The Kirkwood Call

Let’s go clubbing

Let’s go clubbing

Bridget Killian, Art Editor

August 20, 2017

From the moment you enter KHS as a freshman to your last first day of school as a senior, the teachers and administration have told you to get involved. There are many ways to participate at KHS including sports, band or orchestra, the theater programs and clubs. The Activities Fair was held in the Denver Mil...

End of KH Players’ 2016-17 season

End of KH Players’ 2016-17 season

Justin Sweeney, opinions editor

April 13, 2017

After the Saturday night performance of Once Upon a Mattress, KH Players’ 2016-17 season came to a close. The program, which is supported by over 100 students, dozens of parents and a handful of directors, performed two mainstage shows, two Black Box shows, a one-act festival and won several awards a...

Senior Profile: Cara Palombo

Senior Profile: Cara Palombo

Melanie Witt, news-features writer

April 12, 2017

A gasp sweeps across the audience as she makes her first appearance flying across the stage, holding an umbrella in one hand and a bag in the other. She is the star of the show: Mary Poppins. This moment was one of Cara Palombo‘s favorite memories from being a part of the KHS drama program. "[Theater] is the one thing that clicked for me," Cara said. "Nothing compares to being on stag...

Teacher feature: Kelly Schnider

Teacher feature: Kelly Schnider

Alyssa Fox, web staffer

March 13, 2017

While the stress for many teachers ends at 3:00 p.m every afternoon, Kelly Schnider’s is just getting started. For the next three hours on these afternoons she spends her time creating new worlds and inspiring young performers. The green room is her playground to help students explore the worlds of...

Washing away diversity

Washing away diversity

Claire Boysen, opinions writer

March 8, 2017

You sit down on the couch after school, ready to watch your favorite TV show. You turn on the TV and see the same thing you always see: Friends, Full House, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Girl Meets World, and you realize one thing they have in common. White. Whether you’re aware of it or not, whitewashing is not...

International Thespian Conference 2017

International Thespian Conference 2017

Alyssa Fox and Ellie Cassidy

January 30, 2017

From mock auditions to circus skills, the International Thespian Conference (ITS) has many opportunities to teach young thespians theatre-related topics. Hundreds of high school students travel from all around Missouri to attend. At the conference, there are workshops, question-and-answer sessions with...

Preview of BATMANIA!

Preview of BATMANIA!

Maddie Hawes, features writer

November 16, 2016

Holy show week Batman! BATMANIA! is an on stage spin-off of the original 1966 Batman movie. The show will debut on the KHS black box stage as the Freshman and Sophomore Play on Nov. 17-20. Kristi Gunther, director, compiled and staged the show specifically for the black box stage because the show has neve...

Photo gallery: fall play The Government Inspector

Photo gallery: fall play The Government Inspector

Kara Rieger, photographer

October 21, 2016

This fall, KH Players put on The Government Inspector October 6th-8th. "I love the process of putting together the show,” Sydney Jones, sophomore, said. "I love getting to put on and tell the story of the show, and I especially love all of the people involved, including the cast, crew, and director....

Opening night

Opening night

Annie O'Brien, features writer

October 6, 2016

 The curtains will be pulled back and the spotlights will shine on a cast of comedic characters on Oct. 6. The fall play, “The Government Inspector,” opens tonight at 7 p.m. in the Keating Theater and runs through Saturday. The cost is $7 for students and $10 for adults. “We've worked pretty ...

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