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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...

 Students may choose to be online or in person.  They may switch from in person to virtual classes at any point.

Call Ed: Board, practice what you preach

TKC Staff December 19, 2020

The entire Kirkwood School District returned to campus beginning Nov. 9 after being online for seven months. Despite this drastic and sudden transition for students and staff, the leaders of our district...

The KHS cafeteria sits undisturbed on Oct. 26, two weeks before students would return in person.

We are still failing

Olivia Silvey, opinions editor November 11, 2020

A little less than a week before I was supposed to start my senior year in person, my boss called to tell me I had been exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19. I’m a golf caddy, and on the...

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

Letter to the Editor: Burba responds to KSD back-to-school plan

TKC Staff November 6, 2020

November 5 - TKC received the following email written by Rowan Burba, senior, to KHS administrators regarding their response to the COVID-19 pandemic and plans to return for in-person learning.    Administrators...

With the Board of Education set to approve a plan for middle and high school to return to in-person learning, TKC has reviewed how KSD has handled the pandemic since March. Of TKC staff, 88% (57/65) believe KSD has not handled the pandemic in the best way possible for the community.

Call Ed: KSD, you have failed us

TKC Staff October 25, 2020

Since March 13, KSD students have operated according to our district administration's decisions regarding our education in the pandemic. From the announcement of online school on March 26, to the closure...

With the Board of Education set to approve a plan for middle and high school to return to in-person learning, TKC has reviewed how KSD has handled the pandemic since March. Of TKC staff, 88% (57/65) believe KSD has not handled the pandemic in the best way possible for the community.

BOE approves middle school plan, superintendent sets high school return goal for Nov. 9

Kate Schreiber, features + in-depth editor October 12, 2020

The KSD Board of Education voted to approve Superintendent Dr. David Ulrich’s recommendation for the middle school re-entry plan at a specially scheduled meeting Monday, Oct. 12. The plan gives all middle...

High and moderate frequency contact sports such as football are currently not allowed to compete.

Football and other sports prohibited from competing

Kate Schreiber and Olivia Silvey September 9, 2020

Football, soccer and other high and moderate frequency contact sports will not see competition for the near future. Student-athletes 14 years and older playing high and moderate frequency contact sports...

KSD will continue providing more information on plans for the fall semester. District properties are still closed.

District update: Superintendent recommends online learning

Molly Higgins, Olivia Silvey, and Kate Schreiber July 27, 2020

Update: The school board voted unanimously in favor of KSD Superintendent Dr. David Ulrich’s nine week virtual learning recommendation, Tuesday, July 28th. During the meeting, Ulrich noted that this...

The annual Friendship Dance between KHS and WGHS has been cancelled.

KHS announces athletics shutdown through July 24

Kate Schreiber, features and in-depth editor July 19, 2020

Update: KHS football workouts will resume Monday, July 27, according to a tweet by KHS football on Wednesday, July 22. Corey Nesslage, athletics director, said that the goal was to get further removed...

KSD will continue providing more information on plans for the fall semester. District properties are still closed.

District update: fall options, graduation, school board and more

Olivia Silvey and Kate Schreiber June 10, 2020

FALL SEMESTER AND SCHOOL EVENTS   KSD is continuing to discuss options for the fall semester, which include the possibilities of online learning, regular attendance or a hybrid of both methods....

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