The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

KHS department chairs met to discuss the week on Wednesday Oct. 6.

KHS Weekly Updates 10/6/21: PSAT, conferences, no-homework weekend

Grace Marcus, print managing editor October 10, 2021

  PSAT: Juniors will take the PSAT test the morning of Wednesday, Oct. 13. All class periods will meet that day, pushing block schedule days to Thursday and Friday. First, second, fifth and sixth...

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...

The KSD BOE met for a plan and work session Monday night.

KHS Weekly Updates 9/3/21: Dress Code, NHS Applications and COVID-19 Guidelines

Megan Glasgow, editor-in-chief September 3, 2021

Student Letters of Recommendation: KHS administration recommends AP and Honors teachers to write up to seven college letters of recommendation per section of AP and Honors classes they have. Teachers...

Simone Biles withdrew from the 2020 Tokyo Olympic team finals due to concerns about her mental health.

Mind over medal

Ava Duggin, web managing editor August 25, 2021

*Opinion One. That's how many people came to my mind when I thought about the 2020 Olympics. Even though 11,656 athletes competed in Tokyo, one girl was the face of it all. From life-size cutouts...

In 2017, 3,166 people were killed as a result of distracted driving.

Be home soon

Kate Schreiber, features writer November 1, 2019
While distracted driving has declined since 2016, there is still a problem. Missouri is one of two states that has not completely banned texting and driving.
The Friendship Dance will be held separately from WGHS this year at KHS Following the recent events of COVID-19.

Friendship Dance ticket troubles

Lydia Cohen, social media managing editor October 30, 2019

KHS ran out of tickets for the Nov. 2 Friendship Dance, Oct. 30. Webster Groves High School (WGHS) and KHS each originally had 1,000 tickets, with 100 of those designated as guest tickets. When the dance...

The system will now print an ID sticker with the destination of a visitor.

KSD updates visitor management system

Kate Schreiber, features writer September 15, 2019
The Raptor Visitor Management System was implemented throughout KSD Sept. 3. The system will now require visitors to present a state issued ID when signing in.
“Its on the same lines as no homework weekends,” Havener said.

No more summer homework for KHS

Amara Harper, features writer March 1, 2019

Recently, at a KHS staff meeting, Dr. Michael Havener, KHS principal, made the decision that summer homework for any class will no longer be required. This rule applies to regular classes as well as...

BOBTOJ concert postponed until March 13

BOBTOJ concert postponed until March 13

Maddie Hawes , associate editor February 7, 2019

The Best of Broadway a Taste of Jazz concert originally scheduled for Friday, Feb. 1, is rescheduled for Wednesday, March 13 due to inclement weather. The concert is still set to start at 7 p.m., and...

Top five news stories of 2018

Top five news stories of 2018

TKC Staff December 23, 2018

A concluded search: welcome Dr. Jeff Arnett - Megan Cleveland Seeking help: what’s next - Izzy Colón The Kirkwood wellness dilemma - Grace Klebe Issues: Human trafficking - Amelia Hurley What’s...

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