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The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

The map of Juddahs canoe route down the Yellowstone river.

600 miles down

William Schreiber, features writer October 12, 2021

Two weeks in Wyoming and canoeing 600 miles along the Yellowstone River; Juddah Roberts, senior, tackled the journey of a hiking and canoeing trip during the summer of 2021. He was accompanied by 10...

The thought of having to read To Kill A Mockingbird or Lord Of The Flies during the summer is strong enough to make some students quiver. Many students associate summer reading with anxiety, work and school. However, since KSD stopped requiring students to read in the summer of 2019, I have actually gained a passion for reading.

Summer reading is back in style

Caroline Steidley, opinions editor August 25, 2021

The thought of having to read To Kill A Mockingbird or Lord Of The Flies during the summer is strong enough to make some students quiver. Many students associate summer reading with anxiety, work and school....

Art representing me and my friends for the first time.

Friendship – Kain Stobbe

Kain Stobbe, artist May 17, 2021

I drew this piece of art to represent the friends I was able to connect with over the last 14 months. When the pandemic began, I had very few friends. But I was able to meet 18 new people through Discord,...

On the left side of the image, the girl is looking at her phone. On the right side, she is looking at her list of goals. The cool colors on the left half portray a gloomier feeling vs. the warm tones on the right half.

Refocus – Lila Shepard

Lila Shepard, features writer May 13, 2021

A cool breeze carried the smell of newly blooming flowers and the sound of birds singing. It was a normal spring day except for the halls buzzing with excitement and anticipation. Everyone was watching...

Their skin drips with sweat and their hands are stained with colorful, sticky syrup. Yet, at the end of the day, these Tropical Moose employees said they couldn’t be happier.

Tromo troopers

Megan Glasgow, features writer August 24, 2019
Have you ever wondered what it'd be like to work at Tropical Moose? Read this story to get an inside perspective on their hiring system and the job itself.
The Jonas Brothers comeback was exactly what this summer needed.

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!
Take this quiz to find out where you should 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.
Since students do not have assigned reading this summer, the have the chance to read books they might find more interesting.

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...

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....

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