The Kirkwood Call

Which upcoming concert should you go to?

Which upcoming concert should you go to?

Olivia Silvey, opinions writer

October 30, 2019

Grab your Nike Air Force 1s, save your money and clear your phone storage — you’re going to a concert. There are plenty to buy tickets to, and whether you want a mellow night in a smaller setting or thousands of fans screaming alongside you, St. Louis has it all. So, the real question is, which one...

Photo gallery: Global Youth Strike for Climate

Photo gallery: Global Youth Strike for Climate

Audrey Berns and Sarah Nash

March 27, 2019

The youth of St. Louis gathered around the Old Courthouse Friday March 15, joining millions of others around the world to protest the government's lack of concern for the environment.  The strike was originally organized by Swedish Climate Activist and Nobel Prize nominee Greta Thunberg and spread to...

Revving up the rivalry

Revving up the rivalry

Benji Wilton, sports editor

March 14, 2019

“Who would want to play in St. Louis? Boring. So boring. I always get asked, ‘Where would you like to play? Where would you not like to play?’ St. Louis is on the list of places I don’t like to play. It’s rough.” When Chicago Cubs star third baseman Kris Bryant said these words on a come...

Treat, no trick?

Treat, no trick?

Madelyn Rehkop, artist

October 29, 2018

Trick-or-treating: an activity that almost all of us have done at least once in our lives. The question remains, though, why do we say “trick-or-treat” if we only really get a treat? I have always asked myself this throughout my childhood. St. Louis is one of the only places in the U.S. that require...

Issues: Human trafficking

Issues: Human trafficking

Amelia Hurley, features writer

October 19, 2018

All she wanted was a ride home. All she needed was for him to drive her to her small home in the suburbs. Instead, he took her to a small hotel room and forced her to sit and wait. He made her wait for the first of many sex clients. According to the National Human Trafficking Hotline, over 589 trafficking c...

NHL Preview 2018-19

NHL Preview 2018-19

Austin Cleveland, sports writer

October 9, 2018

September drifts into October, and an eerie shift begins. The weather is getting colder, the days are becoming shorter and the NHL hockey season creeps into the pandemonium of professional sports. With the NBA, NFL and NHL gearing up, (not to mention college football) and MLB playoffs also going on,...

Your summer bucketlist

Your summer bucketlist

Melanie Witt, copy editor

May 4, 2018

Summer approaches and the days slowly pass as students wait in anticipation for freedom. However, this excitement quickly diminishes when KHS students realize where they live: Missouri, or better known as misery. There are always the typical summer activities like going to the pool, just chilling with...

What’s the weather like today?

What’s the weather like today?

Bridget Killian, art editor

February 23, 2018

This editorial cartoon depicts the sporadic weather of St. Louis. Recently, the temperature has jumped from a frigid 12 degrees to a humid 80 degrees over the course of a few days. Within the past two weeks, the forecast has gone from sunny to rainy to snowing. Each of the windows in the room shows a...

That’s how the cookie crumbles

That’s how the cookie crumbles

Grace Klebe, entertainment writer

February 8, 2018

If you have a sweet tooth, you know what it’s like to order a cookie and be disappointed. TKC set out on a mission to find the best cookie in St. Louis. We were tired of your average bland, hard cookie and we knew there were better options out there. After lots of research, we compiled a list of six...

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