The Kirkwood Call

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood Black Lives Matter Peace Walk June 6

The march continues from Essex to Chopin.

Sophia Beckmann, photographer

June 20, 2020

The recent death of George Floyd due to Minneapolis police officers Monday, May 25 has inspired protests and marches across the world. The Kirkwood Teachers of Color hosted Kirkwood's Black Lives Matter Peace Walk Saturday, June 6. People gathered at North Kirkwood Middle School (NKMS) to listen to speakers...

The light in me honors the light in you

The light in me honors the light in you

Christian Heutel, sports editor

March 6, 2017

Every Thursday afternoon in a dark classroom at North Kirkwood Middle School (NKMS), Dr. David Holley, former KHS principal, begins class by playing “The Song of Your Heart” which first caught his eye during a drive back from Colorado after Christmas. In a fairly quiet setting, Holley stands in front of ...

Ferguson’s impact on Kirkwood

A protester raises her hands in the street as police use tear gas to try to take control of the scene near a Ferguson Police Department squad car after protesters lit it on fire on Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in the wake of the grand jury decision not to indict officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Ferguson, Mo., teen Michael Brown. (Anthony Souffle/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

Khalea Edwards, writer

May 24, 2016

With new courses, meetings about racial inequities and a Black History Month Museum, KSD has made in effort to address the the events that occurred in Ferguson, Missouri by educating students along with staff. “Our students here at KHS have all been impacted by Ferguson, just some more directly tha...

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