The Kirkwood Call

The art of procrastination

The art of procrastination

Annie O'Brien, features writer

March 5, 2017

The clicking of the keyboard gets into a rhythm, but then she hears her phone vibrate. She picks it up to check her notifications and the latest posts on Instagram. Before she knows it, it is almost midnight and she still has an entire essay to finish. This is common for high school students because once ...

Closing the GAPP

Closing the GAPP

Abbey Painter and translated by Paria Darafshan and Abbey Painter

October 6, 2016

German students from the Friedrich-Ebert-Gymnasium in Hamburg arrived in St. Louis on the evening of Tuesday, Oct. 4. Since 1992, Kirkwood High School students (accompanied by Larry Anderson, German teacher) have been going to Germany every other year during June. The students stay in Germany with a...

Senior profile: Kim Sweesy

Senior profile: Kim Sweesy

Trevor Cleveland, blog/podcast editor

April 26, 2015

For Kim Sweesy, being the senior guidance counselor allows her to provide a place for students in need. She forms close-knit relationships with seniors such as Brendan Bailey and helps them achieve personal victories she can later celebrate with them as she watches them grow and develop as people. For...

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