The Kirkwood Call

Photo gallery: varsity girls’ basketball and Male Poms

Malayna Vines, junior, dances with the varsity Pommies during halftime.

Kara Rieger, photographer

January 31, 2018

The girls' varsity basketball team won 59-38 against Pattonville high school Friday, Jan. 19. Both the varsity Pommies and the Male Pommies stole the floor during half time with their dance routines. "I believe the experience is amazing, but I had some extra experience, because I'm in Mrs. Bekebrede's...

TKC tries foreign candy

TKC tries foreign candy

Annie O'Brien, news-features editor

January 26, 2018

TKC decided to head to Global Foods and search for some interesting candy from different countries. What followed was an unusual taste test, to say the least.     Music: Fretless Kevin MacLeod ( Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativeco...

VoK: St. Louis Women’s March

VoK: St. Louis Women's March

Adler Bowman and Izzy Colón

January 22, 2018

According to KSDK, thousands carried their experiences with injustice across the length of Market St. on Saturday, Jan. 20. TKC talked with a few of these many voices and asked them why they came out on such a cloudy, chilly morning. Here’s why they marched. “I’ve gotten a lot more signatures than...

Photo gallery: beyond the stage

Gregory Booth, tech director, gives building instructions to crew members.

Kara Rieger, photographer

February 15, 2017

Shortly after the Once Upon a Mattress cast lists were released, crew began to meet after school to start building the set.  The spring musical will play 7 p.m. nightly in the Keating Theatre April 6-8. Bryson Reid, senior, has been a part of KH Players since she was a freshman. She will be helpin...

VOK: music through the halls of KHS

Julie Healey, KHS librarian, listens to classic rock, current pop R&B from the '60s and '70s and bluegrass music. Her favorite artists range from The Who to Prince to Willie Nelson. Healey believes most students listen to hip-hop at KHS.

Kara Rieger, Jack Wever, Ellie Cassidy, and Lindsay Huck

December 20, 2016

TKC went around Kirkwood and discussed music interests within the school.

Photo gallery: freshman boys’ basketball

Dwayne Robinson, freshman, waits to receive the ball.

Kara Rieger, photographer

December 16, 2016

Freshman boys' basketball knocks Parkway South off their feet with a final score of 55-20 at 4:15 in the Denver Miller gym Dec. 12. The first quarter had everyone anxious as the score board sat at 6-4 for a seemingly long time. Kirkwood broke the tie of 6-6 and took the lead till the end. Matthew...

Krampus movie night

Krampus movie night

Kara Rieger, photographer

December 7, 2016

German club met after school to celebrate St. Nicholas Day, or Sankt Nikolaustag on Tuesday, Dec. 6.  Over 30 students showed up and they ate a variety of German desserts including Pfeffernusse (a type of spice cookie) and Stollen (a german fruit cake). German Club watched the American film Krampus and learned about holiday cultures of Germany...

Photo gallery: freshman boys’ basketball

Aidan McGee, freshman, sprints down the court before making a layup.

Kara Rieger, photographer

November 18, 2016

Boys' freshman basketball practiced, Monday, Nov. 14,  from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The boys said they were anxious as the season started. "We play Webster the first game of the season, so that will be fun, but also kinda scary, because it's a big deal to beat Webster," Aidan McGee, freshman, said. ...

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