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The Kirkwood Call

The BOE discussed raising tax rates at the Sept. 19 hearing.

BOE discusses raising tax rates

Alli Luth, opinions editor September 20, 2022

At the KSD Board of Education tax rate hearing Sept. 19, Mike Romay, KSD CFO, proposed increasing the residential tax rate 2.4 cents. The rate will be affected by the money KSD has recouped, which was...

On Sept. 12, the BOE hired a new SRO and discussed communication plans for the 2022-2023 school year.

BOE approves new SRO for elementary schools, and discusses 2022-2023 communication plan

Thao-Vi Do and Melly Sands September 14, 2022

During KSD’s Board of Education meeting on Sept. 12, Jean Marie Andrews, BOE President, announced future BOE meetings would be held at the Keating Theater while there is construction at NKMS. The district...

KHS will begin hosting in-person college visits on Tuesday, Sept. 6.

Upcoming college visits at KHS

Lydia Drake, web editor September 6, 2022

KHS will begin hosting in-person college visits on Tuesday, Sept. 6. These visits allow students to meet with representatives from colleges and universities from all over the country to learn more about...

On Sept. 1st, KHS principal Dr. Mike Havener sent an email to students and parents reporting an incident at KHS.

Precautions taken after social media threat to KHS

Ian Reno, News editor September 2, 2022

On Sept. 1st, KHS principal Dr. Mike Havener sent an email to students and parents reporting an incident at KHS. Dr. Havener said a threat was made on social media by a student, and the situation was handled...

Parents at the Aug. 22 board meeting discussed changing the grass fields to turf

BOE approves new security cameras, liaisions and new health curriculum

Ian Reno and Allie Caffey August 24, 2022

KSD's board meeting on August 22 approved new security cameras for KSD and three security liaisons for KHS to improve security in schools. While also approving the new health curriculum, the 2022-2023...

After a year of no attendance policy because of COVID-19, KHS will be implementing the old attendance policy next year.

Attendance policy change at KHS next year

Ian Reno, news writer May 13, 2022

Dr. Mike Havener reported that the attendance policy from before COVID-19 will be reinstated next year at the April 27 KHS department chair meeting. The policy sets the rules for what is considered an...

April 20, 2022 is officially named Romona Miller Day in St. Louis County.

April 20 named Romona Miller Day

Lila Shepard, Owen Spiegel, and Mason Heller May 4, 2022

Romona Miller, KHS assistant principal and Pioneer Pathways principal, has worked at KHS for 17 years. Starting off as a biology teacher, Miller worked her way up to become an assistant principal. Now,...

Construction and renovations will be taking  place across KSD throughout 22-23.

BOE approves proposal for construction and renovations throughout KSD

Henry Joiner, Maddie Hickman, and Alecia Hinrichsen April 28, 2022

The KSD Board of Education met on Monday, Apr. 25 and approved, Prop R, which will begin multiple construction and renovation projects throughout KSD. Tillman and Westchester Elementary schools are going...

With only a few weeks left of the 2021-22 school year, make sure to stay up to date on all the upcoming events.

KHS upcoming important dates

Ava Duggin, web managing editor April 22, 2022

Saturday, April 23: Prom  8-11 p.m., Marriott St. Louis Airport - Grand Ballroom    Thursday, April 28: Academic & Athletic Signing  9:15 a.m., Holley Assembly Hall    Sunday,...

KSD superintendent David Ulrich addresses the BOE at their work session Jan. 10.

BOE discusses the restriction of mature themes in books, additions to curriculum and important upcoming events

Anna Newland, Josie Baker, and Ella Sottile April 21, 2022

On Monday, Apr. 18, the Board of Education passed a motion allowing the district to restrict mature themes in books. Parents will have the ability to decide whether their child can or can’t read certain...

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