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Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

The KHS racquetball team competed in the USA Racquetball National Championships to finish their season.

KHS wins Racquetball National Championship March 6

Zach Thomson and Henry Chappell March 8, 2022

The KHS racquetball team competed in the USA Racquetball National Championships to finish their season. The tournament was held at Vetta Sports Centers around St. Louis, from March 2-6. “[During the]...

Being fwb, or friends with benefits, has become a new normal for teenagers  looking for the benefits of a relationship without the commitment.

Fwb?

Kinley Bokermann, sports editor March 6, 2022

Ross and Rachel. Nick and Jess. Cassie and Nate. What do all of these people have in common? Three words: friends with benefits. There’s only one thing you need to know — it rarely works out. Being...

Dr. Josh Flores and Cindy Ricks pose together in their tacky day outfits in the KHS commons.

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood High School Spirit Week: Nov. 17-23

Lawrence McKee, Photographer December 15, 2021

From Nov. 17-23 Kirkwood High School had its annual spirit week followed by the Kirkwood vs. Webster football game on Nov. 24. During spirit week students brought random items to bring their school supplies...

This year, KHS welcomed two new grade-level principals. To get to know them and KHSs other principals, read below.

Meet the principals

Hayden Davidson, editor-in-chief August 25, 2021

Dr. Joshua Flores Assistant principal, Class of 2022 grade level principal   Path to KHS • Graduated from Hillcrest High School in Dallas, Texas • Bachelor’s in social studies...

You would think that a year of change could lead to eventful things. You could finally work on all the side projects, hobbies and goals you have, that you never got the chance to do.

Change – Lawrence McKee

Lawrence McKee, photographer May 6, 2021

Change is always good, right? It’s an opportunity for you to better yourself. A chance to explore new challenges. You would think that a year of change could lead to eventful things. You could finally...

Senior profile: Lindsey Tomlin and Janie Lauberth

Senior profile: Lindsey Tomlin and Janie Lauberth

Ava Duggin, social media editor May 4, 2021

As Janie Lauberth posed for pictures with Lindsey Tomlin, her white sneakers were the only piece of clothing or accessory that was not red. They both wore red shorts and shirts. Lauberth had two red stripes...

Art by Maddy Rekhop.  
 Ainsley Wade smiles with her medals that she won from nationals.

Senior profile: Ainsley Wade

Caroline Steidley, opinions writer May 3, 2021

Ainsley Wade approaches her horse Wally for her first race in the equestrian nationals. After practicing five days a week for years, she was more than prepared for the upcoming race.  Ainsley Wade...

From complications with attending school, to being unable to visit with friends and family, everyone has lost some aspect of what they perceive to be “normal.” As the pandemic begins to cool down after a long year, KHS students reflect over all that has happened. 
Art by Liv Timp.

Reflecting on one year of COVID-19

Maya Kim and Liv Timp March 22, 2021

Questions like “How long do you think we’ll be out of school for?” and “Are you excited to do school online for the next few weeks?” were all anyone could talk about during the weeks leading...

Nesslage, senior, driving to the basket for a contested layup.

Feb. 27 basketball game recap: Ladue 58 Kirkwood 48

Henry Joiner and Henry Chappell March 3, 2021

Districts games are a big deal in the high school sports world, as they can be a school’s prime chance to punch their ticket to a state championship game and become the best team in the state of Missouri....

Kirkwood players walk onto the floor at the start of the second half.

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood varsity basketball vs Ritenour Feb. 18

Henry Chappell, sports editor February 23, 2021

KHS boys varsity basketball played their final home regular season matchup vs Ritenour on Feb. 18 at Holley Assembly Hall. KHS won the game in blowout fashion defeating Ritenour by a score of 73-36. On...

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