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The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Students are going through mobile screen withdrawal. They’re stretching their arms, nearly dislocating their shoulders, attempting to get service.

The better connection

Lila Shepard, managing editor October 5, 2022

*This piece is entirely satirical. Students all around KHS are developing the symptoms — bouncing knees, pale faces, worried expressions and a wandering mind. They are clinging to the windows and...

KHS can expect shorter quarantines and the return of masks this semester.

KSD updates COVID protocols: quarantines, masks and graduation plans

Megan Glasgow, editor-in-chief January 6, 2022

KSD has implemented new COVID-19 protocols in response to an increase in COVID cases and new CDC and county guidelines at the start of second semester. Principal Dr. Mike Havener reiterated that protocols...

The KSD BOE met for a plan and work session Monday night.

KHS Weekly Updates 9/3/21: Dress Code, NHS Applications and COVID-19 Guidelines

Megan Glasgow, editor-in-chief September 3, 2021

Student Letters of Recommendation: KHS administration recommends AP and Honors teachers to write up to seven college letters of recommendation per section of AP and Honors classes they have. Teachers...

Along with the KHS senior parade, Principal Mike Havener plans for graduation and ther end-of-year events. Photo by Hannah Banks

KSD COVID update: 2021-22 school year plans

Megan Glasgow and Kate Schreiber May 1, 2021

Based on current COVID-19 trends and minimized transmission in schools, KHS Principal Dr. Mike Havener plans for many end-of-year events and a normal return to school next fall. Senior prom, the Gold K...

Dr. Havener advises freshmen to get involved in extracurriculars at KHS.

Dr. Havener’s advice for freshmen

Lily Bartin, web editor August 25, 2020

The transition into high school can feel daunting, and with the shift to online learning the change may seem all the more overwhelming. But as bad as freshman year is made out to be, with a bit of guidance...

School work stacks up for many students around finals week.

Call Ed: The case for finals

TKC Staff February 11, 2020

Final exams have always been used in higher education to test for overall understanding of course content. But each year the testing season raises controversy. The grades on these crucial exams have the...

Teachers make TikToks

The newest social media trend is here: TikTok. A TikTok is a short video set to music where you can dance, sing and apply crazy filters to your face. TKC asked members of the KHS staff to make TikToks...

Arriving late on the struggle bus

Arriving late on the struggle bus

Cece Hensley and Kennady Wade August 29, 2016

What we know: The Riverview Gardens School District (RGSD) is responsible for the busing of KSD students who live in their district to and from school. KSD pays for the 4:15 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. activities...

Call Ed: Parking problems

Call Ed: Parking problems

TKC Staff May 14, 2016

Parking in the Dougherty Ferry lot would save Mark Mackenzie, junior, almost a half mile of walking and nearly 10 minutes every day. His first hour, AP Calculus BC, and his seventh hour, Aerospace Engineering,...

Before earning the title of Dr., Michael Havener acquired a PhD. in puck... and baseball, and football. This is the story of his reign over the rinks and fields of South County, and the accident which nearly brought it all to a close.

The best that never was

Reese Anderson, print editor December 8, 2015

Michael Jordan and Dr. Michael Havener are more alike than you think. Despite a generous difference in height and net worth (Jordan is 6’6” and estimatedly worth $1,000,000,000, according to Forbes),...

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