The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Art by Elena Sherwood. Cole Johnson is different from the rest of the class of 2021. Johnson graduated early from KHS, and now works at a full time job in construction.

Senior profile: Cole Johnson

Aine Bradley, features writer May 4, 2021

Cole Johnson is different from the rest of the class of 2021. Johnson graduated early from KHS, and now works at a full time job in construction. He plans on working until he can save up enough money to...

Art by Elena Sherwood. Ever since teaching himself how to code, Solomon Leach has loved technology and hopes to bring that passion into his college and career choice.

Senior profile: Solomon Leach

Megan Glasgow, features + in-depth editor May 4, 2021

An episode of “The Flash” plays on a newly set up TV. His Savers uniform sits folded on the counter. On the bright computer, lines of code flash across the screen — complex strings of numbers and...

Art by Elena Sherwood. Picture of Phebe Hammond, senior, working her shift at Kaldis in Kirkwood.

Senior profile: Phebe Hammond

Lila Shepard and features writer May 3, 2021

Walking into work, the smell of roasting espresso beans fills her nose. Phebe Hammond used to bike to Kaldi’s when she was younger to get pastries and coffee; now she has been working there for over...

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...

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...

Im a leader in the choir community as a senior, and since Im taking three classes, all the Choral kids look up to me. Kelley said. Looking back, I can see how much difference it made and how it made me a better person.”

Senior Profile: Kelley Cochran

Catherine Butler, copy editor May 21, 2020

St. Louis University | Nursing “I feel so alive up here.” The moment Kelley Cochran, senior, stepped onto the stage during her first play, that was what she thought. As a child, Kelley had watched...

Photo by Malayna Vines; Art by Tatum Shore-Fitzgerald

Senior Profile: Jenna Dyroff

Jonathan Munroe, news features writer May 7, 2019

She stands tall in the Jackson County Courthouse delivering her closing statement during the state trial on Sunday, March 31. This is the end of the road for Dyroff, as her high school passion comes to...

I wish I could do half of what Emma does,” said Katie Harrell, Emmas mom.

Senior Profile: Emma Harrell

Amelia Hurley, features writer April 30, 2019

After logging onto the official ACT website, a sense of exhilaration rushed through her body. She silently begged for a score of at least 30. Nervously opening the tab, Emma Harrell, senior, was shocked...

“I’m one of 12 siblings,” Felicia said. “The oldest is 21 and the youngest is 1, so the house is always busy and loud.

Senior Profile: Felicia Harris

Catherine Butler, opinions writer April 23, 2019
Felicia Harris is one of 12 siblings. She plans to pursue her passion of photography in the future and join the military as an Air Force photographer.
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