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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 student holds a purchased ticket for the Friendship Dance.

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...

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...

Duct tape is used to cover the hole in the window outside the Walker Natatorium.

Walker Natatorium damage over the weekend of Sept. 16-17

Riley Arns, sports writer September 21, 2017

One of the Walker Natatorium windows at KHS was shattered by a rock Tuesday, Sept. 12. The following weekend, two more natatorium windows and five windows in the art room and FACs rooms had BB gun...

KHS social studies teacher Steve Platte dies June 25

KHS social studies teacher Steve Platte dies June 25

Hannah Cohen , editor-in-chief June 26, 2017

Former KHS social studies teacher, Steve Platte, died early Sunday, June 25 in his home at the age of 67. Platte taught history at KHS for 28 years after his 15-year career at Oakville High School, totaling...

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The clown scare enters Kirkwood

Hannah Cohen, social media editor October 4, 2016

Update: Dr. Michael Havener, principal, made an announcement at 1:36 p.m Oct. 4, stating that a picture with a clown on the Dougherty Ferry parking lot is photoshopped. After reviewing security footage...

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