The Kirkwood Call

Your summer bucketlist

Your summer bucketlist

Melanie Witt, copy editor

May 4, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

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


Filed under Art, Top Stories, Visuals

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


Filed under Entertainment

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...

Sounds of St. Louis: record stores around STL

Sounds of St. Louis: record stores around STL

Izzy Colón and Maddie Hawes

January 23, 2018


Filed under Top Entertainment, Top Stories, Video

TKC went to four record stores in the St. Louis area and rated them based on atmosphere, selection, location, pricing and organization.

St. Louis holiday lights review

St. Louis holiday lights review

Austin Cleveland, sports writer

December 25, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

With the holiday season winding down, TKC takes a look at four of the top holiday lights displays from around St. Louis from 2017.   ...

Things to do around St. Louis in the winter

Things to do around St. Louis in the winter

Melanie Witt, copy editor

November 20, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

With winter approaching and temperatures drastically falling, it may seem as though you are stuck indoors for months. Thankfully, there are many different places located all around St. Louis that are still bearable during the cold winter months. So consider visiting some of these places over your long-awaited...

Stay tuned St. Louis

Stay tuned St. Louis

Ainsley Fox, entertainment writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

St. Louis is a hub for all kinds of music, from Chuck Berry, pioneer of rock and roll, to superstar rapper Nelly, St. Louis hits on all music spectrums. To truly experience this community, concerts are the way to go. The Drums Indie pop band transformed to one-man act, The Drums, is taking star J...

Seven STL must-dos before you graduate

Seven STL must-dos before you graduate

Erin Kelly, managing editor

May 8, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Photo Galleries, Top Stories

With only three days left in my high school career and about three months before I head to Middlebury College in Vermont, it’s impossible not to reminisce about my time here in Kirkwood. I’ve made some great memories, doing everything from organizing a recreational basketball team with TKC friends to visiting the Gateway Arch with family. Before I leave, I’d like ...

St. Louis voters fail to pass proposition 2

St. Louis voters fail to pass proposition 2

Kate Hennessey, sports writer

April 6, 2017


Filed under Sports

Voters in St. Louis passed Proposition 1, which will increase the city sales tax half a cent on every dollar and $12 million a year toward an 8-mile expansion of MetroLink, on April 4.   Proposition 2 would have  allowed funding toward building a 22,000 seat soccer stadium for the St. Louis...

The Full Court Press: face a real football field, Kroenke

The Full Court Press: face a real football field, Kroenke

Austin Cleveland, sports writer

March 17, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

A city once deemed “not a three team professional market” by Stan Kroenke, Los Angeles Rams owner, may be seeing the bright lights of Major League Soccer (MLS) as soon as 2020, according to statements released by MLS President and Deputy commissioner Mark Abbott. After grieving the loss of the Rams, ...

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