The Kirkwood Call

Senior Profiles: Emilee Autry

Senior Profiles: Emilee Autry

Grace Murphy, features writer

May 8, 2018


Filed under Senior Profiles

College: Quincy University Major: Nursing   She was in her sophomore honors English class when she asked Dr. Amy Barker, English teacher, if the strawberry patterned vest she was wearing made her look too fat. She needed to ask Barker about colleges or help with school at anytime. From that ...

Top 5 of senior year at KHS

Top 5 of senior year at KHS

Adele Baughman, web managing editor

May 4, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Top Opinions

As I enter my last week of school ever at KHS, it’s hard not to look back on what has made my four years here so enjoyable. So, here are some things that all students, especially seniors, at KHS should take advantage of and enjoy.   The first day of school: The first day of school f...

Q&A: Three KHS coaches and sexual harassment

Q&A: Three KHS coaches and sexual harassment

Maddie Hawes, web editor

April 25, 2018


Filed under In Depth

TKC held a roundtable interview with four KHS coaches about the sexual harassment climate they see at KHS.               TKC: From a health teacher’s perspective, how have you changed your topics in class along with the national ev...

A teacher that looks like me

A teacher that looks like me

Sha'Diya Tomlin, opinions

April 25, 2018


Filed under Columns, In Depth, Issue 5, Opinions

    I have been going to KHS for three years now, and for me finding a black teacher is like winning the lottery, especially if they teach a class you like. Now hear me out, white teachers bring a lot of things to the table, but as a black student when I sit in class I always feel a divide. I...

Senior column: Kate Hennessey

Senior column: Kate Hennessey

Kate Hennessey, sports editor

April 24, 2018


Filed under Senior Magazine

In high school you’re thrown into a world of decision-making in an attempt to find out what’s important to you. Go join those three clubs and attend nothing but the first meetings for them. Go to that TKC interview even though you're absolutely terrified. When they ask you what you could bring to...

Where are they now: Cornell Young III

Where are they now: Cornell Young III

Grace Murphy, features writer

April 18, 2018


Filed under Where are they now

Football was his only escape. His only way to get away from the gangs, the drugs, the life he did not want. He continued to fight, to work hard, to channel his emotions onto the field. He was used to footballs spiraling toward him, but bullets are a lot harder to catch. The night Cornell Young III, 19...

Spring play preview

Spring play preview

Emma Lingo and Maddie Meyers

April 12, 2018


Filed under News

Have you ever wished that your favorite musical could come to life? The Drowsy Chaperone, KHS’s spring musical, features a man’s witty commentary about his favorite musical record as it appears on stage. Performances will take place in the Keating Theater on April 12-14 at 7 p.m. For KHS student...

Where are they now: Nancy Ellis

Where are they now: Nancy Ellis

Emma Lingo, news-features writer

April 3, 2018


Filed under Where are they now

Before she traveled internationally to dance and produce her own show, Nancy Ellis, 1989 KHS graduate, danced in the Keating Theater with the KH Players. KHS theater was one of the first steps on her path to become a professional dancer. At high school rehearsals, Ellis grew close with John Dean, KHS ...

Trash can’t

Trash can’t

Charlotte Heinrich, features writer

March 16, 2018


Filed under In Depth

Some would say the “recycling bin” of KHS seems to be half full. I would ask, is the recycling even being recycled? On a dreary Monday night this January, a custodian in the history building openly dumped the contents of the little blue recycling bin into the gray landfill on wheels. She said...

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