The Kirkwood Call

Journalism seniors say their goodbyes to KHS

Jane Stewart and Adele Baughman

May 2, 2016

Seniors from KHS journalism programs (including Pioneer Yearbook, The Kirkwood Call, and KHTV) confess the things they will miss and not miss about high school.

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Robson Ali, opinions writer

March 28, 2016

Hello, my name is Robson Ali, and I am black. You can also call me African-American or even just African (I was born in Ethiopia). One thing I am not, however, is white. And after years of being called out for doing things such as reading or listening to NPR, I feel like I needed to make that fact cle...

KHS reacts to the scare cam

Justin Sweeney, Chloë King, and Michael Teasdale

March 10, 2016

Michael Teasdale, Justin Sweeney and Chloë King terrify KHS students for the scare cam. Background: After bringing pairs of participants into the studio, we told them that we would be having them react to different bits of social media. To their surprise, in the middle of their video, the lights...

KHS Reacts to a fake admission of love

Chloë King, Justin Sweeney, and Michael Teasdale

February 19, 2016

Michael Teasdale, Justin Sweeney and Chloë King asked KHS students to reveal secrets to one another on camera. However, one of the students in each pair was planted to confess their fictional love for the other.   Special thanks to our participants: Kaitlin Kilby Trevor Cleveland Addie...

TKC Podcast: video games

TKC Podcast: video games

Daniel Stobbe, Chloë King, and Robson Ali

February 18, 2016

Daniel Stobbe, Robson Ali and Chloë King talk about the past, present and future of video games. This includes discussion of what they used to play, what they play now and what they look forward to for this year and the years to come.  

Trumping radicalism

Trumping radicalism

Robson Ali, opinions writer

December 9, 2015

After the terrible tragedy that was San Bernardino, one man continues to engender goodwill and attempt to bring Americans together. Donald Trump. While some people may see his idea to ban all Muslim travel to the U.S. as “inflammatory” and “an undeniable showing of his inherent bigotry and stup...

Why Trump’s hair is, in fact, the cat’s meow.

Why Trump’s hair is, in fact, the cat’s meow.

Robson Ali, opinions writer

October 8, 2015

TRUMP’S SCALP- Many people seem to enjoy making fun of Mr. Trump’s hair, yet no one even attempts to appreciate how much time and effort it must have taken to train a cat to lie perfectly still on top of his head for hours at a time. Personally, I have two cats and they completely ignore me a majo...

Clubbing to the beat of a different drum

Clubbing to the beat of a different drum

Robson Ali, opinions writer

October 5, 2015

At KHS there seems to be a trend. Every year clubs spring up seemingly out of nowhere, revolving around some bizarre concept that makes me doubt there are many clubs like them outside these walls. clubs that stray from the beaten path, that provide a meeting place for like minded individuals.These cl...

Some people just want to see the world Bern

Some people just want to see the world Bern

Robson Ali, opinions writer

October 5, 2015

KIRKWOOD, MO- You want to know what I love? America. And it kills me to see this great country in danger of becoming a godless Bolshevik playground. With his ludicrous ideas such as “universal health care” and “pay equality for women,” Bernie Sanders is practically turning us into communist S...

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