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The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

An American Goldfinch sits in a pine tree in the early morning.

Photo Gallery: Earth Day

Tess Hubbard, photographer April 22, 2022

Imagine a world with no clean air, no trees, no clear blue sky. Imagine if the flowers never blossomed, the trees couldn’t grow back, you couldn’t see the sun shine down on your day. This is what could...

A dog gazes out the window as the reflection from the sun shows in his eyes.

Photo Gallery: Macro photos

Annie George, photo editor March 3, 2021

I decided to capture the world up close using a macro lens. There are so many small beauties in the world that we look past every day, so I wanted to take a second to appreciate the small things. Using...

A beautiful lookout at Quarry park overlooking the whole park.

Photo Gallery: Nature

Brigid O'Neill, photographer October 9, 2020

Our forests, rivers, oceans, and soils provide us with the food we eat, the air we breathe, the water we irrigate our crops with, and because nature is free, we often take it for granted. "Between...

Photo courtesy of Bridget Krug

Campout

September 24, 2020

Going over to a friend’s house right now doesn’t follow CDC guidelines, but camping out allows you to sleep in different tents in an unenclosed space. Whether in your backyard or at a campground, camping...

Hiking in Babler Park through the woods.

Hiking

September 24, 2020

Hiking is another activity that allows you to easily social distance. Combining nature and exercise, it can give you a much needed brain break. Castlewood and Babler Parks are both places that have hikes...

Photo Gallery: Nature

Photo Gallery: Nature

Ella Sottile, photographer June 11, 2020

As spring is right around the corner, nature is going into full bloom in preparation for summer. While people have been quarantining, the environment around us has gotten a chance to naturally grow in...

According to the Learning Disabilities Association of America, learning disabilities are neurologically based processing challenges. Such problems can interfere with learning skills such as reading, writing and math, and higher-level skills such as organization, time management, abstract reasoning and long or short term memory and attention.

The Brain Issue: Breaking down learning disabilities

Megan Cleveland, editor-in-chief November 11, 2019
According to the Learning Disabilities Association of America, learning disabilities are neurologically based processing challenges. Such problems can interfere with learning skills such as reading, writing and math, and higher-level skills such as organization, time management, abstract reasoning and long or short term memory and attention.
The truth is you will turn into your parents and there’s nothing you can do about it.

The Brain Issue: The apparent reality

Lily Bartin, vok editor November 10, 2019

This piece is entirely satirical. Some people believe nature shapes you and genetics alone determine who you are. Others claim nurture is a bigger factor and your environment shapes you. More than anything,...

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