The Kirkwood Call

Art by Emma Frizzell. Be your own person, let go of expectations or stereotypes or judgments, and you will thrive. 

Senior column: Molly Higgins

Molly Higgins, print editor May 4, 2021

College: Fordham University Major: Journalism/marketing Throughout the chaos of the past year, there is one thing that has never failed to bring me joy. I truly believe  nothing is quite as exhilarating...

Art by Maddy Rehkop. Caroline Teepe, senior, will be participating in the Super Senior Life Skills program through the Special School District.

Senior profile: Caroline Teepe

Kate Schreiber, features + in-depth editor May 4, 2021

Like many seniors, Caroline Teepe loves KHS pep rallies. When the band plays “Sweet Caroline,” she knows all the words. But unlike many, after Caroline crosses the stage alongside her peers, she will...

Art by Laurel Seidensticker. Cecillia Escudero, senior, is planning on attending SLU and wants to minor in studio art and major in a science related course.

Senior profile: Ceci Escudero

Kailey Shirrell, news editor May 4, 2021

The pencil moves swiftly, unpredictable strokes and messy lines forming on the white paper. Ceci Escudero has been interested in art for as long as she can remember, taking classes in elementary, middle...

Art by Laurel Seidensticker. They have been playing soccer together since they were 4. Throughout their lives, they have helped each other both on and off the field.

Senior profile: Emma and Kamryn Ealey

Maya Kim, social media editor May 4, 2021

They have been playing soccer together since they were 4. Throughout their lives, they have helped each other both on and off the field. Now, twins Emma and Kamryn Ealey are continuing their soccer journey...

Art by Elena Sherwood. Seniors Jack Julian and Will Mastrantuono spend their time away from school hanging out, playing soccer, and working at Smoothie King. Art by Elena Sherwood.

Senior profile: Jack Julian and Will Mastrantuono

Kinley Bokermann and sports writer May 3, 2021

The boys pull into the parking lot on South Kirkwood Road and park their cars, prepared for another night of work. After asking for time off during their senior spring break, the threat of getting fired...

Art by Maddy Rekhop.  
 Ainsley Wade smiles with her medals that she won from nationals.

Senior profile: Ainsley Wade

Caroline Steidley, opinions writer May 3, 2021

Ainsley Wade approaches her horse Wally for her first race in the equestrian nationals. After practicing five days a week for years, she was more than prepared for the upcoming race.  Ainsley Wade...

As a freshman, I never imagined that a lecture hall filled with 70 students and my adviser could become my second home. But here I am, actually wishing I could stay in high school just to be with my TKC family a little longer.

Senior column: Amelia Hurley

Amelia Hurley, editor-in-chief April 29, 2021

College: University of Missouri Major: Journalism   At the beginning of quarantine, I worked diligently on all the wrong things. Instead of focusing on homework like a responsible student,...

Art by Laurel Seidensticker. Maddie is committed to New York University and plans to major in vocal performance with a focus in  contemporary music.

Senior profile: Maddie Gartland

Rachel Finan, health + wellness editor April 29, 2021

For many people, the thought of getting on stage and performing is a nightmare, but for Maddie Gartland, the stage is home. Gartland began her music career playing viola and singing in choir, but she's...

Mara Alabsew will be attending Arizona State University. Alabsew plans on majoring in computer science and minoring in design.

Senior profile: Mary Alabsew

Grace Marcus, features writer April 29, 2021

Fashionistas she saw in TV and movies inspired Mary Alabsew to learn how to sew. Ever since she was little, these style icons sparked her interest in fashion and pushed her to pursue the hobby.  “Even...

Senior Column: Benji Wilton

Senior Column: Benji Wilton

Benji Wilton, print editor May 27, 2020

College: Rice University Major: Economics "Mr. Furious.” My parents gave me that nickname when I was little for my intense stubbornness that never seemed to let up. Performing tasks conventionally...

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