The Kirkwood Call

Are you smarter than a 5th grader?

Are you smarter than a 5th grader?

Mia Alexander, assistant video editor

April 30, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Video

Watch as KHS students and staff are quizzed with popular questions from the TV series, Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader.

KHS Reader’s Theater

KHS Reader’s Theater

Sarah Nash, Art Editor

February 25, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Video

Watch as Annie O'Brien, Jared Goudsmit and Sarah Nash read from their old writer's notebooks. These tales of middle school are portrayed through illustrations, ranging from mischievous goldfish to vampire how-to guides.

Women’s fashion 1950’s-2000’s

Women’s fashion 1950’s-2000’s

Maddie Hawes and Izzy Colón

February 25, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

TKC styled six outfits inspired by 1950's-2000's fashion. music: Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Cooking with Elliott: lemon, blueberry and ricotta pancakes

Cooking with Elliott: lemon, blueberry and ricotta pancakes

Elliott Notrica and Lydia Cohen

February 13, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Video

Ricotta pancakes are a delicious and easy breakfast. The addition of blueberries and Meyer lemon make for a fantastic, simple and healthy meal. First, take the dry ingredients and mix them together until combined. Next, mix the egg yolks, milk, ricotta, sugar, and vanilla together and combine thos...

BOBTOJ concert postponed until March 13

BOBTOJ concert postponed until March 13

Maddie Hawes, associate editor

February 7, 2019


Filed under Breaking News, Top Stories

The Best of Broadway a Taste of Jazz concert originally scheduled for Friday, Feb. 1, is rescheduled for Wednesday, March 13 due to inclement weather. The concert is still set to start at 7 p.m., and tickets are $8 for students and $10 for adults and they can be bought in advance here. If you already p...

6 ways to work your winter wardrobe

6 ways to work your winter wardrobe

Maddie Hawes and Kara Rieger

December 17, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories, Video

It's easy to fall victim to the leggings and sweatshirt everyday trend at KHS when it's cold and dreary out, but one way to lighten the mood is to spice up your look. TKC combined outfits to give you 6 different styles to try with your winter wardrobe. Music: www.bensound.com

Classmates have a back-to-back conversation

Classmates have a back-to-back conversation

Jack Anderson, Sophie Chappell, Ally Ortmann, Ethan Peter, Anna Retzlaff, and Kiden-Aloyse Smith

October 26, 2018


Filed under Video

In this video, TKC and KHTV will have two classmates exchange a meaningful conversation back-to-back. Without the ability to see one another, these students have the opportunity to build a relationship without the bias of physical appearance.

After Parkland: KHS administrators comment on safety at KSD

After Parkland: KHS administrators comment on safety at KSD

Richard Pfeifer

May 15, 2018


Filed under News

Red flags were missed, the school gates were left open at the wrong time, the shooter was able to roam the building unhindered by any law enforcement for crucial minutes which claimed the lives of 17. The shooting in Parkland Florida served as yet another unfortunate reminder of the flaws that lay in...

TKC hot sauce challenge part two

TKC hot sauce challenge part two

Brendan Davidson, Zachary Clingenpeel, and Allie Hickenbotham

April 18, 2018


Filed under Top Stories, Video

TKC competed once again to see who could ingest the most “Dave’s Gourmet Ghost Pepper Jolokia Sauce” in the Hot Sauce Challenge Part Two. Watch their hilarious pain and misery in the videos below.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aWBdEaBGa0E https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HIiQxd3t2_w&featur...

Student opinions on the gun violence walkout at KHS

Student opinions on the gun violence walkout at KHS

Maddie Hawes, web editor

March 16, 2018


Filed under Top Stories, Video

TKC talked to KHS students about their opinion on the gun violence walkout March 14 in accordance with the national walkout planned by Women's March Youth Empower. According toWomen's March Youth Empower the walkout called students, teachers and allies to take part in a national school walkout for 17...

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