The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Self-dates aren’t magic, and they take some getting used to. Maybe it helps to start small, whether that means catching the sunset for 15 minutes or even buying yourself some flowers.

It’s a date (with you)

Audrey Blaine, art editor March 2, 2021

Last August, buried deep in dread for the new school year, I was mindlessly browsing YouTube. I happened to click on a video put out by vlogger Dustin Vuong called “i took myself on a date since no one...

There are plenty of other Valentines Day candies besides the classic box of chocolates; find out which one matches your personality.

Which Valentine’s Day candy are you?

Catherine Butler, copy editor February 13, 2020

Every year on Valentine’s Day, you might wonder what type of sweets you should get your S.O. Or, if you’re single, which confections you should stock up on when they go on sale Feb. 15. While you try...

This cartoon depicts what would happen if a student turned this reality TV show into reality, asking several girls if theyll accept a rose.

Editorial Cartoon: The Bachelor at KHS

Catherine Butler, copy editor February 10, 2020

On Monday nights, dozens of KHS students tune in to "The Bachelor." This cartoon depicts what would happen if a student turned this reality TV show into reality, asking several girls if they'll accept...

In our household, my moms work very hard to parent each of us to our own needs.

Go ask your mom

Olivia Silvey, staff designer March 31, 2019

We were in the car driving back from one of my weekly therapy sessions, and my mom started talking about Suzan, her best friend at the time. She took a deep breath and said she had to tell me something....

I’ll keep the endless reasons to join Tinder brief to give you more time to craft your master profile and get swiping.

Swiper, no swiping

Brendan Davidson, parsnip editor March 14, 2019

*this piece is entirely satirical Tinder is the most infamous dating app out there. People attack it day and night, but as a proud supporter of Tinder and its innovative ideas, I can’t listen to these...

photo by Mia Alexander

KHS students blind date

Mia Alexander and Lydia Cohen February 27, 2019

Watch as bachelor Will Blackmore blind dates eight unknown contestants to see who he is most compatible with. Feel the love in the air and determine for yourself who you think Will's soulmate is by voting...

Celebrity Spouse Trivia

Zack Deutschmann, features writer February 19, 2019

Valentine's Day is right around the corner. Whether you're out on a fancy date or home alone, these celebrities will have their Valentine this February 14th. Take this quiz to see how well you know these...

art by Grace Carroll

Top 5 Valentine’s Day gifts

Claire Boysen, print managing editor February 14, 2019

*This piece is entirely satirical How special can giving your significant other chocolates and roses be if everyone is doing it? Don’t you want to show your love in a meaningful way this Valentine’s...

art by Thora Pearson

Tell me amour and amor about love

Maddie Meyers, web managing editor February 14, 2019

The bride looks out the car window with a paper fan in her hands, preparing to drive away with her new husband. As the engine starts, she takes the fan her mother gave her and tosses it out the window....

Singles Awareness Day isn’t limited to platonic or familial love— it can also be about pampering oneself, something many people forget about.

It’s not SAD after all

Catherine Butler, opinions writer February 10, 2019

Over three quarters of KHS students have been missing out on an international holiday. So for the 76.5 percent of you (244/319) who haven’t heard of Singles Awareness Day, it’s time to celebrate. Don’t...

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