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Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

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Top five news stories of 2022

Top five news stories of 2022

TKC Staff December 26, 2022

From an execution, to incident reports, to a visit from the governor. There was a lot of news in 2022. Here is a list of the top five news stories from TKC this year. Prop R: overcrowding &...

The Missouri Capitol building, where state candidates look to serve in January.

Voter cheat sheet for KHS

Ian Reno and Khadija Khan November 4, 2022

The midterm elections are coming up on Tuesday, Nov. 8. This cheat sheet tells you everything you need to know about the candidates, judges, and amendments on your ballot. There are links to candidate...

After a school shooting at Central Visual and Performing Arts High School, the message board is adorned in a yellow ribbon.

Hero teacher killed in South St. Louis City school shooting

Mason Heller, features writer October 25, 2022

Editors’ note: This story contains graphic accounts of gun violence.  A man in a tie-dye t-shirt glances at me as he walks up to place another bouquet of flowers among a sea of roses. Two men...

BOE meeting discussed the banning of books over sexually explicit images.

BOE discusses book banning, summer school, class sizes and approves 2022 tax rates

Ian Reno and Natalie Hosto September 29, 2022

At the KSD Board of Education meeting on Sept. 26, there were several public comments in support of KSD librarians, and against the banning of books in the district. Besides the banning of books, the BOE...

This is the screen a teacher has when running a class on Mosyle Manager

New addition to school laptops: Mosyle Manager

Ian Reno, news editor September 28, 2022

Moslye Manager, an Apple product used on K-8 iPads, is now on KHS computers. The KSD website says the manager allows teachers to ensure students are focused on learning. Vincent Thomas, tech specialist...

Nipher held their 100 year celebration on Sept. 3, pancakes were served.

100-years of Nipher

Ian Reno, news editor September 12, 2022

On Sept. 3, Nipher held its 100-year celebration from 9-11 a.m. The festivities included performances from the KHS orchestra and band, Tillman Pepper Steppers, Nipher band, bubble machines and pancakes....

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...

Learn more about your KHS principals for the upcoming school year.

Getting to know your principals

Ian Reno, news editor August 25, 2022

Dr. Mike Havener - KHS principal 29 years at Kirkwood Dream Lunch: A quiet place to enjoy a meal Favorite Subject: Business Hobbies: Walking What person or event has shaped you the most? “My...

Parents at the Aug. 22 board meeting discussed changing the grass fields to turf

BOE approves new security cameras, liaisions and new health curriculum

Ian Reno and Allie Caffey August 24, 2022

KSD's board meeting on August 22 approved new security cameras for KSD and three security liaisons for KHS to improve security in schools. While also approving the new health curriculum, the 2022-2023...

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