The Kirkwood Call

The Brain Issue: Political persuasion

Instead of pictures with their friends, teen's screens are full of political advertisements, endorsements and opinions.

Amelia Hurley, features + in-depth editor

November 4, 2019

As the day comes to an end, teens haul their heavy backpacks home. These exhausted students sit on their couches and pull out their phones to scroll through the latest posts they’ve missed. Instead of pictures with their friends, their screens are full of political advertisements, endorsements and opinions. Rather than relaxing, they see rant after rant and opinion after opinion. Their eventful days have bec...

Screens on: KHS cell phone policy

Students must hold themselves accountable to use their phones appropriately.

Tom Mueller, sports editor

August 30, 2019

In light of school districts, states, and countries reevaluate their policies about a phone's place in the classroom, this piece examines KHS' unchanging phone policy.

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