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VoK: Proposition K

VoK: Proposition K

Hannah Cohen, Will Drury, Quentin Stepp, and Maddie Hawes

March 22, 2017


Filed under Top Stories, Voices of Kirkwood

TKC staffers went around Downtown Kirkwood to find community members and discuss Proposition K (Prop K) with them. Prop K is a 46-cent tax increase for those living in the vicinity of the Kirkwood School District (KSD). There are different views on this tax increase in comparison to KSD and their nee...

How well do you know Prop K?

Maisie Bradley, sports writer

March 3, 2017


Filed under Quizzes

The Kirkwood community members will vote on Prop K, an operating tax levy for KSD. This new proposition comes after the failure of Prop A, a proposed operating tax levy of $0.78 per 100 dollars of assessed property value. If Prop K fails, it would cause major cuts to KSD. Take this quiz on Prop K information provided by KSD Community Relations and Development Department Office to figure out just ...

Call Ed: Less money, more problems

Call Ed: Less money, more problems

TKC Staff

February 5, 2016


Filed under Opinions, Staff Editorials, Top Stories

When something with the slogan “Keep Kirkwood Great” is voted down by the community, does it make that community decidedly less great? Well, no, but it increases class sizes, leaves KHS with a $4 million deficit ($1 million to still cut) and leaves 25 teachers, 23 support staff members a...

Proposition A-Okay

Proposition A-Okay

Will Drury, opinions writer

November 17, 2015


Filed under The Parsnip

*This blog is entirely satirical and not intended to offend our audience. Over the next few weeks, KHS will undergo major changes to their budget spending. After Proposition A didn’t pass on Nov. 3, which would have raised the tax levy in order to maintain the current funding needed to support KSD, t...

Citizens to vote on Prop A tomorrow

Ben Cohen, breaking news editor

November 2, 2015


Filed under News

Voters in the Kirkwood School District will vote on Proposition A Nov. 3. Proposition A is a tax levy of $0.78 per $100 of assessed value. The proposition was approved unanimously July 20 by the Kirkwood Board of Education. Resident enrollment increased by 650 students since 2010, and KSD has not asked for...

Keep Kirkwood great

Keep Kirkwood great

Erin Kelly, copy editor

November 1, 2015


Filed under Opinions

In 2005, President George W. Bush was sworn in for a second term, Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans and the top song on Billboard Hot 100 was Gwen Stefani’s “Hollaback Girl.” This year was the last time KSD asked for an increase in operating taxes. Clearly, the U.S. and KSD have changed drastica...

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