The Kirkwood Call

Senior Column: Claire Boysen

Senior Column: Claire Boysen

Claire Boysen, print managing editor

May 3, 2019

I’ve had my fair share of ups and downs at KHS, but at the end of the day, I loved high school. Saying goodbye has been harder than I could have ever imagined.

Senior Profiles: Sarah Morgan

Senior Profiles: Sarah Morgan

Annie O'Brien, news-features editor

April 25, 2018

She woke up, ate breakfast, pulled on her uniform and climbed into the car with her mom and brothers. They arrived at a brick building that housed as many students in the whole school as KHS contains in one grade. St. Peter’s Catholic School was home to Sarah Morgan, senior, from preschool until eighth gr...

Senior Column: Annie Murphy

Senior Column: Annie Murphy

Annie Murphy, managing editor

May 10, 2017

Freshman year, about 25 girls sat in a circle on the Commons’ floor eating lunch. After school on Fridays, about 15 girls got together to eat some more food and hang out. Sometimes there was a birthday party, and sometimes they got together to watch a movie on the weekend. Their group chat name was...

Senior Column: Cece Hensley

Senior Column: Cece Hensley

Cece Hensley, print editor

May 7, 2017

Every Friday during summer vacation, my dad would buy me pancakes at First Watch. On my 16th birthday, he convinced me I would be receiving a worn down company pickup truck but instead, a black convertible with a pink balloon sat in our driveway. One day, he told my family he was taking us to a surprise ...

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,...

Senior profile: Julie Havlak

Senior profile: Julie Havlak

Bradley Fargo, entertainment editor

April 30, 2015

Characters surround Julie Havlak. She has three siblings—all older by eight or more years—so she missed most of the family drama, but she hears stories. Her mother’s job as a wedding photographer provides an endless parade of faces giving her a lens to peak at countless people. And in her free...

Senior profile: Conor Bickham

Senior profile: Conor Bickham

Abby Carpenter, news writer

April 27, 2015

Conor Bickham will do something next year that less than five percent of high school baseball players will ever dream of.  He will play collegiate baseball. Conor started playing baseball at the age of 7 and pitches for the KHS baseball team. Next year he will take his talents to Aurora University in...

Senior profile: Kim Sweesy

Senior profile: Kim Sweesy

Trevor Cleveland, blog/podcast editor

April 26, 2015

For Kim Sweesy, being the senior guidance counselor allows her to provide a place for students in need. She forms close-knit relationships with seniors such as Brendan Bailey and helps them achieve personal victories she can later celebrate with them as she watches them grow and develop as people. For...

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