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Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Principal Dr. Michael Havener dressed in royal outfit, holding the Bill of Rights.

In defense of KHS

Mason Heller, breaking news editor January 17, 2023

To whom it may concern: In 1990, the newspaper of Kirkwood High School published an ad that shocked a nation undergoing a large conservative movement. The advertisement was for Planned Parenthood, most...

Pommies have been told to “make it work” when trying to fit into a uniform made for a different body.

Top five opinions stories of 2022

TKC Staff December 27, 2022

Everyone has an opinion about something, whether it's controversial or not. Here are the 2022 top five opinions stories on the TKC website.     Call Ed: Mind over Matter - TKC staff Everyone's...

Christmas music is a must for the holiday season, but when is it the right time for it?

When is it too early to listen to Christmas music

Nicholas Copeland, sports writer December 6, 2022

*opinions "It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, everywhere you go." But when is it the right time to begin listening  to Christmas music? Winter is the season for snow, Sprite cranberry...

To prevent seasonal depression, Daylight Savings Time should become permanent.

Turning the lights out on daylight savings

Maddie Hickman, social media editor November 29, 2022

If you love sleep as much as I do, then you must not be the biggest fan of Daylight Savings Time (DST). Each year, the clock jumps forward by an hour on the second Sunday of March. But, as of Sunday, Nov....

I wish she realized that although everyone is happy in heaven, she has plenty of time before she gets there.

Everyone’s happy in Heaven

Jane Roy, opinions editor November 28, 2022

“Mom, I want to go to heaven.”  I hadn’t eaten a sustainable meal for a week. Some sort of darkness was taking over my body, creating thoughts I wouldn’t wish upon anyone. “Please don’t...

Overall, “Midnights” felt like a mashup of every single Taylor Swift album.

Taylor Swift’s “Midnights” album review

Grace Alverson, features writer November 16, 2022

*opinions  I’m sure I’m not the only self-proclaimed “Swiftie” losing their mind the night of the VMA’s when Taylor Swift announced she would release her 10th studio album, Midnights, on...

Get in the fall mood whether its through your earbuds or a record player.

Essential seasonal playlist for every fall moment

Grace Volz, news writer November 14, 2022

Struggling to get into the autumn mood? Check out TKC's fall playlist with oddly specific scenarios of when you'd listen to them.  “Dirty Work” by Steely Dan It's Thanksgiving break and all...

Just because the brand has the clothes you want, that doesn’t mean it’s a place you should shop at.

Are the brands worth obsessing over?

Maddie Hickman November 1, 2022

Although I wouldn’t like to admit it, I consider myself a “shopaholic.” If you aren’t familiar with the term, a “shopaholic” is someone who is obsessed with shopping. In other words, they love...

Here are some alternatives to popular yet overpriced items I think you’d like.

Dupes to your favorite products

Jane Roy, opinions editor October 31, 2022

If you’re anything like me, you don’t care about the name on the tag, but rather the quality of the product: Hi, let’s be friends. Here are some alternatives to popular yet overpriced items I think...

Are you feeling sad, unmotivated, maybe even depressed? Forget a therapist. Lets go shopping. 

Retail therapy: myth or fact?

Caroline Steidley, editor-in-chief October 22, 2022

Are you feeling sad, unmotivated, maybe even depressed? Forget a therapist. Let's go shopping.  I mean seriously, who needs a therapist when you have the mall? Personally, I would rather spend all...

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