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KHS announces athletics shutdown through July 24

KHS has shut down all fall sports practices through July 24, when the situation will be re-evaluated.

Kate Schreiber, features and in-depth editor

July 19, 2020

Update: KHS football workouts will resume Monday, July 27, according to a tweet by KHS football on Wednesday, July 22. Corey Nesslage, athletics director, said that the goal was to get further removed from the Fourth of July weekend, and Farrell Shelton, head football coach, made the decision to get...

VoK: Lauren Gadkari

Now, while most people are suffering from the inconveniences of the stay-at-home order, Gadkari said she has much to worry about in addition to social distancing: her recently diagnosed immune disorder and job as an essential worker.

Nathan Sweeney, Writer

June 11, 2020

As news of the emerging COVID-19 virus began to surface late last year, Lauren Gadkari, sophomore, said she was skeptical of the dangers predicted for the following months. She said it was not until school cancelation in mid-march that she realized those predictions had become a frightening reality. Now, while most people are suffering from the inconveniences of the stay-at-home order, Gadkari said she has m...

Catching up on me

Depiction of a family wearing medical masks standing outside of their home during the COVID-19 pandemic

Lila Shepard, writer

June 5, 2020

    I’m sitting at home with my crazy family. I’ve been stuck here since spring break. This sense of being cooped up is a feeling that many people in quarantine know by now. I had volleyball tournaments over spring break, so I was stuck at home while my friends vacationed. My volle...

Nineteen stories from COVID-19

The Kirkwood Call and Pioneer Yearbook staffs have worked together under the Kirkwood High School Journalism Partnership to produce this special issue.

The KHS Journalism Partnership

May 23, 2020

In light of this unprecedented public health crisis, The Kirkwood Call and Pioneer Yearbook staffs have worked together under the Kirkwood High School Journalism Partnership to produce this special issue. ...

Photo Gallery: Coronavirus

Tillman is one of the many elementary schools that is closing their property.

Annie George and De Lila Green

May 2, 2020

The coronavirus has drastically changed the way people are living all over the world. With stay-at-home orders, many cities look like a ghost town. All over Covid-19 is affecting the lives of many. Mike Wade, 2022 class principle, stated the ways he's seen coronavirus impact himself, and others. "It...

Editorial cartoon: We are in this together

Come together as a community and submit your COVID-19 stories to TKC's Voices of Kirkwood.

Audrey Blaine, artist

April 30, 2020

With COVID-19 causing self-isolation to become a necessity, it can be difficult to feel a sense of connection to others during this time. This piece shows the silhouettes of everyday people in their apartment buildings at night time as they live their lives separate from each other. The goal of this ca...

Voices of Kirkwood: COVID-19

Come together as a community and submit your COVID-19 stories to TKC's Voices of Kirkwood.

Olivia Silvey, Kate Schreiber, and Audrey Blaine

April 30, 2020

Tell us about your quarantine/COVID-19 experience. We want to provide a space for Kirkwood to come together. Whether it’s from your bedroom, your front yard or online, we want to hear about your times in quarantine.  Send us a photo of the view from your workspace. Share a hopeful story. Pose ...

Stay-at-home orders conflict, businesses to reopen

Some Missouri businesses to reopen May 4, with St. Louis City and County continuing their stay-at-home order until May 15.

Kate Schreiber and Olivia Silvey

April 29, 2020

St. Louis City and County will come to a joint decision on when stay-at-home orders are lifted, according to St. Louis City Mayor Lyda Krewson during a Facebook live briefing on Monday, April 27. Krewson said that she would reevaluate the decision no later than May 15. Governor Mike Parson announced in...

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