The Kirkwood Call

10 stories that don’t have anything to do with COVID-19

With COVID-19 taking over, a bit of perspective might be needed. Read these stories to see what else is going on in the world.

Emma Lingo, editor-in-chief

March 26, 2020

Ever since COVID-19 made landfall in January, the virus has been dominating the news cycle. Between online school and state mandates, it can feel like coronavirus is taking over. But it’s not. Here are 10 stories to brighten your day that have nothing to do with COVID-19 and its effects.  Happy fe...

KHS takes on technology addiction

Art of a hand scrolling on their phone, as many KHS students do.

Lydia Cohen, social media managing editor

March 24, 2020

Below are quotes from KHS students and staff discussing their views regarding technology addiction and the role it has played in their life.     “I feel like I haven’t had horrible experiences with [smartphone addiction]. It has helped me in a way. I’ve made friends on so...

Online school to begin Thursday, March 26

Dr. Michele Condon shared more information about online school and more in an email to TKC.

Lydia Cohen, Kate Schreiber, and Olivia Silvey

March 16, 2020

In an email to TKC, Dr. Michele Condon, KSD superintendent, outlined further steps the district will take to ensure stability and health in the coming weeks. There will be two “snow days” on March 24 and 25 to give teachers time to prepare their classes. Online school is scheduled to begin Thursday,...

Top five features stories from 2019

Two kids stand on the runway and pose for a picture during an annual Fashion Show FOKWC hosts.

TKC Staff

December 27, 2019

The features staff on TKC aims to tell stories that need to be told. This past year the features section told stories ranging from an aspiring entrepreneur in our own high school with "Creating Cash Cult" to non-profit organizations that better our community in "Finding a friend" and even showing where...

Which grade level do you belong in?

Which grade level do you belong in?

Lydia Cohen, web staff

May 4, 2019

Each grade level during high school has its own defining characteristics. Are you more like the over achieving freshman or checked-out senior? Either way, take this short quiz to find out which class you actually belong in. (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);;js.src='';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}(document,'script','playbuzz-sdk')); ...

Best breakfast places in STL

Art of breakfast food sitting on a table by Celia Bergman.

Lydia Cohen, web staff

March 8, 2019

Breakfast: the most important meal of the day. Whether in the morning or late at night, you can never go wrong with your favorite breakfast food. In this interactive map, explore for yourself some of the best breakfast spots in STL. ...

KHS students blind date

photo by Mia Alexander

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 on the poll below. ...

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