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Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

You’re supposed to be here, and it’s a wild ride from here on out.

Senior column: Mya Copeland

Mya Copeland, features + in-depth editor May 7, 2022

College: Northwestern University Major: Journalism and Creative Writing Dear Nicholas, We made it. You’re about to start your TKC journey right as I end mine, a perfect cyclical ending if I’ve...

Little by little, I’m starting to see my sensitivity as a vessel for empathy and love instead of labeling myself as weak.

Senior column: Audrey Blaine

Audrey Blaine, visual managing editor April 13, 2022

College: Belmont University Major: Sociology Recently, my therapist recommended I read a book called “The Highly Sensitive Person” by Elaine Aron. “It sounds like you,” she said. I gave her...

While KHS teaches safe sex and abstinence, many private schools strictly teach abstinence.

Sex ed 101

Sim Khanuja, opinions editor March 3, 2022

“Somewhere the girl who may become your wife is keeping pure. Will you take to her a life equally clean?” This quote from a 1920s pamphlet reflected what sex education was at that time: modesty and...

Andrew Huebner, junior, and Jackson Hardage, sophomore, practice blocking passes during practice.

Photo Gallery: Water polo practice Feb. 21, 2022

Marianthe Meyer, photographer March 3, 2022

KHS's water polo team had its first practice of the season on Feb. 21, 2022. They will play their first game on Tuesday, March 15 at 4:30 p.m. in the natatorium. The team said they are optimistic about...

Galentines Day is the perfect time to celebrate yourself and your friends.

Galentine’s Day activities

Mya Copeland, features + in-depth editor February 21, 2022

It’s February — stores are overloaded with violently pink hearts, teddy bears and enough chocolate to rot your teeth just by looking at it. If you’re someone who loves love, you’re totally in your...

Carter Bowman holds his baritone saxophone at jazz band practice.

Double reeded

Mya Copeland, features + in-depth editor January 25, 2022

Carter Bowman, senior, lives a life of twos. He slept for two hours the night before marching in the 2021 Greentree Parade. He plays two instruments (alto and baritone saxophone) and tries to practice...

Ted Drewes has faced hiring struggles due to COVID-19 and the return to school.

In-depth: COVID, classes, concretes

Mya Copeland, features + in-depth editor December 12, 2021

The noisy line wrapped around the brightly lit yellow building is a true sign of St. Louis summer. But the staff of high school employees during the current Ted Drewes season looks different than previous...

From the hiring and perspective of the new football coach at KHS, to the importance of mental health for athletes, TKC made certain to not lose a step in the sports spectrum.

Jeremy Maclin: The experience

Henry Chappell, sports editor November 25, 2021

Before he played America's game, and strapped on his helmet and cleats, Jeremy Maclin was born and raised in the Meacham Park neighborhood of Kirkwood, Missouri. Although Maclin had two older brothers...

Jared Ulichnie, senior, is on the KHS varsity football and wrestling teams.

VoKs: Burba, Munson, Ulichnie

Lydia Drake, features writer October 16, 2021

For our third issue this school year TKC followed the prompt “Everybody has a story.”  TKC staffers were randomly assigned three KHS students to write “Voices of Kirkwood” on. They capture details...

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