The Kirkwood Call

Trivia Showdown: Roachez v. The Great Gang

Two trivia teams go head to head in a battle for the history books.

Emma Lingo, editor-in-chief

March 26, 2020

“It’s always intense, the trivia.” Simao Drew, English teacher, said.  Every Friday for about 15 years, Drew has held a trivia match in his classroom. In August, he kicks off the year-long trivia tournament with a promise of extra credit for the winning team. Students have gotten more invest...

Senior Profile: Tiffany Jordan

Senior Profile: Tiffany Jordan

Malayna Vines, photographer

May 9, 2017

As she was scrolling through emails over spring break, Tiffany Jordan screamed so loudly her father thought someone had broken into their condo. What he did not know was Tiffany just received an email from her dream school: University of California, Los Angeles. Tiffany toured numerous schools acr...

Cocoa and Cram: study or jam?

Cocoa and Cram: study or jam?

Holden Foreman, web editor

December 13, 2016

Friends? Check. Food? Check. Upcoming tests in every single class? Check, please. Freshmen will tell you how they feel about taking seven tests in one week, but Link Crew tries to inject some fun into the process with Cocoa and Cram. During the annual event, Link Leaders and teachers bounce between t...

The four-one-one on fours

The four-one-one on fours

Izzy Colón, writer

May 24, 2016

Lilly Schlarman walked into English class, her feet drag behind her as she walked, eyes barely open. Regardless of her early morning drowsiness she remembered the class will be starting a project. As she approached her desk, she noticed a yellow sheet of paper on top of it. As she got closer she be...

Which department do these teachers belong in?

Which department do these teachers belong in?

Allie Hickenbotham, features writer

October 9, 2015

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Before they were your teachers…

Before they were your teachers...

Emma McNail, features writer

September 20, 2014

Having lived in 40 different places, Simao Drew, English teacher, admits to making a few mistakes, as well as detours, along the journey from Maryland to Missouri. Drew went to college in Salisbury, Maryland to play baseball. He was a physics major and aspiring astronomer. He soon switched to environmental...

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