Adderall in the halls

Adderall in the halls

Harrison Fox, news writer
March 28, 2014 • 98 views
Filed under News

Resource Officer Chad Walton believes a new drug has taken a foothold among U.S. teenagers. According to Walton, Adderall is being selected as the drug of choice by teenagers in the United States. “Adderall is just so easy to get,” Walton said. “Its accessibility is really why it is so popular... Read more »

Kirkwood School District announces Jeff Melsha as Band Director

Kirkwood School District announces Jeff Melsha as Band Director

TKC Staff
February 26, 2014 • 199 views
Filed under Breaking News, Top Stories

Jeff Melsha has been announced as the Kirkwood School District band director after serving as interim band director since the beginning of the 2013-14 school year.  Melsha has been part of the Kirkwood School... Read more »

Third annual Special Olympics are here

Third annual Special Olympics are here

Abby Christensen, news writer
February 25, 2014 • 117 views
Filed under News

According to Michael Havener, principal, one of the best days of the year is coming up. Approximately 250 athletes from 41 teams across the St. Louis area will come to KHS to compete in the Special Olympics Feb. 26. For the third year, KHS is the home to the basketball... Read more »

Dingo the drug dog comes to KHS

Dingo the drug dog comes to KHS

Jane Manwarring, editor-in-chief
February 13, 2014 • 423 views
Filed under Editor's Pick, News

Dr. Michael Havener, principal, came over the loud speaker at 9 a.m. Feb. 13 to tell KHS the day was finally here: “Dingo is coming.” Havener, Officers Chad Walton and Jim Patterson, Michael Wade, senior principal, Levaughn Smart, coordinator of student safety and security and Dingo started their... Read more »

Upcoming events in February

Upcoming events in February

Mary Pollmann, business staff
February 7, 2014 • 138 views
Filed under News, Top Stories

Saturday, Feb. 1: Varsity girls basketball tournament at Villa ... Read more »

Kirkwood’s snow daze is snow winter wonderland

Kirkwood’s snow daze is snow winter wonderland

Harrison Fox, news writer
February 6, 2014 • 77 views
Filed under News

As students sleep dreaming of a snowday Dr. Tom Williams, KSD’s superintendent, awakes at 4 a.m. to begin a conference call with other St. Louis schools. The topic? Whether or not to have a snow day. Over the past four years KSD has averaged 3 snow days per school year. Although snow days offer a break... Read more »

KHS security chaos timeline

KHS security chaos timeline

Ian Madden and Katie Puryear
January 31, 2014 • 107 views
Filed under News

Over the past year, KHS has experienced several security challenges and conducted two reforms in response to scrutiny. The Kirkwood Call decided to compose an accessible timeline for a clear sequence... Read more »

What makes a grade?

What makes a grade?

Abby Christensen, news writer
January 31, 2014 • 62 views
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While some may approach... Read more »

KHS Mock Trial sweeps first round

KHS Mock Trial sweeps first round

Allison Hubbard, features writer
January 30, 2014 • 89 views
Filed under Breaking News

On Thurs., Jan. 30, and Tues., Jan. 28,  KHS Mock Trial won three out of three of their trials in the Missouri High School Mock Trial Competition at St. Louis County Circuit Court in Clayton. According to Mary Claire Rintoul, junior, and member of... Read more »

#SMA: Social media apocalypse

#SMA: Social media apocalypse

Madeline McEvoy, news editor
January 29, 2014 • 70 views
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Since 2012, 75 percent of teenages are found to own cellphones, while 22 percent of those teens log on to their favorite social media site more than 10 times a day. As teenagers’ followers on Instagram creep up to 500 or more, we can’t help but wonder what it is about social media that... Read more »