The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

KSD Superintendent David Ulrich addresses the BOE at their work session Jan. 10.

BOE discusses Encompass Resolution, Prop R and curricula Jan. 10

Megan Glasgow and Maya Kim January 11, 2022

On Monday, Jan. 10, the KSD Board of Education (BOE) met to discuss updates on Encompass Resolution, Prop R and curricula. In their update, BOE members emphasized that Encompass Resolution is still at...

Kirkwood resident Dennis Kelly built his own plane in his basement.

No plane, no gain

Megan Glasgow, editor-in-chief January 7, 2022

  “It ain’t bragging if you can do it.” This is one of the many encouraging notes hanging in Kirkwood resident Dennis Kelly’s basement, carefully handwritten by his wife. The “it”...

KHS can expect shorter quarantines and the return of masks this semester.

KSD updates COVID protocols: quarantines, masks and graduation plans

Megan Glasgow, editor-in-chief January 6, 2022

KSD has implemented new COVID-19 protocols in response to an increase in COVID cases and new CDC and county guidelines at the start of second semester. Principal Dr. Mike Havener reiterated that protocols...

Take this quiz to find out which senior football player matches your personality.

Turkey Day Quiz: Which senior football player are you?

Megan Glasgow, editor-in-chief November 29, 2021

What is your favorite Thanksgiving food? Ham Mashed potatoes Mac and cheese Potato casserole   What is your favorite Turkey Day tradition? Winning the Frisco Bell Pep rally ...

Along with being a Boy Scout and future engineer, Max Wellman, junior, is a member of Equations Club.

Q&A with Max Wellman

Megan Glasgow, editor-in-chief November 2, 2021

Max Wellman, junior, has a bookshelf lined with trophies: childhood soccer and baseball trophies, Kirkwood summer swim team awards, a third place trophy in the Nipher-North Math Competition. But Wellman’s...

KHS and WGHS will hold separate Friendship Dances this year to mitigate risk of COVID-19.

Friendship Dance to be held separately at KHS and WGHS

Hayden Davidson and Megan Glasgow September 14, 2021

KHS and Webster Groves High School (WGHS) will hold separate Friendship Dances this year, according to a joint KSD and WGSD statement released Sept. 14. Due to concerns of COVID-19, KHS will hold its Friendship...

KHS offers over 40 clubs for students with diffeerent iinterests. Read about three of them here. Art by Kain Stobbe.

KHS clubs preview

Megan Glasgow, editor-in-chief August 25, 2021

Waffle Club: New to KHS this year, Waffle Club plans to meet Friday mornings before school to make and eat waffles, play games and socialize. Hannah Banks and Lainey Hogg, co-presidents, founders...

Art by Elena Sherwood. Ever since teaching himself how to code, Solomon Leach has loved technology and hopes to bring that passion into his college and career choice.

Senior profile: Solomon Leach

Megan Glasgow, features + in-depth editor May 4, 2021

An episode of “The Flash” plays on a newly set up TV. His Savers uniform sits folded on the counter. On the bright computer, lines of code flash across the screen — complex strings of numbers and...

Along with the KHS senior parade, Principal Mike Havener plans for graduation and ther end-of-year events. Photo by Hannah Banks

KSD COVID update: 2021-22 school year plans

Megan Glasgow and Kate Schreiber May 1, 2021

Based on current COVID-19 trends and minimized transmission in schools, KHS Principal Dr. Mike Havener plans for many end-of-year events and a normal return to school next fall. Senior prom, the Gold K...

Current school boundaries divide Meacham Park, a predominantly African American neighborhood, into three elementary schools, creating a social divide in the community. Art by Graesen Joyce

In-depth: Safety in numbers

Megan Glasgow, Kate Schreiber, and Graesen Joyce February 23, 2021

It’s 3:30 p.m. Across Kirkwood, KSD elementary schoolers go home, have their afternoon snack and run outside to play with their neighbors. The kids who live on Electric St. in Meacham Park ride the...

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