The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Emma Frizzells, art editor, take on favorite comfort movie.

Artists’ take #9: Favorite comfort movie

January 11, 2022

At the start of each TKC cycle, the artists are given a prompt for “Artists’ Take.” This cycle’s prompt is “favorite comfort movie.” “Artists’ Take” is an opportunity for TKC’s artists...

14 months later: Art, art by Laurel Seidensticker.

Top five art visuals of 2021

TKC Staff December 30, 2021

The TKC art staff works throughout the year to create their own individual pieces along with art that enhances TKC's written stories. Here are TKC's top five art pieces of 2021. 14 months later:...

Who needs NASA? We have zodiac signs. 

Sim Khanuja, Opinions Editor December 13, 2021

The world’s greatest threat: Cancer. Not the disease, the zodiac sign. Their mood swings give me whiplash, and their need to tear up over every little inconvenience makes it hard to have an actual conversation...

10 Reasons why KHS will win Turkey Day 2021

10 Reasons why KHS will win Turkey Day 2021

Henry Chappell, sports editor November 24, 2021

Another year, another winless Webster season. Not to mention no wins since November 1st 2019. The Frisco Bell has been in our library for so long, the floor is dented. Webster plays at Hixson...

The KSD BOE meeting held Monday, Nov. 15, covered curriculum and policy.

BOE reviews algebra curriculum

Ava Tebo, podcast staffer November 19, 2021

Updated math curriculums for middle and high school students, calendar committee adjustments and public policy updates were all discussed at the KSD BOE meeting held Monday, Nov. 15.  During the work...

Portrait of KHS senior Meg Bjorkman in vibrant colors, drawn by Merry Schlarman.

Art Gallery: Faces of KHS

TKC followed the theme “Everybody has a story” where staffers highlighted random KHS students. For this prompt art staffers drew portraits of randomly assigned KHS students. The art staff used a spectrum...

On Sept. 1, 2021 Texas signed into law a bill (also known as the Texas Heartbeat Act) that makes abortions illegal after the first six weeks of pregnancy – when you can first detect a heartbeat. Another aspect of the bill is that citizens can sue those who have had an abortion or have helped with abortion in any way for up to $10,000 in legal fees. Art by Laurel Seidensticker.

An undue burden

Kailey Shirrell, social media editor September 27, 2021

Heartbeats have always had everlasting effects on culture and society. They have even spurned poetry and great literature, leading to works such as The Tell Tale Heart or even many of Shakespeare’s sonnets....

Back to school also means back to awkward group projects.

How to be social in high school

Kailey Shirrell, social media editor August 25, 2021

*This piece is entirely satirical  Dear freshmen, sophomores and juniors: as you are all still mentally freshman (due to COVID-19 complications), I feel it is my duty, like Janis Ian from Mean Girls,...

On the left side of the image, the girl is looking at her phone. On the right side, she is looking at her list of goals. The cool colors on the left half portray a gloomier feeling vs. the warm tones on the right half.

Refocus – Lila Shepard

Lila Shepard, features writer May 13, 2021

A cool breeze carried the smell of newly blooming flowers and the sound of birds singing. It was a normal spring day except for the halls buzzing with excitement and anticipation. Everyone was watching...

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