The Kirkwood Call

Taking the spotlight

Music has never been just an option for Matt Hensley – it has always been a significant part of his life.
Emma Patt, entertainment editor December 11, 2020
Matt Hensley, senior at KHS, has had a unique connection with music since a young age.

Political Issue: Not your average Joe

A Biden sign in a yard emphasizes the importance of unity.
Grace Marcus, features writer September 28, 2020

Klansmen, white supremacists, and neo-Nazis gathered in Charlottesville, VA, in August 2017, chanting racist and anti-semitic slogans as they marched with torches and carried symbols of hate. This is the...

Swiper, no swiping

I’ll keep the endless reasons to join Tinder brief to give you more time to craft your master profile and get swiping.
Brendan Davidson, parsnip editor March 14, 2019

*this piece is entirely satirical Tinder is the most infamous dating app out there. People attack it day and night, but as a proud supporter of Tinder and its innovative ideas, I can’t listen to these...

Senior Profile: Cevon Seymour

Senior Profile: Cevon Seymour
Jack Rittendale, features writer April 13, 2017

Freshman class president, football and lacrosse player, and loving brother, Cevon Seymour has fought to stay with his friends and community. A student that can handle wins as well as losses, and gives...

Teacher profile: Mr. Harig

Teacher profile: Mr. Harig
Malayna Vines, features writer October 14, 2016

After teaching at KHS for 26 years, Tim Harig, social studies teacher, plans to retire in Africa next summer, trading in his textbooks for African cuisine and the Mediterranean Sea. Harig and his wife,...

Senior profiles: theater seniors

Senior profiles: theater seniors
Justin Sweeney, features writer May 12, 2016

 

Senior profile: Claire Visnovske

Senior profile: Claire Visnovske
Justin Sweeney, features writer May 12, 2016

Passing her love of theater to the next generation is the gift Claire Visnovske wants to give. Claire, who loves to work with children, has fallen in love with performing on stage. Although she’d love...

Senior profile: Beau Bramlett

Senior profile: Beau Bramlett
Holden Foreman, entertainment editor April 25, 2016

Two years ago, TKC published a profile on an unsuspecting student: short, scrawny, multi-sport sophomore Beau Bramlett. His combination of hockey and cross country careers made him an unusual athlete;...

KHS student roams the halls with $200 plus on his feet

Jake Siegel and John Drury February 23, 2016

Kevin Kelly, senior, has an extensive collection of shoes ranging from dress shoes to the Jordan 1s. Two staffers, Jake Siegel and John Drury, take a closer look at his collection.

Sitting with scientists: MuMu Xu

Sitting with scientists: MuMu Xu
Chloë King, blog/podcast editor October 26, 2015

Welcome to a new feature on An Independent Universe. It’s called Sitting with Scientists, and I’ll be interviewing awesome people from around the country with a passion for science that puts mine to...

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