The Kirkwood Call

Your political tweets are toxic to democracy

art by Sarah Nash

Austin Cleveland, sports writer

December 11, 2018

If you back the second amendment, then you are a Republican. If you support proposition C, then you are a Democrat. If you just Google searched proposition C, or the second amendment, then you probably are the average American youth; one whose political informativeness never stretches outside the walls o...

Kirkwood vs. Jefferson City football game Aug. 25

Kirkwood vs. Jefferson City football game Aug. 25

Allie Hickenbotham, copy editor

September 5, 2017

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The sad “tail” of the Los Angeles Chargers logo

The sad

Holden Foreman, web editor

January 14, 2017

When the San Diego Chargers announced a relocation to Los Angeles Jan. 12, the franchise unveiled a new logo to accompany the move. And that, er, "new" logo certainly sparked excitement; it just wasn't the excitement the struggling team needed. Now, TKC recaps the best logo memes and joins the fun. ...

The ultimate college planning guide

Ali Randazzo, editor-in-chief

November 11, 2016


TKC plays Minecraft

TKC plays Minecraft

Holden Foreman, entertainment editor

March 16, 2016

Welcome to TKC plays, a new entertainment series from, in which the staff plays popular video games while giving live commentary. Unlike in other news, what happens next rests entirely in the hands of you, the viewer, via your feedback and suggestions. So, whether you want to learn...

KHS reacts to their embarrassing old tweets

Michael Teasdale, Justin Sweeney, and Chloë King

February 9, 2016

Michael Teasdale, Justin Sweeney and Chloë King had KHS students react to their old embarrassing tweets.   Special thanks to our participants: Maggie Goeppinger Ben Backer Kaitlin Kilby Mimi Wright Brynn Mayfield Bridget Mayfield

Not-so-socially-acceptable media

Not-so-socially-acceptable media

Mimi Wright, editor-in-chief

February 1, 2016

If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all. In elementary school, I was taught this little piece of advice to avoid petty fights with my friends on the playground. I was taught this little piece of advice in middle school when girls would be rude and not invite everyone to ...

Think before you swag

Think before you swag

Alexa Kannenberg, opinions editor

October 29, 2014

I first came across the expression “swag” when my friends were talking about how much Justin Bieber said it roughly two years ago. When people first started saying “swag,” they were mostly mocking the few who said “swag” seriously to describe how cool someone or something was. The casual...

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