The Kirkwood Call

It happened, and I’m stronger because of it.

It happened, and I’m stronger because of it.

Maddie Hawes, associate editor

March 25, 2019

There came a point where whenever he’d embrace me, I’d grow tense. I never knew if he’d try to force me to do something I didn’t want to do. When I was in his arms, I felt trapped. I anticipated his next attempt to pressure me or move my hand for me. I was always on guard.   I remember know...

The leftie struggle

The leftie struggle

Grace Klebe, news editor

March 5, 2019

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I peaked in middle school

I peaked in middle school

Allie Hickenbotham, copy editor

February 28, 2018

art by Celia Bergman *This piece is entirely satirical When people hear the words “middle school” they cringe, gag and maybe even faint. However, I am not one of those people. Those were the best three years of my life. I dread driving to KHS every morning and wish I could hop off the bus at the gl...

Never too cool for school

Never too cool for school

Allie Hickenbotham, copy editor

August 31, 2017

I’m getting antsy even as I write this because of how excited I am to be back at school. The majority of students dread going back, but not me. I mean, what’s so awful about waking up to see the sun rise then sitting in a soft, comfortable chair for seven hours straight, five days a week? Sounds...

Call Ed: Endorsing a future with promise

Call Ed: Endorsing a future with promise

TKC Staff

November 7, 2016

“Well, at least she’s not Trump.” Those were the first sentences spoken in each of our editorial discussions on this topic, as if he was some sort of boogeyman whose very name alone should elicit discomfort. What would normally be a ridiculous reason to choose a presidential candidate — the simpl...

This is what a feminist looks like

This is what a feminist looks like

Jack Rintoul, opinions writer

September 30, 2016

I am male. I am white. I am straight. I am a feminist. And you should be too. Feminism, or the advocacy of women's rights on the grounds of social and economic equality to men, is nothing more than women wanting the same rights as their brothers, fathers and husbands. However, some people are sc...

Call Ed: “To thine own self be true”

Call Ed: “To thine own self be true”

TKC Staff

September 29, 2016

As journalists, we love to write. We love to create. We love to paint the world how it really is: the good, the bad and the ugly. We’re here to watch students climb the highest mountains and help catch them when they fall into the deepest holes. We’ve shared remarkable stories of redemption, transit...

Pion-Ear: Hopsin

Pion-Ear: Hopsin

Holden Foreman, sports writer

October 3, 2014

Pion-Ear is an opportunity  for Call staffers to highlight a certain musician they know. Everything from live concerts to new albums to up-and-coming artists are covered. Each album or artist is rated out of five stars. The underground hip-hop scene is flooded with lost talent, but there may be no...

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