav...

Strength in numbers: the importance of an ensemble

A show-stopping group number closes act 1 of the KH Players’ spring musical: “The Drowsy Chaperone”

Molly Higgins, writer

May 21, 2018

The lights come up, the music swells and the audience leans forward in anticipation as the stage fills with actors. A show-stopping group number closes act 1 of the KH Players’ spring musical: “The Drowsy Chaperone”. Mary Cleary, junior, stands proudly with the ensemble. “[The ensemble] brings the en...

Photo gallery: SAAW speaker

Bob Becker, chemistry teacher, listens to Dana Veasman talk about sexual assault.

Kara Rieger, photographer

February 28, 2018

The Coalition Club hosted guest speaker Dana Veasman and Carolyn Compton for Sexual Assault Awareness Week Friday, Feb. 23. Veasman works as a crisis intervention specialist for Alternatives to Living in Violent Environments (ALIVE). When victims call in, Veasman tries to get them into a safe place throu...

Smooth sailing with smoothie selling

Mollie Lodde, junior, Kaleigh Bendoff, sophomore, and Audrey Scherr, freshman, participate in the advanced marketing Smoothie King promotion Wednesday, Sept. 20. Every year, advanced marketing hosts this benefit to support the Pioneer School of Business.

Megan Cleveland, features writer

September 21, 2017

For the past seven years the pioneer school of business and Smoothie King have collaborated to promote the Smoothie King brand to the student body and let students experience the process of real-world business. During both lunches, the advanced marketing students hosted booths for students to win free sample smoothies on Wednesday, Sept. 20. This event not only benefits Smoothie King by advertising through the student body, but it also exposes business students to the reality of marketing. “We mainly do this to help raise awareness to our brand in general and each year w...

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