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The Kirkwood Call

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The Kirkwood Call

Adulthood is not determined by our age, but when we learn to mature.

Age of adulthood

Jane Roy, opinions writer April 1, 2022

Becoming a grown-up is more than a special birthday that determines when you’ve crossed over into adulthood. I mean, I've met an 8-year-old who is more mature than a 24-year-old “adult.” We don’t...

By reviving a nostalgic classic rock sound, Greta Van Fleet is one of the most popular bands today. But is their sound too similar to their precursors to be considered original?

Battle of the Bands

Wyatt Byers, photographer March 7, 2022

Opinion* Led Zeppelin is one of the best, if not the best rock band of all time. Everyone seems to have a memory connected to their music, whether it be hearing the iconic battle cry of “Immigrant...

Sadly, PDA occurs at school on a daily basis.

Save it for later

Jane Roy, opinions writer March 6, 2022

PDA: public display of affection, or what I like to call, “making everyone around you feel uncomfortable.” Don’t get me wrong, showing affection toward your significant other is not bad. Whether...

Wondering how to spend your Valentines day? Heres some advice on how to make the day fun.

Do’s and don’t’s of Valentine’s Day

Grace Marcus , print managing editor February 11, 2022

  National Singles Awareness Day, or as some call it, “Valentine’s Day,” is on the horizon again. Although some people think this holiday was created by Hallmark to sell more cards during...

Every day, students walk past these snack and drink-filled machines, but instead of using them, they complain that they are closed during school hours.

Locked up

Elizabeth Niedringhaus, features writer January 5, 2022

This piece is entirely satirical Dear KHS administrators,  Why do you hate us? KHS students want to be able to use the vending machines. Every day, students walk past these snack and drink-filled...

As Harry Styles graced the December 2020 Vogue cover wearing a lacy, baby-blue dress with black detailing on the edging, all hell broke loose.

Top five opinions stories of 2021

TKC Staff January 4, 2022

TKC doesn't shy away from having strong opinions and firmly believes in voicing a variety of thoughts. From columns about politics to opinion stories about mental health, here are the top five opinions...

All the magic in fantasy football is done in the draft.

The drafting guide for Fantasy Football

Henry Joiner, sports writer October 21, 2021

*Opinion  In 1962, Bill Winkenbach, co owner of the Oakland Raiders at the time, sat down with a couple of friends and proposed an idea that would change how we see the game of football forever. The...

Even though 11,656 athletes competed in Tokyo, one girl was the face of it all.

Mind over medal

Ava Duggin, web managing editor August 25, 2021

*Opinion One. That's how many people came to my mind when I thought about the 2020 Olympics. Even though 11,656 athletes competed in Tokyo, one girl was the face of it all. From life-size cutouts...

14 months later: Columns

14 months later: Columns

TKC Staff May 17, 2021

For the last TKC news cycle of the school year, next year’s editorial board decided to pose a prompt to our staff:   It’s been 14 months since COVID-19 brought the world to a standstill....

You would think that a year of change could lead to eventful things. You could finally work on all the side projects, hobbies and goals you have, that you never got the chance to do.

Change – Lawrence McKee

Lawrence McKee, photographer May 6, 2021

Change is always good, right? It’s an opportunity for you to better yourself. A chance to explore new challenges. You would think that a year of change could lead to eventful things. You could finally...

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