The Kirkwood Call

Senior Profiles: Simon Welge

Senior Profiles: Simon Welge

Izzy Colón, copy editor

April 27, 2018

Bees were flying everywhere. The windows had been rolled down and wearing no protective gear, Simon Welge, senior, and his father, Martin Welge, drove nervously home after buying their first beehives. By the time they arrived, they had both already been stung. During his first real encounter with bees,...

Busy as a bee

Busy as a bee

Lindsay Huck, copy editor

April 5, 2017

Mandy Melton’s students know how to get her off topic in class, whether it be asking about her children, chickens or bees. Melton said she started beekeeping because there has been a decline in bees the past few years, for cheap honey and for the love of science. When three students approached Melto...

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