The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

For every Varsity game, Pep Nation sets a different theme for students.

Friday night fashion: KHS on Pep Nation themes

Kylie Madden, features writer November 7, 2021

Every Friday night, students around Kirkwood dress themselves in elaborate outfits, face paint, and props in order to fit the theme of that night’s Pioneer football game. These themes such as white out,...

As the KHS varsity football team ran out onto the field in front of their cheering fans, they had multiple goals on their mind. To win on their night, the KHS senior night, and at the end be one step closer to finishing their KHS football journey.

Oct. 8 Senior Night Game recap: Marquette 34, Kirkwood 14

Henry Chappell, sports editor October 9, 2021

As the KHS varsity football team ran out onto the field in front of their cheering fans, they had multiple goals on their mind. To win on their night, the KHS senior night, and at the end be one step closer...

Kameron Richardson, junior, attempts to avoid a Pattonville defender.

Photo gallery: Kirkwood varsity football vs. Pattonville Sept. 10, 2021

Sophia Beckmann and Ella Davies September 19, 2021

The Kirkwood varsity football team made their way to Pattonville for their 3rd game of the season on Sept. 10, 2021. Kirkwood won 48-0 against the pirates, and have continued their season with a winning...

Jeremy Maclin will become the next KHS varsity football head coach after two years as an assistant. Profile photo courtesy of KSD press release, action photos from 2019 by Hayden Davidson.

Jeremy Maclin named next KHS head football coach, pending board approval

Hayden Davidson, design editor February 15, 2021

Just over 15 years after taking off his Kirkwood football uniform for the last time, Jeremy Maclin will now don the headset and head coaching attire as the KHS varsity football head coach. Maclin, 2006...

Webster Groves Moss Field, where the 2020 Turkey Day game was scheduled to take place.

Breaking News: Turkey Day game canceled

Olivia Silvey, Hayden Davidson, and Molly Higgins November 13, 2020

KHS athletics announced the annual Turkey Day football game’s cancellation Friday, Nov. 13 in coordination with Webster Groves High School. The game was scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 26 at Webster, and...

The KHS cafeteria sits undisturbed on Oct. 26, two weeks before students would return in person.

We are still failing

Olivia Silvey, opinions editor November 11, 2020

A little less than a week before I was supposed to start my senior year in person, my boss called to tell me I had been exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19. I’m a golf caddy, and on the...

The KHS senior class leaders have kept trying to find a plan to still maintain the spirit for Turkey Day at KHS.

Neverending spirit

Henry Chappell, sports editor November 11, 2020

  There may not be any large gym pep rallies, funny senior skits, or Dr. Havener ringing the Frisco Bell in the Denver Miller arena. But this dreaded virus has not stopped KHS from having...

KHS varsity football’s playoff push ends early due to a positive COVID-19 test.

Positive COVID-19 test forces KHS varsity football forfeit

Hayden Davidson, design editor October 30, 2020

An individual within the KHS varsity football program was diagnosed with COVID-19, of which KHS administration was notified the afternoon of Friday, Oct. 30. The positive test result came on the day of...

Ladue player holds the ball, as the two teams faceoff.

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood varsity football game vs. Ladue Oct. 16

Annie George, photographer October 23, 2020

Kirkwood hosted their first home game of the season, against Ladue on October 16, 2020. The spectators were very limited, as each player, cheerleader, and pommie, each got two tickets for family. Kirkwood...

“My mindset throughout the game was just win,” Lee said.

Nov. 28 Turkey Day Game Recap: Kirkwood 42, Webster Groves 28

Hayden Davidson, sports writer November 30, 2019

Each year, many people in the Kirkwood and Webster communities wake up on Thanksgiving thankful for the upcoming Turkey Day Game. The seniors on both teams are thankful for the opportunity to play...

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