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Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Atticus McDowell, senior, dribbles the ball down the field versus John Burroughs on Saturday Oct. 7.

Top 5 sports stories of 2023

TKC Staff January 5, 2024

This year, TKC wrote on a multitude of sports from KHS sponsored sports, KHS students recreational sports, to local professional sports. TKC made sure that their readers were informed as well as entertained...

Bryan Freeman being congratulated by the BOE during the March 27th meeting.

KSD accused of discrimination, lack of due process in community petition

Mason Heller, breaking news editor April 3, 2023

An anonymous user published a petition to accusing Kirkwood School District (KSD) of discrimination against transgender and non-binary educators at Keysor Elementary School, last updated Friday,...

The star of david, made of two triangles opposing each other, is a symbol of Judaism.

The rise of antisemitism in America

Mason Heller, breaking news editor March 13, 2023

It’s a quiet morning in downtown St. Louis at the FBI office on Nov. 5, 2021. The static of the morning is quickly dispersed as a dial tone loudly rings. The dispatcher cautiously picks up the handset...

Kirkwood starter Christian Hughes, senior,  points at a player before the district semi-final against Poplar Bluff.

Kirkwood advances to district finals, bounces back from late season struggles

Mason Heller, breaking news editor March 5, 2023

After a regular season record of 22 wins and two loses, Coach Sam Briscoe’s Pioneers won their district semi-final matchup against the Poplar Bluff Mules on March 3. The Pioneers defeated the Mules 66-38,...

Anna Newland, junior, dribbles up the court in the David Holley Gymnasium.

KHS girls basketball team wins district game

Mason Heller, breaking news editor March 4, 2023

After a season record of eight wins and 18 losses, the Kirkwood Girls Varsity Basketball team fought their way to a District win over the four-seed Waynesville on Thursday, Mar. 2. Up 12 at the start of...

Principal Dr. Michael Havener dressed in royal outfit, holding the Bill of Rights.

In defense of KHS

Mason Heller, breaking news editor January 17, 2023

To whom it may concern: In 1990, the newspaper of Kirkwood High School published an ad that shocked a nation undergoing a large conservative movement. The advertisement was for Planned Parenthood, most...

On Thursday, Nov. 24, the Kirkwood Pioneers look to cap off their season with their ninth straight win against the Webster Groves Statesmen at Moss Field.

Top five sports stories of 2022

TKC Staff December 29, 2022

This year was full of sport-filled events, from the annual Turkey Day game to the Men's FIFA World Cup. TKC did not shy away from covering, as well as voicing their opinions on various activities in the...

Top five news stories of 2022

Top five news stories of 2022

TKC Staff December 26, 2022

From an execution, to incident reports, to a visit from the governor. There was a lot of news in 2022. Here is a list of the top five news stories from TKC this year. Prop R: overcrowding &...

A common 504 plan accommodation is time and a half, or an extra 50% of the original time on tests.

504 Plans, explained

Owen Spiegel, features + in-depth editor November 28, 2022

I’ve been hearing about this thing called a “504 plan.” What is it? A 504 plan provides accommodations to students with disabilities. It is a legal document that has to be enforced, and a teacher...

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