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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 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...

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,...

 Students may choose to be online or in person.  They may switch from in person to virtual classes at any point.

Call Ed: Board, practice what you preach

TKC Staff December 19, 2020

The entire Kirkwood School District returned to campus beginning Nov. 9 after being online for seven months. Despite this drastic and sudden transition for students and staff, the leaders of our district...

KHS is a unique place and without our traditions/community we are just
another indistinguishable and anonymous social aggregate.

Friendship Dance ticket troubles

Lydia Cohen, social media managing editor October 30, 2019

KHS ran out of tickets for the Nov. 2 Friendship Dance, Oct. 30. Webster Groves High School (WGHS) and KHS each originally had 1,000 tickets, with 100 of those designated as guest tickets. When the dance...

I want to say if you see something say something.

Update to “disturbing message” left in girls’ bathroom

Maddie Hawes and Jack Rintoul December 3, 2018

KHS Principal Dr. Mike Havener sent an email to KHS parents concluding the investigation into the recent “disturbing message” written in the girls’ bathroom in the commons. The email said: “The...

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LouFest 2018 cancelled

Adler Bowman, web editor September 5, 2018

Mike Van Hee, LouFest’s managing partner, released an official statement at 1:45 a.m. Wednesday Sept. 5, 2018 on behalf of all festival coordinators. He announced that St. Louis’s beloved ninth...

KHS senior Brian Stieglitz dies March 7

KHS senior Brian Stieglitz dies March 7

Hannah Cohen, editor-in-chief March 7, 2018

Brian Stieglitz, KHS senior, took his own life Wednesday, March 7. Dr. Michael Havener, KHS principal, sent an email notifying KHS families at 5:30 p.m. Havener said counselors will be available to...

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