The Kirkwood Call

Up all night: Landon Evans

Landon Evans finds himself staying up late each night, often working on homework or playing video games.

Grace Klebe, print managing editor

March 3, 2020

Kirkwood is dark in the early hours of a Wednesday morning. The roads are empty, and all is quiet except for the occasional dog bark or church bell. It’s past 2 a.m., and while most students have been asleep for hours, Landon Evans, senior, has just begun his AP Physics homework.  “I tend to pro...

Secrets for Schooling Exams

Secrets for Schooling Exams

Charlotte Heinrich, features writer

May 15, 2018

As the sun lingers in the sky for a few minutes longer each day, our daydreams of summer no longer seem unrealistic. Ignoring the nag of our alarms and turning our history notes into doodles would be too easy. It’s almost as if our math problems are asking to be neglected. Yet as our focus diminishes, the looming fa...

The art of procrastination

The art of procrastination

Annie O'Brien, features writer

March 5, 2017

The clicking of the keyboard gets into a rhythm, but then she hears her phone vibrate. She picks it up to check her notifications and the latest posts on Instagram. Before she knows it, it is almost midnight and she still has an entire essay to finish. This is common for high school students because once ...

Are you really still watching Netflix?

Are you really still watching Netflix?

Will Drury, opinions writer

April 12, 2016

“Are you still watching The Office?” If you own a Netflix account, this isn’t the first time you’ve seen this message. Maybe it wasn’t The Office, but there has probably been a time when you watched a show for so long that Netflix begins to question whether you’re still alive. Not having to...

Call’s 9 tips for avoiding procrastination

Call's 9 tips for avoiding procrastination

Emily Mitchell, news writer

September 16, 2015

Write-up a list of all the things you need to get done, from most to least important, starting with things you’ve been especially avoiding.   Start with the easy stuff. If there is a specific assignment you’ve been avoiding, worrying about will get you nowhere. Start with the work you’re prepared ...

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