The Kirkwood Call

How e-learning has affected teachers and students

March 13, 2020. This Friday wasn’t categorized by scares, screams or gore — but it was the final day before a frightening reality for KSD students began: the end of normalcy.

Maya Kim, features writer

May 19, 2020

March 13, 2020. This Friday wasn’t categorized by scares, screams or gore — but it was the final day before a frightening reality for KSD students began: the end of normalcy. This was the last day students physically walked onto campus for the 2019-2020 school year. Since then, it has been announc...

Missouri schools move to e-learning for the remainder of the year

Emma Lingo, editor-in-chief

April 9, 2020

Gov. Mike Parson announce all schools in Missouri will move to e-learning for the rest of the year as of April 9. Michael Havener, KHS principal, will send out more information specific to KHS  tomorrow April 10.

COVID-19 update: School cancelation, grading changes, event changes and more

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Emma Lingo, editor-in-chief

March 23, 2020

As of March 23, KSD has officially closed until Wednesday, April 22. TKC spoke with KHS Principal Michael Havener about updates.  Food provisions  Until school resumes, students and families that qualify for free and reduced lunches can pick up meals from KHS and Nipher Middle School; meals wi...

St. Louis stay at home order Monday, KHS item pickup

St. Louis mandated a stay at home order starting Monday, and KHS will allow families to pick up essential items on March 22.

Olivia Silvey, opinions writer

March 21, 2020

Residents of St. Louis City and County will be under a mandatory stay at home order effective Monday, March 23, announced Mayor Lyda Krewson and County Executive Sam Page Saturday, March 21. Basic needs such as visits to the grocery store and the pharmacy, as well as walking in public parks, will still be allowed. ...

KHS discusses action plan for coronavirus

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Emma Lingo, editor-in-chief

March 11, 2020

The World Health Organization declared the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak a pandemic Wednesday, March 11. After a confirmed case in St. Louis and multiple St. Louis high schools such as Villa Duchesne, Oak Hill School and New City School shut down in an effort to stop the spread of the virus, KHS began to discuss...

KHS roof tour

KHS roof tour

Jack Anderson and Naomi Thomson

March 11, 2020

Watch as Mike Wade, KHS sophomore principal, gives TKC an exclusive tour of the many sections to KHS' roof. Students are reminded that any unauthorized access to the roof is illegal and can lead to punishment from the school and local law enforcement. ...

Call Ed: The case for finals

School work stacks up for many students around finals week.

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 potential to significantly sway a cumulative grade that a student has earned over the course of the ...

Places to study during finals week

I understand how unappealing that AP Psych packet looks when it’s sitting on your desk, but what about if it was next to a pot of tea and scones at a coffee shop?

Sophie Chappell, web editor

December 19, 2019

It’s the most stressful time of year, again. I understand how unappealing that AP Psych packet looks when it’s sitting on your desk, but what about if it was next to a pot of tea and scones at a coffee shop? Sometimes, where you study is just as important as how motivated you are to do the work. He...

No school on Monday, Dec. 16

At 6:40 p.m., KHS announced there will be no school Tuesday, Dec. 17 due to current weather conditions and the extended forecast.

Sophie Chappell, web editor

December 15, 2019

As of 7:30 pm, KHS announced that there will be no school tomorrow due to inclement weather. KSD is watching the weather for Tuesday. Sleep in and enjoy the day off!

KHS service projects: November

Tampons, diapers, and bottle caps are all items being collected this month.

Emma Lingo, editor-in-chief

November 19, 2019

There’s almost always something going on at KHS with service, whether it be a Kirkwood Service Group activity, National Honors Society event or club fundraiser. This is the November guide to KHS’ service projects and list of places where you can donate.   Diaper Drive Dates: Nov. 1-22 Drop-off...

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