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The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Each one of these moments is what makes sports so awesome.

Top five moments in sports from 2022

Brennan Rea, sports writer January 12, 2023

From Minnesota Vikings’ star receiver Justin Jefferson’s insane catch in Buffalo to Edmonton Oilers’ superstar Connor McDavid’s highlight reel goal against the Washington Capitals, there were many...

This image describes the freshman welcome that happens on the first day of school.

Top five Kirkwood traditions

Nicholas Copeland, sports writer August 24, 2022

The first steps into KHS can be intimidating. From the swarms of people in the social studies hallway, the homework teachers pile on, to cramming for finals you should’ve studied for long before. However,...

Art by Morgan Hooker. 
“Everyone has something they are dealing with,” Robin Giden said.

Winter blues

Rachel Finan, web editor February 15, 2022

*This story discusses mental health topics that may be triggering to some readers. If you are experiencing a mental health issue and need help please refer to the resources listed at the bottom of this...

The Blues Stanley Cup win brought the players and fans together in a truly magical moment.

Relive the magic of the Blues’ Stanley Cup run

Henry Joiner, sports writer February 8, 2022

*Opinion As of February the St. Louis Blues sit at second place in the central division with a record of 26-13-5 and are finding success with a well constructed offensive attack and solid goaltending....

“BookTok” has taken over TikTok, with videos of readers suggesting their favorite books to viewers.

KHS’ BookTok

Lydia Drake and Ella Sottile January 28, 2022

Scrolling through your TikTok “For You Page,” which consists of videos curated specifically for you, you may see some book recommendations.“BookTok” has taken over TikTok, with videos of readers...

To some, 2021 may be remembered for the Capitol riots, the COVID-19 vaccine becoming available and life getting back to some normalcy. For me and the Asian community, 2021 will be remembered for the abundance of Asian representation both on screen and in the media.

Making history and headlines: Asian representation in 2021

Maya Kim, web editor January 6, 2022

*Opinion To some, 2021 may be remembered for the Capitol riots, the COVID-19 vaccine becoming available and life getting back to some normalcy. For me and the Asian community, 2021 will be remembered...

House of Goods helps refugees by providing them with basic necessities, financial assistance and job placement.

Charity issue: A safe haven

Khadija Khan, news writer November 3, 2021

Becoming a refugee is never a choice. It is a forced decision, made as a result of circumstances beyond one’s control. When a refugee flees their country, they aren’t just leaving their home – they...

Portrait of KHS senior Meg Bjorkman in vibrant colors, drawn by Merry Schlarman.

Art Gallery: Faces of KHS

TKC followed the theme “Everybody has a story” where staffers highlighted random KHS students. For this prompt art staffers drew portraits of randomly assigned KHS students. The art staff used a spectrum...

Take this quiz to find out which horror movie villain you would be.

Which horror movie villain are you?

Grace Marcus , print managing editor October 6, 2021

https://the-kirkwood-call.involve.me/which-horror-movie-villain-are-you-f02f Art by Audrey Blaine and Morgan Hooker.  

Being cut off from everyone was draining, but simple things were able to lift my spirits.

Connected – Morgan Hooker

Morgan Hooker, artist May 17, 2021

The past 14 months have been terribly difficult for everyone. But, what I’ve taken away from it is the importance of those you care about. Social interaction isn’t always easy or enjoyable, but spending...

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