The Kirkwood Call

Call Ed: Board, practice what you preach

 Students may choose to be online or in person.  They may switch from in person to virtual classes at any point.
TKC Staff December 19, 2020

The entire Kirkwood School District returned to campus beginning Nov. 9 after being online for seven months. Despite this drastic and sudden transition for students and staff, the leaders of our district...

Top 3 best Tim Burton Halloween movies

Art by Laurel Seidensticker
Lydia Sheehan, entertainment writer October 29, 2020

*warning: minor spoilers may be included  Halloween is almost here, and that means it might be time to cozy up by the fireplace and watch a movie guaranteed to send shivers down your spine. But if...

Political Issue: Survivor’s guide to having an opinion

If you've got an opinion, you're going to need some help surviving this political climate.
Nathan Sweeney, features writer October 25, 2020

So, you have an opinion. Great! As long as you don’t share it with anybody, you should be fine. At least that’s one trick I’ve picked up in a country where political arguments always end in yelling,...

Political Issue: Joe Biden: building bridges

Political Issue: Joe Biden: building bridges
Kate Schreiber, features + in-depth editor October 6, 2020

*Opinion "I can’t believe I have to say this, but please don’t drink bleach.” Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden indirectly attacked President Donald Trump’s statement at a press...

Got Earplugs?: the trouble with modern sporting events

During the 2006 Stanley Cup finals, each crowd member experienced 8100% of their “daily allowable noise dose”.
Kate Schreiber, features writer January 20, 2020

Thousands of fans flooded the entrances of the Enterprise Center. I, among them, wove through the congested crowds to find my seat. Inside, the lights went down and spotlights lit the arena. Music began...

Top five opinions stories of 2019

Staffers work each cycle to produce columns on thought-provoking issues, aiming to start conversations and establish diversity in opinions.
TKC Staff December 16, 2019

TKC’s opinions section is a platform for all voices to be heard. Staffers work each cycle to produce columns on thought-provoking issues, aiming to start conversations and establish diversity in...

Intramural inclusion

Intramurals are leagues that focus on the enjoyment and community of sports. These need to be implemented at KHS.
Olivia Silvey, opinions writer September 25, 2019
Intramurals are less competitive leagues that focus on enjoying sports. KHS does not offer intramurals, but these leagues should be implemented.

Notre Dame: To grieve or not to grieve?

At 12:43 p.m. on Monday, April 15, Paris authorities were alerted of a fire alarm in the historic Notre Dame cathedral.
Molly Higgins, features writer April 29, 2019
At 12:43 p.m. on Monday, April 15, Paris authorities were alerted of a fire alarm in the historic Notre Dame cathedral.

Go ask your mom

In our household, my moms work very hard to parent each of us to our own needs.
Olivia Silvey, staff designer March 31, 2019

We were in the car driving back from one of my weekly therapy sessions, and my mom started talking about Suzan, her best friend at the time. She took a deep breath and said she had to tell me something....

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