The Kirkwood Call

Senior Profiles: Simon Welge

Senior Profiles: Simon Welge

Izzy Colón, copy editor

April 27, 2018

Bees were flying everywhere. The windows had been rolled down and wearing no protective gear, Simon Welge, senior, and his father, Martin Welge, drove nervously home after buying their first beehives. By the time they arrived, they had both already been stung. During his first real encounter with bees,...

Madi’s melody

Madi’s melody

Charlotte Heinrich, features writer

April 2, 2018

"Everything’s bigger in Texas,” Madi Janysek, senior, said. “I’ll keep telling you that until the day I die.” Janysek is no stranger to the Lone Star state, the place she still calls her home. Native to Arizona, Janysek moved to New York, San Antonio, Austin, Rhode Island and back to Austin,...

Eclipse preview

Eclipse preview

Thomas Birmingham, in-depth editor

August 20, 2017

Although a total solar or lunar eclipse occurs roughly every 18 months, a total eclipse has not occurred over Kirkwood since 1442. So those in the path of totality, or the area where the moon fully covers the sun, are making the most of this event. Businesses are selling eclipse-themed merchandise, news...

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