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Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

It’s important to find a way to enjoy what you do, even if it’s something completely new to you.

Zach Thomson

Zach Thomson, social media editor May 10, 2023

University of Minnesota  Management Information Systems Honestly, I joined The Kirkwood Call not because I was interested in journalism or because I had friends in the program. In fact, I hardly...

My mom always told me that I could make conversation with a wall. I believe that’s true.

Lila Shepard

Lila Shepard, managing editor May 10, 2023

University of Kansas Exercise Science on pre-PA Track My parents loved art fairs, but instead of looking at art they’d spend most of their time searching for my blonde curly pigtails and brightly...

Thank you Kirkwood for being the place I get to call home.

Maya Rubin

Maya Rubin, art editor May 10, 2023

University of Kansas  Marketing with a minor in political science  Nostalgia presents itself in a unique form to each and every individual. It comes in waves; a song, a scent, a touch. But for...

Just because I wasn’t getting the help I needed, didn’t mean I was helpless.

Kylie Madden

Kylie Madden, features + in-depth editor May 10, 2023

Every morning in the Penguin Room of KECC, my teacher would strap pink and black ankle weights to my four-year-old calves. “To weigh her down,” she told my mom. “To keep her from jumping.” My mom...

After graduation, Elizabeth will pack her bags for New York to continue modeling instead of going to college.

Elizabeth Riti

Alli Luth, opinions editor May 10, 2023

Modeling in New York City with NEXT Modeling Agency Dumb models, scammers and body issues: Elizabeth Riti, senior, is no stranger to the stereotypes of the modeling industry. After all, she’s been...

Dylan Ervin, senior, stands in his hat amongst students at KHS.

Dylan Ervin

Wylie Crews, sports writer May 10, 2023

St. Louis Community College - Meramec Art and Design  Engine purring, wheels turning, tracks burning. All aboard the Dylan Ervin Train. Dylan Ervin, senior, loves anything and everything about...

TKC asked the senior football players their thoughts on Turkey Day. This is what they said.

Turkey Day: Senior football quotes

Owen Backer, sports writer November 27, 2022

TKC asked seniors on the Varsity football team questions including What does Turkey Day mean to you? and  Why do you think the Turkey Day game is important? The Turkey Day game is an annual football...

I have always been a dreamer, constantly lost in my imagination and books. That’s why I started writing. Once I got to an age where I could no longer sneak books into class, I had to find some way to pass the time at school, so I wrote stories.

Senior Column: Kailey Shirrell

Kailey Shirrell, social media editor May 16, 2022

College: University of Missouri Major: Psychology Hush, gather around, and pull up a chair. Let me tell you a story. It might even have a moral.  I have always been a dreamer, constantly lost...

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