The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

An unidentified adult man trespassed on the KHS campus at 7:20 a.m., Nov. 2.

KHS unarmed intruder arrested Nov. 2

Rachel Finan and Aine Bradley November 2, 2021

An unidentified adult male trespassed on the KHS campus at 7:20 a.m., Nov. 2. He entered through the Essex entrance and walked to the north science building before being escorted by the KHS Resource Officer,...

Ellie Buchanan, senior, holds her phone up for a class selfie.

Photo Gallery: Pep Rally Aug. 26

Annie George, photo editor September 2, 2021

On Aug. 26, 2021, KHS hosted its first pep rally of the 2021-2022 school year. The Pommies and Cheerleaders performed, and the band played. Each of the fall sports came to the front to introduce their...

KHS introduced the Pioneer e-Learning Academy for the 2021-22 school year.


Mya Copeland, features + in-depth editor August 25, 2021

The familiar orange dashboard of LAUNCH has become a summer staple for many KHS students. Although LAUNCH has employed KHS teachers for class sections, KHS intends to move to an entirely internal virtual...

This year, KHS welcomed two new grade-level principals. To get to know them and KHSs other principals, read below.

Meet the principals

Hayden Davidson, editor-in-chief August 25, 2021

Dr. Joshua Flores Assistant principal, Class of 2022 grade level principal   Path to KHS • Graduated from Hillcrest High School in Dallas, Texas • Bachelor’s in social studies...

KSD will welcome students back Aug. 24. Read more for information on KHSs school year plans.

KHS 2021-22 start of school year plans

Hayden Davidson and Kate Schreiber August 23, 2021

TKC spoke with KHS Principal Dr. Mike Havener about upcoming school year plans. Havener said many of these plans are based on the school environment being mask-mandatory and are subject to change. He also...

TKC continues to call on KSD to include students in their decisions.

Call ed: We should not return full-day

TKC Staff March 14, 2021

Over four months ago, TKC wrote a staff editorial calling for the inclusion of student voices in KSD’s decision to return to in-person learning. Now, Kirkwood’s middle and high schools are in full...

Tyresse Norris, senior, commits to play football at Missouri Valley College.

Photo gallery: National Signing Day

Malayna Vines, features writer February 15, 2017

19 KHS seniors participated in National Signing Day while officially committing to play a sport at their college or university Feb. 2. Sadie Wise, senior, committed to play Division 1 softball at Saint...

Jeremy Gleiforste, outdoor maintenance crew leader, cleans up spray paint in the commons.

Toga Night terror

Ben Cohen, web staff May 20, 2015

Homes in the Kirkwood community and buildings at KHS were vandalized during Toga Night last night. The KHS administration is currently working with  Kirkwood police who plan to press possible felony charges...

Gold K award winners

Gold K award winners

Ben Cohen, web staff April 28, 2015

The Gold K Ceremony was held Monday night in the Keating Theater. The Gold K is the highest academic honor at KHS and 178 seniors won the award. In order to receive the award, students must have a cumulative...

KHS implements mandatory ID policy

KHS implements mandatory ID policy

David Reynolds, copy editor August 19, 2014

Say hello to more security changes. Starting this school year, all students and staff are required to wear IDs, but according to Levaughn Smart, coordinator of safety and security, the policy is nothing...

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