The Kirkwood Call

Operation: Lunchtime Clean Up

Operation: Lunchtime Clean Up

Emma Lingo and Maddie Hawes

December 7, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Top Stories

Lunchtime Clean Up aims to have participants spending the last 5 minutes of lunch picking up any trash left behind by students. Whether it’s a full tray of food or an empty bag of chips, TKC pledges to help KHS custodians clean up to show we understand our role in keeping the school clean. TKC...

Update to “disturbing message” left in girls’ bathroom

Update to “disturbing message” left in girls’ bathroom

Maddie Hawes and Jack Rintoul

December 3, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Showcase, Top Stories

KHS Principal Dr. Mike Havener sent an email to KHS parents concluding the investigation into the recent “disturbing message” written in the girls’ bathroom in the commons. The email said: “The investigation regarding the disturbing message written on the restroom walls in the school is now comp...

Getting on Her Level

Getting on Her Level

Jack Matousek, features writer

November 27, 2018


Filed under Features

A freshman walks through the double doors leading into the language hallway on the first day of school. Passing the classes full of her peers she walks straight to where the upperclassmen are streaming in the final room of the hallway. She grips the metal handle ready to learn not fazed about the wo...

Which KHS winter sport team do you belong on?

Which KHS winter sport team do you belong on?

Madisen Bromfman and Sophia Molitor

November 21, 2018


Filed under Quizzes

Answer these winter related questions to find out which KHS winter sports team you belong on. (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src='https://embed.playbuzz.com/sdk.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}(document,'script','playbuzz-sdk')); ...

Blind spicy chip taste test

Blind spicy chip taste test

Jack Matousek and Keegan Pfiefer

November 19, 2018


Filed under Video

Each person volunteered to blind taste and rate four hot chips on a scale of 1-4, 1 being the best 4 being the worst. The Flamin' Hot Cheetos won the top spot out of the four chips the three others being Doritos: Chili Lemon, Jalapeno Cheetos and Hot Funyuns.

Guess the song challenge

Guess the song challenge

Grace Murphy, Mary Ralston, and Meg Murphy

October 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Video

The Kirkwood Call gave KHS students and teachers a few seconds to guess song. Watch the video to see how they did.

NHL Preview 2018-19

NHL Preview 2018-19

Austin Cleveland, sports writer

October 9, 2018


Filed under Top Stories

September drifts into October, and an eerie shift begins. The weather is getting colder, the days are becoming shorter and the NHL hockey season creeps into the pandemonium of professional sports. With the NBA, NFL and NHL gearing up, (not to mention college football) and MLB playoffs also going on,...

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

Charlotte Heinrich, features + in-depth editor

September 5, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Art by Thora Pearson If you’ve taken even just one scroll through VSCO, checked your Instagram explore page or opened Netflix within the past two weeks, you’ve caught a glimpse of it. A stylish asian girl with a tall brunette boy? Something about love letters, or maybe even a ski trip? Sinc...

Stampede: use this guide to properly navigate KHS

Stampede: use this guide to properly navigate KHS

Maddie Hawes, associate editor

August 24, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

  It’s 12:55 p.m., lunch just ended and now you have to sprint to Spanish class. You leave your friends to start down the social studies hallway and you find yourself stuck in a huge clustered mob of wild boars squeezing themselves down the most narrow hallway in the school. Skip the socia...

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