The Kirkwood Call

“A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” character ranking

Snoopy by far deserves the number one spot on this list.

Catherine Butler, copy editor

December 2, 2019

Thanksgiving came and went, which means it’s time to blow the dust off your old DVD collection and rewatch the family classic, A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving, if you haven’t already. Nostalgia may have blinded you from noticing how annoying some of the characters are, and if you haven’t watched t...

Photo Gallery: pep rally Nov. 26

The junior sections sings along to

Sophia Beckmann and De Lila Green

November 30, 2019

The annual in school KHS fall pep rally was held Nov. 26. The students watched seniors skits, danced to the band, and screamed their classes battle cries. "I really like being able to feel like I'm apart of the excitement around pep rallies, being that I'm there to pump up the crowd," Gabrielle Cannon,...

Photo Gallery: pep rally Nov. 27

Abbey Siegel, senior, leads the pommies during their dance at the pep rally.

Annie George and Ella Davies

November 30, 2019

On Wednesday, Nov. 27 KHS hosted a pep rally to support the football team before the Turkey Day game. The school and community came together to cheer on the football team for the game against rival Webster. The seniors performed their senior skits, the band played, the pommies and cheerleader performed...

Top 10 reasons why Kirkwood will win the Turkey Day Game in 2019

Top 10 reasons why Kirkwood will win the Turkey Day Game in 2019

TKC Staff

November 27, 2019

Remember when the Ladue Rams won 23 straight games? Neither do we. Jeremy Maclin is a part of our coaching staff. We’ve had the Bell for six years, the longest streak in the history of the Turkey Day Game. Webster forgot what it looks like. 2016 state champs. ‘Nuff sai...

TKC not releasing annual ’10 reasons Kirkwood will win the Turkey Day Game’ for 2018

TKC not releasing annual '10 reasons Kirkwood will win the Turkey Day Game' for 2018

TKC Staff

November 22, 2018

After extensive consultation from the TKC staff, we have decided not to release our annual list of 10 reasons why Kirkwood will beat Webster in the Turkey Day Game. Out of respect for the hard-fought 0-9 season put up by the Statesmen (that’s right, zero wins), listing reasons for Kirkwood’s immine...

Five steps to the best political discussion this Thanksgiving

art by Mary Grace Heartlein

Izzy Colón, technical web editor

November 21, 2018

*this piece is entirely satirical Everyone knows Thanksgiving is about good food, spending time with family and kicking off the holiday season. But, like every true American celebration, it wouldn’t be complete without a polarizing political discussion that leaves everyone feeling a little less thankf...

What Thanksgiving food are you?

image courtesy of Google from the Creative Commons License

Megan Tate Van Buren, staff photographer

November 19, 2018

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, it's almost time to say bye to pumpkin spice and hello to Christmas carols. Click here to see what Thanksgiving dish is most like you. (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);;js.src='';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}(document,'script','playbuzz-sdk'));  ...

Thanksgiving Tradition

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Zack Deutschmann, features writer

November 14, 2018

As I walked in the doors of my grandparents’ condo, I said, “Happy Thanksgiving” and hugged both of my grandparents. Both seemed somewhat confused, they looked at each other with puzzled faces. It had been several months since the last time I saw them and it seemed clear that they didn’t recogn...

Trivia Tuesday III: Thanksgiving

Trivia Tuesday III: Thanksgiving

Annie O'Brien, health and wellness editor

November 12, 2018

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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.src='';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}(document,'script','playbuzz-sdk')); ...

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