The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

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...

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...

Suddenly it comes: you need to poop. With almost four more hours left in the school day, you have an important decision to make.

Call ed(s)

TKC Staff March 3, 2021

TKC aims to cover issues affecting our community and student body. Recent acts of racism in our community and terrorism in our nation’s capital, among other events, have proved this a heavy and potentially...

After extensively comparing both music services, 77% (51/66) of TKC staff believe that Spotify is the superior music platform.

Call Ed teaser: Spotify vs. Apple Music

TKC Staff February 3, 2021

The rivalry between Spotify and Apple Music has been an ongoing debate for years, so TKC is here to finally settle the dispute and name a winner. After extensively comparing both music services, 77% (51/66)...

At the start of the new year, dozens of beloved shows and movies were purged from Netflix. Which ones will KHS students miss the most?

New year, new Netflix

Nathan Sweeney, features writer February 2, 2021

At midnight on December 31, 2020, while the world celebrated the start of a new year, Netflix enthusiasts watched as nearly 50 shows and movies were purged from the streaming service in a matter of seconds....

“Artists Take” is an opportunity for TKCs 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...

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