Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

You’re supposed to be here, and it’s a wild ride from here on out.

Senior column: Mya Copeland

Mya Copeland, features + in-depth editor May 7, 2022

College: Northwestern University Major: Journalism and Creative Writing Dear Nicholas, We made it. You’re about to start your TKC journey right as I end mine, a perfect cyclical ending if I’ve...

Natalie Bednarksi practices her aerial silks skills on March 5.

Wrapped up

Mya Copeland, features + in-depth editor March 29, 2022

Wild and extravagant music, miniature cars packed with ridiculous clowns, massive red and white striped tents and fearless acrobats performing daring stunts dozens of feet in the air. The elements of the...

Galentines Day is the perfect time to celebrate yourself and your friends.

Galentine’s Day activities

Mya Copeland, features + in-depth editor February 21, 2022

It’s February — stores are overloaded with violently pink hearts, teddy bears and enough chocolate to rot your teeth just by looking at it. If you’re someone who loves love, you’re totally in your...

Carter Bowman holds his baritone saxophone at jazz band practice.

Double reeded

Mya Copeland, features + in-depth editor January 25, 2022

Carter Bowman, senior, lives a life of twos. He slept for two hours the night before marching in the 2021 Greentree Parade. He plays two instruments (alto and baritone saxophone) and tries to practice...

After the COVID-19 pandemic affected standardized testing opportunities, a permanent future with test-optional college applications is possible.

In-depth: A test-optional future

Mya Copeland, features + in-depth editor January 6, 2022

After three hours of staring at the tiny bubbles on a Scantron sheet, even a good student can start to go cross-eyed. Taking the ACT or SAT is a time-consuming process, especially for those taking tutoring...

Ted Drewes has faced hiring struggles due to COVID-19 and the return to school.

In-depth: COVID, classes, concretes

Mya Copeland, features + in-depth editor December 12, 2021

The noisy line wrapped around the brightly lit yellow building is a true sign of St. Louis summer. But the staff of high school employees during the current Ted Drewes season looks different than previous...

Kayla Bedell is involved with many aspects of KHS, including AP Biology and Pommies.

(A)typical girl

Mya Copeland, features + in-depth editor November 2, 2021

Kayla Bedell is all contradictions. A dancer who gets anxious while performing. A “dumb blonde” in three AP classes. A STEM student who hates math. An overly involved girl who will insist that she’s...

The KSD BOE received comments from Kirkwood residents about education and literature in libraries and classrooms, as well as continued mask mandates at their meeting on Monday, Oct. 25.

BOE receives public comments, approves District Strategic Communication Plan

Audrey Blaine and Mya Copeland October 26, 2021

The KSD BOE received comments from Kirkwood residents about education and literature in libraries and classrooms, as well as continued mask mandates at their meeting Monday, Oct. 25. The District Communication...

TKC asked students to share their thoughts about returning to school.

Student voices of Kirkwood: Return to school

Mya Copeland and Ava Duggin August 25, 2021

TKC asked students to share their thoughts about returning to school. Grady Ashley • Sophomore TKC: How was freshman year regarding school? Grady Ashley: Grades-wise it was good, but it...

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