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Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

The bubble tea drink can be found at various locations around St. Louis, but here are some of the top-tier boba spots. 

Kirkwood boba review

Maya Kim and Rachel Finan April 1, 2022

Looking through your Instagram feed, you may have noticed the colorful drinks with black pearls lining the bottom: boba. The Taiwanese delicacy is made of tapioca starch and is paired with a sweet milk-tea...

“The Fallout” follows the lives of high schoolers after a school shooting.

HBO’s The Fallout Review

Rachel Finan, web editor March 1, 2022

Director Megan Park’s “The Fallout” isn’t for the faint of heart, but a film about a school shooting isn’t supposed to be lighthearted. The movie starts with an all-too-common stereotype used...

Jonah Roy is a Kirkwood alum who is currently making music in Los Angeles.

Where are they now: Jonah Roy

Rachel Finan and Owen Spiegel March 1, 2022

Jonah Roy doesn’t use expensive recording equipment or fancy studios. He said his songs were recorded in bedrooms or local studios with friends and collaborators, jackwoods, fellow KHS alum, and Paco,...

Art by Morgan Hooker. 
“Everyone has something they are dealing with,” Robin Giden said.

Winter blues

Rachel Finan, web editor February 15, 2022

*This story discusses mental health topics that may be triggering to some readers. If you are experiencing a mental health issue and need help please refer to the resources listed at the bottom of this...

Breaking News: Hate crime at KHS.

Top five news stories of 2021

TKC Staff December 30, 2021

With COVID-19 disrupting normality in daily life and and different events occurring within KSD, there was no shortage of news in 2021. From COVID-19 updates, the Encompass Resolution sexual misconduct...

The more stress you put on yourself, the harder it’ll be,” Hupp said.

Finals advice from seniors

Anna Newland and Rachel Finan December 13, 2021

Open up a KHS student’s email and you will be hit with reminders to turn in missing work followed by a jumble of finals information. For many students, the end-of-semester-panic has started to kick in....

KPD worked with KHS administration to ensure that a concerning social media post did not pose a threat to KHS students.

KHS investigates concerning social media post Friday Dec. 3

Grace Marcus and Rachel Finan December 3, 2021

KHS Principal Dr. Mike Havener was notified early on the morning of Friday, Dec. 3 that a concerning image was posted to Instagram by a KHS student the previous night.  “We immediately contacted...

Edwin Thorpe stands outside of Dierbergs next to his bike he rode there.

The road to Kirkwood

Rachel Finan, web editor November 13, 2021

He looks like he stepped straight out of a Dick’s Sporting Goods catalog and could go for a three-pointer any second. As for the Iowa State shirt — Thorpe grew up in Iowa, and he lived there six years....

With homecoming coming up this Saturday, read TKCs advice about the big night.

Friendship Dance survival guide

Rachel Finan and Aine Bradley November 4, 2021

With the Friendship Dance in a few days, the frenzy has begun and the time for dance prep has arrived. If you are a typical freshman, or one of the COVID-19 sophomores, then you might be feeling lost....

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