The Kirkwood Call

Senior Profile: Ann Glosson

Senior Profile: Ann Glosson

Bridget Snider, features writer

May 1, 2017

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

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

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

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...

Senior Profile: Molly Hooks

Senior Profile: Molly Hooks

Lizzie Stobbe, artist

April 21, 2017

As hundreds of people begin to stretch, jump and retie their shoes, Molly Hooks feels the familiar nervousness that comes before any race, but today is different. The starting gun will not begin a 3- mile cross country race. Instead, it will send Molly on a 26-mile trek through downtown St. Louis. ...

Senior Profile: Veronica Wiedl

Senior Profile: Veronica Wiedl

Anna Poe, photographer

April 15, 2017

As the audience watches the actors on stage, immersed in the show in front of them, behind the scenes, the technical theater crew works to bring the show to life. None understand the amount of work put in by the technical theater crew better than Veronica Wiedl. “We build the set and run all of the tec...

Senior profile: Julia Sponholtz

Senior profile: Julia Sponholtz

Olivia Rekittke, web features editor

May 13, 2016

As of March 2016, Julia Sponholtz has read 86 books and counting. With a number of extracurriculars and her jam-packed school schedule that consists of five AP classes, she stays busy all year round. “I’m in the Robotics club, choir and this year I’m the president of the book club,” Julia sai...

Thank You.

Thank You.

Chloë King, blog/podcast editor

May 3, 2016

I was not ready to write this column. I’ve been throwing around ideas about what to write since freshman year (jumping the gun and assuming I would be a staff member). When I decided I wanted to graduate early at the beginning of this semester, I realized I couldn’t have made it through high schoo...

Senior profile: Addie Gaither-Ganim

Senior profile: Addie Gaither-Ganim

Chloë King, blog/podcast editor

April 28, 2016

Addie Gaither-Ganim wears black pants and black boots, a white and black t-shirt with a Beatles print on it and a cinched cargo jacket. Dark eyeliner rims her blue eyes, and her medium-length, dark red hair frames her face. She’s got a pair of earbuds hanging out of her bag, playing a muted song. ...

Senior profile: Jason Rush

Senior profile: Jason Rush

Reese Anderson, sports editor

May 5, 2015

Jason Rush takes AP classes. He plays multiple varsity sports. He is involved in multiple extracurriculars. He is articulate. He is also black. Are you surprised? You shouldn’t be. He’s been at it since he came to Kirkwood, and he’ll be at it long after he leaves. Jason has made his way through...

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