Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Staffers work each cycle to produce columns on thought-provoking issues, aiming to start conversations and establish diversity in opinions.

Top five opinions stories of 2019

TKC Staff December 16, 2019

TKC’s opinions section is a platform for all voices to be heard. Staffers work each cycle to produce columns on thought-provoking issues, aiming to start conversations and establish diversity in...

Anyone who says something like “those poor kids in Africa” is, intentionally or not, upholding the same mindset shared by colonizers on a mission to ‘civilize the savages.’

“Those poor kids in Africa”

Thomas Birmingham, print editor April 19, 2019

The first time I remember hearing it was in fifth grade. “Those poor kids in Africa.” When the Student Council leaders at my Catholic school said those words, they were presenting the latest...

At the fire of a gun, athletes on the KHS boys track team begin one of the meets many races.

Track team races in annual Red and White meet

Thomas Birmingham, print editor March 14, 2019

After fitting in as much practice time as possible over the past weeks, the KHS track and field team will compete in its annual Red and White meet Thursday, March 14 at 4 p.m. on the field in Lyons Memorial...

Using the restroom in peace

Top five opinions stories of 2018

TKC Staff December 28, 2018

The opinions section is a place that allows TKC to debate, discuss and solve topics that matter to KHS and the community. This past year, the opinions section covered a variety of diverse topics, ranging...

Kara Reiger

Top five features stories of 2018

TKC staff December 27, 2018

Here on TKC we are not just journalists, we are storytellers. This past year the features section aimed to tell stories of diversity, of people doing good, and of problems facing our community. From...

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...

A plea to get involved

A plea to get involved

Thomas Birmingham, print editor December 1, 2018

The PolitiCall: Election day

The PolitiCall: Election day

Thomas Birmingham and Izzy Colón November 10, 2018

With Tuesday, Nov. 6th came the most closely watched day of 2018's political calendar: the midterm elections. On the PolitiCall's second episode, Izzy Colón and Thomas Birmingham find out what it's like...

The PolitiCall: the midterms and Missouri

The PolitiCall: the midterms and Missouri

Izzy Colón and Thomas Birmingham November 4, 2018

On the first episode of The Kirkwood Call's new political podcast, The PolitiCall, Izzy Colón and Thomas Birmingham talk with government and politics teacher Lucas Ravenscraft about the upcoming midterm...

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