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The Kirkwood Call

In Sept. of 2022, the BOE voted to reduce the incentive plan for retiring teachers by more than half.

BOE cuts incentives for retiring teachers

Khadija Khan, copy editor January 13, 2023

At the beginning of the school year, the Kirkwood Board of Education (BOE) voted to approve KSD's recommendation to reduce the incentive package for retiring teachers. According to the KSD handbook, this...

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Quiz: Which celebrity are you?

Khadija Khan, coverage editor December 8, 2022

Choose the photos that best represent you and we’ll tell you which celebrity you are.

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...

Ella Stauder, senior, is a hair, nail and makeup artist who is studying cosmetology at South Tech High School.

She’s got skills

Khadija Khan, copy editor November 2, 2022

Adding the finishing touches to her client’s hair, Ella Stauder, senior, stepped back, pleased with her work. Freshly cut locks of hair decorated the floor, and she watched the woman’s face light up...

Natalie Reathaford, sophomore, went on a medical mission trip to San Jose, Costa Rica over the summer.

Doctor in the making

Khadija Khan, copy editor August 22, 2022

Natalie Reathaford couldn’t have felt more at home stepping inside the medical clinic surrounded by the hum of machines and overlapping conversations in Spanish. That's because Reathaford, sophomore,...

Imani Noël, senior, has liked computer science ever since she was a freshman.

Senior profile: Imani Noël

Khadija Khan, news writer April 13, 2022

College: DePaul University Major: Cybersecurity Sipping her chai tea latte, senior Imani Noël’s fingers fly across the keyboard as she codes in JavaScript. Ever since she took her first coding...

Amazon is dominating the retail industry, and is causing malls and small businesses to struggle.

Age of Amazon

Khadija Khan, news writer April 1, 2022

*Opinion Where would you go if you desperately needed a tool to separate your egg white from the yolk? For most of us, the answer is simple: Amazon – with free delivery for Prime members – the egg-separating...

Animal lover, nature enthusiast and Black Lives Matter advocate, Alexis Mitchell is a sophomore at KHS who has big dreams to change the world.

Q&A with Alexis Mitchell

Khadija Khan, news writer December 1, 2021

Alexis Mitchell, sophomore, aspires to be a veterinarian and spends her time balancing homework along with track and field. Mitchell dreams of “making a change” and “giving back to the world,”...

Take this quiz to find out if your style is cool and chic, or casual and comfy.

How fashionable are you?

Khadija Khan, news writer November 28, 2021

Tell me your fashion style. Are you a trendsetter? A fashionista? Or could you not care less when it comes to clothing? Whether your closet is full of bold pieces or plain sweatshirts, find out how fashionable...

House of Goods helps refugees by providing them with basic necessities, financial assistance and job placement.

Charity issue: A safe haven

Khadija Khan, news writer November 3, 2021

Becoming a refugee is never a choice. It is a forced decision, made as a result of circumstances beyond one’s control. When a refugee flees their country, they aren’t just leaving their home – they...

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