The Kirkwood Call


“With my own confidence, [I know] my personality is going to take me much farther in life,” Mary said. “That’s the way God intended it to be.

Charlotte Heinrich, features + in-depth editor

March 1, 2019

Mary stopped her followers mid-scroll Jan. 6, 2019. Photos of her unsucked-in, relaxed stomach showed on her Instagram account that day, and not by accident. “I posted those photos because I see all the perfect people on Instagram,” Mary said. “When I don’t pose perfectly, I don’t look like ...

Senior Profiles: Ashley Anderson

Photo by Malayna Vines

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: girls’ swim and dive tryouts

Allie Hickenbotham, senior, swims butterfly.

Mary Ralston, photographer

November 27, 2017

Girls' swim and dive began tryouts to start preparing for the 2017 season Nov. 6. After having a few girls make it to state last year, they have big plans for the upcoming season. "[Coach Beasley] expects a lot of us, but it's because he loves us and he wants us to do well," Bella Borbonus, junior, said....

The lizard biz

The lizard biz

Adler Bowman, features writer

September 7, 2016

Tim Westergren started Pandora when he was 35 years old, Robert Noyce was 41 when he founded Intel and John Pemberton did not invent Coca-Cola until age 55. In the business world of today, there is a common belief that young people can not succeed until later in life when they have acquired more knowledge....

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