The Kirkwood Call

Coping with grief: a senior project

Coping with grief: a senior project

Olivia Silvey, staff designer

April 2, 2019

Almost 50 KHS students gathered in the lecture hall during homeroom Mar. 28 for Asha Zein’s senior project presentation and discussion about grief. Zein’s project focused on the process of grief, how to deal with loss through healthy coping mechanisms and ways to approach mental health in adolescence. T...

Prescription for addiction

Prescription for addiction

Jack Anderson, features writer

November 30, 2018

A woman named Emily from Rochester, New York, had a doctor who prescribed her painkillers for fibromyalgia and arthritis. She grew up in an upper-class suburb and according to PBS, after taking the painkillers for years and building a physical dependency, her doctor made the decision to stop writing he...

Suicide awareness week: white board day 10/24/17

Suicide awareness week: white board day 10/24/17

Mary Frizzell, photographer

October 26, 2017

Suicide Awareness Week hosted a precursor to the full week which takes place annually in April on Tuesday, Oct. 24. White boards were put out on tables at the Essex and Dougherty Ferry parking lots for students to complete the prompt “I fight for…” and “I stand for…” Students wrote a rang...

Kirkwood High School student newspaper
Kimberly Sweesy