The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood steals the soccer ball from Mehlville shortly after a close goal.

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood Boys Freshman Soccer Game vs. Mehlville High School

Katie Bowers, photographer October 12, 2021

On Wednesday, October 6 at 4:15 p.m. Kirkwood High Schools's Freshman Boys Soccer team played against Mehville High School. They all gathered for a home game in Kirkwood's soccer field, and with lots of...

People with and without disabilities will come together to participate in the annual KHS Unified Night Lights game.

KHS hosting yearly Unified Night Lights event Wednesday, Sept. 29

Henry Chappell, sports editor September 29, 2021

At KHS’s upcoming annual Unified Night Lights event, hundreds of students will assemble at E. L. Lyons Memorial Field Wednesday, Sept. 29, starting at 6 p.m. Students with and without disabilities will...

Teleo Coffee opened for business on Aug. 15 in downtown Kirkwood.

Teleo opens to Kirkwood

Bella Ruzicka, features writer September 27, 2021

It’s 6:15 a.m., Teleo has only been open for fifteen minutes and Cass Clark, the shift lead, is already knee-deep in coffee orders. She works at Teleo Coffee, a coffee shop on Monroe Avenue. The shop...

Proposition R passed on April 6, 2021, with a 68% of the vote.

Prop R: Everything you need to know and more

Jane Roy, new staffer May 9, 2021

KSD is facing its own pandemic when it comes to its buildings. With seven out of the eight (K-12) schools over capacity, Prop R is intended to combat this problem.  After Prop S, a past proposition...

Art by Elena Sherwood. Picture of Phebe Hammond, senior, working her shift at Kaldis in Kirkwood.

Senior profile: Phebe Hammond

Lila Shepard and features writer May 3, 2021

Walking into work, the smell of roasting espresso beans fills her nose. Phebe Hammond used to bike to Kaldi’s when she was younger to get pastries and coffee; now she has been working there for over...

Charlie Hollocher, shortstop, played his entire career for the Chicago Cubs.

Charlie Hollocher: A lost legend

Daniel Tobias, political editor March 20, 2021

What does a gravestone say about the life of the person beneath it? In cemeteries, there are thousands of gravestones marking not only dead bodies, but the stories of the lives they lived. Instinctively,...

The George Robinson house, one of many historic estates in Kirkwood.

Archives: The history of Kirkwood homes

Clayton Caringer, archives editor March 17, 2021

It’s easy to forget that Kirkwood and its surrounding areas are as old as they are. Established in 1853, the city has changed drastically since it was established as a small farming community west of...

Bryce Simpson, senior, shoots a free throw in Kirkwoods Dec. 8 season opener against Mehlville.

Upcoming KHS winter sports schedule

Henry Chappell, sports editor February 8, 2021

Despite the challenges of COVID-19, the KHS winter sports season continues on. Multiple sports are active at the moment, including girls swim and dive, boys and girls basketball (freshman, JV and varsity...

Face masks are considered effective in protecting against the coronavirus.

Unmasking effectiveness

Lydia Drake, entertainment writer December 11, 2020

Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, masks have become a prominent part of today's world. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends they be worn in all public places because of their...

This photo is inspired by the lyrics from Sign of the Times.

Photo Gallery: Harry Styles in Kirkwood

Ella Sottile and Coco LeGrand December 8, 2020

Harry Styles is a celebrity who is well known for his two albums, titled  "Fine line” and ''HS1." "Fine Line"  will be released for an entire year on December 13th, 2020. During that time the album...

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