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Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Getting involved at KHS

Millie Reithel, news writer December 15, 2023

You’ve heard it time and time again, having good grades and a high GPA just isn’t enough anymore. They want you to be involved.  But, on top of the piles of homework sitting neglected on your desk...

Pioneer Pete representing both sides of Kirkwood, those who have pep and those who dont.

The downfall of school spirit

Mia Intagliata, Opinions Editor November 25, 2023

KHS, get it together. We’re the Pioneers, so start acting like it. Football season is in full effect, yet we could not be more disappointed. Not in the football players, who no doubt “tried their best”....

A computer experiences a malfunction with the classic Chrome Dinosaur Game in the background

VPN: KHS’s war on circumvention

Mason Heller, Editor-in-Chief November 14, 2023

*The name Brian has been used to protect the identity of interviewees in the following article. Hacking doesn’t look anything like the movies. There’s no frantic typing on an obnoxiously loud keyboard...

While KHS exemplifies good culture on the surface, there is much more behind having the most optimal learning environment for students.

Breaking down KHS’ culture

Sophia Webb, features + in-depth editor November 9, 2023

According to the Harvard Graduate School of Education, there are five elements that, when woven together, create an optimal learning environment for students. Fundamental beliefs, assumptions, shared values,...

Solis Maldonado, sophomore, and Carmen Fort, junior, high five as Solis comes up to bat.

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood varsity softball vs. Lindbergh Sept. 14, 2023

Claire Krob, photographer September 20, 2023

Kirkwood varsity softball battled off with Lindbergh on Sept. 14th 2023. Unfortunately, it resulted in a loss: 16-0 after three innings. Annie Hoffmeiser, junior and team manager, shares her thoughts about...

Here is an updated map of KHS after recent renovations, drawn by Bo Maney

A tour of KHS

Mia Intagliata, opinions writer September 19, 2023

Congratulations, you’ve made it to high school. Whether you’re nervous or excited, you’ll probably still end up getting lost on your first day, so let me help you try to figure out the building....

Carolyn Vandagriff is involved in the drama department and band

Meet the Freshmen

Kiley Huang, features writer August 30, 2023

Jace Heigham moved from Nagoya, Japan to Missouri last August, and this will be his first year attending a school in the KSD. His family made the 6,507 mile move so he could have an education from...

Ella Harms, senior, moves to get ready to hit the ball down the field.

Photo Gallery: Girls field hockey Sept. 13, 2023

Maggie Cannon, photographer August 28, 2023

On Wednesday, Sept. 13th, the Kirkwood Varsity field hockey team played Webster's field hockey team. Kirkwood won against Webster with a score of 3-0. Junior, Georgia Torpey talks about her enjoyment of...

Emma Frate, junior, and Audrey Bernabo, senior, pose for a picture together.

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood Unified Night Lights

Caroline Pearson, photographer August 28, 2023

On Wednesday, September 20th Kirkwood high school hosted Unified Night Lights, and ended in a win with a whopping score of 99. People with and without disability's, partnered up with one of the high school...

As your hallway crushes you can only try to hide and avoid eye contact

Hallway crushes

Aine Bradley, news writer April 19, 2023

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