The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

KSD Superintendent David Ulrich addresses the BOE at their work session Jan. 10.

BOE discusses Encompass Resolution, Prop R and curricula Jan. 10

Megan Glasgow and Maya Kim January 11, 2022

On Monday, Jan. 10, the KSD Board of Education (BOE) met to discuss updates on Encompass Resolution, Prop R and curricula. In their update, BOE members emphasized that Encompass Resolution is still at...

Lauryn Miller, 2017 KHS alumni and former UCLA basketball player, said mental health is becoming more talked about in sports. Art by Emma Frizzell.

Get your head in the game

Ava Duggin, web managing editor January 7, 2022

“Go hard, be aggressive.” She repeated in her head while warming up before each game. But this time was different. It was her first competition back after a concussion, and she was playing in her...

Cars rush by on the highway leaving trails of light captured by long exposure.

Top five photos of 2021

TKC Staff December 29, 2021

Throughout 2021 TKC's photography staff has worked hard to produce countless photos, used in galleries and stories throughout the year. In the opinion of the TKC staff, here are the top five photos of...

SLUH senior, Peter Mueller, guards the goal as his teammates take the ball down the field.

Photo Gallery: Vetta indoor soccer league Dec. 5, 2021

Sophia Beckmann, photo editor December 6, 2021

Vetta indoor soccer teams have become popular with the senior class of 2022. The Wiggly Worms, the Brass Monkeys, the Red Rockets and the Mason Allen's are four teams of Kirkwood students who have entered...

Turkey Day: Senior football quotes

Turkey Day: Senior football quotes

Lila Shepard, news editor November 29, 2021

TKC asked each senior on the KHS Varsity football team, what does the Turkey Day game mean to you? The Turkey Day game is a tradition between Kirkwood and Webster Groves High School. On Thanksgiving,...

Ever since his father introduced him to the sport at age 5, Poniewaz has stuck with his passion of basketball.

Court and classroom

Audrey Blaine, visual managing editor November 1, 2021

The first thing Jeremiah Poniewaz tells you about himself is that he’s on the basketball team at KHS. He’s a point guard, and devotes time every day to practicing his craft — a sport that’s been...

Members of St. Louis Rowing Club (SLRC) go under a bridge during practice on Sunday, Sept. 22.

In the same boat

Ava Duggin, web managing editor October 21, 2021

“Sailboat Cove” is written in large letters on the sign. The boathouse is big, tan and tucked behind a 320-acre lake. In front of it are rows of long, white boats, some accented with red or blue stripes....

Citygarden, an urban sculpture park, is home to 24 sculptures, six rain gardens, a childrens fountain and six-foot waterfall.

Photo Gallery: Parks around STL

Sophia Beckmann, photo editor October 10, 2021

Living in an urban area can deprive residents of a connection with nature. However, St. Louis offers a wide variety of green spaces and parks to enjoy with family and friends. Take a look at some of the...

Kameron Richardson, junior, attempts to avoid a Pattonville defender.

Photo gallery: Kirkwood varsity football vs. Pattonville Sept. 10, 2021

Sophia Beckmann and Ella Davies September 19, 2021

The Kirkwood varsity football team made their way to Pattonville for their 3rd game of the season on Sept. 10, 2021. Kirkwood won 48-0 against the pirates, and have continued their season with a winning...

Ryan Blank, sophomore, subs in to the game for Eddie Bisgrove, sophomore.

Photo gallery: Kirkwood boys’ JV volleyball vs. Pattonville April 20, 2021

Sophia Beckmann and Ella Davies May 1, 2021

JV boys' volleyball played Pattonville on Tuesday, April 19. Kirkwood beat Pattonville in two sets adding another win to their season. Despite the effects of COVID-19, spring sports have continued with...

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