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The Kirkwood Call

Biden won the democratic candidacy over fellow frontrunner Bernie Sanders, leading some liberal Democrats to consider voting third party. Others find themselves ‘settling for Biden’.

Political Issue: Settling for Biden

Lily Bartin, web editor October 20, 2020

This November, America will choose the next leader of the country, either incumbent President Donald Trump or Democrat, former Vice President Joe Biden. But for some, neither option is inspiring. Biden...

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

E-Learning cannot hurt prior grades, and other online learning updates

Olivia Silvey and Kate Schreiber March 26, 2020

As KSD transitions to online school, the administration decided that grades received during this period of “e-Learning” can only help, not hurt, students’ overall class grades. In a document outlining...

With COVID-19 taking over, a bit of perspective might be needed. Read these stories to see what else is going on in the world.

10 stories that don’t have anything to do with COVID-19

Emma Lingo, editor-in-chief March 26, 2020

Ever since COVID-19 made landfall in January, the virus has been dominating the news cycle. Between online school and state mandates, it can feel like coronavirus is taking over. But it’s not. Here are...

The KSD Board of Education unanimously announced Dr. David Ulrich as the new KSD Superintendent Feb. 21.

Q&A with Dr. David Ulrich

Lily Bartin, VoK editor March 23, 2020

TKC: How do you pronounce your name? DU: Say the word ‘full’ but take the ‘f’ off and then ‘rick.’    TKC: Where did you go to college? DU: I went to Arizona State for undergraduate...

Photo courtesy of the CDC Newsroom library by Hannah A Bullock and Azaibi Tamin.

COVID-19 update: First death in Missouri, and news for local business

Kate Schreiber and Lily Bartin March 19, 2020

St. Louis City announced its first case of coronavirus after a St. Louis University (SLU) student that came back from abroad tested positive. An employee of the Wuller Hall building on the SLU campus has...

Dr. Michele Condon shared more information about online school and more in an email to TKC.

Online school to begin Thursday, March 26

Lydia Cohen, Kate Schreiber, and Olivia Silvey March 16, 2020

In an email to TKC, Dr. Michele Condon, KSD superintendent, outlined further steps the district will take to ensure stability and health in the coming weeks. There will be two “snow days” on March...

KHS MOYAG participants pose for a group photo following the annual YAG mixer.

KHS students recognized at Youth and Government’s Clark Convention

Emma Lingo, editor-in-chief December 7, 2019

KHS’s Missouri Youth and Government (MOYAG) club attended the annual Clark Convention in Jefferson City, Mo. where students participated in mock trials, passed mock legislation, held leadership positions...

The truth is you will turn into your parents and there’s nothing you can do about it.

The Brain Issue: The apparent reality

Lily Bartin, vok editor November 10, 2019

This piece is entirely satirical. Some people believe nature shapes you and genetics alone determine who you are. Others claim nurture is a bigger factor and your environment shapes you. More than anything,...

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