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The Kirkwood Call

KSD Now is a nutrition program that provides supplemental food to families on the weekends.

Charity Issue: Hometown hunger

Alli Luth, opinions editor December 5, 2022

A mystery meatloaf, questionable potato fries and a jiggly blob of what may or may not be Jell-O. This is the infamous “school lunch” depicted in every high school movie, and the back end of many cafeteria...

Sasha Boyd, Junior, was voted the most eligible bachelorette on the pommie dance team.

Fall sports bachelor(ettes)

Alli Luth, opinions editor November 1, 2022

4 KHS sports voted for their most eligible team mate. Click a photo to learn more about each bachelor or bachelorette.

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...

Malley McKean, sophomore, smiles as she picks up a ground ball.

Photo gallery: Girls varsity lacrosse practice

Ella Davies and Marilynn Steuby March 7, 2022

As spring sports start up this March, girls lacrosse has begun their practices. Kirkwood girls lacrosse has been ready to get to work this spring, and have been preparing to take on some fun competition...

According to Sarah Esslinger, KHS counselor, students who come into the KHS counseling office for drug use often have other issues intertwined.

A big first step

Alli Luth, features writer March 4, 2022

This story discusses topics that may be difficult for some readers, including substance abuse and addiction. If you are struggling with addiction, contact a counselor or call the SAMHSA hotline at 1-800-662-HELP...

TKC sat down with three different people: a high school senior, a gifted specialist and a college counselor.

In-depth: Roundtable Q&A: standardized testing

Alli Luth, features writer January 7, 2022

TKC sat down with three different people: a high school senior, a gifted specialist and a college counselor. They each shared their thoughts and experiences about standardized testing and test-optional...

Jeff Townsend, assistant principal, announced his plans for retirement at the end of the 2021-22 school year.

Principal Jeff Townsend announces retirement

Alli Luth, features writer November 3, 2021

Jeff Townsend, assistant principal for the class of 2024, announced his plans to retire following the end of the school year during an assembly with the sophomore class on Thursday, Oct. 21. After meeting...

Robinson Elementarys welcome sign read Thank you to our community for passing Prop R this week.

See 2021-22 new staff stories and photo galleries here

new staffers May 12, 2021

Each year new TKC staffers practice their new positions on staff by participating in a mock cycle. This cycle serves to give new staffers a chance with hands on learning. Below are the stories and photo...

KSD announced plans Monday, April 12 to implement new sexual abuse training during students’ homeroom period on Thursday, April 22.

KSD has begun sexual abuse training

Alli Luth, new staffer May 9, 2021

KSD announced plans Monday, April 12 to implement new sexual abuse training during students’ homeroom period on Thursday, April 22. The training covered four main topics: the role and power of consent...

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