The Kirkwood Call

Senior profile: Zack Demetri

Senior profile: Zack Demetri

Thomas Birmingham, in-depth editor

May 14, 2018


Filed under Features, Senior Magazine

Anthony sits on his hero’s shoulders. The boy he clings to locks his arms firmly around Anthony’s fragile legs, the steady grip erasing the slightest chance of falling. His smile fills his small face. It reflects the brightness of the Nicaraguan sun shining down on him. He looks happy, at...

Senior column: Bridget Snider

Senior column: Bridget Snider

Bridget Snider, Print Managing Editor

May 4, 2018


Filed under Senior Magazine, Senior Profiles

Some say there are two types of people: those who embrace the future and those who fear it. My last four years at KHS have shown me that I’m most definitely the second type. As a freshman, the idea of ever being a senior seemed quite foreign to me. I saw my older brother graduate and felt as though...

Senior Profiles: Najma Omar

Senior Profiles: Najma Omar

Emma Lingo, news-features writer

May 4, 2018


Filed under Senior Profiles

As a freshman walking into her first Student Council (STUCO) meeting, Najma Omar, senior, exuded confidence. She quickly learned how STUCO worked and trained senior class officers on how to become better at their STUCO jobs when she was 14 years old. This led her to finding her niche in student government...

Senior column: Allie Hickenbotham

Senior column: Allie Hickenbotham

Allie Hickenbotham, copy editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under Senior Magazine

On the corner of Hawbrook and Sappington Road sits a neighborhood market known as Hanneke’s. About a mile from North Glendale Elementary, it became a tradition to walk there after school with my friends every Friday in fifth grade. We’d all try to walk next to each other in a line to talk, even though...

Senior Profile: Olivia Rekittke

Senior Profile: Olivia Rekittke

Kara Rieger, photographer

May 5, 2017


Filed under Senior Magazine, Senior Profiles

Olivia Rekittke pops open her French horn case to reveal the coiled brass and flared bell. She warms up with five minutes of lip slurs before running through major scales, melodic minor scales and chromatic scales. After hours of homework and rehearsals, she finally relaxes with a pad of paper and GarageBand. Olivia...

Senior Profile: Sabrina Talir

Senior Profile: Sabrina Talir

Annie O'Brien, features writer

May 4, 2017


Filed under Features, Senior Profiles

With a woven mandala tapestry covering one wall, a yoga mat and exercise ball in the corner and a dreamcatcher hanging from the ceiling, you would think you had just walked into a yoga studio. But, you are actually in the bedroom of Sabrina Talir. “I was trying to find an easy way to exercise that wasn’t re...

Senior Profile: Ann Glosson

Senior Profile: Ann Glosson

Bridget Snider, features writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Senior Magazine, Senior Profiles

If you know Ann Glosson, it is probably for her bright personality and her sense of humor. If you don't know Ann, it's probably her smile that first catches your attention. Ann is one of the happiest people you will ever meet. Her vibrant smile shines from ear to ear, as her heart opens up to share all...

Senior Profile: Aspen Workman

Senior Profile: Aspen Workman

Audrey Allison, artist

April 29, 2017


Filed under Features

While their fellow classmates were tanning beside the pool or sleeping until noon, Aspen Workman spent the past three summers kneeling in the dirt at Washington University’s Tyson Research Center and the Missouri Botanical Garden’s Shaw Nature Reserve. Aspen got involved in an internship that has...

Senior Column: Mary Kate Brennan

Senior Column: Mary Kate Brennan

Mary Kate Brennan, features writer

April 28, 2017


Filed under Columns, Senior Magazine

I was once an avid Miley Cyrus fan. She told me the seven things she loved and hated about Nick Jonas. While I don’t have a JoBro of my own to talk about, I do have four years at KHS that have taught me more about myself than any other experience has. So here it is: My top seven things everyone sh...

Senior Profile: Mark Mackenzie

Senior Profile: Mark Mackenzie

Lany Borella, features writer

April 23, 2017


Filed under Features

With big dreams and the drive to achieve them, he applied to the Air Force academy it was no surprise to his friends and family when he made it in. According to his peers, Mark Mackenzie consists of leadership, a good work ethic, and a bit of competitivity. Mark will be going to the Air Force Academy for basic...

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