The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Homework sucks. I know it, you know it. Its time for a change.

Homework sucks, and I’m done doing it

Nathan Sweeney, features writer March 22, 2021

*This piece is entirely satirical.   Teachers, let’s cut right to the chase. I don’t like homework. You don’t like grading. So why does homework still exist? I’m no expert on the high...

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.

How e-learning has affected teachers and students

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...

KHS students and staff react to social experiments

KHS students and staff react to social experiments

Mia Alexander and Amara Harper November 10, 2019

Ever wondered how you would react to a social experiment? Watch and see how social experiments play out at KHS as students and staff react to three different social experiments: hand-holding, calling teachers...

Katie Hall, math teacher, teaches algebra to sophomores and freshman.

If you were a teacher, what kind would you be?

Ava Duggin, features writer October 3, 2019
From the kind that plays early 2000’s pop songs while your working on your math packet to the one that everyone is praying will retire, take this quiz to find out what kind of teacher you would be.
art by Maggie Burton

Top five in-depth stories of 2018

TKC Staff December 26, 2018

TKC in-depth team took 2018 to cover new changes and old patterns. We featured everything from staff diversity and STL's opioid epidemic to new programs like No Homework weekends and LAUNCH. Below...

Which teacher are you based on your fall aesthetic?

Which teacher are you based on your fall aesthetic?

Lily Bartin, features writer October 22, 2018

Answer some questions about fall to find out which teacher you are most like. (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src='https://embed.playbuzz.com/sdk.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}(document,'script','playbuzz-sdk'));

Stepping into Schoology

Stepping into Schoology

Ethan Peter, features writer September 11, 2018

As the 2018-2019 school year brings new students to KSD, it also brings a new online education network. The district has implemented Schoology after administration felt eBackpack failed to meet the demands...

photo courtesy of Google under the Creative Commons license

They never even wanted to teach

Lily Bartin, writer May 21, 2018

The shrill ring of the sixth hour bell marks the time that Larissa Hoffman, senior, has eagerly awaited all day. Hoffman files through the crowded math building, to her seventh hour, which she spends as...

Senior Profiles: Emilee Autry

Senior Profiles: Emilee Autry

Grace Murphy, features writer May 8, 2018

College: Quincy University Major: Nursing   She was in her sophomore honors English class when she asked Dr. Amy Barker, English teacher, if the strawberry patterned vest she was wearing...

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