The Kirkwood Call

KHS track holds virtual practice despite pandemic

Over 50 athletes and alumni have joined the track teams virtual workouts through Zoom.

Megan Glasgow, features writer

May 6, 2020

Not even a global pandemic can prevent KHS track and field from practicing. Since the spring sports season was cancelled in March due to the coronavirus, the team has held optional workouts over Zoom twice a week. Over 50 athletes have joined the group video call and participated in a workout led by th...

Quiz: Which Netflix show do you belong in?

Take this quiz to find out which Netflix show your truly belong in. Art by Elena Sherwood.

Megan Glasgow, features writer

May 6, 2020

We’ve all imagined waking up in our favorite TV show, but have you ever wondered which one you actually belong in? Whether your calling is battling a demogorgon with Eleven and Mike or cruising through NYC with Chuck Bass, you definitely need to know which alternate reality fits you best. Since you’re stuck at home and you know you have nothing...

Plugged in, checked out

Constant dependence on technology can both connect society and isolate individuals.

Megan Glasgow, features writer

March 24, 2020

“Hey, [how are you]?” “Fine.” “Are you okay?” “Yes.” “Ok.” The next message JJ Penn, junior, received was a breakup text, sent with a few clicks on a screen in the middle of the night. They almost never talked in person and Penn said conversations always seemed deeper with her over text anyway. Penn spends eigh...

A day in the life: Anonymous

John sets aside 20 minutes each night to smoke marijuana, a habit he started when he was in eighth grade.

Megan Glasgow, features writer

March 2, 2020

“If I were to explain to someone what [smoking] weed felt like, it would be like carbonated water,” John* said. “It’s fizzy. You feel kind of bubbly. You talk too much, you laugh too much. Everything is heightened, and I guess that’s why it’s fun.” John sets aside 20 minutes each night to smoke marijua...

How to vote in 2020

2020 is a big year for voting. Find out how to become a registered voter.

Megan Glasgow and Katherine Stobbe

January 30, 2020

Seniors are not going to want to miss out on voting in 2020. Polls held this year include local events like a school board election and voting on Prop S, as well as nation-wide campaigns like the presidential election. KHS seniors are beginning to turn the legal voting age, 18, and many experts say their vote could matter more than ever this year...

Winter Survival Guide

Post-Christmas winter is boring, dreary and stressful. Here's a guide to get you through it.

Megan Glasgow, features writer

January 19, 2020

*This story is entirely satirical. Now that the excitement of the winter holidays is wearing off, the harshest months of the year have finally arrived. January: the month of sickness, stress and slipping on ice. The only thing making winter bearable are snow days, and those are falling fewer and ...

Top five features stories from 2019

Two kids stand on the runway and pose for a picture during an annual Fashion Show FOKWC hosts.

TKC Staff

December 27, 2019

The features staff on TKC aims to tell stories that need to be told. This past year the features section told stories ranging from an aspiring entrepreneur in our own high school with "Creating Cash Cult" to non-profit organizations that better our community in "Finding a friend" and even showing where...

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Megan Glasgow