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The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

“Some of my favorite albums I have, I just picked up because I heard them playing at a record store. - Cale Owens

Senior profile: Cale Owens

Kylie Madden, features writer May 9, 2022

College: Undecided Major: International Business The sun is shining and the birds are chirping. It’s a perfect day for Cale Owens, senior, to roll down the windows on his Ford Fiesta, turn up his...

Although some high schoolers may relate to these experiences, according to the Institute for Family Studies, fewer than 40% of American high schoolers have participated in sexual intercourse. 

Under pressure

Kylie Madden, features writer March 4, 2022

When opening Tiktok, Snapchat, Instagram or any other social media, chances are it will be crowded with opinions on the latest episode of the HBO Max show “Euphoria.” The show features many sex scenes,...

Logan Jones jumps off the ramp at Ramp Riders Skate park.

Rolling with it

Kylie Madden, features writer February 14, 2022

Perched at the edge of a ramp at Maplewood Skatepark, Logan Jones, junior, stared down at the concrete as they considered their next trick. It was 10 p.m. and they were surrounded by other skaters they...

COVID-19 was unexpected, but it led Hannah Wagganer to expand her passion for being a caring person.

A caring soul

Kylie Madden, features writer December 16, 2021

People are Hannah’s passion. When she’s not with people at school, Hannah Wagganer, junior, takes every opportunity to be social. Her phone is filled with pictures of her friends, documenting every...

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,...

Robinson Elementarys welcome sign read Thank you to our community for passing Prop R this week.

See 2021-22 new staff stories and photo galleries here

new staffers May 12, 2021

Each year new TKC staffers practice their new positions on staff by participating in a mock cycle. This cycle serves to give new staffers a chance with hands on learning. Below are the stories and photo...

With COVID-19 on the rise, The Addams Family Musical had to be put on hold.

They’re creepy and they’re COVID-safe: The Addams Family musical

Kylie Madden, new staffer May 8, 2021

With COVID-19 on the rise in spring of 2020, many school activities and sports found themselves on Zoom. As school transitioned online, the idea of the spring musical taking the stage seemed hopeful at...

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...

Gabrielle Cannon, junior, poses in front of her favorite album: Mojo by Evann McIntosh.

Photo Gallery: students recreate their favorite album covers

Elizabeth Riti, photographer October 19, 2020

TKC previously had teachers recreate popular album covers Now it's the students' turn to recreate their favorites. "A lot of the music I listen to leads to empowerment, just like the album I recreated,"...

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