The Kirkwood Call

Numbers don’t lie

Numbers don’t lie

Daniel Kim, sports editor

October 1, 2018

The Pioneer football team is off to a great start, fueled by performances from four seniors: Cooper Wise, Arvell Ferguson Jr., Maurice Massey and Martez Jones. Starting the season undefeated, KHS is number four in STLToday's Top High School Football Teams Ranking. Numbers don’t lie, these senior play...

Senior Profiles: Ashley Anderson

Senior Profiles: Ashley Anderson

Mary Frizzell, Photographer

May 18, 2018

Since the first time she picked up a basketball, Ashley Anderson, senior, has given the sport her all. From age 5, she learned how to dribble, shoot and navigate intricate plays. As the sport runs deep in her family, with her dad and five of his siblings also playing the sport, it is no surprise she ha...

Photo gallery: varsity girls’ basketball and Male Poms

Photo gallery: varsity girls’ basketball and Male Poms

Kara Rieger, photographer

January 31, 2018

The girls' varsity basketball team won 59-38 against Pattonville high school Friday, Jan. 19. Both the varsity Pommies and the Male Pommies stole the floor during half time with their dance routines. "I believe the experience is amazing, but I had some extra experience, because I'm in Mrs. Bekebrede's...

Photo gallery: Varsity girls basketball vs Edwardsville

Photo gallery: Varsity girls basketball vs Edwardsville

Malayna Vines, photographer

December 29, 2017

KHS girls' varsity basketball team played Edwardsville High School in the semi-final round of the 43rd Annual Visitation Christmas Tournament Dec 27. While KHS beat Hazelwood Central High School in the quarter-finals with a score of 63-52 on Dec 26., the Pioneers lost to Edwardsville with a final score...

A battle of true Grace

A battle of true Grace

Megan Cleveland, features writer

October 30, 2017

She sat on her bed and looked into an abyss of darkness, preparing herself for another sleepless night of endless headaches and a never-ending pattern of coughing. For Grace Hartman, junior, this became her nightly ritual starting late December 2016. As Grace’s condition deteriorated, she received a CT scan in ...

Photo gallery: boys varsity soccer vs Vianney

Photo gallery: boys varsity soccer vs Vianney

Malayna Vines and Kylan Lane, photographers

October 5, 2017

KHS boys varsity soccer beat Saint Louis University high school in the semifinals by a score of 1-0 on Friday, Sept. 22, but lost to Vianney in the final round of the CYC tournament Saturday Sept. 23. After ending both halves of the game with the score tied at zero, KHS held their own throughout two...

Photo gallery: varsity boys soccer vs Mehlville

Photo gallery: varsity boys soccer vs Mehlville

Malayna Vines, photographer

September 4, 2017

Kirkwood varsity boys soccer team beat Mehlville High School 3-2 at KHS on Aug. 23. After Mehlville tied the score 2-2, Theo Ruppert, freshman, scored Kirkwood's third goal, putting the Pioneers in the lead. Brad Lay, junior, said that it felt great to beat Mehlville, especially at their first home game....

Senior Profile: Tiffany Jordan

Senior Profile: Tiffany Jordan

Malayna Vines, photographer

May 9, 2017

As she was scrolling through emails over spring break, Tiffany Jordan screamed so loudly her father thought someone had broken into their condo. What he did not know was Tiffany just received an email from her dream school: University of California, Los Angeles. Tiffany toured numerous schools acr...

Glory through the story

Glory through the story

Lany Borella, features writer

March 7, 2017

It can be loud, it’s right after school, sometimes it turns into yelling, and Madison Pratt is among the group of people all trying to get a word in. When she first came to Ellipsis, the club was quiet. Over the years she has witnessed the change and the excitement that has developed in what the club...

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Malayna Vines