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The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Although it may seem unorganized, everything that’s unplanned isn’t always an obstacle.

Senior column: Merry Schlarman

Merry Schlarman, design editor May 16, 2022

College: Washington University in St. Louis Major: political science & philosophy If you really want to get to know me, you should look inside my laptop. Or, I should say, you should open it...

On the evening of Friday, April 1, 2022, I did something out of character.

Senior column: Ava Duggin

Ava Duggin, web managing editor May 4, 2022

College: University of Missouri Columbia  Major: Undecided  On the evening of Friday, April 1, 2022, I did something out of character. I told my track coach I wouldn’t be at the meet Saturday...

Natalie Bednarksi practices her aerial silks skills on March 5.

Wrapped up

Mya Copeland, features + in-depth editor March 29, 2022

Wild and extravagant music, miniature cars packed with ridiculous clowns, massive red and white striped tents and fearless acrobats performing daring stunts dozens of feet in the air. The elements of the...

Cameron Hankinson, senior, sings into the microphone during the ensemble practice.

Rock and Roll ‘Neers

Henry Chappell, sports editor March 1, 2022

One teenager wanted to go the extra mile in music. Strumming the strings of his guitar was a fun hobby and all, but having been a musician, Cameron Hankinson, senior, asked himself, how can I fine tune...

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...

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