The Kirkwood Call

Unblocked games

Lizzie Stobbe

Quentin Stepp, copy editor

February 21, 2018

*This piece is entirely satirical   If your name is Eric Zigler, stop reading now. This does not concern you.   Nobody really wants to pay attention in class. Lessons haven’t been interesting since elementary school and you can just Google all the answers anyways. Thankfully, you don...

Blocked websites

Erin Bugee

Quentin Stepp, copy editor

February 13, 2018

*This piece is entirely satirical Ever since we first got the iPads back in the glory days of middle school, the semi-permeable membrane that is the Kirkwood firewall has protected us from harmful websites that may hinder our learning or expose our young minds to heinous things such as pornography, the...

Photo gallery: girls’ and boys’ cross country meet 9/30

Photo gallery: girls' and boys' cross country meet 9/30

Mary Ralston and Meg Murphy

October 12, 2017

Kirkwood girls' and boys' cross country team had a meet at Parkway West's home course at Living Word Church Sept. 30. The girls' varsity team and freshman-sophomore teams ranked 2nd overall. The boys' varsity team placed 3rd overall, the JV team placed 4th, sophomore finished 3rd and freshmen ended in 4th...

Amending attendance

Amending attendance

Quentin Stepp, copy editor

September 6, 2017

Last year, had a student missed school for a few days or even a few weeks due to illness, some out of town sports tournament or just about any other excused reason, there might not have been any consequences. Work could be made up, content could be re-taught and tests could be retaken. Well, that’...

The deadliest hermit

Photo courtesy of the National Parks Service under the Creatice Commons liscense

Will Drury, copy editor

May 17, 2017

As the “Doors” say, people are strange. One minute they’re living peacefully in a log cabin in the middle of the Alaskan tundra, the next they’re sitting in prison for murdering an entire orphanage with a shard of broken glass. Nobody expected this from Tod Brigham, but then again, people...

10 last-minute Halloween costumes for 2016

photo by: Zach Clingenpeel

Maddie Hawes, Features writer

October 30, 2016

You spent all month focusing on lifting that B+ to an A, watching Netflix or describing the awesome Halloween costume you never committed to. Now you are here on Sunday, Oct. 30th, desperately searching for a last-minute costume guaranteed to stun everyone at the party. If this situation applies to you,...

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...

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