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Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Construction continues at KHS for necessary security improvements. Construction will continue until October of 2023.

Construction at KHS

Anna Kaiser, entertainment writer September 29, 2022

Big changes have been happening on the KHS campus, and for most people are in the dark as to what is being done. The construction is on Dougherty Ferry, specifically between the language and math buildings....

The KSD Board of Education moved their bi-weekly meeting to an online setting in wake of a phone call that the Kirkwood Police Department received, insinuating the occurrence of illegal activity during the BOE meeting, Monday, Jan. 24.

BOE approves class of 2026, Pioneer Pathways principals, moves forward with plan for library monitorship

Khadija Khan and Owen Spiegel January 25, 2022

The KSD Board of Education moved their bi-weekly meeting to an online setting in wake of a phone call that the Kirkwood Police Department received, insinuating the occurrence of illegal activity during...

KSD superintendent David Ulrich addresses the BOE at their work session Jan. 10.

BOE discusses Encompass Resolution, Prop R and curricula Jan. 10

Megan Glasgow and Maya Kim January 11, 2022

On Monday, Jan. 10, the KSD Board of Education (BOE) met to discuss updates on Encompass Resolution, Prop R and curricula. In their update, BOE members emphasized that Encompass Resolution is still at...

The addition at Westchester Elementary School will be ready for students at the end of January 2022.

Prop R: overcrowding & district security

Nicholas Whittington, news editor January 5, 2022

The Kirkwood community passed Prop R, a zero-tax rate increase bond, with 68% approval April 6, 2020. Prop R is designed to address overcrowding, update aging infrastructure and systems and enhance safety...

Robinson Elementarys welcome sign read Thank you to our community for passing Prop R this week.

Prop R passes: What does it mean for KHS?

Owen Spiegel , new staffer May 9, 2021

Prop R passed with 68% of the vote on April 6, 2021. The passing of the ballot initiative sets in motion a chain of events to upgrade KSD’s schools, but what are the specifics, and what do they mean...

Proposition R passed on April 6, 2021, with a 68% of the vote.

Prop R: Everything you need to know and more

Jane Roy, new staffer May 9, 2021

KSD is facing its own pandemic when it comes to its buildings. With seven out of the eight (K-12) schools over capacity, Prop R is intended to combat this problem.  After Prop S, a past proposition...

Current school boundaries divide Meacham Park, a predominantly African American neighborhood, into three elementary schools, creating a social divide in the community. Art by Graesen Joyce

In-depth: Safety in numbers

Megan Glasgow, Kate Schreiber, and Graesen Joyce February 23, 2021

It’s 3:30 p.m. Across Kirkwood, KSD elementary schoolers go home, have their afternoon snack and run outside to play with their neighbors. The kids who live on Electric St. in Meacham Park ride the...

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