The Kirkwood Call

Blind spicy chip taste test

Blind spicy chip taste test

Jack Matousek and Keegan Pfiefer

November 19, 2018


Filed under Video

Each person volunteered to blind taste and rate four hot chips on a scale of 1-4, 1 being the best 4 being the worst. The Flamin' Hot Cheetos won the top spot out of the four chips the three others being Doritos: Chili Lemon, Jalapeno Cheetos and Hot Funyuns.

TKC Senior Last Words

TKC Senior Last Words

Megan Cleveland, Naomi Thomson, and Ainsley Fox

May 21, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Video

TKC students from the class of 2018 gave their final reflections on their experiences on staff.

The Burn or Bliss Challenge

The Burn or Bliss Challenge

Patty Judd, Grace Murphy, and Meg Murphy

May 19, 2018


Filed under Video

TKC Staffers participated in the Burn or Bliss Challenge, where five pieces of chocolate have ghost pepper and seven pieces are regular chocolate. Watch the video to see their reactions.

Which publication should you join?

Jane Stewart, communications editor

December 30, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

How to join a publication

How to join a publication

Jane Stewart, communications editor

December 30, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Before applying to a publication, take this quiz to figure out where you belong in SJ: https://www.thekirkwoodcall.com/uncategorized/2017/12/30/which-publication-should-you-join/ https://www.thekirkwoodcall.com/khs-journalism-2-2/

Behind the scenes at TKC

Behind the scenes at TKC

Kathryn Eilert, Ava Hughes, and Clare Huber

May 2, 2017


Filed under Art

In this animated short, Kathryn Eilert, Ava Hughes, and Clare Huber interview Adler Bowman about her first year on TKC. Bowman recounts her experiences with late nights, the annual white elephant party and her daily work routine....

Suicide Awareness Week (SAW) 2017

Suicide Awareness Week (SAW) 2017

Katie Woodruff, senior copy editor

May 2, 2017


Filed under SAW

KHS held its second annual Suicide Awareness Week (SAW) April 24-28, 2017. SAW was organized by TKC to educate, raise awareness and provide resources for students about mental illness and suicide. KHS students, staff members and the community took to social media to show their support for SAW. https://storify.com/TheKirkwoo...

Being an American means: fighting for social justice

Being an American means: fighting for social justice

Michael Teasdale, in-depth editor

November 30, 2016


Filed under In Depth, Uncategorized

He was in seventh grade when the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson happened. While most of his peers were not interested in what was happening, Richard Pfeifer could not pull his eyes away. He saw injustice and his instincts told him to help. Pfeifer, now a freshman, said his desire to help people from ...

TKC through the ages

TKC through the ages

Thomas Birmingham, news writer

October 6, 2016


Filed under Storify, Visuals

For the many members of the KHS community who are unfamiliar with our history, this is a timeline highlighting the issues, advisors, and awards that have made our publication into what it is today. Here are the headlines and most important moments in the 99 year life of The Kirkwood Call.

Call Ed: “To thine own self be true”

Call Ed: “To thine own self be true”

TKC Staff

September 29, 2016


Filed under Opinions, Staff Editorials

As journalists, we love to write. We love to create. We love to paint the world how it really is: the good, the bad and the ugly. We’re here to watch students climb the highest mountains and help catch them when they fall into the deepest holes. We’ve shared remarkable stories of redemption, transit...

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