The Kirkwood Call

School board election results

School board election results

Izzy Colón and Thomas Birmingham

April 3, 2019


Filed under Showcase

Kirkwood citizens came out to the polls on Tuesday, April 2 to cast their votes in the school board election. Mark Boyko and Darnel Frost were elected. The results were updated throughout the night by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. TKC compiled the final results:   Frost - 4,266 40% Boyko - 3,700 34.7% Ricks -2,593 ...

Update: Controversy around Tom Ricks grows as Kirkwood responds to pastoral letter

Update: Controversy around Tom Ricks grows as Kirkwood responds to pastoral letter

Thomas Birmingham, Maisie Bradley, Izzy Colón, and Logan Crews

March 31, 2019


Filed under Top Stories

Grant Trokey, 2016 KHS graduate, had attended Greentree Community Church for as long as he could remember. For two years during high school, he played with the worship band a few times a month and attended camps with the church. Then, at age 18, he came out as gay. Within a month, he found he was no lon...

Pastoral letter from school board candidate Tom Ricks causes controversy online

Pastoral letter from school board candidate Tom Ricks causes controversy online

Thomas Birmingham, Maisie Bradley, Izzy Colón, and Logan Crews

March 28, 2019


Filed under Showcase

With the Kirkwood School Board election approaching Tuesday April 2, Jake Lyonfields, a self-described community organizer, made a Facebook post calling to #RejectRicks on Sunday March 24. The “Ricks” in the hashtag refers to Tom Ricks, a candidate for the Kirkwood School Board and the lead pasto...

Mind The Gap: Racial Achievement at KHS

Mind The Gap: Racial Achievement at KHS

Elliott Notrica, writer

May 2, 2018


Filed under 2018 New Staff Stories

Although every student at KHS sits at the same desks and walks the same halls, each individual does not necessarily have equal educational opportunities. A 2015 KSD task force report, co-chaired by previous school board president Darnel Frost and assistant superintendent Dr. Bryan Painter revealed acad...

Not-so-socially-acceptable media

Not-so-socially-acceptable media

Mimi Wright, editor-in-chief

February 1, 2016


Filed under Opinions, Top Stories

If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all. In elementary school, I was taught this little piece of advice to avoid petty fights with my friends on the playground. I was taught this little piece of advice in middle school when girls would be rude and not invite everyone to ...

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