The Kirkwood Call

Senior Profile: Kelley Cochran

Catherine Butler, copy editor

May 21, 2020

St. Louis University | Nursing “I feel so alive up here.” The moment Kelley Cochran, senior, stepped onto the stage during her first play, that was what she thought. As a child, Kelley had watched plays often and began performing in third grade with a production of “Once On This Island.”...

Creating Cash Cult

John Allen, senior, wears his own clothing brand, Cash Cult.

Megan Glasgow, features writer

November 15, 2019

Dressed in jeans, sneakers, and a T-shirt, John Allen, senior, looks like he could fit right into a high school crowd. But blending in is next to impossible for him, as shown by his precise style. His cuffed jeans have butterflies on them and his tee contrasts with spiders and skulls. The sweater tied ov...

Be home soon

In 2017, 3,166 people were killed as a result of distracted driving.

Kate Schreiber, features writer

November 1, 2019

While distracted driving has declined since 2016, there is still a problem. Missouri is one of two states that has not completely banned texting and driving.

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...

Into the wood (again)

Turley taught at KHS for six years before moving to Clayton High School for two years.

Mya Copeland, features writer

October 10, 2019

Dr. Eric Turley left Kirkwood High School with no plans to return. Read this story to find out why he came back.

“Congratulations”—Five KHS seniors who got into elite universities

From left to right: Ellie Nash, Mary Ralston, Cooper Wise, Meredith Lang, Eli Boshara

Ethan Peter, features writer

May 15, 2019

Kirkwood’s towering trees were an array of red, orange and yellow hues when Mary Ralston, senior, completed her college applications. Yet when those leaves turned brown, shriveling and drifting down from high in the trees, Ralston continued to receive promotional materials from various schools. When the ...

TKC tries blind makeovers

photo by Kara Rieger

Annie O'Brien, health and wellness editor

February 26, 2019

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Photo gallery: girls swim and dive vs. Marquette Dec. 11

Olivia Inion, freshman, does a reverse flip off the diving board. She has been diving on and off since the age of 5.

Kelley Cochran, photographer

December 18, 2018

Marquette won against Kirkwood with a score of 128-56. This is their 5th meet this season, and they have 6 more meets before heading into state. "The best part of my job is to work with all these awesome, talented, smart kids at Kirkwood high school" Matt Beasley, swim coach said. "It can be hard to...

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