Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Dave Geeting wraps his eldest daughter Allison up in a hug.

Top five features stories of 2020

TKC Staff January 21, 2021

The goal of TKC’s features staff is to amplify the voices of Kirkwood community members and make sure their stories are told. In this challenging year, telling stories was more important than ever. Our...

Well, the world isn’t 78% white, 3% Asian, 8% Black, 4% Hispanic, 3% International, 3% Bi-racial and 1% unknown either, but the University of Missouri is. 

An ode to historical black colleges and universities

Kiden-Aloyse Smith, copy editor March 29, 2020

*Disclaimer: TKC understands the potentially offensive use of the word choice in this article. After staff discussions and legal advice from the Student Press Law Center (SPLC), we decided to support the...

Landon Evans, senior, runs to the applause of cheerleaders and his team before the game.

Photo Gallery: boys’ varsity basketball senior night vs. McCleur Feb. 22

Jack Anderson, features + in-depth editor March 3, 2020

Kirkwood boy's varsity basketball played McCleur Feb. 22 on their senior night. While they started with a lead, they ultimately fell to McCleur 47-53. "I feel like we're pretty good as a team," Landon...

John sets aside 20 minutes each night to smoke marijuana, a habit he started when he was in eighth grade.

A day in the life: Anonymous

Megan Glasgow, features writer March 2, 2020

“If I were to explain to someone what [smoking] weed felt like, it would be like carbonated water,” John* said. “It’s fizzy. You feel kind of bubbly. You talk too much, you laugh too much....

Our staff does not shy away from the hard-hitting issues and, this year, our staff has investigated issues ranging from the achievement gap in KSD to the preparedness of students in the event of an active shooter.

Top five in-depth stories of 2019

TKC Staff December 23, 2019

TKC staff has covered important issues affecting the students at KHS and used several stories to dig into these topics. Our staff does not shy away from the hard-hitting issues and, this year, our...

The cover of Lover features bright pastel colors, compared to her previous album Reputation which had darker colors.

Lover, Lover Not

Grace Klebe, print managing editor October 8, 2019
Taylor Swift released her newest album, "Lover", on August 23, 2019. Read Grace Klebe's review here.

You must be yolking

Malcia Greene, associate editor September 30, 2019

“First Watch at 9 a.m.?” It’s a text from my dad. The last way I’d like to spend a Sunday morning is by getting dragged out of bed for the “most important meal of the day.” But do I have...

Don’t Go Bacon My Heart

Lindsay McCarthy, features writer September 30, 2019
Breakfast is undeniably the most important meal of the day. When it comes to delicious foods and variety: breakfast is the meal with it all.
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