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Spamalot preview

Spamalot preview

Sonora Taffa, opinions writer
April 9, 2014 • 154 views
Filed under News

A legendary king, some coconuts and plenty of laughter will be found in Keating Theater April 10, 11, and 12 at 7 p.m. This year’s spring musical, Spamalot, retells the story of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table. ... Read more »

AP exam schedule

AP exam schedule

Katie Puryear, copy editor
April 9, 2014 • 318 views
Filed under News, Top Stories

AP (advanced placement) exams will be administered the weeks of May 5 and May 12. Below is a list of the exams happening at KHS. Morning exams begin at 8 a.m. and afternoon... Read more »

Adderall in the halls

Adderall in the halls

Harrison Fox, news writer
March 28, 2014 • 105 views
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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 • 211 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 • 132 views
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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 • 441 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 • 147 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 • 82 views
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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 • 115 views
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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 • 71 views
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While some may approach... Read more »