The Kirkwood Call

Call Ed: shortened lunches and bursted bladders

Call Ed: shortened lunches and bursted bladders

September 23, 2015

School can be an array of feelings. Sometimes it’s long, with every minute feeling like an hour. Sometimes it’s frustrating, when a grade is less than satisfactory. However, more often than not when it’s time for passing period, school feels rushed. With a new schedule, change is inevitable, but two c...

I think I found myself a cheerleader

I think I found myself a cheerleader

Camille Baker, features writer

September 5, 2015

Before school year performances, Isabelle Chan, senior and varsity cheerleader, and her 21 other teammates spend three months practicing. However, Chan said, “The behind-the-scenes preparation and work that goes into cheerleading events are not always acknowledged. People don’t think it is that...

Mission possible

Mission possible

Abby Geisz, features writer

September 3, 2015

Grace Jaeger and Emma Johnson, sophomores, and Katherine Moore, junior, chose to use their summer vacation to help others. Jaeger and Johnson traveled out-of-state and Moore traveled out of the country to help the world. Jaeger and Johnson, along with 37 other teenagers and nine advisors, traveled for...

Interactive caring from TKC

Interactive caring from TKC

Chloë King and Jamie Jones

December 9, 2014

The Kirkwood Call is devoting its final issue of 2014 to charities in the St. Louis area. We are covering 18 charities; a Thinglink has been created with the location and information about each one. Navigate around St. Louis and find out what various charities are doing, where to find them and how...

TKC Podcast: Anxiety

TKC Podcast: Anxiety

Trevor Cleveland, Kaitlin Kilby, Mikki Philippe, and Daniel Stobbe

November 19, 2014

This podcast is in correlation with Abby Christenson's story, which will be available Nov. 24. Kaitlin Kilby, Trevor Cleveland, Mikki Philippe and Daniel Stobbe discuss the stress and anxiety on the average high school student. DISCLAIMER: While recording, certain audio quality adjustments had...

KHS makes accomodations for transgender students

KHS makes accomodations for transgender students

Abby Christensen, news editor

October 9, 2014

His mother teased him about it and his father told him to stop seeking attention. He said his family practically disowned him for it. His peers and teachers refused to use male pronouns around him, and he was not allowed to use the male restrooms, or try out for the male sports teams, even though he...

Kirkwood High School student newspaper
Kirkwood High School