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,...

Photo Gallery: boys’ varsity basketball vs. Ladue Jan. 24

On Jan. 24th, boy's varsity basketball played against Ladue in an intense back and forth fight for the win, ultimately coming out on top with a score of 65-61.

Sophie Smith, Photographer

January 26, 2020

On Jan. 24, boys' varsity basketball played against Ladue in an intense back and forth fight for the win, ultimately coming out on top with a score of 65-61. "We definitely wanted to beat Ladue because last time they beat us," Bryce Simpson, junior, said. "So we wanted revenge. At first the game was...

Photo Gallery: girls’ swim and dive Jan. 18

The girl's swim and dive team competed on Jan. 18th against various high schools around the St. Louis area such as Parkway West, Lafayette, Webster, and more.

Sophie Smith, Photographer

January 22, 2020

The girls' swim and dive team competed Jan. 18 against various high schools around the St. Louis area such as Parkway West, Lafayette, Webster among others.

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: Student-led walkout

Courtney Terry, freshman, raises her fists as she walks down to the bleachers.

Malayna Vines, photographer

March 14, 2018

KHS students participated in a student-led walkout at 10 a.m. March 14. According to @studentsdemandaction_khs students are standing up to the inactivity of our government combatting gun violence. Students walked from the senior hallway down to the stadium bleachers. Makenna Chappel, sophomore, said...

Top five photos of 2017

Top five photos of 2017

TKC Staff

January 4, 2018

Photographers have the tough job of providing a visual representation of the stories we are paired with. We go where the average person doesn’t, to create amazing and unique photographs that tell stories words never could. Throughout 2017, we have gotten to take pictures that cover a large variety ...

Photo gallery: Varsity girls basketball vs Edwardsville

Photo gallery: Varsity girls basketball vs Edwardsville

Malayna Vines, photographer

December 29, 2017

KHS girls' varsity basketball team played Edwardsville High School in the semi-final round of the 43rd Annual Visitation Christmas Tournament Dec 27. While KHS beat Hazelwood Central High School in the quarter-finals with a score of 63-52 on Dec 26., the Pioneers lost to Edwardsville with a final score...

Killian it in Kawete

Children laugh while playing with a parachute after school March 16. Many students stay at the campus until dark to get help from teachers on their homework or play with friends.

Bridget Killian, artist

April 3, 2017

It was 7:30 a.m. and I was running on three and a half hours of sleep. I arrived in Uganda at 4 a.m. after a 30 hour voyage from St. Louis to East Africa. Today was the day I would see my best friends for the first time in a year. This spring break was the third time I had the experience of goin...

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