The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Too much free time on your hands? Check out this quiz on which obscure KHS club should you try?

Which obscure KHS club should you try?

Owen Spiegel, news writer November 19, 2021

If you’ve got too much free time on your hands (which is, admittedly, unlikely) you should check out some of the various clubs KHS has to offer. And there are A LOT. TKC has picked out some of the weirdest...

With homecoming coming up this Saturday, read TKCs advice about the big night.

Where to get your outfit

Rachel Finan and Aine Bradley November 4, 2021

From a simple-strappy dress to suits in an endless color selection, the options for homecoming outfits are endless. With the KHS Friendship Dance being one of the latest homecomings of high schools, it...

Tyler Wilson, freshman, enjoys spending time with his grandparents in Turkey each summer.

VoKs: Kaiser, Wilson, Hernandez-Vazquez

Nicholas Whittington, breaking news editor November 3, 2021

For our third issue this school year TKC followed the prompt “Everybody has a story.”  TKC staffers were randomly assigned three KHS students to write “Voices of Kirkwood” on. They capture details...

The KSD BOE met for a plan and work session Monday night.

KHS Weekly Updates 9/3/21: Dress Code, NHS Applications and COVID-19 Guidelines

Megan Glasgow, editor-in-chief September 3, 2021

Student Letters of Recommendation: KHS administration recommends AP and Honors teachers to write up to seven college letters of recommendation per section of AP and Honors classes they have. Teachers...

With COVID-19 on the rise, The Addams Family Musical had to be put on hold.

They’re creepy and they’re COVID-safe: The Addams Family musical

Kylie Madden, new staffer May 8, 2021

With COVID-19 on the rise in spring of 2020, many school activities and sports found themselves on Zoom. As school transitioned online, the idea of the spring musical taking the stage seemed hopeful at...

Art by Graesen Joyce. I’ll remind you that changes — big or small — can be incredibly transformative.

Senior column: Tom Mueller

Tom Mueller, editor-in-chief May 4, 2021

College: Washington University in St. Louis Major: Undecided There’s a neologism I’ve recently become fond of: sonder, the realization that everyone in the world is living a life as complex as...

Wade worked at Kirkwood for over 30 years as a teacher, coach, and administrator

Mike Wade retires

Nicholas Whittington, features writer March 14, 2021

At the end of 2020, Mike Wade, long-time KHS teacher and principal, retired. Wade served Kirkwood for over 30 years, coaching two varsity sports and graduating five classes of students. The students of...

TKC continues to call on KSD to include students in their decisions.

Call ed: We should not return full-day

TKC Staff March 14, 2021

Over four months ago, TKC wrote a staff editorial calling for the inclusion of student voices in KSD’s decision to return to in-person learning. Now, Kirkwood’s middle and high schools are in full...

KHS will return to full-day in-person learning March 15, with elements of the plan still in development.

KHS to return full-day, many questions still unanswered

Kate Schreiber and Olivia Silvey February 24, 2021

KHS will return to a full-day in-person learning schedule Monday, March 15, the first day of fourth quarter. For much of the year, the largest obstacle regarding the return to full-day in-person learning...

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