The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

This story features three delicious lattes from three different cafés: Starbucks, Kaldis and Teleo.

Kirkwood coffee critiques

Lila Shepard, news editor January 6, 2022

I took my love for coffee to the streets of Downtown Kirkwood, where cafés are everywhere. I tried coffee from three different shops and reviewed them based on the taste, cost and service.  

In Shang-Chi, Marvel offers more Asian representation than ever before, but fails to live up to fans expectations.

Movie Review: Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Grace Marcus, print managing editor September 29, 2021

Dragons, ninjas, flowing silk garments; all stereotypical markers of Asian culture, and all used in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings so that Marvel can gain its diversity points without actually...

Taylor Swift released her eighth studio album, Folklore, on July 24 2020.

“Folklore”: The new face of Taylor Swift

Lydia Drake, entertainment writer October 29, 2020

“In isolation my imagination has run wild and this album is the result,” wrote Taylor Swift in an Instagram post, announcing the release of her eighth album, “Folklore.” The album was revealed...

The Tiger King, more commonly know as Joe Exotic, was a big cat animal park owner prior to serving his 22-year prison sentence.

Tiger king review

Kinley Bokermann, writer May 4, 2020

Netflix’s “Tiger King” has taken the world by storm during quarantine and it is clear why. Think of the craziest, most interesting story possible. Whatever imagined is nowhere near as fascinating...

Remember that one movie that made your standards for high school incredibly unrealistic?

“High School Musical: The Musical: The Series” Review

Maya Kim, features writer January 20, 2020

Remember that one movie that made your standards for high school incredibly unrealistic? It’s the one with Zac Efron dancing with a basketball in a gym. The one with teens dancing on the lunch tables...

“Blood at the Root” by Dominique Morisseau is based on the Jena Six, a group of six black Louisiana high school students who were convicted after the beating of a white student.

Fall play review: “Blood at the Root”

Mya Copeland, features writer November 5, 2019

The orange spotlights illuminated a massive tree that reached up into the rafters. The stage which normally seemed huge was dwarfed by the giant scenery. The stage itself was stunning, and the show that...

Rainbow Rowell fans, you’re in for a treat as sticky-sweet as caramel: tasty at first, but bland once the sugar high wears off.

“Pumpkinheads” review

Catherine Butler, copy editor November 1, 2019

Rating: 6/10 Author: Rainbow Rowell Illustrator: Faith Erin Hicks Page Number: 211 Genre: graphic novel, romance Rainbow Rowell fans, you’re in for a treat as sticky-sweet as caramel:...

The cover of Lover features bright pastel colors, compared to her previous album Reputation which had darker colors.

Lover, Lover Not

Grace Klebe, print managing editor October 8, 2019
Taylor Swift released her newest album, "Lover", on August 23, 2019. Read Grace Klebe's review here.

Hot chocolate review

Sophie Chappell and Emma Lingo October 8, 2018

Emma Lingo and I went to four different coffee shops and tried their hot chocolate. We rated them based on flavor and appearance. We visited Comet Café, 7/11, Blondie's Coffee and Wine Bar and Kayak Cafe....

Andy’s

Grace Klebe, news editor August 21, 2018

It is 11:30 p.m., and I am laying in bed watching YouTube vlogger Emma Chamberlain’s videos in my pajamas. Suddenly, my stomach begins to grumble, and I am craving one thing: chocolate custard. I grab...

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