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Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

As fall sports begin on campus, expect more nights like this as your Pioneers compete.

Fall sports preview

Kinley Bokermann, editor-in-chief August 23, 2022

  With the start of school comes the start of KHS fall sports. After many months of preparation, TKC spoke with a senior athlete from each sport about their upcoming season. Included are the first...

2022 Prom court nominees released

2022 Prom court nominees released

Kinley Bokermann and Caroline Steidley April 6, 2022

Each year as the prom season approaches, the senior class votes to nominate 16 seniors to the prom court. With prom king and queen on the line here are your 2022 Prom Court Nominees:   King Xavier...

Spring sports preview

Spring sports preview

Owen Backer and Kinley Bokermann March 31, 2022

With the harsh winter slowly fading into the past, it's time for some of KHS athletics’ best to emerge once again to compete at a high level. The fall and winter sports seasons have officially concluded...

Being fwb, or friends with benefits, has become a new normal for teenagers  looking for the benefits of a relationship without the commitment.


Kinley Bokermann, sports editor March 6, 2022

Ross and Rachel. Nick and Jess. Cassie and Nate. What do all of these people have in common? Three words: friends with benefits. There’s only one thing you need to know — it rarely works out. Being...

2022 marks the 50-year anniversary of Title IX, the legislation that made opportunities for women more equal across the board, especially in the world of sports.

Leveling the playing field

Kinley Bokermann, sports editor February 11, 2022

No Serena Williams grand slams, no Simone Biles gravity-defying routines, no Alex Morgan goals and no Katie Ledecky golds. Without Title IX these world-renowned athletes and other women around the country...

TKCs 2022 NFL playoff picks

TKC’s 2022 NFL playoff picks

Kinley Bokermann and Henry Chappell January 31, 2022

  As the 2022 NFL season comes to a close, everything is on the line. With three games left, four teams remain all in search of one thing: winning the Super Bowl. Starting January 30, the AFC and...

Jimmy McKinney, KHS boys basketball head coach, coaches his team in practice prior to their first game against Mehlville.

Jimmy McKinney: Dedication

Kinley Bokermann, sports editor January 7, 2022

Intense. Passionate. Dedicated. These were the three words junior guard Kellen Rhimes used to describe his head coach, Jimmy McKinney. For McKinney, boys basketball head coach, his passion for basketball...

Winter sport athletes compete with hopes of bringing home state titles back to KHS.

Winter is coming

Kinley Bokermann, sports editor January 6, 2022

With temperatures dropping and fall sports in the past, KHS athletics' focus shifts to a new season: winter sports. After months of hard work, teams are ready to see how they can preform against some of...

Sports: Jeremy Maclin: The experience - Henry Chappell and Marianthe Meyer

Top five sports stories of 2021

Henry Chappell, sports editor December 30, 2021

This year, TKC covered a wide spread of topics in the world of sports. From the perspective of the new KHS football coach Jeremy Maclin, to the importance of mental health for athletes, to covering the...

Breaking News: Hate crime at KHS.

Top five news stories of 2021

TKC Staff December 30, 2021

With COVID-19 disrupting normality in daily life and and different events occurring within KSD, there was no shortage of news in 2021. From COVID-19 updates, the Encompass Resolution sexual misconduct...

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