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Kirkwood High School student newspaper

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Jaida Autry, senior, walks a Unified Night Lights member up the field to start off the night.

Photo gallery: Unified Night Lights Sept. 29, 2021

Ella Davies, Quinn Millstone, and Maya Rubin October 12, 2021

Every year Unified Night Lights (UNL) brings everyone together for a night of football. Students in Pommies, cheer, Pep Nation, and football get buddied up with students with special needs to recreate...

A young boy and his mom watch the parade as it comes down Argonne.

Photo Gallery: Greentree Parade

Maya Rubin and Marianthe Meyer September 27, 2021

For 60 years Kirkwood has had the Greentree festival. To kick off this years festival, the annual Greentree parade was held Saturday Sept. 18. Watching the Greentree parade has been a tradition for many...

TKC spoke with a head coach or senior athlete from each team about their upcoming season to gain insight on each sport. Art by Mara Mueller.

Fall sports preview

Henry Chappell and Henry Joiner August 25, 2021

TKC spoke with a head coach or senior athlete from each team about their upcoming season to gain insight on each sport.   Julie Goodmann, head coach, girls’ varsity volleyball TKC: What...

Photo courtesy of KSD. 

Front row, pictured left to right: Jackson Fortner, Kaya McArdle, Kamryn Ealey, Emma Ealey, Kate Domian, Morgan Gindler,  Paige Howell, Aliya Swearingin, Ella Pearl and Jaylen Phipps. 

Back row, pictured left to right: Nick Walker, Sam Bryan, Jack Matousek,  Will Lee, Blake Seifert, Kannon Nesslage, Asher Weinberg, Ryland Irvin and Jakob Limpert.

Athletes honored at the annual KHS athletic signing ceremony

Henry Chappell, sports editor February 5, 2021

KHS’s annual athletic signing ceremony took place Thursday, Feb. 4 in the David Holley Assembly Hall. In this year’s ceremony, there were a total of 19 senior student-athletes present, not including...

Malik Spinks, junior, takes part in the march.

Photo gallery: BLM march

Ella Davies, Sophia Beckmann, and Lawrence McKee January 20, 2021

In response to the recent vandalism of racial slurs spray-painted on Kirkwood High School, North Kirkwood Middle School and Nipher Middle School on Wednesday, Jan. 6, KHS students held a Black Lives Matter...

Zoe Knight, KHS senior, used the time at home during the COVID-19 pandemic to create her own nonprofit. “Project WallFlower is a nonprofit organization that raises money to provide period products to students in need,” Zoe said.

Creating Project WallFlower

Lydia Sheehan, entertainment writer December 4, 2020

Back in March, the way people lived life was irrefutably changed: Businesses closed and people found themselves out of work, schools moved online and some students struggled with their mental health and...

Since announcing her retirement Nov. 8, the KSD school board has spent the past two months searching for eligible candidates to fill the position of Dr. Michele Condon, KSD superintendent.

School board member Julie Backer responds to accusations

Ally Ortmann, associate editor February 4, 2020

At an impromptu meeting, Kirkwood School District Board of Education President Darnel Frost asked board members to look into censuring fellow board member Julie Backer Feb. 1. Frost then called for Backer...

Turley taught at KHS for six years before moving to Clayton High School for two years.

Into the wood (again)

Mya Copeland, features writer October 10, 2019
Dr. Eric Turley left Kirkwood High School with no plans to return. Read this story to find out why he came back.
Evie Borbonus, sophomore,  makes sure the opposing team doesnt get the ball.

Photo gallery: girls’ varsity soccer 4/12

Meg Murphy, photographer April 19, 2019

The varsity girls soccer team played Francis Howell Central on Fri. April 12. The pioneers won the game 1-0 in penalty kicks. "I thought we played really well," Alex Chapman, junior, said. "We like to...

Anthony Speech and Matt Johnson, seniors, Xander Piskulic, sophomore and Mark Perry, junior, sing for the Kaleidoscope Vocal Jazz Ensemble.

Photo gallery: Best of Broadway, Taste of Jazz 3/13

Meg Murphy, photographer March 15, 2019

The Kirkwood High School Music Department presented Best of Broadway / Taste of Jazz Wed. March 13. After being cancelled due to weather in January, the music department was ready to preform. Students...

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