The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Turkey Week is the longest held tradition at KHS, but both freshmen and sophomores have yet to experience the true spirit of Turkey Day.

Turkey Week schedule

Grace Marcus , print managing editor November 17, 2021

Turkey Day is the longest-running and most loved tradition at KHS — the hallway decorations, pep rally and game itself are central parts of KHS students’ high school experience. However, after Turkey...

Kayla Bedell is involved with many aspects of KHS, including AP Biology and Pommies.

(A)typical girl

Mya Copeland, features + in-depth editor November 2, 2021

Kayla Bedell is all contradictions. A dancer who gets anxious while performing. A “dumb blonde” in three AP classes. A STEM student who hates math. An overly involved girl who will insist that she’s...

The students section throws white confetti in the air to celebrate the whiteout theme.

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood Varsity Football vs. Hazelwood Central Sept. 24, 2021

Annie George, photo editor October 8, 2021

On Sept. 24, 2021, KHS hosted a home varsity football game against Hazelwood Central with a white out theme. Pep Nation substituted the traditional white powder for white confetti for everyone to throw....

Ellie Buchanan, senior, holds her phone up for a class selfie.

Photo Gallery: Pep Rally Aug. 26

Annie George, photo editor September 2, 2021

On Aug. 26, 2021, KHS hosted its first pep rally of the 2021-2022 school year. The Pommies and Cheerleaders performed, and the band played. Each of the fall sports came to the front to introduce their...

Art by Laurel Seidensticker. Xenaira Arguedas has been dancing her whole life, both with her dance studio and the KHS dance team.

Senior profile: Xenaira Arguedas

Mya Copeland, features writer May 3, 2021

Bailar, danser, tanzen, to dance. Xenaira Arguedas speaks three languages and is currently learning her fourth. She was taught Spanish and English at home and attended a French immersion school from...

Ladue player holds the ball, as the two teams faceoff.

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood varsity football game vs. Ladue Oct. 16

Annie George, photographer October 23, 2020

Kirkwood hosted their first home game of the season, against Ladue on October 16, 2020. The spectators were very limited, as each player, cheerleader, and pommie, each got two tickets for family. Kirkwood...

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

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

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...

Isabella Knopfel, sophomore, and Olivia Knopfel, senior, pose after the Turkey Day game.

Sisters by chance, teammates by choice

Ava Duggin, features writer December 21, 2019

6:30 a.m.: Isabella Knopfel’s, sophomore, alarm goes off. 7 a.m.: Olivia Knopfel’s, senior, alarm goes off. 7:20 a.m.: Isabella eats oatmeal or cereal for breakfast, and goes to school. 7:20 a.m.:...

Unified Night Lights

Unified Night Lights

Maddie Meyers, web managing editor October 8, 2018

Three hundred Kirkwood students will join together for the third annual unified game of flag football on Wed. Oct. 10. This event takes place in the E.L. Lyons Memorial Stadium at KHS and allows students...

Malayna Vines, junior, dances with the varsity Pommies during halftime.

Photo gallery: varsity girls’ basketball and Male Poms

Kara Rieger, photographer January 31, 2018

The girls' varsity basketball team won 59-38 against Pattonville high school Friday, Jan. 19. Both the varsity Pommies and the Male Pommies stole the floor during half time with their dance routines. "I...

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