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The Kirkwood Call

Take this quiz to find out if you are classic like gingerbread, stylish like sugar, basic like peanut butter blossom, or sweet like snowball.

Quiz: What Christmas cookie are you?

Natalie Bednarski, news writer December 20, 2022

Baking Christmas cookies is a classic tradition for many families. But have you ever wondered which cookie you’re most similar to? Take this quiz to find out if you are classic like gingerbread, stylish...

Here are the top qualities KHS staff and students are looking for in their next principal.

The principal KHS wants

Natalie Bednarski, news writer December 14, 2022

On Oct. 14, Dr. Mike Havener, KHS principal, announced his retirement after 29 years of working in KSD. The administration must now find a new principal who is the best fit for KHS and the community. Here...

A common 504 plan accommodation is time and a half, or an extra 50% of the original time on tests.

504 Plans, explained

Owen Spiegel, features + in-depth editor November 28, 2022

I’ve been hearing about this thing called a “504 plan.” What is it? A 504 plan provides accommodations to students with disabilities. It is a legal document that has to be enforced, and a teacher...

Selma Dahms, junior, said she was diagnosed with ADHD and dyslexia in early elementary school.

A better plan for learning

Natalie Bednarski, news writer November 17, 2022

Selma Dahms has dealt with a learning disability her whole life.  Dahms, junior, said she was diagnosed with dyslexia and ADHD in early elementary school. She said getting this diagnosis helped her receive...

KSD will start teaching about gender expression and sexuality in eighth grade and high school health classes this year.

Kirkwood’s new gender and sexuality health unit

Natalie Bednarski, news writer October 7, 2022

KSD will start teaching about gender expression and sexuality in eighth grade and high school health classes with the goal of spreading inclusion in the 2022-23 school year. Currently, the specific...

A group of varsity girls bond at one of their final lacrosse games.

Almost over

Natalie Bednarski, writer May 17, 2022

The 2022 season for the girls varsity lacrosse team is coming to an end, with their final game on May 11. Some players look forward to their future years on the team, while others dread the goodbyes. Emily...

Natalie Bednarksi practices her aerial silks skills on March 5.

Wrapped up

Mya Copeland, features + in-depth editor March 29, 2022

Wild and extravagant music, miniature cars packed with ridiculous clowns, massive red and white striped tents and fearless acrobats performing daring stunts dozens of feet in the air. The elements of the...

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