The Kirkwood Call

Senior Profile: JT Arnot

Senior Profile: JT Arnot

Adele Baughman, copy editor

May 10, 2017

Using his uncle’s diabetic needles, JT Arnot spends hours inserting water into each bubble on the sheet of bubble wrap sitting in front of him. Hoping the hypodermic needle will not cause the surface tension of the water inside to break, he pairs the bubblewrap with other reactants to create an endothermic...

Senior Column: Julia Bailey, Christian Heutel and Gabi Baker

Senior Column: Julia Bailey, Christian Heutel and Gabi Baker

Christian Heutel, Julia Bailey, and Gabi Baker

May 7, 2017

Walking into freshman year with our empty backpacks hiked all the way up our backs and lunchboxes in hand, we never expected to be sitting here writing our senior column together about our incredible friendship. Up until the end of junior year, we weren’t very close. But this past summer, we developed...

Senior Profile: Olivia Rekittke

Senior Profile: Olivia Rekittke

Kara Rieger, photographer

May 5, 2017

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

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: Anna Honningfort

Senior Profile: Anna Honningfort

Kate Hennessey, sports writer

May 1, 2017

Every time Anna Honigfort sits through addiction documentaries in health class, they hit her in a way most other students cannot understand. When Anna first stepped into KHS, she never imagined what the next four years would consist of. Her year-long journey of overcoming addiction was filled of many up...

Senior Profile: Katie Brodersen

Senior Profile: Katie Brodersen

Megan Van Buren, photographer

April 22, 2017

While the winter air crept itself through her clothes, Katie Brodersen sat atop her roof looking at the supermoon. Although the view was not as super as she originally expected, Katie still found inspiration and went to her journal to write her first Sunday soliloquy. She wrote about the moon, a p...

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: Tyresse Norris

Senior Profile: Tyresse Norris

Austin Cleveland, sports writer

April 17, 2017

It does not take long to feel the presence of Tyresse Norris in a room. His infectious personality and 6-foot-6-inch frame make him truly larger-than-life. During his time at KHS, Tyresse has left a smile, a laugh or a positive memory with nearly everyone on campus, from his teammates on the football...

Senior Profile: Eli Verbrugge

Senior Profile: Eli Verbrugge

Riley Arns, sports writer

April 16, 2017

photo by Zach Clingenpeel He is 17 years old but has lived in three countries, six cities and is fluent in four different languages. Eli Verbrugge has switched schools too many times to count, but in 2014, he and his family moved to Kirkwood, and he has attended KHS ever since. “[Switching schools] has been...

Senior Profile: Cevon Seymour

Senior Profile: Cevon Seymour

Jack Rittendale, features writer

April 13, 2017

Freshman class president, football and lacrosse player, and loving brother, Cevon Seymour has fought to stay with his friends and community. A student that can handle wins as well as losses, and gives his all for the best of others.   “The community relationships are what make Kirkwood so unique,...

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