The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Artists Take is an opportunity for TKCs artists to freely showcase their styles and abilities.

Artists’ take #2: 2020

Graesen Joyce, art editor December 8, 2020

At the start of each TKC cycle, the artists are given a prompt for Artists' Take. As the year comes to a close, this cycle's prompt is "2020." Artists' Take is an opportunity for TKC's artists to freely...

When the pandemic hit, the family’s already tight financial situation worsened. The one thing keeping their spirits up day by day is the thought of a new arrival to the family.

Helping hands: Additions

Amara Harper, editor-in-chief December 1, 2020

Their day starts early each morning, as their mom wakes up to get the family ready for the day before she leaves for her nearly 12-hour shift at work. By the time she gets home, she barely has enough time...

“Artists Take” is an opportunity for TKCs artists to freely showcase their styles and abilities.

Artists’ take #1: Self portrait

Graesen Joyce, art editor November 16, 2020

At the start of each TKC cycle, the artists are given a prompt for “Artists' Take.” This cycle's prompt is "self-portrait." “Artists' Take” is an opportunity for TKC's artists to freely showcase...

Your next fall activity will pair nicely with a yummy fall treat. Try out these different recipes to enhance the season.

Fall recipes

Maya Kim, social media editor November 5, 2020

Visiting the apple orchard, carving pumpkins and watching scary movies are staple fall activities. But they are all missing one element that makes everything a million times better - food. Who doesn’t...

TikTok, once a lip-syncing app with the name Musical.ly, has seen shocking success during the three years it has been living on homescreens. This successful app is like no other, with an extremely flexible algorithm and a diverse variety of content creators. TikTok is seemingly winning the social media race.

TikTok: the snowflake of social media apps

Maya Kim, social media editor October 27, 2020

From retweeting a Twitter post, to snapchatting a picture of the ceiling to a friend, social media makes an appearance in people’s lives every day. Apps like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat...

There are always opportunities to expand your horizons and meet new people. From Anime Club to Youth in Government, there are over 55 clubs to try out at KHS!

Getting involved

Nathan Sweeney, features writer August 24, 2020

Everyone loves to give the annoyingly vague advice to “get involved” in some sort of extracurricular at school, but they conveniently never want to help you decide what to get involved in. Luckily,...

Senior profile: Sam Priestley

Senior profile: Sam Priestley

Mya Copeland, features writer June 11, 2020

For most seniors, the first day of this school year marked the beginning months of submitting college applications and waiting to hear responses. But for Sam Priestley, it was just the first day of senior...

March 13, 2020. This Friday wasn’t categorized by scares, screams or gore — but it was the final day before a frightening reality for KSD students began: the end of normalcy.

How e-learning has affected teachers and students

Maya Kim, features writer May 19, 2020

March 13, 2020. This Friday wasn’t categorized by scares, screams or gore — but it was the final day before a frightening reality for KSD students began: the end of normalcy. This was the last day...

25-year-old artist Lauvs upcoming album “~how i’m feeling~” is set for release March 6, with 10 of the 21 tracks already out.

Lauv’s take on “Modern Loneliness”

Kate Schreiber, features writer March 5, 2020

Since his hit single “I Like Me Better” accumulated 225 million views on YouTube, Ari Leff, professionally known as Lauv, has continued to expand his catalog of songs and has grown in popularity. With...

In 1990, The Kirkwood Call came under fire for a controversial advertisement.

An unplanned controversy, 30 years ago

Clayton Caringer, archives staffer March 3, 2020

Kirkwood High School is no stranger to controversy. It’s not every day that it makes the national news. But in autumn, 1990, that was not the case. In fact, the controversy at the time was so large that...

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