The Kirkwood Call

Photo Gallery: 2020 Senior Parade May 9

Aaron Stiegletz, senior, smiles at camera from sunroof.

Sophie Smith, photographer

May 14, 2020

Kirkwood School District provided the KHS Seniors with a parade on May 9th, to honor their graduation ceremony which was canceled due to COVID-19. With social distancing guidelines in place, the seniors participated in their decorated vehicles, waving to those on the sidelines. "The parade was amazing,"...

KHS 2019-2020 top memories

The Kirkwood Student Section participates in the iconic powder throw.

Ella Davies, photographer

April 30, 2020

Kirkwood has brought some amazing memories through out the year, from pep rally's to powder throws, we've proved ourselves as one of most enthusiastic schools in St. Louis. Mike Wade, 2022 class principal, described some of his favorite memories from this past year at Kirkwood. "One of my favorite...

Photo Gallery: girls’ varsity basketball vs. Lindbergh Feb. 4

Jessie Hopper, senior, speaks about the fundraiser that will donate all profit to cancer research.

Sophie Smith, Photographer

February 11, 2020

The girls' varsity basketball team competed against Lindbergh Feb. 4, ultimately coming out on top, 63-27. The game, dedicated to senior Jessie Hopper and family, was a fundraiser for cancer research. "The game went pretty well, obviously it was a good win at home for a good cause," said Maddie Friar,...

Yearbook: then and now

Students recreated old pictures from previous Pioneer yearbooks pulled from the journalism archives. The archives house yearbooks dating all the way back to 1938 and preserve the history of KHS.

Celia Bergman, archives editor

September 18, 2019

Students recreated old pictures from previous Pioneer yearbooks pulled from the journalism archives. The archives house yearbooks dating all the way back to 1938 and preserve the history of KHS.

Photo gallery: She Kills Monsters

Olivia Button, sophomore, stands tall as she lifts her sword high to close out the production.

Mia Alexander and Lilly Anderson

January 23, 2019

Several KHS students performed in the freshman-sophomore play “She Kills Monsters”, Jan 17-20. In this comedy, a girl reunites with her recently deceased sister in attempts to learn about her geeky side, in turn, leading her on an Dungeons and Dragons-like adventure. From encountering monsters to d...

Photo gallery: JV boys’ soccer vs Fox

Kylan Lane and Meg Murphy

November 15, 2017

Kirkwood JV beat Fox High School 10-0 at KHS on Tuesday, Oct. 17. The Pioneers maintained their win from their previous game Thursday, Oct. 12 against MICDS. "I wasn't expecting the hardest game, but I was definitely ready for it. We played [Fox] last year and beat them 9-0," Danny Giesler, sophomore,...

Fall play preview

Cast members gather around a dinner table.

Fitz Cain, features writer

October 5, 2017

Since auditions last May, the KH Players have been getting into character. Starting rehearsal on the second day of school, this company, composed of around 20 actors and about 50 students total, has been working to prepare for the performance of KH players’ fall play, You Can’t Take It With You, a...

Photo gallery: JV boys soccer vs Clayton

Danny Giesler, sophomore, sprints for the ball ahead, fouling a Clayton player.

Kylan Lane, photographer

September 19, 2017

Kirkwood Junior varsity boys soccer beat Clayton High School 3-1 at KHS on Friday, Sept. 8. After losing to Rockwood Summit on Wednesday (2-0), the Pioneers made an impressive comeback. “It was good for us to bounce back after that loss,” Danny Giesler, sophomore, said. “Our defensive shape definitely...

Photo gallery: varsity boys soccer vs Mehlville

Richard Ruiz, sophomore, pushes past a Mehlville player.

Malayna Vines, photographer

September 4, 2017

Kirkwood varsity boys soccer team beat Mehlville High School 3-2 at KHS on Aug. 23. After Mehlville tied the score 2-2, Theo Ruppert, freshman, scored Kirkwood's third goal, putting the Pioneers in the lead. Brad Lay, junior, said that it felt great to beat Mehlville, especially at their first home game....

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