The Kirkwood Call

Seasons of giving

Seasons of giving

Catherine Butler, opinions writer

January 17, 2019


Filed under Columns

People wait to take strings of twinkling lights down from their front porches, and leftovers from a family potluck sit in the fridge. Frost still coats the window panes, and many children still suck on candy canes. Though it’s January and the holidays have ended, reminders of the giving seas...

Teacher horror stories

Teacher horror stories

Erin Kelly, managing editor

December 6, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

1.) David Cannon, choir teacher “It was opening night of Pirates of Penzance, and the lead singer, Jamie, sang her solo and left stage for a quick costume change. Meanwhile, the student down at the soundboard forgot to turn her microphone off, so when Jamie ran off stage and yelled “[expletive]” ...

KYS November blood drive

KYS November blood drive

Camille Baker, features editor

November 2, 2016


Filed under News

Kirkwood Youth Service (KYS), led by Robert Becker, club sponsor, hosted a blood drive in the Denver Miller Gym Nov. 1. KHS students 16 and older signed up for various time slots from 8-2. Sixteen-year-old students were required to print out a signed parent permission form and bring it to their appo...

KHS teachers react to Snapchat

KHS teachers react to Snapchat

Maisie Bradley, sports writer

September 7, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Reackt, Video

94 percent (100/106) of KHS students surveyed have used Snapchat, but only 34 percent (14/41) of KHS teachers surveyed have. TKC decided to see how teachers react to Snapchat for the first time.

Which department do these teachers belong in?

Which department do these teachers belong in?

Allie Hickenbotham, features writer

October 9, 2015


Filed under Features

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How to study for success

How to study for success

Jamie Jones, features writer

May 13, 2015


Filed under Features

As the weather warms up and summer plans are made, many students mark up the calendar with testing dates, study sessions and early morning reviews. Finals loom on the horizon, and many KHS students are preparing for AP tests, EOCs, ACTs and SATs. Figuring out how to study and what to expect can be a...

Still the same Kate

Still the same Kate

Emma McNail, features writer

October 17, 2014


Filed under Features

Kate Kemper, junior, is an honors student, balancing two engineering courses and three advanced classes. Her hobbies include drawing as well as cooking. She has friends that have been with her since kindergarten. She also had a brain tumor removed last year. Kemper found out she had a brain tumor...

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