The Kirkwood Call

Students recognized at Youth and Government convention

Missouri Youth Governor of the 2019 Clark convention Thora Pearson smiles after winning the election.

Emma Lingo, web managing editor

December 10, 2018

This year 45 students that are a part of Kirkwood’s Youth and Government club (YAG) attended the 2018 Clark convention for the first time Nov. 30-Dec. 1. At the convention, five KHS students were recognized for their hard work. In the executive branch, Thora Pearson, junior, was elected Missouri yo...

TKC Review: “Merry Wives of Windsor”

TKC Review:

Austin Cleveland, sports writer

October 23, 2018

Attending a play, let alone a KH Players production, was a new experience for me. The last show I had been to before Shakespeare’s “The Merry Wives of Windsor” was a mandatory attendance Nipher Middle School production of Aladdin; sorry to anyone reading who was a part of said show, but it was not enj...

Superintendent for the students

Superintendent for the students

Maddie Hawes, features writer

March 2, 2017

The room is alive with intelligent discussion as students bounce ideas back and forth. Three sheets of post-it paper hang on the wall riddled by quick, sharpie scribbles. These scribbles depict the spewed opinions and suggestions under three bolded words: “strengths”, “challenges”, and  “Supt”....

Love > hate

Love > hate

Annie O'Brien, features writer

November 14, 2016

In the darkness of the night, with painted signs in hand, hundreds of people gathered at Washington University in St. Louis Nov. 11. They came with only one purpose: to show they choose peace and love over violence and hate. “It was a community of people of different race, genders, sexualities and s...

Biking the borders

Biking the borders

Camille Baker, features editor

October 16, 2016

It is a Sunday morning in mid-July, and Noah Rowan, sophomore, straps on his helmet, fills up a water bottle and prepares to begin a 460-mile bike ride across Iowa. Noah, along with 17,000 other bikers from across the U.S., participated in the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) for ...

Opening night

Opening night

Annie O'Brien, features writer

October 6, 2016

 The curtains will be pulled back and the spotlights will shine on a cast of comedic characters on Oct. 6. The fall play, “The Government Inspector,” opens tonight at 7 p.m. in the Keating Theater and runs through Saturday. The cost is $7 for students and $10 for adults. “We've worked pretty ...

KHS Reacts to a fake admission of love

Chloë King, Justin Sweeney, and Michael Teasdale

February 19, 2016

Michael Teasdale, Justin Sweeney and Chloë King asked KHS students to reveal secrets to one another on camera. However, one of the students in each pair was planted to confess their fictional love for the other.   Special thanks to our participants: Kaitlin Kilby Trevor Cleveland Addie...

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