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Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

BOE plans for a support system and discusses policy plans

Board discusses MTSS plans and delays policy for April 2023 election

Grace Alverson, features writer November 21, 2022

The KSD Board of Education (BOE) held a work session at the Keating Theater in KHS on Nov. 7. The BOE talked about KHS's use of a multi-tiered system of support, or MTSS as early warning system for kids...

Riverview Gardens School District makes approximately 30 million less dollars in revenue than Kirkwood School District

‘It comes down to class’

Mason Heller and Owen Spiegel October 5, 2022

When KSD students returned to school this August, they came without a group of their peers whom they studied alongside for almost a decade. Riverview Gardens School District students attended KSD from...

Malik Spinks, junior, takes part in the march.

Photo gallery: BLM march

Ella Davies, Sophia Beckmann, and Lawrence McKee January 20, 2021

In response to the recent vandalism of racial slurs spray-painted on Kirkwood High School, North Kirkwood Middle School and Nipher Middle School on Wednesday, Jan. 6, KHS students held a Black Lives Matter...

The march continues from Essex to Chopin.

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood Black Lives Matter Peace Walk June 6

Sophia Beckmann, photographer June 20, 2020

The recent death of George Floyd due to Minneapolis police officers Monday, May 25 has inspired protests and marches across the world. The Kirkwood Teachers of Color hosted Kirkwood's Black Lives Matter...

Ben Voller, senior, has been involved in Kirkwoods gifted program since fifth grade.

Those who did (and didn’t) SOAR

Naomi Thomson, business editor November 7, 2019

If you attended grade school in the Kirkwood School District, the terms “REACH” or “SOAR” may be familiar to you. The mentioning of these programs could spark nostalgia or confusion at being left...

New KSD superintendent announced

New KSD superintendent announced

Megan Cleveland and Hannah Cohen January 13, 2018

The Kirkwood School Board (KSB) announced who will be taking former Superintendent Tom Williams' role after a year with former Nipher Middle School Principal Michele Condon as interim for the 2017-18 school...

How well do you know Prop K?

Maisie Bradley, sports writer March 3, 2017

The Kirkwood community members will vote on Prop K, an operating tax levy for KSD. This new proposition comes after the failure of Prop A, a proposed operating tax levy of $0.78 per 100 dollars of assessed...

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...

Keep Kirkwood great

Keep Kirkwood great

Erin Kelly, copy editor November 1, 2015

In 2005, President George W. Bush was sworn in for a second term, Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans and the top song on Billboard Hot 100 was Gwen Stefani’s “Hollaback Girl.” This year was the last...

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