The Kirkwood Call

KSD intruder training

KSD intruder training

Izzy Colón, technical web editor

September 14, 2018

This school year, all KSD faculty members will be required to attend two one-hour educational training sessions on how to handle an intruder or active shooter situation. Lavaughn Smart, KSD director of safety and security,  conducts these sessions following the ALICE training program. The ALICE program, an a...

The struggles of school safety

The struggles of school safety

Kate Hennessey and Wolfgang Frick

March 16, 2018

There have been 25 fatal school shootings in America since 1999. According to statistics included in the 2001 U.S. Digest of Education, 26,407 public high schools and 10,693 private high schools exist in the United States. This statistic fuels the thoughts of millions of Americans who send their chi...

Kirkwood High School student newspaper
ALICE