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The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

A Chorus Line at the Kirkwood Performing Arts Center is already a hit in the community.

New show at KPAC: A Chorus Line

Sophia Webb, entertainment writer September 30, 2022

Last year, the new Kirkwood Performing Art Center (KPAC) opened. Since then, there has become a huge opportunity for residents of Kirkwood to attend professional plays and musicals. The modern look of...

The KSD department chairs met to for discussions and announcements Wednesday night.

KHS Weekly Update 11/19/21: Turkey week, course selection, final exams

Grace Marcus, print managing editor November 22, 2021

Retirees: Larry Anderson, Thom Champion, David Drury, Bill Gunn, Sean McCarthy, Molly Stephenson, Jeff Townsend and Romona Miller have announced their retirement for the end of this school year.    Turkey...

Jess Cohen, junior, studies her script during rehearsal for Blood at the Root.

Fall play preview: a look inside “Blood at the Root”

Kate Schreiber, features writer September 1, 2019
In this preview, take a look inside the KHS fall play "Blood at the Root," premiering October 10-12.
Harry Brooker and Ryan Zickel, freshmen, act in The Merry Wives of Windsor.

From the gym to the stage

Lilly Anderson, entertainment writer December 12, 2018

Walking onstage, the smell of hairspray still tingling in his nose, he reaches a new set with a new audience. This is not his first show, but high school productions are not the same. The lights hit his...

Jared Goudsmit, junior, is held up by his cast mates.

Spring play preview

Emma Lingo and Maddie Meyers April 12, 2018

Have you ever wished that your favorite musical could come to life? The Drowsy Chaperone, KHS’s spring musical, features a man’s witty commentary about his favorite musical record as it appears on...

Where are they now: Drew Redington

Where are they now: Drew Redington

Annie O'Brien, news-features editor December 6, 2017

Pretending to be each of the Von Trapp children, 4-year-old Drew Redington acts out and sings “So Long, Farewell” from “The Sound of Music” on the steps of his grandmother’s basement. His mother...

Cast members gather around a dinner table.

Fall play preview

Fitz Cain, features writer October 5, 2017

Since auditions last May, the KH Players have been getting into character. Starting rehearsal on the second day of school, this company, composed of around 20 actors and about 50 students total, has been...

Same name, different story: Aly Terry

Same name, different story: Aly Terry

Jack Rintoul, entertainment editor August 23, 2017

Poetry She stands in front of a sea of vulnerable ears waiting to hear her truth. Drifting into her words, she closes her eyes. When she is on stage, no one can touch her. She is invincible. But it has...

End of KH Players 2016-17 season

End of KH Players’ 2016-17 season

Justin Sweeney, opinions editor April 13, 2017

After the Saturday night performance of Once Upon a Mattress, KH Players’ 2016-17 season came to a close. The program, which is supported by over 100 students, dozens of parents and a handful of directors,...

Senior Profile: Cara Palombo

Senior Profile: Cara Palombo

Melanie Witt, news-features writer April 12, 2017

A gasp sweeps across the audience as she makes her first appearance flying across the stage, holding an umbrella in one hand and a bag in the other. She is the star of the show: Mary Poppins. This moment...

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