The Kirkwood Call

How e-learning has affected teachers and students

March 13, 2020. This Friday wasn’t categorized by scares, screams or gore — but it was the final day before a frightening reality for KSD students began: the end of normalcy.

Maya Kim, features writer

May 19, 2020

March 13, 2020. This Friday wasn’t categorized by scares, screams or gore — but it was the final day before a frightening reality for KSD students began: the end of normalcy. This was the last day students physically walked onto campus for the 2019-2020 school year. Since then, it has been announc...

Plugged in, checked out

Constant dependence on technology can both connect society and isolate individuals.

Megan Glasgow, features writer

March 24, 2020

“Hey, [how are you]?” “Fine.” “Are you okay?” “Yes.” “Ok.” The next message JJ Penn, junior, received was a breakup text, sent with a few clicks on a screen in the middle of the night. They almost never talked in person and Penn said conversations always seemed deeper with her over text anyway. Penn spends eigh...

Kirkwood High School receives MacBook Airs

Kirkwood High School  receives MacBook Airs

Emma Lingo and Grace Klebe

January 29, 2018

Are you reading this on one of the new MacBook Airs the school just gave you for free? Interested in learning more about it? Check out this video for all the information, as well as the opinions of students and teachers.

What do students really think about their teachers?

Allie Hickenbotham, copy editor

September 16, 2017

See how teachers react to what teachers really think about them.

What would you do if you were president?

What would you do if you were president?

Abby Geisz and Katie Judd

November 7, 2016

Flying across the nation just to get Pi pizza, meeting any celebrity you can dream of and having a private chef to make any dish imaginable. These are just a few of the perks the president of the United States receives. So what would you do if you were president? TKC went around the school asking just...

Snowcoming success

Snowcoming success

Hannah Cohen, social media

March 11, 2016

Opinion on Snowcoming? Read this Storify and Infogram to find out what students thought.   Storify: collection of Instagram moments from the night [View the story "Snowcoming Success" on Storify] Infogram: some facts and extended thoughts from students Snowcoming Success Create your o...

‘The Divide.’ – Achievement Gap

'The Divide.' - Achievement Gap

Anna Mullendore, features writer

March 12, 2015

*Disclaimer: The people selected to be interviewed were chosen on the basis of their races, ages, genders, and titles, as a way to showcase a variety of perspectives on the topic.

Silence from scientists

I waited for weeks until I finally got an answer from the UMSL crew.

Chloë King, web staff

January 21, 2015

For a while, nothing happened. I’ve been working on my IRIS (Independent Research in Science) project since August. The idea behind IRIS is to team up with a scientist working on a research project, then present your findings at a science fair at the end of the year. I’m working with Dr. Aimee Dun...

Kirkwood High School students protest

Kirkwood High School students protest

Trevor Currie, photographer

December 11, 2014

Dec. 2 at 12:40 p.m. Students walked out of class to protest the Mike Brown shooting. Students went down to the middle of Lyons Stadium where they chanted, “Hands up, don’t shoot” and “What do we want? Justice. When do we want it? Now.” This demonstration had approximately 70 student part...

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