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The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

After a school shooting at Central Visual and Performing Arts High School, the message board is adorned in a yellow ribbon.

Hero teacher killed in South St. Louis City school shooting

Mason Heller, features writer October 25, 2022

Editors’ note: This story contains graphic accounts of gun violence.  A man in a tie-dye t-shirt glances at me as he walks up to place another bouquet of flowers among a sea of roses. Two men...

KHS Principal Dr. Mike Havener announced his retirement effective at the end of the school year Oct. 14.

Dr. Mike Havener retires after 29 years at KSD

Caroline Steidley and Sim Khanuja October 14, 2022

KHS Principal Dr. Mike Havener announced his retirement effective at the end of the school year Oct. 14. Havener has worked in KSD for 29 years and has been KHS principal for 12 years.  “There’s...

On Thursday, Sept. 29, Missouri Governor, Mike Parson visited KHS to commemorate the Kirkwood school and community following the announcement of KHS as a Blue Ribbon School.

Governor Mike Parson visits KHS Sept. 29

Mason Heller, features writer September 29, 2022

On Thursday, Sept. 29, Missouri Governor, Mike Parson visited KHS to commemorate the Kirkwood school and community following the announcement of KHS as a Blue Ribbon School. The Blue Ribbon is awarded...

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...

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...

KPD worked with KHS administration to ensure that a concerning social media post did not pose a threat to KHS students.

KHS investigates concerning social media post Friday Dec. 3

Grace Marcus and Rachel Finan December 3, 2021

KHS Principal Dr. Mike Havener was notified early on the morning of Friday, Dec. 3 that a concerning image was posted to Instagram by a KHS student the previous night.  “We immediately contacted...

A weapon was reported in the Dougherty Ferry parking lot on Nov. 10.

Weapon reported in car on KHS campus, found to be airsoft gun

Nicholas Whittington, news editor November 11, 2021

A car exiting the Dougherty Ferry parking lot with several students inside was reported to have contained a gun at the end of the school day on Nov. 10. KSD and Kirkwood law enforcement conducted an investigation...

An unidentified adult man trespassed on the KHS campus at 7:20 a.m., Nov. 2.

KHS unarmed intruder arrested Nov. 2

Rachel Finan and Aine Bradley November 2, 2021

An unidentified adult male trespassed on the KHS campus at 7:20 a.m., Nov. 2. He entered through the Essex entrance and walked to the north science building before being escorted by the KHS Resource Officer,...

After the COVID-19 shutdown for the 2020 spring sports season, athletes are now able to compete with different precautions they have to follow for each event.

Spring sports spectator guidelines released

Kinley Bokermann, sports writer March 18, 2021

Spring sports athletes are now resuming play for the 2021 season, after the 2020 spring sports season was canceled due to COVID-19 lockdowns.  Beginning March 15, KHS will follow the guidelines set by...

TKC continues to call on KSD to include students in their decisions.

Call ed: We should not return full-day

TKC Staff March 14, 2021

Over four months ago, TKC wrote a staff editorial calling for the inclusion of student voices in KSD’s decision to return to in-person learning. Now, Kirkwood’s middle and high schools are in full...

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