The Kirkwood Call

On the line

On the line

Logan Crews, editor-in-chief

September 28, 2018


Filed under Health + Wellness

A man stood on the side of the road, watching cars and busses and trucks go by. He thought of his kids. And he thought of the custody problems. He thought of his life. And he thought of running through traffic to end it. Standing on the side of the road, he picked up his phone. Melanie Ro...

The struggles of school safety

The struggles of school safety

Kate Hennessey and Wolfgang Frick

March 16, 2018


Filed under Features

There have been 25 fatal school shootings in America since 1999. According to statistics included in the 2001 U.S. Digest of Education, 26,407 public high schools and 10,693 private high schools exist in the United States. This statistic fuels the thoughts of millions of Americans who send their chi...

Suicide Awareness Week Timeline: April 24-28, 2017

Suicide Awareness Week Timeline: April 24-28, 2017

Erin Kelly, managing editor

April 23, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

KHS is sponsoring its second annual Suicide Awareness Week (SAW) April 24-28, 2017. The week was established with the goal of eliminating the stigma associated with mental illness and adolescent suicide. SAW aims to facilitate healing in the community through educational programs and resources with ope...

Suicide Awareness Week 2016

Suicide Awareness Week 2016

Julia Bailey and Gabi Baker

May 4, 2016


Filed under SAW, Top Stories, Video

TKC staffers organized a week to bring awareness to mental illness April 25-29. The week allowed students and the staff of KHS to participate and learn about the effects of mental illness.

#EndTheStigma

#EndTheStigma

Kennady Wade, opinions writer

March 11, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinions

The sinking feeling is constant. It’s been weeks since you have felt like yourself, escaping crowded rooms to cry alone before a tear is noticed has become routine. The fear of judgement holds you back. People wouldn’t look at you the same if they knew, you would be an artifact on display. This image...

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