The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

White people must continue to fight the comfort of their silence.

Call Ed: White people, you’ve had your rest

TKC Staff April 12, 2021

The dangerous power of white fatigue in the fight for racial justice, specifically through the fluctuating use of social media, goes beyond a yes or no question, and we wanted our process and editorial...

On the side of the KDHX radio station, the mural 66 Reasons to Love St. Louis showcases dozens of St. Louis icons.

Photo Gallery: Murals around STL

Sophia Beckmann, photographer February 19, 2021

Around St. Louis, artists are tasked with painting murals on the sides of buildings in bustling locations. These murals can range from abstract cartoons to impactful tributes. Artists use differing color...

STEM branches out

Abigail Imiolek, news-features writer December 3, 2016

She stands out in the country where women are a minority group in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields. She stands out at KHS, where only 15 percent of engineering students are female....

Richard Pfeifer, freshman, believes being an American means using your advantages to help the greater good.

Being an American means: fighting for social justice

Michael Teasdale, in-depth editor November 30, 2016

He was in seventh grade when the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson happened. While most of his peers were not interested in what was happening, Richard Pfeifer could not pull his eyes away. He saw injustice...

A protester raises her hands in the street as police use tear gas to try to take control of the scene near a Ferguson Police Department squad car after protesters lit it on fire on Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in the wake of the grand jury decision not to indict officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Ferguson, Mo., teen Michael Brown. (Anthony Souffle/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

Looking back on Ferguson

Khalea Edwards, feature writer November 26, 2016

As I look back on August 2014, two thoughts rise in my mind: “Hands up, don’t shoot” and the body of 18-year-old Michael Brown resting in the middle of Canfield Drive for over four hours. Last...

All lives didnt matter when

All lives didn’t matter when

Khalea Edwards, features writer November 20, 2016

A bullet shot from an officer's pistol and went through the stomach of 12-year-old Tamir Rice. Police responded to a 911 call about Rice, who was sitting on the swings of a Cleveland park in broad daylight...

A summary of the Ferguson Commission Report

Naomi Blair, news writer October 14, 2015

  The Ferguson Commission Report was released in response to upheaval in Ferguson about racial victimization Sept. 14. As outlined by the Ferguson Commission website, the report is a take on the...

How to avoid another Ferguson

How to avoid another Ferguson

David Reynolds, copy editor March 3, 2015

Tensions run high over six months after Officer Darren Wilson shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown. This time period has given people the opportunity to process the incident as well as propose long-term...

Update from Dr. Williams on Ferguson safety concerns

Lucy Dwyer, editor-in-chief November 22, 2014

UPDATE NOV. 24 The grand jury in the Michael Brown case has reached a verdict and will release their findings at 8 p.m. tonight, according to ABC News. Dr. Tom Williams, superintendent, said after school...

Havener dispels rumors of violence at KHS

Havener dispels rumors of violence at KHS

Lucy Dwyer, editor-in-chief November 12, 2014

Rumors surfaced Wednesday morning that some type of violence may take place at KHS Wednesday, Nov. 12. Dr. Michael Havener, principal, said he was contacted Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning...

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