• The Pioneer Yearbok comes out May 6th. Make sure to get yours in the Denver Miller Gym anytime during the day.

  • Make sure you have all holds and detentions completed to be able to buy prom tickets

  • Prom tickets are on sale. Get yours during lunch in the Commons

Kirkwood’s snow daze is snow winter wonderland

Kirkwood’s snow daze is snow winter wonderland

Harrison Fox, news writer
February 6, 2014 • 46 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 • 80 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 • 35 views
Filed under News

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 • 53 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 • 44 views
Filed under News

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 »

Families of unaccreditted schools begin enrollment for 2014-15 school year

Families of unaccreditted schools begin enrollment for 2014-15 school year

Reese Anderson, news writer
January 24, 2014 • 46 views
Filed under News

This school year, KSD welcomed 184 out of approximately 2,200 student transfers from the unaccredited Riverview Gardens and Normandy school districts. Now, students that were unable to transfer last year have begun filling out... Read more »

Letter from superintendent explains how sub-zero windchills can cause snow days.

Letter from superintendent explains how sub-zero windchills can cause snow days.

TKC Staff
January 22, 2014 • 436 views
Filed under Breaking News, News

Dear KSD Families, This afternoon, Wednesday, January 22,  there has been a lot of discussion about the predicted wind chill for tomorrow. While we do not have a policy on wind chill, it is one of the factors considered when deciding whether it is safe for students to attend school. This evening... Read more »

Purdue University shooting adds to increasing number of school shootings

Purdue University shooting adds to increasing number of school shootings

Bridget Randazzo, in-depth editor
January 21, 2014 • 92 views
Filed under News

What started out as a normal day for students and staff of Purdue University on January 21, 2013 suddenly changed at 12:20 p.m. A shooting had occurred in the electrical engineering building on campus leaving one student dead and one suspect... Read more »

KHS goes on lockdown

KHS goes on lockdown

Jane Manwarring and Antonia Akrap
January 16, 2014 • 6,977 views
Filed under Breaking News, Top Stories

UPDATE- Jan. 17 KHS plans to improve security measures after the campus lockdown yesterday, Jan.16. They already had plans in place to readjust safety, but there is a possibility plans will now be sped up, Principal Dr. Michael Havener said. “Dr. Havener has had us evaluate and adjust and have... Read more »

Where dreams come true

Where dreams come true

Madeline McEvoy, news editor
January 14, 2014 • 158 views
Filed under Around Town, News

As the sun was shining in mid January in Orlando, Florida, Annie Cockerline, senior, her sister, Alyssa Cockerline and father, Keith Cockerline took a trip to the “most magical place on Earth.” The three Cockerlines packed their bags to leave the snow filled Midwest to the land of castles... Read more »