The Kirkwood Call

Enjoyment is the word that I think of whenever I'm podcasting.

Enjoyment – Henry Joiner

Henry Joiner, sports writer May 17, 2021

If you told me two years ago that I would be creating a sports podcast with one of my best friends, I would probably say that you were wrong. It all started with a passion for sports, a strong friendship...

These eyes tell a story when you observe them closely. If you look in the reflection of the eye you can see some of the things that freshmen have missed out on this year due to COVID-19 including: Watching school sports, pep rallies, assemblies and exen meeting new people  and having conversations.

Through the eyes of a freshman

Lila Shepard, features writer May 3, 2021

Stay on the first floor instead of going up because upstairs is confusing; then go left, right, right, left. Repeating these words in her head as she entered the school building, Sydney Martine, freshman,...

With nearly 80,000 lifetime passing yards, seven Super Bowl wins and over a dozen more NFL records, the GOAT definitely can’t be Tom Brady.

TB12: Wanna be GOAT

Nicholas Whittington, features writer February 21, 2021

*This piece is entirely satirical. Tom Brady is officially washed up. Quarterback of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, a virtually unknown football team, his 2021 campaign produced an unconvincing record of...

Lane Fox with their various album art in the background.

In their own lane

Lydia Sheehan, entertainment writer February 19, 2021

The most beautiful thing about music is how it can make you feel. And every song can feel different. The lyrics and tone of the song might put into words exactly how you are feeling. When you shuffle music...

At the start of each TKC cycle, the artists are given a prompt for Artists’ Take.

Artists’ take #3: New Year’s Resolutions

Graesen Joyce, art editor January 25, 2021

At the start of each TKC cycle, the artists are given a prompt for Artists’ Take. As 2021 rolls in, this cycle’s prompt is “New Year's Resolutions.” Artists’ Take is an opportunity for TKC’s...

This year, TKC staff took a deeper look into topics from the United Methodist Church split to The New York Times' 1619 Project.

Top five in-depth stories of 2020

TKC Staff January 21, 2021

TKC always strives to cover relevant, important issues in the Kirkwood community and across the country. This year, our staff took a deeper look into topics like the United Methodist Church split to The...

Artists' Take is an opportunity for TKC's artists to freely showcase their styles and abilities.

Artists’ take #2: 2020

Graesen Joyce, art editor December 8, 2020

At the start of each TKC cycle, the artists are given a prompt for Artists' Take. As the year comes to a close, this cycle's prompt is "2020." Artists' Take is an opportunity for TKC's artists to freely...

“Artists' Take” is an opportunity for TKC's artists to freely showcase their styles and abilities.

Artists’ take #1: Self portrait

Graesen Joyce, art editor November 16, 2020

At the start of each TKC cycle, the artists are given a prompt for “Artists' Take.” This cycle's prompt is "self-portrait." “Artists' Take” is an opportunity for TKC's artists to freely showcase...

Elise Roettger, senior, will have a

F(FOCO)riendship Dance

Ava Duggin, social media editor November 5, 2020

This year homecoming at KHS has a new “F” word. Many students refer to the annual dance between KHS and Webster Groves High School (WGHS) as “Homecoming” or “HOCO,” but it’s officially called...

If you've got an opinion, you're going to need some help surviving this political climate.

Political Issue: Survivor’s guide to having an opinion

Nathan Sweeney, features writer October 25, 2020

So, you have an opinion. Great! As long as you don’t share it with anybody, you should be fine. At least that’s one trick I’ve picked up in a country where political arguments always end in yelling,...

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