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The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Our Little Haven  provides and emotional health services for children.

Charity Issue: Our little haven

Allie Caffey, entertainment writer December 2, 2022

A child unloved by their mother. A child beaten by someone they should look up to. A child crying alone in a place where they should feel safe. Our Little Haven is a St. Louis charity that helps young...

Max Pritcher, senior, looks to his friends for support during friendly banter.

Photo Gallery: French Club

Elizabeth Riti, photographer October 31, 2022

When it comes to French Club, a lot of students admittedly come for the snacks, but they all stick around for the activities that the officers come up with. On Tuesday, Oct. 18 french club held a Halloween-themed...

Students are going through mobile screen withdrawal. They’re stretching their arms, nearly dislocating their shoulders, attempting to get service.

The better connection

Lila Shepard, managing editor October 5, 2022

*This piece is entirely satirical. Students all around KHS are developing the symptoms — bouncing knees, pale faces, worried expressions and a wandering mind. They are clinging to the windows and...

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...

Every day, students walk past these snack and drink-filled machines, but instead of using them, they complain that they are closed during school hours.

Locked up

Elizabeth Niedringhaus, features writer January 5, 2022

This piece is entirely satirical Dear KHS administrators,  Why do you hate us? KHS students want to be able to use the vending machines. Every day, students walk past these snack and drink-filled...

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:...

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...

A self-portrait that shows the ups and downs of the past year

Juxtaposition – Liv Timp

Liv Timp, artist May 17, 2021

COVID-19 brought me so much bad, and good. But it was hard to see through the negatives that came with living through a pandemic at 16. Dealing with anti-maskers or COVID-19 deniers (sometimes in my family),...

The past 14 months have consisted of five stages of grief. I didn’t go through these stages just once. I go through them everyday.

Control – Maya Kim

Maya Kim, social media editor May 13, 2021

The past 14 months have consisted of five stages of grief. First came denial. There is no way we can return to school with the rise of COVID-19 cases recently. Returning to in-person learning in November...

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