The Kirkwood Call

Student’s search safety

Student's search safety

Ethan Peter, features writer

November 8, 2018

Polly Rekittke, senior, Googled the word “knife” in her first hour. By fifth hour, an administrator concerned about her search pulled her from Spanish class. Rekittke, embarrassed and flustered, quickly explained it had been for a “Hamlet” presentation in English class. Rekittke’s situatio...

Above average

Above average

Quentin Stepp, sports writer

September 7, 2016

  With an average GPA of 3.95, the KHS girls’ volleyball team won the Art Stout Award,  given annually to the team with the highest team GPA, for the fifth year in a row. Coaches Julie Goodmann and Kara Wall said they both stress academics along with athletics, and their players said this ha...

View from the pit

View from the pit

Thomas Birmingham, writer

May 13, 2016

For four hours a week, six weeks before the debut of a show, an elite group of musicians practices under the KHS stage. Because they play from inside a makeshift “pit,” the audience of a play at KHS might not be aware they are there. Their job is providing music for the performance, in addition ...

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Polly Rekittke