The Kirkwood Call

Saving yourself

Saving yourself

Emma Lingo, web managing editor

March 4, 2019


Filed under Features

“Who here plans on saving themselves for marriage?” One hand goes up. Mary Wacker, junior, can see the girl’s raised arm across the health classroom. Mary’s hand should be up, too. She is saving herself for marriage, but she doesn’t feel comfortable letting people know her future plans for...

Speech Talks: Diversity

Speech Talks: Diversity

Anthony Speech, assistant public relations editor

January 28, 2019


Filed under Podcasts

*Disclaimer: TKC understands the potentially offensive nature of the word choice in this article. After staff discussions and legal advice from the Student Press Law Center (SPLC), we decided to support the writer’s decision. Please email us at [email protected] with any que...

Five things to have in your car in case of emergency

Five things to have in your car in case of emergency

Jack Matousek, features writer

January 24, 2019


Filed under News

  In wake of the snowstorm that hit the St. Louis area in which 12 inches of snowfall covered the ground, people were driving home from school or work bringing roads and highways to a halt. As a result, many people were stranded in their car for as many as 15 hours. As another storm is repor...

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...

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