The Kirkwood Call

Football and other sports prohibited from competing

High and moderate frequency contact sports such as football are currently not allowed to compete.

Kate Schreiber and Olivia Silvey

September 9, 2020

Football, soccer and other high and moderate frequency contact sports will not see competition for the near future. Student-athletes 14 years and older playing high and moderate frequency contact sports will not be able to compete in games of any kind, announced St. Louis County Executive Dr. Sam Page a...

Wednesday Night Lights preview

Wednesday Night Lights preview

Melanie Witt, copy editor

September 19, 2017

Cheers erupt, poms rustle and the band plays “Varsity Valor” again, but this is not a typical KHS football game. Choosing between band, poms/cheer and flag football, KSD students with special needs will be invited to participate in this year’s “Wednesday Night Lights.” KHS will hold its second annual inclusive version of a high school football game, ...

Senior Profile: Alexis Link

Senior Profile: Alexis Link

Daniel Kim, sports writer

April 17, 2017

As the referee signals halftime, the varsity pommies, arranged in a line, march onto the turf with warm smiles. With every choreographed kick and turn, thousand who pack the stands roar with excitement. In the middle of the dancers stands Alexis Link, who, in the moment, is doing what she loves. As ...

Poms away

Poms away

Cece Hensley, in-depth editor

September 4, 2015

Thoughts of vacation and pool days rushed through the minds of students leaving KHS as the bell rang on the last day of school. But for the 21 members of the varsity dance team, these thoughts would have to be put on hold because summer practices began the following Monday.  Not only does summer practice...

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