The Kirkwood Call

Screens on: KHS cell phone policy

Students must hold themselves accountable to use their phones appropriately.

Tom Mueller, sports editor

August 30, 2019

In light of school districts, states, and countries reevaluate their policies about a phone's place in the classroom, this piece examines KHS' unchanging phone policy.

The top priority

Aaron De Marco, senior, received 19 hours of detention due to missing 21 days of school after being diagnosed with cystinuria.

Thomas Birmingham, print editor

March 6, 2019

They drilled a hole in his back. They put metal tubes in his body. He came to school with a cane. Then, under KHS’s revised attendance policy, he got detention. Aaron De Marco, senior, has cystinuria, a rare and aggressive condition which causes him to produce kidney stones every single day. Symptoms include anythi...

Amending attendance

Amending attendance

Quentin Stepp, copy editor

September 6, 2017

Last year, had a student missed school for a few days or even a few weeks due to illness, some out of town sports tournament or just about any other excused reason, there might not have been any consequences. Work could be made up, content could be re-taught and tests could be retaken. Well, that’...

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