The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Art by Emma Frizzell. Be your own person, let go of expectations or stereotypes or judgments, and you will thrive. 

Senior column: Molly Higgins

Molly Higgins, print editor May 4, 2021

College: Fordham University Major: Journalism/marketing Throughout the chaos of the past year, there is one thing that has never failed to bring me joy. I truly believe  nothing is quite as exhilarating...

Here are some of the best (safe) attractions to fill your free time during spring in the St. Louis area.

Sights of spring

Molly Higgins, print editor March 21, 2021

As temperatures finally rise, the sun sets later and school days seem to last an eternity, spring is making its long-awaited return. After a winter many of us probably spent indoors watching Netflix and...

The glamorization of eating disorders is hidden in plain sight all over social media, and its impact on vulnerable followers can be disastrous.

“Thinspo”: The reality of eating disorders in media

Molly Higgins, print editor February 2, 2021

TW: This piece includes discussion of eating disorders. Young, impressionable eyes flicker in the reflection of a cell phone. A smiling teenager waves from the screen, introducing a new video to her...

With 2020 being a year like no other in sports, our TKC staff made sure to capture all of the moments.

Top five sports stories of 2020

Henry Chappell, sports editor January 21, 2021

With 2020 being a year like no other in sports, our TKC staff made sure to capture all of the moments. From an inspirational story of former NFL lineman Jay Leeuwenberg, to professional athletes using...

The fine art department at KHS has continued to produce art during the COVID-19 pandemic. With some students now returning in-person, certain activities require new specified masks.

COVID-19 comparisons

Kate Schreiber, Molly Higgins, and Olivia Silvey January 11, 2021

We wanted to know how learning during the pandemic looked different for students across St. Louis County, and how it compares to KHS. After reaching out to several area high schools through a Google Form,...

Webster Groves Moss Field, where the 2020 Turkey Day game was scheduled to take place.

Breaking News: Turkey Day game canceled

Olivia Silvey, Hayden Davidson, and Molly Higgins November 13, 2020

KHS athletics announced the annual Turkey Day football game’s cancellation Friday, Nov. 13 in coordination with Webster Groves High School. The game was scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 26 at Webster, and...

2020 is a standout year when it comes to presidential behavior and mishaps.

Presidential personality

Molly Higgins, print editor October 21, 2020

So are you voting for creepy old man number one or number two? Although every election brings candidates’ character into question, 2020 is a standout year when it comes to presidential behavior and mishaps....

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, U.S. Supreme Court justice and champion of women’s rights, died Sept. 18 after a battle with pancreatic cancer.

Political Issue: The notorious R.B.G.

Molly Higgins, print editor October 6, 2020

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, U.S. Supreme Court justice and champion of women’s rights, died Sept. 18 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. Justice Ginsburg served on the Supreme Court for 27 years as its second...

Joe Biden

October 4, 2020

“I got hairy legs that turn blonde in the sun. And the kids used to come up and reach in the pool and rub my leg down so it was straight and then watch the hair come back up again. I love kids jumping...

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