The Kirkwood Call

Songs of the summer

Songs of the summer

Sophie Chappell, web editor

August 15, 2019

Do you love music? Do you constantly wonder what others listen to? Check out the top five songs of the summer and see if these bops made it onto your playlist as well!

Where should you take pictures this summer?

Where should you take pictures this summer?

Genevieve Francois, staff photographer

May 7, 2019

You are bound to want some new pictures for the gram but where should you go take that perfect shot? Take this quiz to find out.

Summer reading recommendations

Summer reading recommendations

Catherine Butler, opinions writer

May 5, 2019

You may not have any summer homework this year, but that’s no excuse to stop reading. While some of you may have camp or vacations planned this summer, those of you who will be sitting on the couch for three months straight need a book, or five, to spice up your break. It might even slow down the “...

Where should you swim this summer?

Where should you swim this summer?

Charlotte Heinrich, features + in-depth editor

April 30, 2019

Watching summer through a screen

Watching summer through a screen

Lily Bartin, features writer

August 30, 2018

It’s well past 12 p.m., you’ve been inside all day. The air conditioning is on full blast and you’re relaxing in your coziest sweats. You have no plans this summer. At first the freedom is peaceful. But day after day, you scroll through Instagram and your happiness starts to waver. With every sun...

Where did KHS students travel this summer?

Where did KHS students travel this summer?

Molly Higgins, Features Writer

August 29, 2018

DESTINATION: Greece She watches from a cliff as waves crash onto the rocks below. The sky fills with color and the temperature finally drops as the sun sets on Kythira, Greece. Hanna Spanos, sophomore, spent 10 days in Kythira this summer. Spanos is part Greek, and she and her family take the trip ...

Sounds of Summer

Sounds of Summer

Bridget Killian, editor-in-chief

August 21, 2018

This summer was a time of new music. Every few weeks, it seemed as though an artist dropped their newest album for the world to hear. Ye, KIDS SEE GHOSTS, Everything is Love and Scorpion are four of the new sounds of the summer. In this review, each album was judged based on lyrics, message, the music tracks behind the lyrics, how unique it was to their previous releases and my overall impression. ...

Custard Station

Charlotte Heinrich, features + in-depth editor

August 21, 2018

I have a confession to make. And yes, this is serious. Ever since I could hold a cone, I’ve struggled with a serious addiction to ice cream, custard, frozen yogurt, whatever you want to call the heavenly concoction. In fact, one of my first words was “nilla” (short for vanilla). Lord knows I’v...

Secrets for Schooling Exams

Secrets for Schooling Exams

Charlotte Heinrich, features writer

May 15, 2018

As the sun lingers in the sky for a few minutes longer each day, our daydreams of summer no longer seem unrealistic. Ignoring the nag of our alarms and turning our history notes into doodles would be too easy. It’s almost as if our math problems are asking to be neglected. Yet as our focus diminishes, the looming fa...

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