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KHS will return to full-day in-person learning March 15, with elements of the plan still in development.

KHS to return full-day, many questions still unanswered

Kate Schreiber and Olivia Silvey February 24, 2021

KHS will return to a full-day in-person learning schedule Monday, March 15, the first day of fourth quarter. For much of the year, the largest obstacle regarding the return to full-day in-person learning...

A tradition dating back over a century, the annual Turkey Day game is an event that brings together the Kirkwood and Webster Groves communities.

Turkey Day cancellation: Player reaction

Jack Matousek, Sports Writer December 2, 2020

Kirkwood football defeated the Eureka Wildcats  28-17 in their final game of the season on Oct. 23. That win made the Pioneers 2-1 on the season and secured the second seed in the district playoffs. The...

Dr. David Ulrich, KSD superintendent, announced the administration is planning a return for high school students.

Tentative plans for KHS return to on-campus learning

Amara Harper and Lydia Cohen October 18, 2020

Dr. David Ulrich, KSD superintendent, announced the administration is planning a return for high school students during a Board of Education meeting Monday, Oct. 12. Ulrich said he would be meeting with...

On Sunday, Sep. 27, KHS was broken into and property was damaged during an attempted burglary.

Breaking News: KHS break-in leaves school with damage

Amelia Hurley, editor-in-chief September 30, 2020

On Sunday, Sep. 27, the KHS alarm system was triggered after an attempted burglary occurred earlier that morning. According to the Kirkwood Police Department, the suspect was apprehended on sight and transferred...

Katie Pappageorge, 1999 KHS graduate, began the conversation on July 7 by sharing a haunting story – her experience as a victim of sexual abuse by a former KHS teacher.

KHS alumni share stories of sexual abuse

Molly Higgins, print editor August 22, 2020

The Kirkwood High School Alumni Facebook group exploded with shares, comments and outrage. Katie Pappageorge, 1999 KHS graduate, began the conversation on July 7 by sharing a haunting story – her experience...

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.

How e-learning has affected teachers and students

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...

KSD has begun to reopen the KHS campus for in-person learning.

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...

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

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...

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

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

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...

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