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The Kirkwood Call

A teenager walks past the police tape, unbothered.

Call Ed: The desensitization of gen Z

Mia Intagliata, opinions editor March 21, 2024

Within five minutes of watching Instagram reels, it is almost guaranteed you will see at least ten short clips of car crashes, shootings and other violent events (trust us, we checked). Here, a three car...

Macon stares down the pitcher while getting ready for his next at-bat.

Tyler Macon

Brennan Rea, sports writer May 10, 2023

University of Memphis Computer Science When opposing football and baseball teams arrive at KHS, there is one player who is always circled on their scouting reports: Tyler Macon. According to KHS...

What Greg Nicholson enjoys most is building connections with students as a KSD substitute teacher.

Gonna be alright

Kinley Bokermann, editor-in-chief April 4, 2023

The sound of reggae echoes out of a classroom down the strait of the gray-colored hallway. Inside, a smiling man seated in his signature red sweatshirt hums the tune of Bob Marley’s “Three Little Birds”:...

As the last period ends the team celebrates their win.

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood varsity hockey vs. Parkway South Feb. 13

Katie Bowers, photographer February 15, 2023

Kirkwood varsity hockey played Parkway South on Feb. 13 at Queeny Park Recreation Center. Kirkwood took home their first win in the Challenge Cup playoffs, and will continue their second game against Desmet...

Followed by his teammates, Chase Coffman, senior, returns from the court.

Kirkwood Boys Varsity Basketball game vs. Parkway North, Dec. 6, 2022

Emery Bowman and Cassie Sprang December 15, 2022

On December 6th, 2022, the Kirkwood Boys Varsity basketball team played versus Parkway North in the Holley Assembly Hall. Kirkwood won with a score of 58- 29, a good start to the season. Many Kirkwood...

Dana and Debby are cousins who grew up in the Kirkwood area. They occasionally get together at Kirkwood Park and, have a little fun.

Photo Gallery: VOK’s in Kirkwood Park

Cassie Sprang and Katie Bowers November 18, 2022

Kirkwood Park attracts people for several different reasons, especially during the change in seasons. Nancy, a woman walking in the park, says, "I came to take a walk since [it's] such a nice day." In...

BOE meeting discussed the banning of books over sexually explicit images.

BOE discusses book banning, summer school, class sizes and approves 2022 tax rates

Ian Reno and Natalie Hosto September 29, 2022

At the KSD Board of Education meeting on Sept. 26, there were several public comments in support of KSD librarians, and against the banning of books in the district. Besides the banning of books, the BOE...

Kendrick Lamar dissects complicated themes and topics in his eighteen-song double album, Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers.

Review: Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers

Wyatt Byers, Owen Spiegel, and Aine Bradley May 18, 2022

The last time Kendrick Lamar released a solo album, the class of ‘22 was in middle school. That five year hiatus came to an end at 11:00 p.m. last night, with the release of his fifth studio album—“Mr....

Watching the pitcher, Aeden Owens, sophomore gets ready to swing the bat.

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood Boys JV Baseball Game vs. Oakville May 3, 2022

Cassie Sprang and Katie Bowers May 17, 2022

The Kirkwood JV Baseball team played at Kirkwood against Oakville on May 3rd, 2022. Within the duration of the game, Kirkwood and Oakville where playing at a very tight score. Eventually the game resulted...

Take this quiz to find out if your style is cool and chic, or casual and comfy.

How fashionable are you?

Khadija Khan, news writer November 28, 2021

Tell me your fashion style. Are you a trendsetter? A fashionista? Or could you not care less when it comes to clothing? Whether your closet is full of bold pieces or plain sweatshirts, find out how fashionable...

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