The Kirkwood Call

Q&A with 2018-19 retiring teachers

Q&A with 2018-19 retiring teachers

Hayden Davidson, sports writer

May 21, 2019


Filed under Features, Top Stories

There are two teachers retiring from KHS this school year. Read here to find out what they learned and what advice they have from their combined 73 years of teaching.

Tell me amour and amor about love

Tell me amour and amor about love

Maddie Meyers, web managing editor

February 14, 2019


Filed under Features

The bride looks out the car window with a paper fan in her hands, preparing to drive away with her new husband. As the engine starts, she takes the fan her mother gave her and tosses it out the window. Throwing the fan symbolizes leaving old bad habits and behaviors behind to start a new life. As the...

KHS celebrity look-alikes

KHS celebrity look-alikes

Maddie Meyers, web managing editor

December 11, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Click click. TKC paparazzi just spotted a famous celebrity walking through the commons. Wait, there is another one studying in the library, and another one pushing through the crowded social studies hall. Is that Lin Manuel Miranda teaching Shakespeare? Unfortunately, these people are not the real stars,...

Photo gallery: photo spread issue 5 teachers recreate vintage pictures

Photo gallery: photo spread issue 5 teachers recreate vintage pictures

photo staff

December 10, 2018


Filed under Photo Galleries

TKC photographers recreated teachers' pictures from their childhoods.  

Which KHS teacher are you?

Which KHS teacher are you?

Thomas Birmingham and Logan Crews

May 1, 2018


Filed under Quizzes

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The rest is [valuable] history

The rest is [valuable] history

Maisie Bradley, public relations editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Opinions

As he held the door open, I noticed the tie as quirky as his grin and heard him say, “Welcome to my world.” When I looked around the room and saw a stack of colorful hats and a globe painted on the back wall, it became clear to me that this wasn’t going to be like any other class I’d ever take...

Photo gallery: photo spread issue 3

Photo gallery: photo spread issue 3

Audrey Berns, Abbey Painter, Zac Clingenpeel, and Mary Frizell

January 19, 2018


Filed under Photo Galleries

TKC's Issue 3 photo spread, "Teacher Tunes", showcased many KHS teachers recreating popular album covers.

Classroom Finds: Eccentric Items in KHS Classrooms

Classroom Finds: Eccentric Items in KHS Classrooms

Mary Kate Brennan, features writer

March 10, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized, Visuals

TKC interviewed teachers with eccentric items in their classroom to find out how the objects found their place.      ...

Teacher horror stories

Teacher horror stories

Erin Kelly, managing editor

December 6, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

1.) David Cannon, choir teacher “It was opening night of Pirates of Penzance, and the lead singer, Jamie, sang her solo and left stage for a quick costume change. Meanwhile, the student down at the soundboard forgot to turn her microphone off, so when Jamie ran off stage and yelled “[expletive]” ...

Teacher profile: Mr. Harig

Teacher profile: Mr. Harig

Malayna Vines, features writer

October 14, 2016


Filed under Features

After teaching at KHS for 26 years, Tim Harig, social studies teacher, plans to retire in Africa next summer, trading in his textbooks for African cuisine and the Mediterranean Sea. Harig and his wife, Nabila, have an apartment in Carthage, Tunisia where they have spent the past 10 summers. “[Moving...

Kirkwood High School student newspaper
Tim Harig