The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Landon Kahl, junior. “I am listening to “Silly Love Songs” by the band Wings. I love this song because the bass line is one of Paul McCartney’s best bass lines ever; It’s incredible. Check out the album “At the Speed of Sound,” it’s amazing.”

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood students and teachers listen to music

Ella Sottile and Josie Baker December 5, 2021

A new trend found on various social media apps has been to ask random people wearing headphones, Air Pods, and Beats music questions. These questions consist of what they are currently listening to, their...

Which Red (Taylor’s Version) song are you?

Which Red (Taylor’s Version) song are you?

Kailey Shirrell, social media editor November 30, 2021

Coffee, scarves, heartbreak, autumn leaves and new beginnings make “Red." A central theme of the album is change — specifically romantic. “Red” is a relatable album that deals with heartbreak and...

Adele, a famous British singer, will release her sixth album on Nov. 19.

Hello, again

Lydia Drake, features writer November 4, 2021

It’s time to feel all the feels again. Adele, a popular British music artist, will return to music on Nov. 19, 2021 with the release of her sixth album, “30,” after a six year hiatus. The 15-time...

Emmy Dunn, senior, uses music to cope with stress and connect with her friends.

Playing it by ear

Nathan Sweeney, features + in-depth editor November 3, 2021

On first impression, Emmy Dunn, senior, goes with the flow and doesn’t care what others think about her.  But her classmates see the part of her that is confident, not the part that’s insecure...

Eli Lindsey, sophomore, produces and mixes his own music with local STL artists

Q&A with Eli Lindsey

Emma Patt, features writer November 2, 2021

If you were to think of an example of a typical highschooler’s job, music producer would most likely not be your first choice. Eli Lindsey, sophomore, defies stereotypes as he mixes and produces music...

Tim Schiller, sophomore, uses music to relieve stress and express emotions.

Playing it cool

Grace Marcus, print managing editor November 1, 2021

Though he had never held a guitar when his uncle gifted him one for his 14th birthday, he learned to play the instrument within a year and half. He never took a lesson. Music hadn’t always been a significant...

These five tracks have earned spots as some of the defining songs of summer 21.

Tuned into summer

Kate Schreiber, editor-in-chief August 25, 2021

We all know summer doesn’t really end until pools close and pumpkin spice lattes are ordered at Starbucks, until Spotify playlists become autumn-themed and the leaves start to turn. Even though school...

I spent the summer of 2020 walking circles around Kirkwood to occupy my mind and time.

Cyclical – Mya Copeland

Mya Copeland, features writer May 17, 2021

Harrison to Woodbine, down to Adams, back to Geyer, final stretch of Woodbine, then home. That was my route, all summer long. Day after day, week after week, I walked the same route. Some days, I walked...

Art by Elena Sherwood. Cole Johnson is different from the rest of the class of 2021. Johnson graduated early from KHS, and now works at a full time job in construction.

Senior profile: Cole Johnson

Aine Bradley, features writer May 4, 2021

Cole Johnson is different from the rest of the class of 2021. Johnson graduated early from KHS, and now works at a full time job in construction. He plans on working until he can save up enough money to...

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