The Kirkwood Call

The dream team

The dream team

Henry Chappell, sports writer

December 4, 2019

Nathan Hopkins- Junior Nathan Hopkins has been in the Kirkwood band for four years. During that time Hopkins has won silver at the solo and ensemble state festival. Most importantly, however, he said he is loving his new role as a drum major at KHS. He said he noticed the change of energy from ...

Photo Gallery: pep rally Nov. 27

Photo Gallery: pep rally Nov. 27

Annie George and Ella Davies

November 30, 2019

On Wednesday, Nov. 27 KHS hosted a pep rally to support the football team before the Turkey Day game. The school and community came together to cheer on the football team for the game against rival Webster. The seniors performed their senior skits, the band played, the pommies and cheerleader performed...

Remember the Titan

Remember the Titan

Tom Mueller, sports editor

November 27, 2019

For MyCole Pruitt, 2010 KHS graduate and current Tennessee Titan, playing professional football wasn’t always a dream ⁠— and when it became one, getting there didn’t materialize easily. Achieving this eventual dream meant sacrifice: being bussed from the city to KHS and getting by with what his...

Top 10 reasons why Kirkwood will win the Turkey Day Game in 2019

Top 10 reasons why Kirkwood will win the Turkey Day Game in 2019

TKC Staff

November 27, 2019

Remember when the Ladue Rams won 23 straight games? Neither do we. Jeremy Maclin is a part of our coaching staff. We’ve had the Bell for six years, the longest streak in the history of the Turkey Day Game. Webster forgot what it looks like. 2016 state champs. ‘Nuff sai...

KHS Senior Cheer Quotes

KHS Senior Cheer Quotes

Ava Duggin, features writer

November 27, 2019

Senior cheerleaders were asked what their favorite Turkey Day memory is, and what makes cheerleading on Turkey Day special.

Test your Turkey Day knowledge

Test your Turkey Day knowledge

Maya Kim and Emma Patt

November 26, 2019

Wondering how much you know about Kirkwood’s iconic holiday? Take this quiz to find out which classic Turkey Day tradition you are. (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src='https://embed.playbuzz.com/sdk.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}(document,'script','playbuzz-sdk')); Quiz does not appea...

Photo gallery: Turkey Day football game vs Webster

Photo gallery: Turkey Day football game vs Webster

Malayna Vines, photographer

November 28, 2018

The KHS football team played Webster Groves in the 111th annual Thanksgiving Day football game Nov. 22. The Pioneers won with a final score of 75-34, allowing them to keep the Frisco Bell for the sixth year in a row. Cooper Wise, senior, accepted the Ray Moss award before the game commenced. One Kirkwood...

TKC not releasing annual ’10 reasons Kirkwood will win the Turkey Day Game’ for 2018

TKC not releasing annual ’10 reasons Kirkwood will win the Turkey Day Game’ for 2018

TKC Staff

November 22, 2018

After extensive consultation from the TKC staff, we have decided not to release our annual list of 10 reasons why Kirkwood will beat Webster in the Turkey Day Game. Out of respect for the hard-fought 0-9 season put up by the Statesmen (that’s right, zero wins), listing reasons for Kirkwood’s immine...

Sophomore turkey day hallway construction Nov. 19

Sophomore turkey day hallway construction Nov. 19

Morgan Gindler, photographer

November 20, 2018

Sophomores decorate their hallway for turkey day week on Nov. 19. The sophomore hallway's theme this year was Retro Mario. About 50 sophomores came together to work on their hallway. "It was exciting because it's a once a year activity," Catherine Butler, sophomore said. "Everyone working together is...

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