The Kirkwood Call


Students use #BlackAtMizzou to share their experiences of injustice, racism and prejudice at MU.

Caroline Steidley, opinions writer

August 25, 2020

If you have been active on Twitter in the past few months, you have probably seen #BlackAtMizzou on the trending page. The hashtag tells University of Missouri (MU) students’ experiences of racism on the Mizzou campus. @AllisaNova_, a Twitter user and Mizzou student, called for a “virtual demonstratio...

Senior Column: Maddie Meyers

Senior Column: Maddie Meyers

Maddie Meyers, editor in chief

May 26, 2020

College: University of Missouri Major: Journalism & Spanish   At 10:15 p.m. my friends –– AKA the Core Four –– and I laugh as we wander through the Nashville Opryland Hotel in our PJs and matching hoodies. We are in search of Gatorade, but the hotel is like a jungle maze, with a w...

JMac: Back to where it all started

Before all the fame, Jeremy Maclin, 2006 KHS graduate, walked the same halls KHS students do today.

Hayden Davidson, sports writer

October 15, 2019

For the past decade, people across the country, especially Kirkwood residents, have turned on the TV every Sunday in the fall to see the name “Maclin” on their screen. But before all the fame, Jeremy Maclin, 2006 KHS graduate, walked the same halls KHS students do today. Now, he is back as a foo...

Jay Maclin commits to Mizzou

Jay Maclin catches the ball  during the 2018-19 football season. Photo courtesy of Jay Maclin.

Charlotte Heinrich, features + in-depth editor

April 19, 2019

Jay Maclin, junior, committed to play football at the University of Missouri Columbia (Mizzou) April 19, 2019.

Don’t wait, vaccinate

Some people are not getting vaccinated, so diseases from decades ago are returning.

Maddie Meyers, web managing editor

February 23, 2019

Recently, many diseases from decades ago are returning because people are not getting vaccinated. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), "outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases can and do still happen in communities across the U.S." People who don't vaccinate not on...

51 things you’ve definitely said if you went to KHS

51 things you've definitely said if you went to KHS

Jane Stewart, communications editor

March 15, 2018 Have you ever said or heard any of these phrases around the halls of KHS? Let us know in the comments below.

Where are they now: Tim Leong

Where are they now: Tim Leong

Charlotte Heinrich, features writer

January 24, 2018

In the Target checkout aisle, laying across a coffee table in your dentist’s office or peeking out from a rack at the nail salon, is the iconic pop culture magazine: Entertainment Weekly (EW). With faces of high-profile celebrities, or the latest show to binge watch on it’s cover, this American ...

Photo gallery: girls’ varsity basketball semifinals

Abby Ludbrook, sophomore, Emily Kreidler, junior, Kate Jozwiakowski, freshman, and Ashley Anderson, junior, hold hands and cheer for their teammates in the first of two overtimes.

Hannah Cohen and Malayna Vines

March 23, 2017

KHS girls' varsity basketball team played Rock Bridge High School in the semifinal round of the Class 5 Show-Me Showdown and went into double overtime March 17. Kirkwood won with a score of 56-60 after two additional four minute overtimes. Makayla Wallace, junior, said that her coaches were a big part...

State championship preview

State championship preview

Christian Heutel, sports writer

November 17, 2016

The KHS varsity football team will make its way back to the state championship game to take on Blue Springs (11-2) at Faurot Field in Columbia, Mo., Friday, Nov. 18. The Pioneers advanced to state defeating Rockhurst 24-17 in Kansas City, Mo., Nov. 11. The Pioneers have gone 11-1 overall in their 2016...

Senior Profile: Jordan Roundtree

Senior Profile: Jordan Roundtree

Annie Murphy, copy editor

May 2, 2016

After dribbling the ball up and down courts since age 5, Jordan Roundtree experienced March’s state championship game for the first time. However, Jordan said she will experience many more firsts on Mizzou’s basketball team this summer and upcoming school year. As a member of the Kirkwood varsit...

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