The Kirkwood Call

Guess the song challenge

Guess the song challenge

Grace Murphy, Mary Ralston, and Meg Murphy

October 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Video

The Kirkwood Call gave KHS students and teachers a few seconds to guess song. Watch the video to see how they did.

My top 5 podcasts

My top 5 podcasts

Austin Cleveland, sports writer

September 17, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

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New KHS club, K-Dub, promotes the exploration of music and technology

New KHS club, K-Dub, promotes the exploration of music and technology

Paisley Regester, writer

September 10, 2018


Filed under Features

After school on Tuesdays, students may have heard the ear-catching beats and melodies emanating from room 108 in the science wing. This is the sound of K-Dub, one of Kirkwood High School’s newest clubs that focuses on creating and appreciating electronic music. The club is sponsored by Dr. Andre...

Sounds of Summer

Sounds of Summer

Bridget Killian, editor-in-chief

August 21, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

This summer was a time of new music. Every few weeks, it seemed as though an artist dropped their newest album for the world to hear. Ye, KIDS SEE GHOSTS, Everything is Love and Scorpion are four of the new sounds of the summer. In this review, each album was judged based on lyrics, message, the music tracks behind the lyrics, how unique it was to their previous releases and my overall impression. ...

KHS Orchestra Storms the Windy City

KHS Orchestra Storms the Windy City

Mia Alexander, Writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under 2018 New Staff Stories

Her fingers rapidly flipped through the pages of her music book, searching for the right starting point as the rest of the class clutched their bows into playing position. Lilly Van Rees, freshman, in the Symphonic Orchestra’s bass line, prepares to practice “Hoedown” by Aaron Copland. “Hoedown” is one of t...

Secrets for Schooling Exams

Secrets for Schooling Exams

Charlotte Heinrich, features writer

May 15, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

As the sun lingers in the sky for a few minutes longer each day, our daydreams of summer no longer seem unrealistic. Ignoring the nag of our alarms and turning our history notes into doodles would be too easy. It’s almost as if our math problems are asking to be neglected. Yet as our focus diminishes, the looming fa...

Over a mountain she climbed

Over a mountain she climbed

Ally Ortmann, features writer

May 2, 2018


Filed under Senior Profiles

With her blonde hair spread out on her pillow, the young girl stared at her ceiling thinking to herself. I imagine, she breathed, closing her eyes. Images of stages and tour buses, all-nighters and hastily scribbled song lyrics played like a film on the back of her eyelids. Creating visual art always came eas...

The Fabulous Fox Theater 2018-19 season

The Fabulous Fox Theater 2018-19 season

Grace Klebe, entertainment writer

May 1, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Love Never Dies September 18-30 This brand-new sequel to the award-winning show “Phantom of the Opera” is the first show to hit the Fox Theater stage this season. In 1907,10 years after the Phantom of the Opera left to pursue a new life in New York, star Christine Daae travels to the city to ...

Concert review: Jacob Sartorius

Concert review: Jacob Sartorius

Maisie Bradley and Logan Crews

February 26, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Hayden Summerall, Zach Clayton and Jacob Sartorius performed at The Pageant on the evening of February 10th. TKC's Logan Crews and Maisie Bradley attended to see what it was like. ...

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