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The Kirkwood Call

Linc Luke, senior, is among the large group of students picking up slack at their workplace.

In-depth: Understaffed, overworked

Nathan Sweeney, features + in-depth editor November 1, 2021

With current staff shortages, some students feel extra pressure from their employers on top of schoolwork, sports, clubs and extracurriculars. For the sake of privacy, TKC will not disclose their respective...

Electronic dance music has become one of Matthew Maneys big hobbies.

Matthew Maney

October 28, 2021

Matthew Maney, senior, has grown to love electronic dance music (EDM), which allows him to create quality music in a modern way. EDM is made up of a range of electronic music genres and is usually played...

Gia Borbonus looks to dominate on the field once again this year.

Gia Borbonus

October 21, 2021

Being a part of the Lou Fusz Girls academy and Young Democrats club give you a small look into the active life of Gia Borbonus, junior. Coming from a family where her older sisters played soccer when they...

“You need to create that healthy relationship with your body and food, Anonymous said. You need to know that no matter what you see when you look in the mirror you are beautiful.

VoK collection: Students share experiences with eating disorders

Ava Duggin, Rachel Finan, and Audrey Blaine March 26, 2021

*TW: This story discusses material that may be upsetting for those who have experienced an eating disorder If you or someone you know is struggling with an eating disorder reach out to someone and get...

Students sit behind dividers as a precaution to stop the spread of COVID-19 amidst the return to in-person learning.

VoK collection: Return to in-person learning

Lily Bartin, Mia Alexander, Ava Duggin, Mya Copeland, and Maya Kim November 11, 2020

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in St. Louis County, Kirkwood High School has begun to make the transition back to in-person learning. With mask mandates, desk dividers and socially distancing rules...

Now, while most people are suffering from the inconveniences of the stay-at-home order, Gadkari said she has much to worry about in addition to social distancing: her recently diagnosed immune disorder and job as an essential worker.

VoK: Lauren Gadkari

Nathan Sweeney, Writer June 11, 2020

As news of the emerging COVID-19 virus began to surface late last year, Lauren Gadkari, sophomore, said she was skeptical of the dangers predicted for the following months. She said it was not until school...

Come together as a community and submit your COVID-19 stories to TKCs Voices of Kirkwood.

Voices of Kirkwood: COVID-19

Olivia Silvey, Kate Schreiber, and Audrey Blaine April 30, 2020

Tell us about your quarantine/COVID-19 experience. We want to provide a space for Kirkwood to come together. Whether it’s from your bedroom, your front yard or online, we want to hear about your times...

MariJo Arthur, is fighting cancer for the second time at age 71.

VoK: MariJo Arthur

Lily Bartin, features writer November 29, 2018

Walking around Downtown Kirkwood on a rainy Saturday afternoon, I had little hope of finding anyone with a story to tell. I ducked into Great Harvest Bakery to escape the downpour. Scanning the café,...

VoK: Mass shootings

VoK: Mass shootings

Claire Boysen, features editor March 2, 2018

TKC asked KHS students about how they felt after hearing about the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. photo by Claire Boysen “Of course I was sad," Abigail Dowell, sophomore said. "I don't...

VoK: 10.10.17

VoK: 10.10.17

photo by Jane Stewart "Gun violence is something I really worry about a lot. It’s getting easier to get even stronger guns and rifles. They’re making the bullets more deadly and more dangerous. I...

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