The Kirkwood Call

The 6 steps of approaching your crush

The 6 steps of approaching your crush

Maggie Burton, Grace Carroll, and Grace Ferguson

March 14, 2019


Filed under Art

*This piece is entirely satirical In this art spread, artists illustrate the progression of meeting your crush from the moment you spot them. This spread hits all the points, from stalking their instagram to finally initiating first contact by giving them a tap on the shoulder. ...

Top five art pieces of 2018

Top five art pieces of 2018

TKC Staff

January 2, 2019


Filed under Art

Issues: Stereotypes of a black woman - art by Bismah Syed Policing the minority with the majority - art by Catherine McCandless The 'N' Word - art by Thora Pearson Student journalist opinions on The New York Times op-ed - art by Maggie Burton Comments: heartfelt or #fakelove? - art by Grace Ferguson...

6 ways to cope with your post-Halloween blues

Maggie Burton, Grace Mennerick, and Catherine McCandless

November 16, 2018


Filed under Art, Visuals

In this art spread, TKC art staffers list ways in which one can cope with the post-Halloween blues when November rolls around. From buying discounted candy to having a horror movie marathon, look to this list of activities for guidance when fall comes to a close. ...

Freshman vs. senior year study habits

Freshman vs. senior year study habits

Maggie Burton, artist

September 17, 2018


Filed under Art

As we move into the new school year, students will begin to adopt study habits. Freshmen are prepared for everything that is coming their way, with every school supply from highlighters of every color, to a fully charged TI-83 calculator. However, the seniors have been playing the game for three years...

Train your brain

Train your brain

Maggie Burton, artist

May 9, 2018


Filed under Art

For this editorial cartoon, I wanted to focus on the double whammy that AP students have to face at the end of the year. Along with final exams, some students will have to take AP exams around the same time at the end of this year. Needless to say, our brains have taken a serious beating. I tried to...

Sexual assault awareness month

Sexual assault awareness month

Maggie Burton, artist

April 11, 2018


Filed under Art

In light of April being Sexual Assault Awareness Month, so I decided to create a piece dedicated to sexual assault awareness. I wanted to incorporate dark colors, but I really focused on working disembodied hands and arms into my piece because to me, hands in this context symbolize an invasion of privacy....

School supplies

School supplies

Maggie Burton, artist

March 5, 2018


Filed under Art

This editorial cartoon, titled "School supplies," brings attention to the serious gun problem in America. I wanted to highlight the issue of school shootings by drawing a gun next to ordinary school supplies. I wanted to do something to bring attention to this issue because it is unfortunately relevant...

You’re being watched

You’re being watched

Maggie Burton, artist

February 13, 2018


Filed under Art

This editorial cartoon is titled, “You’re being watched,” and it is based off of the new laptops. The school has banned many websites, and it feels almost as if they are monitoring our every move. "I wanted to make the cartoon more dramatic than necessary, so I added eyes in the background for a Bi...

Summer in a snap(chat)

Summer in a snap(chat)

Maisie Bradley, public relations editor

August 28, 2017


Filed under Video

Thank you to Anna Stutz, Josie Costello, Mary Ralston, Peyton Roberts, Katie Rudolph, Maggie Burton, Katie Judd, Lizzie Stobbe, Saylor Smith, Bridget Killian, Abby Larson, Ruby Keller and Katie Sachs for submitting videos.   Uncopyrighted music courtesy of GoPro's royalty free website.

Kirkwood High School student newspaper
Maggie Burton