The Kirkwood Call

VoK: Lauren Gadkari

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.
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...

Nineteen stories from COVID-19

The Kirkwood Call and Pioneer Yearbook staffs have worked together under the Kirkwood High School Journalism Partnership to produce this special issue.
The KHS Journalism Partnership May 23, 2020

In light of this unprecedented public health crisis, The Kirkwood Call and Pioneer Yearbook staffs have worked together under the Kirkwood High School Journalism Partnership to produce this special issue. 

Voices of Kirkwood: COVID-19

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

VoK: LaTanya Caffe

LaTanya Caffe, senior, described the meaning behind her tattoos and fingernails.
Lily Bartin, VoK editor February 24, 2020

“My first tattoo I got after I turned 16. It says with pain comes strength. I got it for my cousin after he was hit by a car. He didn’t survive. That was something that really took a toll on our family....

VoK: MariJo Arthur

MariJo Arthur, is fighting cancer for the second time at age 71.
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: Women’s March to the Polls Chicago

VoK: Women's March to the Polls Chicago
Maddie Hawes, web editor February 2, 2018

TKC visited the Women's March to the Polls in Chicago and asked marchers to share why they marched Jan. 20, 2018.  

VoK: Black Friday

VoK: Black Friday
Charlotte Heinrich and Hannah Cohen November 28, 2017

Nancy with granddaughter Kennedy “My husband is in the hospital and has been there for 11 days, and will be there for a few more,” Nancy said. “We’re getting all the things that we need. We...

VoK: Tacky Day

VoK: Tacky Day
Emma Lingo and Ally Ortmann November 20, 2017

Julie Healey “I never pass up a chance to wear fashion-forward outfits,” Julie Healey, librarian, said. “[My chicken feet shoes] are hard to wear, but they are noticeable. Orange is a glorious...

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