The Kirkwood Call

Spring break, basketball championships and more affected by coronavirus

Seaside, FL, popular spring break destination for Kirkwood students, has closed their beach in response to COVID-19.

Olivia Silvey and Lydia Cohen

March 16, 2020

Seaside Beach, popular Florida spring break destination for Kirkwood families and students, will close to the public March 16 at 5 p.m. Many people have continued their vacation plans even with strong recommendations against travel and social events. Celebrities such as Ariana Grande are making calls ...

The fun never ends with Disney

Knowing that a break is coming up and I am not able to travel, I am very excited to know that I will have Disney right by my side to make me happy.

Elena Sherwood, artist

March 13, 2020

With spring break just around the corner, I was inspired to draw Disney themed art. Disney has been a huge part of my life even when I was young. I grew up watching lots of Disney movies, especially when I was on a school break. Knowing that a break is coming up and I am not able to travel, I am ver...

7 traveling tips to pack for your next vacation

7 traveling tips to pack for your next vacation

Maya Kim, features writer

March 13, 2020

Waking up at 6 a.m. just to get patted down at security, then wait another two hours to board a seven hour flight without having eaten anything for breakfast has to be the worst part of traveling. Leaving home for a week or two can be exciting, but it can also be unnecessarily inconvenient. To survi...

Where should you visit this spring break (based on your favorites)?

Where should you visit this spring break (based on your favorites)?

Jane Stewart, communications editor

February 20, 2018

Spring break is a time to take a hiatus from your busy, daily grind. But this year, don’t take a “staycation” and sleep around all day. It’s time to explore somewhere new. Take this quiz to help you figure out the best spring break destination for you. When you're done, use this guide to find th...

Trends for spring break

Trends for spring break

Katie Judd, copy editor

February 20, 2018

After the holidays are over, it is easy to feel stuck during the final months of winter, longing for the school year to end. As the long-awaited spring break approaches, many students plan to travel during their days off, March 17 through the 26. TKC picked out the best spring break trends for any of ...

Killian it in Kawete

Children laugh while playing with a parachute after school March 16. Many students stay at the campus until dark to get help from teachers on their homework or play with friends.

Bridget Killian, artist

April 3, 2017

It was 7:30 a.m. and I was running on three and a half hours of sleep. I arrived in Uganda at 4 a.m. after a 30 hour voyage from St. Louis to East Africa. Today was the day I would see my best friends for the first time in a year. This spring break was the third time I had the experience of goin...

Spring breakdown

Spring breakdown

Katie Judd, copy editor

March 13, 2017

Waking up, the first thing Sarah* does is grab her phone from her bedside table, open Instagram and scroll through her feed filled with pictures of models. Her eyes study their stomachs, thighs and arms. To her, this is beauty at its peak; this is what she perceives as the ideal person. Standing at 5’5”...

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