The Kirkwood Call

Due to COVID-19, teens have to throw discreet parties and refrain from posting about their latest vacations to avoid getting canceled by their peers. Despite the drama the virus has generated, there is only one question left that trumps all others: Who had it worse, the class of 2020 or the class of 2021?

We see you, class of 2020

Amelia Hurley, editor-in-chief February 15, 2021

This piece is entirely satirical.   COVID-19 is a joke. The obviously fake virus only affects the elderly, which is why not a single teenager has contracted it. The so-called disease has altered...

Music has never been just an option for Matt Hensley – it has always been a significant part of his life.

Taking the spotlight

Emma Patt, entertainment editor December 11, 2020
Matt Hensley, senior at KHS, has had a unique connection with music since a young age.
Which grade level do you belong in?

Which grade level do you belong in?

Lydia Cohen, web staff May 4, 2019

Each grade level during high school has its own defining characteristics. Are you more like the over achieving freshman or checked-out senior? Either way, take this short quiz to find out which class you...

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.
Spring orchestra concert

Spring orchestra concert

Claire Boysen, print managing editor May 2, 2019
The last orchestra concert of the year is tonight, May 2, 2019 at 7 p.m. in Keating Theater. This performance will include the senior recognition as well.

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...

Zein’s project focused on the process of grief, how to deal with loss through healthy coping mechanisms and ways to approach mental health in adolescence.

Coping with grief: a senior project

Olivia Silvey, staff designer April 2, 2019

Almost 50 KHS students gathered in the lecture hall during homeroom Mar. 28 for Asha Zein’s senior project presentation and discussion about grief. Zein’s project focused on the process of grief, how...

photo courtesy of Jared Goudsmit

More than just a class president

Amara Harper , features writer August 30, 2018

If you attended KHS as a freshman, a common memory is walking in on the first day. With fear already in your heart, becoming overwhelmed entering KHS yet accepted as the incoming senior class threw everything...

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